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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 25th February 2020

  1. regularise (verb) – establish, recognize, confirm something officially (something which is a temporary arrangement till date).
  2. refugee (noun) – displaced person,asylum seeker, escapee/exile.
  3. contentious (adjective) – controversial, disputable, debatable.
  4. ill-advised (adjective) – ill-considered, misguided, injudicious.
  5. discourse (noun) – discussion, debate, talk; argument.
  6. per se (adverb) – (Latin) in itself, of itself, as such, intrinsically.
  7. diaspora (noun) – the people who spread/scatter from their own country to places across the world.
  8. bar (noun) – ban, prohibition, restriction.
  9. seek (verb) – ask for, request, call on, appeal for.
  10. favour (verb) – support, recommend/advise, advocate.
  11. repatriation (noun) – the act of sending people/something to their own country.
  12. demographic (adjective) – relating to the statistical study/structure of populations, especially human beings.
  13. confer (verb) – grant, provide, give.
  14. run-up to (noun) – a period of time just before an important event.
  15. flag (verb) – indicate, identify, point out.
  16. representations (noun) – formal statements (sent to the authority in order to express opinion/objection).
  17. address (noun) – speak, talk, discourse.
  18. ought to (modal verb) – must, should.
  19. put an end to (phrase) – stop, terminate, abolish.
  20. humane (adjective) – compassionate, considerate, sympathetic, tolerant.
  21. livelihood (noun) – source of income, means of support, living, subsistence.
  22. tweak (verb) – adjust, modify, alter.
  23. keen on (adjective) – interested in.
  24. for want of (phrase) – due to lack of something.
  25. lean on (phrasal verb) – compel, put pressure on, force; depend on, rely on.
  26. structured (adjective) – (of a plan/policy) arranged, organized officially.
  27. expedite (verb) – speed up, accelerate, quicken.
  28. snail’s pace (phrase) – very slowly; at a very slow speed.
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