The Hindu Editorial (Trump & impeachment) – Sep 27, 2019

The Hindu Editorial (Trump & impeachment) – Sep 27, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump discussed former Vice-President Joe Biden in a July 2019 telephone conversation with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Trump & impeachment)- Sep 27, 2019.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Trump & impeachment) – Sep 27, 2019:

  1. impeachment (noun) – the act of charging or accusing (a public official) with a crime done while in office.
  2. meddle (verb) – handle, interfere intrude/intervene unwantedly.
  3. shrug off (phrasal verb) – disregard, dismiss, ignore.
  4. lean on (phrasal verb) – depend on, count on, rely on.
  5. allegedly (adverb) – supposedly, purportedly, reportedly.
  6. bid (noun) – attempt, effort, endeavour/try.
  7. whistleblower (noun) – one who reveals others’ illegal activities in public or to the government/authority.
  8. allege (verb) – declare, affirm, claim.
  9. solicit (verb) – ask for, request, appeal to/canvass.
  10. interference (noun) – intervention, meddling, unwarranted involvement.
  11. lock down (phrasal verb) – confine, restraint, detain/encircle.
  12. transcript (noun) – written version/copy, reproduction, record/text.
  13. exacerbate (verb) – make worse, worsen, aggravate, compound.
  14. sought past and past participle of seek (verb) – try, attempt, aim.
  15. freeze (verb) – fix, hold, set.
  16. outright (adjective) – complete, utter, absolute.
  17. quid pro quo (noun) – exchange, trade, payments.
  18. bipartisanship (noun) – agreement/cooperation between two (opposite & big)  political parties.
  19. unanimously (adverb) – without opposition, agreed to by everyone involved.
  20. call for (phrasal verb) – require, necessitate, demand.
  21. allegation (noun) – charge, accusation, indictment.
  22. credible (adjective) – convincing, acceptable; reasonable/valid.
  23. backdrop (noun) – situation, scenario, context.
  24. exculpatory (adjective) – justifiable, explainable, permissible.
  25. prosecutor (noun) – a lawyer who presents the government’s case against someone accused of a crime.
  26. contrarily (adverb) – in a conflicting manner.
  27. ignominious (adjective) – humiliating, disgraceful, embarrassing/shameful.
  28. betrayal (noun) – revelation, disclosure, disloyalty.
  29. compromise (verb) – undermine, weaken, be detrimental to, damage.
  30. smoking gun (noun) – an unquestionable/conclusive evidence which proves that someone has done a crime/wrongdoing.
  31. bring down (phrasal verb) – oust, remove, dismiss (from a position/power).


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