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August 20, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 14th August 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 14th August 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 13th August 2017 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Wages of neglect: on Gorakhpur deaths"
  • Tragedy - a very sad event that causes people to suffer or die
  • Prompt - to cause something to happen or be done
  • Holisitic - dealing with or treating the whole of something or someone and not just a part
  • Overhaul - to completely change a system in order to make it work more effectively
  • Referral - the process of sending someone to another person or place for help, information, or advice
  • Jolted - to shock someone so that they suddenly change what they are doing or thinking
  • Conscience - the ideas and feelings you have that tell you whether something you are doing is right or wrong
  • Perish - to die, usually because of an illness or something that happens suddenly
  • Disruption - a situation in which something cannot continue because of a problem
  • Frantic - done in a very urgent way
  • Requisitioning - to make an official request or order that something should be given or made available
  • Assertion - a definite statement or claim that something is true
  • Inappropriate - not suitable in a particular situation
  • Prejudice - an unreasonable opinion or feeling, especially the feeling of not liking a particular group of people
  • Probe - an attempt to find out the truth about an issue, problem, or accident
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Credibility - qualities that someone has that make people believe or trust them
  • Unremitting - continuing for a long time without stopping or ever getting better
  • Encephalitis - a very serious disease affecting your brain that is caused by an infection
  • Afflicted - if you are afflicted by an illness or serious problem, you suffer from it
  • Claim - if war, disease, or an accident claims someone’s life, they die as a result of it
  • Outbreak - the sudden start of war, disease, violence etc
  • Mortality - the number of deaths within a particular area, group etc
  • Subsequent - happening or coming after something else
  • Parliamentarian - a member of a parliament
  • Epidemic - a situation in which a disease spreads very quickly and infects many people
  • Wrack - to make someone or something suffer from pain or unpleasant feelings
  • Constituency - the people who live and can vote in a particular area
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Incidence - the number of cases of an illness or a medical condition in a particular place, group, or situation
  • Fatal - causing someone to die
  • Crippling - causing severe damage or problems
  • Robust - a robust person is strong and healthy
  • Determinant - something that controls or decides how something else will develop or what result it will have
  • Sanitation - conditions and processes relating to people’s health, especially the systems that supply water and deal with human waste
  • Ecological - relating to the environment and the way that plants, animals, and humans live together and affect each other
  • Encephalitis - a very serious disease affecting your brain that is caused by an infection
  • Correlate - if two or more things correlate or are correlated, they are connected in a way that is not caused by chance
  • Irrigation - to supply land with water so that crops and plants will grow
  • Proximity - how near something is to another thing, especially in distance or time
  • Viral - caused by or relating to a virus
  • Paediatric - relating to the part of medicine dealing with children and their diseases
  • Intensive - involving a lot of effort, energy, or attention
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Emergency - an unexpected situation involving danger in which immediate action is necessary
  • Neighbouring - near each other
  • Affordable - cheap enough for ordinary people to afford
  • Diagnostics - identifying a particular illness using a combination of signs and symptoms

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "US-North Korea stand-off: Sound and fury"
  • Stand-off - a disagreement or fight in which neither opponent can do anything to win or achieve their aim
  • Wind down - to end, or to finish something gradually
  • Initiate - to make something start
  • Harsh - harsh actions, words, judgments, or laws are strict, unkind, and often unfair
  • Rhetoric - a style of speaking or writing that is intended to influence people
  • Strident - holding firm opinions or beliefs and tending to express them frequently
  • Peninsula - a long piece of land that is mostly surrounded by water, but is joined at one end to a larger area of land
  • Drastically - in a way that is likely to have a strong or far-reaching effect
  • Emerge - to appear, or to become recognized
  • Miniaturised - made to be much smaller than normal
  • Warhead - the front part of a bomb or missile that explodes
  • Threaten - to tell someone that you might or you will cause them harm, especially in order to make them do something
  • Deter - to make someone decide not to do something
  • Escalating - to become much worse or more serious, or to make something do this
  • Appalling - very unpleasant and shocking
  • Substantial - important, or real
  • Diplomatically - in a sensitive and tactful way
  • Massive - very large
  • Diminish - to become less
  • Volatile - a volatile situation can suddenly change or become more dangerous
  • Artillery - large powerful guns that are used by an army and are moved on wheels or fixed in one place
  • Demilitarise - to remove military forces from an area
  • Predecessor - the person who had a job or official position before someone else
  • Crisis - a time of great disagreement, confusion, or suffering
  • Sanction - an official order to stop communication, trade, etc with a country that has broken international law
  • Intimidate - to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want
  • Totalitarian - controlling a country and its people in a very strict way, without allowing opposition
  • Regime - a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way
  • Conflict - fighting between countries or groups
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation

1 comment:

  1. Can u send pdf file regarding all editorials from jan 2017


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