The Hindu Editorial (Not their business) – Sep 28, 2019

The Hindu Editorial (Not their business) – Sep 28, 2019

The statement issued by the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation’s Kashmir Contact Group calling on India to “rescind its actions revoking Article 370”, among other stipulations,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Not their business) – Sep 28, 2019.

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Today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Not their business) – Sep 28, 2019:

  1. pronouncement (noun) – (formal) announcement, declaration, statement.
  2. call on (phrasal verb) – appeal to, ask, request. 
  3. rescind (verb) – revoke, repeal, cancel/reverse.
  4. revoke (verb) – cancel, repeal, abrogate.
  5. stipulation (noun) – condition, requirement, provision.
  6. dubious (adjective) – suspicious, questionable, unreliable.
  7. relevance (noun) – significance, importance, appropriateness.
  8. raison d’être (noun) – responsibility, duty, obligation.
  9. benefactor (noun) – patron, sponsor/advocate, supporter/promoter.
  10. reflect (verb) – reveal, disclose, exhibit.
  11. confer (verb) – grant, bestow, present/give.
  12. fatuous (adjective) – foolish, stupid, idiotic.
  13. meddle (verb) – handle, interfere intrude/intervene unwantedly.
  14. envoy (noun) – ambassador, diplomat, consul.
  15. amount to (verb) – be regarded as, be equivalent/equal to, be tantamount to.
  16. seek (verb) – try, attempt, aim.
  17. geopolitical (adjective) – relating to (the study of) the effects of geography (human and physical) on politics and international relations.
  18. admit (verb) – acknowledge, accept, confess.
  19. fora plural form of forum (noun) – assembly, gathering, conference.
  20. back (verb) – support, endorse, uphold.
  21. abjure (verb) – renounce, relinquish, reject/forgo.
  22. colour (noun) – difference, dissimilarity, contrast.
  23. ardent (adjective) – passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated.
  24. backer (noun) – supporter, upholder, defender.
  25. put together (phrasal verb) – assemble, organize, arrange.


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