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June 10, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 7th June 2017

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Hindu Editorial Vocabulary shared by KANI

  • Orbit - the path that is taken by an object moving around a larger object in space / an area in which someone or something has power or influence
  • Elite group - a small group of people who have a lot of advantages and keep the most power and influence
  • Precise - exact and accurate
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Milestone - an event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process
  • Geostationary - a geostationary satellite appears to remain in the same place, because it travels at the same speed as the Earth
  • Payload - the equipment or people in a space vehicle
  • Vital - very important, necessary, or essential
  • Propulsion - the force that moves or pushes something forward
  • Orientation - the position of an object, or the direction in which it is pointing
  • Switch-over - to stop doing one thing and start doing another
  • Do away with something - to get rid of something
  • Indigenous -  belong to a region (local)
  • Cryogenic - related to the scientific study of very low temperatures and how to produce them
  • Hesitation -  a feeling that you should not do something, especially because you are nervous, embarrassed, or worried
  • Ignite - to make something start to burn
  • Aerodynamic - relating to the science of how objects move through the air
  • Reliant - depending on someone or something
  • Substantially - very strongly made or built
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Theresa may not? On U.K.’s snap elections"
  • Snap election - a general election (= an election in which every adult can vote for the people who will represent them in parliament) that is called earlier than expected
  • Err - to make a mistake, especially in a judgment or decision
  • Looming - to appear as a large shape that is not clear, usually in a threatening way
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Unequivocal - clear, definite, and without doubt
  • Respectively - used for saying that something happens separately to each of the people or things mentioned in the order in which they were mentioned
  • Crumbling - to stop existing or being effective
  • Gradually - slowly and in small stages or amounts
  • Muddying - to make a situation more complicated or difficult than it needs to be
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Wither - to become weak
  • Outlier - a result that is very different from the other results in a set
  • Sizeable - very large
  • Projection - a calculation of the way that something will change and develop in the future, especially of how fast it will grow or become smaller
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Endure - to suffer something difficult or unpleasant in a patient way over a long period
  • Referendum - an occasion when everyone in a country can vote to make a decision about one particular subject
  • Nonetheless - despite what has just been said or done
  • Conservative - not willing to accept much change, especially in the traditional values of society
  • Miscalculate - to make a wrong judgment about what will happen or what to do in a situation
  • Dissect - to think about or discuss the details of something in order to understand it completely
  • Critiquing - to express your opinion about something after examining and judging it carefully and in detail
  • Vulnerable - easily damaged by something negative or harmful
  • Awkward - difficult to deal with and embarrassing
  • Depriving - if you deprive someone of something, you take it away from them or prevent them from having it
  • Austerity - an economic policy by which a government reduces the amount of money it spends by a large amount
  • Jitters - a nervous upset feeling caused by not knowing what will happen
  • Tories - members of the Conservative Party in the UK
  • Unwise - stupid
  • Take someone for granted - to expect someone to always be there and do things for you even when you do not show that you are grateful
  • Optimistic - someone who is optimistic is hopeful about the future and tends to expect that good things will happen
  • Negotiating - to have formal discussions with someone in order to reach an agreement with them
  • Owing to - because of something
Editorial Vocabulary shared by HARSH

THE HINDU EDITORIAL - THERESA MAY NOT ?
  • ERR- be mistaken or incorrect; make a mistake
  • LOOMING - appear as a vague form, especially one that is large or threatening
  • UNEQUIVOCAL - leaving no doubt; unambiguous
  • CRUMBLING - break or fall apart into small fragments, especially as part of a process of deterioration
  • MUDDYING - cover or fill (something) with mud
  • PROJECTIONS - an estimate or forecast of a future situation based on a study of present trends
  • ENDURE - suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently
  • SANGUINE - optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation
  • CRITIQUING - evaluate (a theory or practice) in a detailed and analytical way
  • AWKWARD - causing difficulty; hard to do or deal with
  • JITTERS - feelings of extreme nervousness
  • TURBULENCE - a state of conflict or confusion
  • STANCE - the way in which someone stands

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