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July 02, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 23rd June 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 23rd June 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials


Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Game of thrones: On the crown prince of Saudi Arabia"
  • Throne - the position of being a king or queen
  • Crown prince - a prince who will become king after the present king or queen dies
  • Herald - to be a sign that something important, and often good, is starting to happen, or to make something publicly known
  • Rapid - happening, moving, or acting quickly
  • Unprecedented - never having happened or existed before
  • Monarch - a king, or a queen
  • Overseas - happening or existing in a country across the sea from your country
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Overshadow - to make someone or something seem less important compared to someone or something else
  • Rolled out - introduced a new product or service
  • Ambitious - an ambitious plan, aim, or attempt is difficult and will need a lot of effort to succeed
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Agenda - a plan or aim
  • Octogenarian - someone who is between 80 and 89 years old
  • Reportedly - used for showing that you are not certain that something you are reporting is true
  • Sidestepping - avoiding
  • Speculation - ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen
  • Succession - a series of people or things of the same type
  • Ousting - to remove someone from a position of power, especially in order to take that position
  • Hurdles - problems that you must solve before you can do something successfully
  • Ascend - to get a more important job or position
  • Confine - to limit an activity, person, or problem in some way:
  • Owing to - because of something
  • De facto - actual, even though not official
  • Reckless - not thinking about the possible bad effects of your actions
  • Impulsive - someone who is impulsive tends to do things without thinking about what will happen as a result
  • Unrealistic - based on hopes or wishes, and not on what is likely or possible
  • Ambition - something that you very much want to do, usually something that is difficult to achieve
  • Endanger - to put someone or something into a situation where they might be harmed or damaged
  • Lends credence to something - to make people think that something is likely to be true
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Rebel - someone who tries to remove a government or leader using force
  • Consolidate -  to make the power, position, or achievements you already have stronger or more effective so that they are likely to continue
  • Impunity - freedom from any risk of being punished for doing something wrong or bad
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Aggressive - behaving in an angry or rude way that shows you want to fight, attack, or argue with someone
  • Blockade - an official action that is intended to prevent people or goods from moving from one place to another
  • Reorganise - to organize something in a different way
  • Prompt - to cause something to happen or be done
  • Hawkish - preferring to deal with political problems by using military force instead of more peaceful methods
  • Take a back seat - to deliberately become less active, and give up trying to control things
  • Volatile - a volatile situation can suddenly change or become more dangerous
  • Insolvency - a company or person that is insolvent does not have enough money to pay what they owe
  • Defaulting -  to fail to pay money that you owe
  • Toxic - used to describe a loan or other financial agreement which causes very serious business problems for a bank or financial
  • Crack the whip - to try to make people work harder or faster
  • Regulatory - a regulatory organization or company controls an activity, process, or industry
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Safeguard - to protect something or someone from being harmed or having problems
  • Ward off - to prevent a danger from affecting you or harming you
  • Quiescent - not making any movements
  • Macroeconomic - relating to the economic system of a whole country or large region
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Divulge - to give information about something, especially something that should be kept secret
  • In the wake of something - happening after an event or as a result of it
  • Downturn - a reduction in economic or business activity
  • Commodity - something that can be bought and sold, especially a basic food product or fuel
  • Onus - if the onus is on someone to do something, it is their responsibility or duty to do it
  • Consortium - a group of companies or people with similar interests or aims who have agreed to work together
  • Expedite - to make something happen quickly or easily
  • Insolvency - the state of not having enough money to pay what they owe
  • Purview - the area of responsibility or influence that a person or organization has
  • In its infancy - something that is in its infancy has only just started to develop
  • Ambit - the range within which something, especially a rule or law, is effective or has power
  • Bankruptcy - a situation in which a person or business unable to pay what they owe
  • Curtailing - to reduce or limit something
  • Mount - to prepare for and begin an activity or event
  • The proof of the pudding (is in the eating) - you can only judge the quality of something by trying it for yourself
  • Overdue - if something is overdue, it should have been done before now
  • Liquidate - to close a business and sell everything that it owns, usually in order to pay money that is owed


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