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August 02, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 2nd 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 2nd August 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials


Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "A clear failure: On Tamil Nadu and NEET"
  • Mishandle -  to deal with a situation or process badly or without enough care
  • Upgrading - to improve the quality of a service or product
  • Live down - to make people forget about something embarrassing or silly that you have done
  • Solely - involving nothing except the person or thing mentioned / only
  • Disaster - something that is annoying or a failure
  • Controversial - a controversial subject, opinion, or decision is one that people disagree about or do not approve of
  • Let down -  to make someone disappointed by not doing something that they are expecting you to do
  • Aspiring - hoping and trying to be successful at something, especially in your career
  • Beset - to cause someone difficulty or danger over a period of time
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Despair - the feeling that a situation is so bad that nothing you can do will change it
  • Thrust - to push suddenly and strongly
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Insulate -  to cover something in order to prevent heat, cold, noise, or electricity from passing through it
  • Concrete - practical
  • Upgrade - to improve the quality of a service or product
  • On the contrary - used for emphasizing that something is true, even though it is the opposite of something that has been said
  • Misled - to cause someone to believe something that is not true
  • Exemption - permission to ignore something such as a rule, obligation, or payment
  • Assent - official agreement to or approval of an idea, plan, or request
  • Meanwhile - at the same time
  • Obviously - in a way that is clear for almost anyone to see or understand
  • Reluctant - not willing to do something
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • Desperation - the worry and anger that someone feels because they do not know how to deal with a bad situation
  • Flaw - a mistake or fault in something that makes it useless or less effective
  • Impermissible - not allowed to be done by a law or rule
  • Pertinent - relevant to something
  • Counterpart - someone or something that has the same job or purpose as another person or thing, but in a different country, time, situation, or organization
  • Apprehension - a feeling of worry or fear that something bad might happen
  • Prospect - chances of success, especially in a job or career
  • Without further ado - without any delay
Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Breaking addiction: On FDA proposal to reduce nicotine levels"
  • Addiction - a strong need that someone feels to regularly take an illegal or harmful drug
  • Panic - a sudden strong feeling of fear or worry that makes you unable to think clearly or calmly
  • Comprehensive - including many details or aspects of something
  • Likelihood - the chance that something might happen
  • Hooked to cigarettes - unable to stop taking cigarettes
  • Habitual - usually or often done by someone
  • Causality -  the relationship between cause and effect
  • Regulate -  to control an activity, process, or industry officially by using rules
  • Substantial - large in amount or degree
  • Vaping - using electronic cigarettes
  • Prohibit -  to officially stop something from being done, especially by making it illegal
  • Convention - a formal agreement between governments of different countries about how they should behave towards each other or towards the people in their country
  • Descriptor - a word or phrase used to describe or refer to something
  • Dwindling - to become gradually less or smaller over a period of time until almost nothing remains
  • Vigour - strength, energy, or enthusiasm
  • Subvert -  to attack or harm a government or established system of law, politics etc
  • Dilute -  to make something less strong or effective
  • Resolute - extremely determined



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