The Hindu Editorial Vocab (Circumscription) – August 04, 2021

  1. Circumscription (noun) – a state of something restricted/with boundaries.
  2. Alienation (noun) – isolation, detachment, estrangement/separation.
  3. A matter of routine (phrase) – a standard practice, procedure, process; modus operandi.
  4. Out of the ordinary (phrase) – unusual, surprising, uncommon, abnormal, different.
  5. Result in (phrasal verb) – cause, bring on, bring about.
  6. Prejudice (noun) – detriment, disadvantage, impairment, loss.
  7. Aspiration (noun) – aim, ambition, goal, target, objective.
  8. Look into (phrasal verb) – investigate, explore, inquire about, find out about, ask questions about.
  9. Likely (adjective) – probable, possible.
  10. Abroad (adverb) – to a foreign country.
  11. Swell (verb) – increase, grow larger, multiply, surge (in number).
  12. On the face of it (phrase) – apparently, seemingly, evidently/ostensibly; at first glance.
  13. Subject to (verb) – cause to undergo/go through; put through.
  14. Scrutiny (noun) – examination, inspection, investigation.
  15. Prejudicial (adjective) – detrimental, damaging, harmful, disadvantageous.
  16. Sovereignty (noun) – sovereignty means the independent authority of the state, not being subject to the control of any other state or external power; independent authority/control, self-government, self-rule.
  17. Integrity (noun) – unity, cohesion, undividedness, togetherness, solidarity.
  18. Detrimental (adjective) – harmful, damaging, inimical, dangerous.
  19. Convict (verb) – declare guilty, find guilty, sentence.
  20. Preceding (adjective) – previous, prior, earlier.
  21. Proceedings (noun) – legal action, lawsuit, litigation.
  22. Recourse (noun) – option, possibility, alternative, source of assistance, hope.
  23. Trial court (noun) – a court of law where cases are tried at first. (try means to investigate and decide (a case) in a formal trial).
  24. Backdrop (noun) – situation, background, scenario, context.
  25. Outreach (noun) – the level of reaching out/activity/effort; involvement.
  26. Preparatory to (phrase) – as a preparation for.
  27. Incongruous (adjective) – contradictory, irreconcilable, clashing/conflicting.
  28. Far-reaching (adjective) – wide-ranging, sweeping, overarching, extensive, profound.
  29. Dampen (verb) – decrease, diminish/lessen, reduce.
  30. Pursue (verb) – strive for, work towards, aim for, aspire to, have as an objective.
  31. Usher in (verb) – start, begin, initiate, introduce.
  32. Prosperity (noun) – success, welfare, comfort, security, well-being, fortune.
  33. Grassroots (noun) – the most basic levels of an organisation.
  34. Restoration (noun) – reinstitution, re-establishment, reinstallation, revival.
  35. Statehood (noun) – the condition of being an independent state.
  36. Parley (noun) – negotiation, talk/dialogue, discussion.
  37. Cautious (adjective) – careful, wary, watchful, heedful.
  38. Optimism (noun) – hopefulness, hope, confidence, positive attitude, buoyancy.
  39. Zealously (adverb) – fervently, ardently, purposefully, intensely, single-mindedly.
  40. Sort of (phrase) – to some extent, somewhat, somehow, slightly.
  41. Lead to (verb) – result in, cause, bring on.
  42. Disaffection (noun) – dissatisfaction, disgruntlement, discontent.
  43. Militant (noun) – fanatic, extremist, radical, sectarian/partisan.
  44. Build on (phrasal verb) – develop, enhance, expand on.
  45. Betrayal (noun) – disloyalty, bad faith, faithlessness, falseness; deception, double-dealing.
  46. In the offing (phrase) – coming soon, likely to happen, on the way, forthcoming.
  47. Harbour (verb) – feel secretly, hold on to, cling to, possess (a thought/feeling secretly).

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