The Hindu Editorial (Uniting line) – Apr 24, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (Uniting line) – Apr 24, 2018

By adopting a political resolution acceptable to both the majority and minority sections, the 22nd party congress o… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Uniting line) – Apr 24, 2018.

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Today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Uniting line) – Apr 24, 2018.  

  1. compromise (noun) – agreement, understanding, settlement/deal.
  2. congress (noun) – conference, meeting, summit.
  3. avert (verb) – prevent, stop, avoid.
  4. divisive (adjective) – isolating/separating, dividing; disharmonious.
  5. incumbent (adjective) – current, existing, present.
  6. draft resolution (noun) – a document that seeks to fix the problems within the organisation. The draft resolution can be tabled after the delegates/members voted on amendments with which the ideas of some delegates on how to resolve an issue are proposed.
  7. vague (adjective) – uncertain, unclear, imprecise/inexact.
  8. manoeuvring room (noun) – opportunity/scope/chance to negotiate/navigate/direct something carefully & skillfully.
  9. beleaguered (adjective) – troubled, hard-pressed, under-stressed.
  10. contention (noun) – disagreement, dispute, argument.
  11. ally with (verb) – unite/join, team up,  form an alliance.
  12. rule out (phrasal verb) – exclude, eliminate, reject/dismiss.
  13. bar (noun) – obstacle, impediment, barrier/restriction.
  14. word-play  (noun) – verbal wit (funniness/creating humour).
  15. be root in (verb) – have as an origin, have something as a cause.
  16. authoritarianism (noun) – autocracy, totalitarianism/draconianism, fascism
  17. neo-liberalism (noun) – new/revived liberal principles.
  18. secular (adjective) – non-religious.
  19. mobilisation (noun) – the act of bringing people together for a particular cause.
  20. reading (noun) – understanding, interpretation (of a situation).

Today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Uniting line) – Apr 24, 2018.

The Hindu Editorial (Uniting line) - Apr 24, 2018


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