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September 14, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 13th September 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of Today's Hindu News Paper dated 13th September 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials 

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Slow creep: on petrol and diesel prices"
  • Slow creep - to move very slowly, quietly, and carefully, usually in order to avoid being noticed
  • Affordable - cheap enough for ordinary people to afford
  • Consumer - someone who buys and uses goods and services
  • Crept up - to gradually become larger in number or amount
  • Criticism -  comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • For instance - for example
  • Cumulatively - in a way that increases in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions
  • Ploy - a way of tricking or confusing someone in order to get an advantage or to make them do what you want
  • Backlash - a strong, negative, and often angry reaction to something that has happened, especially a political or social change
  • Crude oil - oil that is still in its natural state and has not yet been refined for use by chemical processes
  • Far from - used for saying that the real situation is the opposite of what you mention
  • Barrel - a unit for measuring crude oil
  • Retail - relating to the sale of goods directly to the public for their own use
  • Deregulation - the process of taking away the rules that control something such as an industry
  • Respectively - used for saying that something happens separately to each of the people or things mentioned in the order in which they were mentioned
  • Determine - to officially decide something
  • Cost-plus - an amount calculated by adding the cost of producing something to a profit or charge that has been agreed
  • In line with - similar to someone or something
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Excise - a tax that a government charges on services used and goods sold inside its country
  • Culprit - someone who is responsible for doing something bad or illegal
  • Beneficiary - someone who gets an advantage from a situation
  • Substantially -  by a large amount or degree
  • Distortion - a change that makes something no longer true or accurate
  • Shattered - broken into very small pieces / extremely upset
  • Crack down - to start dealing with someone or something much more strictly
  • Undocumented - not having any documents to prove that you are living or working in a country legally
  • Immigration - the process in which people enter a country in order to live there permanently
  • Limbo - an uncertain situation that you cannot control and in which there is no progress or improvement
  • Deport - to send someone out of a country, usually because they do not have a legal right to be there
  • Looming - if something unpleasant or difficult looms, it seems likely to happen soon
  • Sizeable - fairly large
  • Cohort - a group of people who share a characteristic
  • Rescind - to state officially that something such as a law or an agreement has ended and no longer has legal authority
  • Accompany - to go with someone to a place
  • Migrant - someone who travels to another place or country in order to find work
  • Integrated - combining things, people, or ideas of different types in one effective unit, group, or system
  • Productively - making or growing things in large quantities
  • Upstanding - honest and deserving respect
  • Uproot - to leave the place where you live and go to live somewhere else, especially when you do not want to leave, or to make someone do this
  • Apparent - easy to see or understand
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Sympathetic - kind to someone who has a problem and willing to understand how they feel
  • Pass the buck - to make someone else deal with something that you should take responsibility for
  • Beneficiary - someone who gets an advantage from a situation
  • Continuance - the process of continuing
  • Alien - someone who is not a citizen of the country they are living in
  • Minor - someone who has not reached the age at which they are legally an adult
  • Piecemeal - made or done in separate stages rather than being planned and done as a whole
  • Encapsulate - to express something in a short clear form that gives the most important facts or ideas
  • Underpinning -  an important basic part of something that allows it to succeed or continue to exist
  • Elude -  to manage to escape or hide from someone or something
  • Comprehensive - including many details or aspects of something
  • Bipartisan - involving two political parties with different ideas or policies
  • Gaping hole -  a gaping hole or space is very large
  • A modicum of something - a small amount of something, especially a good quality
  • Solace - something that makes you feel better when you are sad or upset
  • Mainstream - considered ordinary or normal and accepted or used by most people
  • Foster - to help something to develop over a period of time
  • Bickering - arguing
  • Despise - to hate someone or something and have no respect for them
  • Hostile - behaving in a very unfriendly or threatening way towards someone
  • Polarisation - division into two sharply contrasting groups or sets of opinions or beliefs
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Robust - strong
  • Sustainable - capable of continuing for a long time at the same level
  • Remedy - a solution to a particular problem

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