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December 03, 2015

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 3rd December 2015

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated December 3rd, 2015. Happy Reading :)

Note : Click on the Titles to read Editorials

Topic 1 : "Dark clouds & a silver lining"

  1. Extensive - Far reaching / Wide.
  2. Relentless - Unyieldingly severe / Harsh.
  3. Deficit - Lack / Shortage.
  4. Intent - Purpose.
  5. Torrential - Violent / Extraordinarily large in quantity.
  6. Downpour - Heavy rain.
  7. Contend with - Deal with / Struggle against.
  8. Woes - Great sadness.
  9. Breaches - Result of breaking.
  10. Choked with - Filled with.
  11. Silt - Mud or sand which is carried along by a river.
  12. Refuse - Trash / Unwanted things.
  13. Unprecedented - Never before known.
  14. Rely - Depend confidently / Put trust in.
  15. Transit - Act of passing through.
  16. Doom and gloom - Prediction of a condition marked by misfortune.
  17. Deployment - Organisation and positioning.
  18. Evacuate - Send them to a safe place.
  19. Rehabilitation - Help them to live a normal life again.
  20. Public-spirited - Showing an unselfish interest in public welfare.
  21. Stranded - Prevented from leaving a place.
  22. Privileged - (Here) A grant to an individual.
  23. Civic Solidarity - People union.
  24. Ferry - Carried in a boat.
  25. Silver lining - Sign of a hope in an unfortunate situation.
  26. Revamp - Restructuring / Revising something in order to improve it.
  27. Inadequacies - Not good enough.

Topic 2 : "On hold and accommodative"

  1. Entrenched - Established firmly.
  2. Rationale - Statement of reasons .
  3. Abundantly - (Here) Extremely obvious.
  4. Becalmed - Not progressive at all.
  5. Anaemic - Lacking power / weak.
  6. Inventory - Supply or stock of something.
  7. Front - (Here) Situation.
  8. Uptick - Rise / improvement.
  9. Sizeable - Fairly large.
  10. Buttress - Giving encouragement or support.
  11. Sustainability - Ability to support.
  12. Damp - Dull / Unenthusiastic.
  13. Unnerving - Making Uncomfortable or worried.
  14. Onus - Responsibility / Difficult task.
  15. Astute - Clever.
  16. Benign - Showing gentleness / Favourable.
  17. Volatile - Sudden change.
  18. Inherent - Existing permanently / Inseparable.
  19. Opted - Choosed
  20. Consolidation - Strengthening.
  21. Restraint - Control.
  22. Offset - Compensate.
  23. Aggregate - Several smaller things.
  24. Deliberation - Long and careful consideration.
  25. Unclogging - Free of an obstruction.
  26. Vigilant - Careful attention / Alert.
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