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August 30, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 28th 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 28th August 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 27th August 2017 (Sunday)

  • Anarchy - a situation in which people are behaving in a way that ignores normal rules and laws, and are unable to be controlled
  • Conviction - a decision by a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
  • Violence -  actions or words that are intended to hurt people
  • Abdicate - to stop accepting a particular responsibility or obligation that you have
  • Ineptness - showing a lack of judgment, sense, or reason
  • Unpreparedness - not ready for something
  • In the face of something - in a situation where you have to deal with something unpleasant or difficult
  • Predictable - if something is predictable, it happens in the way that you would expect
  • Sect - a religious group that has separated from a larger religion and is considered to have extreme or unusual beliefs or customs
  • Verdict - an opinion or decision made after judging the facts that are given, especially one made at the end of a trial
  • Enforce - to make people obey a law, or to make a particular situation happen or be accepted
  • Evidently - in a way that is clearly seen or understood
  • Looming - (of something unwanted or unpleasant) about to happen soon and causing worry
  • Protest - a strong complaint expressing disagreement, disapproval, or opposition
  • Preventive - intended to stop something before it happens
  • Appropriate - suitable or right for a particular situation or occasion
  • Spiralled - quickly got worse in a way that becomes more and more difficult to control
  • Pronounce - to formally state an official opinion or decision
  • Cult - a religious group, especially one with beliefs that most people consider strange or dangerous
  • Mob - a large crowd of people that is dangerous or difficult to control
  • Resort to - to do something extreme or unpleasant in order to solve a problem
  • Foresee -  to see or know something that will happen in the future
  • Viable - able to be done, or worth doing
  • Woefully - in a way that shows you feel sad
  • Neighbouring - near each other
  • Enforcer - someone who is given the responsibility for making sure that a particular thing happens or is done
  • Credible - able to be believed or trusted
  • Mayhem - a very confused situation
  • Handle with kid gloves - to treat someone in a very careful or gentle way, especially when this is not necessary
  • Prompt - to cause something to happen or be done
  • Come down - to make a decision that supports or opposes someone or something
  • Perception - a particular way of understanding or thinking about something
  • Nexus - a closely connected group of people or things, often forming the central part of something
  • Self-styled - used for saying what type of person someone claims to be
  • Defy - to refuse to obey someone or something
  • Evading - to avoid accepting or dealing with something that you should do
  • Contempt - the crime of not doing what a judge in a court of law has ordered you to do
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Molotov cocktail - a simple bomb consisting of a bottle filled with a liquid that you can set on fire and then throw
  • Disabuse - to make someone realize that they were wrong to believe something
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Equilibrium - a situation in which there is a balance between different forces or aspects
  • Stand-off - a disagreement or fight in which neither opponent can do anything to win or achieve their aim
  • Geopolitics - related to how a country’s position, economy, and population influence its politics, especially in relation to other countries
  • Significance - importance
  • Abiding - an abiding feeling, interest, or belief is one that you have had for a long time and that is not likely to change
  • Warmth - a kind and friendly quality in someone or something
  • Promulgate - to make an official announcement introducing a law or rule
  • Mount - to prepare for and begin an activity or event
  • Vis-à-vis - compared to or relating to someone or something
  • Downward spiral - going towards a lower place or level
  • Cope with - to successfully deal with a problem or difficulty
  • Rehabilitation - the action of restoring something that has been damaged to its former condition
  • Massive - very large or heavy
  • Blockade - an official action that is intended to prevent people or goods from moving from one place to another
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Predecessor -  the person who had a job or official position before someone else
  • Leg - a part of a journey
  • Comprehensive - including many details or aspects of something
  • Facete - an aspect of something such as a situation or someone’s character
  • Irrigation - to supply land with water so that crops and plants will grow
  • Infrastructure - the set of systems within a place or organization that affect how well it operates, for example the telephone and transport systems in a country
  • Obligatory - something that is obligatory must be done in order to obey a law or rule
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Accommodate - to consider and include something when you are deciding what to do
  • Presume - to think that something is true because it is likely, although you cannot be certain
  • Initiative - an important action that is intended to solve a problem
  • Leverage - to use something that you already have in order to achieve something new or better
  • Awkwardness - a situation which is difficult to deal with and embarrassing
  • Trilateral - involving three countries or organizations
  • Follow-up - something that is done in order to complete something



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