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November 02, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 2nd November 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 2nd November 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials 

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Questions about an ‘encounter’"

  • Prisoner - someone who is in jail as punishment for a crime
  • Outlaw - to make something illegal / to break law
  • Set off - to cause a situation to happen
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  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Unlikely - not likely to happen
  • Undertrial - a person who is appearing in a law court because they have been accused of committing a crime
  • Offence - a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment
  • Alleged - to say that someone has done something illegal or wrong without giving proof
  • Armed - using weapons
  • Robbery - the crime of taking money or property illegally, often by using threats or violence
  • Colleague - someone who works in the same organization or department as you
  • Goaded - to deliberately make someone feel very angry or upset so that they react
  • Pursue - to chase someone or something in order to catch them
  • Suspect - a person believed to have committed a crime or done something wrong
  • Zero in on - to aim at someone or something with a gun or camera
  • Outskirts - the areas that form the edge of a town or city
  • Dramatic - very sudden or noticeable, or full of action and excitement
  • Subsequently - after something else happened
  • Clouded - to make something more complicated or confusing
  • Narrative - a description of a series of events
  • Hang together - well organized or seem to be true or correct
  • Cogent - clearly expressed and makes people to believe it
  • Footage - a piece of film especially one showing an event
  • Purportedly - said by some people to be real or true, but not proved to be real or true
  • Imminent - likely to happen very soon
  • Surrender - to stop fighting and admit defeat
  • Run out of - to use all of something and not have any left
  • Claim - to say that something is true or is a fact, although you cannot prove it and other people might not believe it
  • Firearm - a gun that can be carried easily
  • Contradict - to say the opposite of what someone else has said
  • Weapon - any object used in fighting or war, such as a gun, bomb, knife, etc
  • Understandably - if you say that someone is understandably feeling a particular emotion, you mean that most people would feel the same way in that situation
  • Keen -  very interested, eager, or wanting to do something very much
  • Inquiry - an official process to discover the facts about something bad that has happened
  • Jailbreak - an escape from jail
  • Mastermind - to plan and organize a difficult or complicated actvity, especially a crime
  • Undertrial - a person who is appearing in a law court because they have been accused of committing a crime
  • Justification - a good reason or explanation for something
  • Magisterial - having or seeming to have complete authority
  • Probe - to try to find out the truth about something
  • Context - the general situation in which something happens, which helps to explain it
  • Condemnation - a public statement in which someone criticizes someone or something severely
  • Troubling - making you feel worried or uncomfortable
  • Interpreted - to understand an action, situation etc in a particular way
  • Ideology - a system of ideas and principles on which a political or economic theory is based
  • Violence - actions or words that are intended to hurt people
  • Perpetrated - to commit a crime or a violent or harmful act
  • Unquestioning - never doubting or criticizing
  • Acceptance - general agreement that something is true, reasonable, or cannot be changed
  • Thorough - including everything that is possible or necessary
  • Quell - to get rid of unpleasant thoughts or feelings, or to prevent them from becoming stronger
  • Suspicion - a feeling that someone has done something wrong

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "School’s out in Kashmir"

  • Unrest - disagreements or fighting between different groups of people
  • Protests - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Intermittent - happening sometimes but not regularly or often
  • Violence - behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something
  • Curfew - a rule that everyone must stay at home between particular times (especially during a war or a period of political trouble)
  • Delegation - a group of people who represent a country, government, or organization
  • Reach out to somebody - to try to communicate with a person or a group of people
  • Separatist - someone who is a member of a particular race, religion, or other group within a country and who believes that this group should be independent and have their own government or in some way live apart from other people
  • Avail - to make use of something
  • Arson - the crime of intentionally starting a fire in order to damage or destroy something, especially a building
  • Afire - on fire
  • Claimed responsibility - to say that you did something wrong
  • Blame - to say that someone did something wrong
  • Amidst - in the middle of or surrounded by
  • Blame-shifting - the act of transferring responsibility for an error or problem to another
  • Condemned - to criticize something or someone strongly, usually for moral reasons
  • Outright - completely or immediately
  • Equivocation - to avoid making a clear statement by saying something that has more than one possible meaning
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Rattled - to make someone feel nervous or angry
  • Adequate - enough or satisfactory for a particular purpose
  • Reminiscent - similar to something else
  • Disrupting - to interrupt something and prevent it from continuing by creating a problem
  • Insurgents - a group of people fighting to take control of their country by force
  • Reinforcing - to make a situation, process, or type of behaviour stronger and more likely to continue
  • Disaffection - the state of no longer feeling loyal towards a group or organization
  • Alienation - the feeling that you do not belong in a particular society, place, or group
  • Abandon - to leave a place, thing, or person, usually for ever
  • Logistical - relating to the process of planning and organizing to make sure that resources are in the places where they are needed, so that an activity or process happens effectively
  • Moreover - (used to add information) also and more importantly
  • Purposeful - determined to achieve an aim
  • Normalcy - a situation in which everything is normal
  • Epicentre - the central point of something
  • Prevailing - existing in a particular place or at a particular time
  • Resumption - the start of something again after it has stopped
  • Tragic - very sad, often involving death and suffering
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