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January 30, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 30th January 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 30th January 2017. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 29th January 2017 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Keeping safety on the rails"

  • Keeping on the rails - to make something working or happening normally again
  • Derailment - the action of a train leaving its tracks accidentally
  • Carriage - one of the vehicles that are joined together to make a train
  • Wagon - a large open container that is pulled by a train and is used for carrying goods
  • Reality check - an occasion that causes you to consider the facts about a situation and not your opinions, ideas, or beliefs
  • Sabotage - deliberate damage that is done to the property
  • Variation - a change in amount or level
  • Gauges - the distance between the two metal rails (=tracks) of a railway, or between the wheels of the train
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Inquiries - (the process of asking) a question
  • Deficient - lacking the correct amount of something
  • Derelict - shamefully negligent of one's duties (careless)
  • Fatal - very serious and having an important bad effect in the future
  • Collision - an accident in which a person or vehicle that is moving crashes into something
  • For instance - for example
  • Vital - very important, necessary, or essential
  • Equitable - fair and reasonable because everyone is treated in the same way
  • Comfortable - feeling physically relaxed, without any pain or other unpleasant feelings
  • Pursuing - to follow a course of activity
  • Initiative - an important action that is intended to solve a problem
  • Non-lapsable - without any errors
  • Corpus - an amount of money that you collect, save, or invest
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
  • Framework - a system of rules, laws, agreements etc that establish the way that something operates in business, politics, or society
  • Rely - to depend on something
  • Obligation - something that you must do for legal or moral reasons
  • Ageing - too old and no longer useful
  • Kept pace with - to develop or progress at the same rate as something else
  • Leap - to move / jump somewhere suddenly and quickly
  • Zero tolerance - a policy of punishing people for even very minor offences by using the law in a very strict way
  • Ultrasonic - ultrasonic sounds are sounds that humans cannot hear because they have very high frequencies
  • Flaw - a mistake or fault in something that makes it useless or less effective

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Simply the best"

  • Retro - going backwards
  • Revival - the process of becoming active, successful, or popular again
  • Storied - famous, or well known
  • Rivalries - a situation in which people, teams, businesses etc compete with one another
  • Relentless - determined, and never stopping your attempts to achieve something
  • Maestro - someone very skilled who people admire and respect a lot
  • Sublime - extremely good
  • Artistry - great skill in a sport or profession
  • Prevailed - to be the strongest influence or element in a situation
  • Dominance - a situation in which one person or thing has more influence or power than any other
  • Nostalgia - thoughts about happy times in your past, often mixed with the wish to be back in the past
  • Evoked - to bring a particular emotion, idea, or memory into your mind
  • Thrill - to make someone feel very excited and pleased
  • Resurgence - the start of something again that quickly increases in influence, effect etc
  • Instinctive - done without thinking, because of a natural tendency or ability
  • Attuned - familiar with something and able to deal with it in a sensitive way
  • Ruthlessness - willing to make other people suffer so that you can achieve your aims
  • Marginally - by only a very small amount
  • Precisely - exactly
  • Injury - physical damage done to a person or a part of their body
  • Bruising - damage to someone’s reputation or confidence
  • Rally - a public meeting that a lot of people go to in order to support someone or something or to protest against someone or something
  • Overcome - to succeed in dealing with or controlling a problem
  • Formidable - causing you to have fear or respect for something or someone because that thing or person is large, powerful, or difficult
  • Athleticism - physical strength and the ability to do sports and physical exercises well
  • Apparent - easy to see or understand
  • Facet - an aspect of something such as a situation or someone’s character
  • Underrated - having more importance, value, skill, power, etc., than people recognize
  • Significantly - by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable
  • Triumph - a great victory or success
  • Quietened - to make somebody calm
  • Persistent - continuing to exist, especially for longer than you would like

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