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October 02, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 1st October 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 1st October 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Topic 1 : "Taking the road less dusty"

  • Dusty - covered with dust (dry soil or sand)
  • Likelihood - the chance that something will happen
  • Annually - once every year
  • Particulate - an extremely small piece of dirt, especially one produced by road vehicles, that causes pollution
  • Modelled - to produce a simple technical description to show how something such as a process, system, or theory works
  • Estimate - to guess or calculate the cost, size, value, etc. of something
  • Conclusion - the final part of something
  • Attributed to something -  to believe that something is the result of a particular situation
  • Caveate - a warning to consider something before taking any more action
  • Comprehensive - including many details or aspects of something
  • Urban - relating to towns and cities
  • Penetrate - to get inside an object or body
  • Lodged - to (cause to) become stuck in a place or position
  • Impact - an effect / an influence
  • Ischaemic - related to a medical problem in which there is not enough blood flowing to a part of the body
  • Acute - if a bad situation is acute, it causes severe problems or damage
  • Respiratory - relating to the process of breathing air in and out
  • Pulmonary - relating to your lungs
  • Pollutant - a substance that is harmful to the environment
  • Biomass -  dead plant and animal material suitable for using as fuel
  • Debris - the broken pieces that are left when something large has been destroyed
  • Vehicular - relating to vehicles
  • Exhaust - the waste gas from an engine, especially a car's, or the pipe the gas flows through
  • Toll - the total amount of harm or damage
  • Intensified - more serious
  • Virtual - almost a particular thing or quality
  • Discarding - to get rid of something that you no longer want or need
  • Demolition - the act of destroying something, such as a building or other structure
  • Landscaping - to make a piece of land more attractive by adding plants, paths, or other features
  • Paving - to cover the ground with a hard surface, especially with bricks or blocks of stone etc
  • Lacuna - an unfilled space; a gap.
  • To address - to deal with a problem

Topic 2 : "The return of Hekmatyar"

  • Warlord - a military leader
  • Speaks volumes - provides a lot of information, especially in an indirect way
  • Lgitimate  - allowed by law
  • Butcher - someone who has killed a lot of people, in a cruel and violent way
  • Charge - an official statement accusing someone of committing a crime
  • Fell out with somebody - to argue with someone and stop being friendly with them
  • Patron - a person or group that supports an activity or organization, especially by giving money
  • Coalition - the joining together of different political parties or groups for a particular purpose, usually for a limited time
  • Invasion - an occasion when an army or country uses force to enter and take control of another country
  • Militia - a military force whose members are trained soldiers but who often have other jobs
  • Dwindled - to become smaller in size or amount
  • Sizeable - large
  • Irritate - to make someone angry or annoyed
  • Negotiate -  to try to reach an agreement by discussing something in a formal way
  • Plausible - likely to be true
  • Desperate - very worried and angry because you do not know how to deal with an unpleasant situation
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Ousted - to remove someone from a position of power, especially in order to take that position
  • Shun - to avoid something
  • Factions -  small groups within a larger group, consisting of people with different opinions from the rest
  • Regime - a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way
  • Gambit - something that you say or do in an attempt to gain an advantage
  • Accord - a formal agreement between countries or groups
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Counterproductive - having the opposite result to the one you wanted
  • Legitimacy - the quality of being legal
  • Grappling - to fight with someone
  • Infighting - competition between people within a group, especially to improve their own position or to get agreement for their ideas
  • Incompetence - lack of ability to do something successfully or as it should be done
  • Massive - very large in size, amount, or number
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