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October 17, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 17th October 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 17th October 2016. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 16th October 2016 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Cool the world"

  • Fruition - the result that you wanted to achieve from a plan or idea
  • Amend - to make changes to a document, law, agreement etc, especially in order to improve it
  • Protocol - a set of rules
  • Substantially - to a large degree
  • Emission - a substance, especially a gas, that goes into the air
  • Global warming - the slow increase in the temperature of the Earth caused by gases such as carbon dioxide that are collecting in the air around the earth and stopping heat escaping into space
  • Evident - easy to see, notice, or understand
  • Mitigation - a reduction in the harmful effects of something
  • Pressed - to be in a difficult situation because you do not have enough time, money, space, etc
  • Lenient - not as serious or strong in punishment or judgment as would be expected
  • Deadline - a specific time or date by which you have to do something
  • Negotiations - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Ultimately - after a process or activity has ended
  • Contrast - a noticeable difference between people or things
  • Refrigerant - a substance used for refrigeration (cooling)
  • Staggering - very shocking and surprising
  • Dispose - to get rid of something that you no longer need or want
  • Significance - importance
  • Align - to adjust
  • Inducting - to officially accept someone / something into a group
  • Anticipated - to imagine or expect that something will happen
  • Changeover - a change from one method, system, or activity to another
  • Leapfrog - to go straight from a job or position that was lower in status than someone’s to one that is higher than theirs
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Convention - a formal agreement between governments of different countries about how they should behave towards each other or towards the people in their country
  • Discredit - to make people think that something is not true
  • Persistent - lasting for a long time
  • Credible - able to be believed or trusted
  • Swayed - controlled / influenced
  • Phase-out - to gradually stop using something
  • Developing country - a country with little industrial and economic activity and where people generally have low incomes
  • Legitimate - fair and reasonable
  • Aid - help
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Liberal - respecting and allowing many different types of beliefs or behaviour

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Quick exit in Kerala"

  • Tolerance - willingness to accept behaviour and beliefs that are different from your own, although you might not agree with or approve of them
  • Nepotism - the act of using your power or influence to get good jobs or unfair advantages for members of your own family
  • Charge -  an official statement accusing someone of committing a crime
  • Embarrassment -  a feeling of being nervous or ashamed because of what people know or think about you
  • String - a group of similar or connected things
  • Scandal - a situation in which important people behave in a dishonest or immoral way that shocks people
  • Endorsing - to express support for someone or something, especially in public
  • Indiscretion - something you do that shows a lack of judgment
  • Loyalist - a person or group that strongly supports the government or ruler in power
  • Undertaking - a job, business, or piece of work
  • Isolated - feeling alone and unhappy, with no friends to support you
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Nascence - beginning to exist or develop
  • Probe - an attempt to find out the truth about an issue, problem, or accident
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Vigilance - the activity of watching a person or situation very carefully so that you will notice any problems or signs of danger immediately
  • Fester - to become worse because no one has dealt with it
  • Criticism - comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • Eventually - at the end of a process or period of time in which many things happen
  • Reluctance - unwillingnes to do something
  • Step down - to give up a job or position
  • Allied - related because of having shared qualities or interests
  • Resolution - the action of solving a problem or dealing with a disagreement in a satisfactory way
  • Bribery - the crime of giving money or presents to someone so that they will help you by doing something dishonest or illegal
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Faux pas - words or behaviour that are a social mistake or not polite
  • Concession - something you give or allow to someone in order to reach an agreement
  • Accused - to say that someone has done something wrong

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