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July 02, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 22nd June 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 22nd June  2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials. 

Topic 1 : "Opening our skies"

  • Skies - plural of Sky
  • Reform - make changes in something, in order to improve it
  • Boasted - to speak too proudly or happily about what you have done or what you own
  • Aviation - activities related to aircrafts
  • Unveiled - announced
  • Automatic - done without thinking about it
  • On the face of it - without knowing all of the relevant facts
  • Domestic - local
  • Forge - to make something
  • Alliance - an agreement to work with someone else to try to achieve the same thing
  • Fray - an energetic and often not well-organized effort
  • Hemmed in - to surround in a restrictive manner
  • Ventures - a new business activity that involves risk
  • Investors - people who provide money to an organization
  • Equity - the value of the shares issued by a company
  • Substantial - of considerable importance
  • Vested - held completely, permanently
  • Swift - happening quickly
  • Calibrate - to check whether an equipment is working properly or not
  • Strife - fighting or disagreement between people or groups
  • Stance - a publicly announed openion about something
  • Turf - an area that a group / organization considers its own
  • Scrapped - discarded or removed something from service / to not continue with a system or plan
  • Tripling - increasing three times
  • Reform - changes to improve something
  • Dovetailed - to join together
  • Game changer - something that affects a situation or area of business very much

Topic 2 : "A dangerous game"

  • Beyond a shadow of doubt - if you know or believe something beyond a shadow of a doubt, you are sure that it is true
  • Allegedly - if someone allegedly does something, another person says that they have done it, even though this has not been proved
  • Piece of fiction - a part of the profits or advantages that come from an activity
  • Prospects - opportunities
  • Affiliation - a connection with a political party or religion, or with a larger organization
  • Threat -  a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • Extortion - a crime in which someone gets money or information from someone else by using force or warnings
  • Mischievous - behavior that will cause trouble / danger
  • Exaggeration - making something seem larger, more important, better, or worse than it really is
  • Backtracked - to say that you did not mean something you said earlier
  • Mischief - damage / harm
  • Disregard - ignore / pay no attention to
  • Exodus - a situation in which a lot of people leave a place at the same time
  • Exacerbated - make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) more worse
  • Exhorted - to strongly encourage someone to do something
  • Campaign - work in an organized and active way towards a goal
  • Plank - an important principle on which the activities of a political group, are based
  • Untruth - a lie or false statement
  • Take the sting out of something - to make something less unpleasant
  • Follow-up - a continuation or repetition of something that has already been started or done
  • Thriving - growing / developing
  • Mofussil towns - towns lying outside an urban Centre
  • Perception - a belief or opinion, often held by many people and based on how things seem
  • Riot - a violent disturbance of the peace by a crowd
  • Polarisation - to divide a group into two opposing groups
  • Consequences - results of a situation
  • Phenomenon - an event or situation that can be seen to happen or exist
  • Lethal - extremely dangerous

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