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December 14, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 14th December 2016

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 14th December 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Through a storm, safely"

  • Through - from the beginning to the end of a period of time
  • Storm - an occasion when a lot of rain falls very quickly, often with very strong winds or thunder and lightning
  • Devastating - causing a lot of damage or destruction
  • Deluge - a very large amount of rain or water
    English Vocabulary from News Papers
  • Resilience - ability to quickly return to a previous good condition
  • Severe - causing very great pain, difficulty, worry, damage, etc (very serious)
  • Equipped - having the skills / equipment needed to do something
  • Survival -  the fact of a person, organization, etc. continuing to live or exist
  • Disaster - (an event that results in) great harm, damage, or death, or serious difficulty
  • Neighbouring - near each other
  • Fierce - strong and powerful
  • Uproot - to pull a whole tree or plant from the ground, including all the roots that grow in the soil
  • Torn down - to destroy or remove a structure or part of a structure
  • Irredeemably - impossible to correct, improve, or change
  • Hobbled - to limit something or control the freedom of someone
  • Infrastructure - the basic systems and services, such as transport and power supplies, that a city or organization uses in order to work effectively
  • Nightfall - the time in the evening when it becomes dark
  • Mobility- the ability to move freely
  • Ply - to make journey regularly
  • Catastrophe - a sudden event that causes very great trouble or destruction
  • Inevitable - something that is certain to happen and cannot be prevented
  • Cautionary - warning someone that they should be careful
  • Urging - advising  someone very strongly about what action they should take
  • Casualties - someone who is injured or killed in an accident
  • Alacrity - quickly
  • Harnessing - to get control of something in order to use it for a particular purpose
  • Vulnerable - able to be easily physically, emotionally, or mentally hurt, influenced, or attacked
  • Pummelling - to cause a lot of damage to a place
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Coastal - on land beside a sea
  • Vital - very important, necessary, or essential
  • Disaster - something very bad that happens and causes a lot of damage or kills a lot of people
  • Viable - able to work as expected or able to succeed
  • Scrutiny - the careful and detailed examination of something in order to get information about it
  • Blackout - a short period when the electricity supply to a building or district is stopped, especially at night
  • Pruning - to remove parts of a tree or plant, to make it grow better
  • Canopy - the branches and leaves that spread out at the top of a group of trees forming a type of roof
  • Aftermath - the period that follows an unpleasant event or accident, and the effects that it causes

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Free flow of wheat"

  • Waive - to choose to officially ignore a rule
  • Import - to buy or bring in products from another country
  • Predictably - happening in the way you expected
  • Flak - strong criticism or opposition:
  • Assertion - a definite statement or claim that something is true
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Rabi - the grain crop that is cut and collected in spring season
  • Crop - a plant such as a grain, fruit, or vegetable grown in large amounts
  • Plausible - seeming likely to be true, or able to be believed
  • Dumping - the act of getting rid of something that is not wanted
  • Minimum support price - the minimum price for something, for example for a food product, that is set by the government (if the real price falls below this price, the government pays farmers, etc. the difference between the two prices)
  • Distress - a situation in which you are suffering or are in great danger and therefore in urgent need of help
  • Harvest - to pick and collect crops, to eat
  • Forecast - to say what you expect to happen in the future
  • Inflation - a general, continuous increase in prices
  • Cooling off - if sales, prices etc cool off, they become lower
  • Monsoon - the season of heavy rain
  • Drought - a long period when there is little or no rain
  • Swiftly - happening quickly or immediately
  • Fiddling - to move or change something
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Speculation - ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen
  • Adequate - enough or satisfactory for a particular purpose
  • Obviously - in a way that is clear for almost anyone to see or understand
  • Surge - a sudden and great increase
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Hoarding - to save / hid a large amount of something
  • Profiteering - to take advantage of a situation in which other people are suffering to make a profit, often by selling goods that are difficult to get at a high price
  • Shipment - a large amount of goods sent together to a place
  • Overseas - from other countries
  • Sowing - to put seeds in or on the ground so that plants will grow
  • Provocation - something that causes you to react in an angry or violent way
  • Procurement - to get something (especially after an effort)
  • Action plan - a detailed set of instructions to follow in order to solve a problem or achieve something

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