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August 13, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 8th 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 8th August 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Pursued by danger: on the Haryana stalking case"
  • Pursue - to follow someone or something, usually to try to catch him, her, or it
  • Stalking -  the crime of following and watching someone in a threatening way
  • Mere - only / just
    english editorial vocabulary
  • Annoyance - a slightly angry or impatient feeling
  • Swift - happening quickly or immediately
  • Limelight - public attention and interest
  • Regularity - the action of doing the same thing often
  • Odium - the feeling of hating someone or something
  • Deterrent -  something that makes people decide not to do something by making them realize that something unpleasant could happen to them
  • Pertains to something - to be directly related to something
  • Invoke - to use a law or rule in order to achieve something
  • Stringent - strict
  • Provision - the act of providing something that someone needs
  • Ingredient - one of the things that give something its character or that make it effective
  • Accused -  the person who is on trial in a law court
  • Victim - someone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime
  • Presence of mind -  the ability to think quickly and clearly in a difficult situation
  • Foiled -  to prevent someone from doing something that they are trying to do
  • Pursuer -  someone who is chasing you
  • Ordeal -  an extremely unpleasant experience, especially one that lasts for a long time
  • Traumatic - a traumatic experience or event makes you feel very upset, afraid, or shocked
  • Inhibiting - to make it difficult for someone to do something
  • Unsolicited -  not asked for / may not want
  • Amend -  to make changes to a document, law, agreement etc, especially in order to improve it
  • In the wake of something - happening after an event or as a result of it
  • Horrific - so shocking that it upsets you
  • Rigour - the quality of being strict or severe
  • Penal -  relating to the punishment of criminals
  • Privilege - a special benefit that is available only to a particular person or group
  • Permeates - if an attitude or feeling permeates something, you can feel or see its influence clearly in every part of that thing
  • Quiet burial - the process of hiding something silently
  • Cast aspersions (on) -  to say or write things about someone that attack their character, work etc
  • Call out - to challenge someone over something they have said or done
  • Discourse - serious spoken or written discussion of a particular subject
  • Compel -  to force someone to do something
  • Widespread - happening or existing in many places, or affecting many people
  • Offence - a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment
  • Offender - someone who has committed a crime
  • Bring someone to justice -  to make someone have a trial in order to find out whether they are guilty of a crime
  • Resist - to oppose or fight against someone or something
  • Exporter - a person, business, or country that sells goods to another country
  • Turned out - to develop in a particular way, or to have a particular result
  • In fact - used for saying what is really true, when this is surprising or different from what people think
  • Bearish - expecting the prices of shares to fall
  • Predicting - to say what you think will happen in the future
  • Breach - a failure to follow a law or rule
  • Turn the tide -  to change a situation, especially so that you begin to win instead of losing
  • Portfolio - all the investments that a person or company has made
  • Equity - the value of a company’s shares
  • Generous - kind, friendly, and helpful
  • Rattled - to make worried or nervous
  • Taper - to gradually become narrower towards one end, or to make something narrower towards one end
  • Tantrum - an occasion when someone suddenly behaves in unreasonable way
  • Contributor - someone or something that is one of the causes of a situation, event etc
  • Hawkish - serious
  • Stance - an attitude or view about an issue that you state clearly
  • Domestic - relating to the country being talked about, and not other countries
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Deficit - the difference between the amount of money or goods that a country or business has and the amount that it has spent or that it owes
  • Notably - especially: used for introducing a good example of something
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • In tandem - together and at the same time
  • Appreciating - increasing in value
  • Competitiveness - the ability of people to compete successfully
  • Exporter - a person, business, or country that sells goods to another country
  • Protectionist - relating to the theory or practice of shielding a country's domestic industries from foreign competition by taxing imports
  • Retaliatory - intended to do something harmful or unpleasant to someone because they have done something harmful or unpleasant to you
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Fiddling - to touch, move, or change something many times in order to improve it or make it work better
  • Foolhardy - ignoring obvious dangers in a stupid way
  • Take something for granted - to expect something always to happen or exist in a particular way, and to not think about any possible problems or difficulties
  • Monetary - relating to a country’s money and to the systems that a country uses for controlling its money supply
  • Invariably - always

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