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June 04, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 4th June 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 4th June 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials.
  • Meteorological - relating to weather conditions
  • Projected - estimated something based on the present trends
  • Forecast - predict or estimate (a future event)
  • Margin - the amount by which one thing is different from another
  • Acute - if a bad situation is acute, it causes severe problems or damage
  • Drought - a long period when there is no rain
  • Swathes - a row / line of grass, corn, or other crop
  • Hinterland - a part of the country that is far away from the big city areas
  • Parched - (especially of earth or crops) dried out because of too much heat and not enough rain
  • Dustbowl - an area of land where the ground is very dry and where the air is often full of dust
  • Scorching - very hot
  • Soaring - increasing rapidly above the usual level
  • Prospect - the possibility of some future event occurring
  • Abundant - more than enough
  • Obviously - in a way that is easy to understand or see
  • Rural - related t countryside rather than the town
  • Monsoon - the season of heavy rain after the summer in hot Asian countries
  • Prediction - to say that an event or action will happen in the future
  • Overstated - to describe or explain something in a way that makes it seem more important or serious than it really is
  • Significantly - in a way that is easy to see or by a large amount
  • Peninsular - related to the land that is bordered by water on three sides but connected to mainland
  • Monetary - relating to money or currency
  • Inflation - a general, continuous increase in prices
  • Allied - combined
  • Disproportionate - too large or too small in comparison with something else
  • Impact - influence / effect
  • Livelihood - the money people need to pay for food, a place to live, clothing, etc
  • Workforce - the group of people who work in a company, industry, country, etc
  • Bountiful - large in quantity
  • Substantial - of considerable importance, size, or worth
  • Adequate - satisfactory or acceptable in quality or quantity
  • Upstream - (moving) on a river or stream towards its origin
  • Catchment - the action of collecting water, especially the collection of rainfall over a natural drainage area
  • Capricious - changing behaviour suddenly and unexpectedly
  • Onset - the beginning of something
  • Subsequent - coming after something in time / following
  • Retention - the continued possession, use, or control of something
  • Alarming - worrying or disturbing
  • Declined - decreased
  • Aquifer - a layer of rock, sand, or earth that contains water or allows water to pass through it
  • Embrace - to include something, often as one of a number of things
  • Reconstruction - to build or create again something that has been damaged or destroyed
  • Milestone - an important event in the development or history of something
  • Aid - help
  • Province - an area that is governed as part of a country
  • Boost - improve or increase something
  • Sectors - areas
  • War-torn - seriously damaged by a long war
  • Underlines - to show that something is very important or worth giving attention to
  • Resolve - to solve or end a problem or difficulty
  • Sharpen - to make something clearer
  • Come on the heels of something - to happen very soon after something
  • Corridor - a long piece of one country's land that goes through another country
  • Prosperity - a successful condition
  • Invested - to put money into something to make a profit or get an advantage
  • Immense - extremely large or great
  • Strategy - a detailed plan for achieving success in situations
  • Potential - having or showing the capacity to develop into something in the future
  • Stable - strongly fixed / not likely to move or change
  • Regime - government
  • Geopolitical - relating to politics, especially international relations, as influenced by geographical factors
  • Concern - anxiety / worry
  • Nuance - a very slight difference in appearance
  • Turbulent - involving a lot of sudden changes, arguments, or violence
  • Transition - a change from one form or type to another
  • Improbable - not going to be happen
  • Infrastructure - the basic physical and organizational structures and facilities (e.g. buildings, roads, power supplies) needed for the operation of a society or enterprise
  • Cautious - very careful
  • Overture - a communication made to someone in order to offer something
  • Wary - not completely trusting something or someone
  • Sucked into - pulled into
  • Caution - great care and attention
  • Deter - to prevent someone from doing something
  • Vital - necessary for the success of something / extremely important
  • Ambition - a strong wish to achieve something
  • Count - consider

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