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December 18, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 18th December 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 18th December 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 17th December 2017 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Divorce as crime: on instant triple talaq"
  • Instant - immediate
  • Offence - a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment
  • Possibly - likely to happen or be true, but not certain
  • Counterproductive - having the opposite result to the one you intended
  • Proposal - a plan or suggestion
  • Imprisonment - the punishment of being put into prison
  • Uttering - to say something
  • Unenforceable - if a rule or law is unenforceable, it is impossible to force people to obey it
  • Arbitrary - not based on any particular plan, or not done for any particular reason
  • Unconstitutional - not allowed or not legal according to the constitution
  • Contrary -  completely different or opposed to something else
  • Tenet - a principle, or a belief
  • Consequence - a result or effect of something
  • Marital - relating to marriage
  • Obligation - something that you must do for legal or moral reasons
  • Regardless - without being affected or influenced by someone or something
  • Intention - a plan in your mind to do something
  • Pronouncing - to say the sounds of letters or words
  • Enact - to make a proposal into a law
  • Invalidation -  to make something such as a document, contract, or process no longer legally effective
  • Provision - a part of an agreement or law that deals with a particular problem
  • Subsistence - the smallest amount of food or money that you need to stay alive
  • Entitlement - the right to receive something or to do something
  • Custody - the legal right to look after a child
  • Arbitrary - not based on any particular plan, or not done for any particular reason
  • Iteration - the process of doing something again and again
  • Dispute - a serious disagreement, especially one between groups of people that lasts for a long time
  • Deterrent - something that makes people decide not to do something by making them realize that something unpleasant could happen to them
  • Desertion - the act of leaving someone behind in a difficult situation
  • Abandonment -  to leave someone when you should stay with them and look after them
  • Domestic Violence - violence that takes place in the home between family members
  • Inflicting - to cause something unpleasant to happen
  • Abuse - cruel, violent, or unfair treatment, especially of someone who does not have the power to prevent it
  • Deprivation - a situation in which people do not have basic things that they need to live a comfortable life
  • Obligation - something that you must do for legal or moral reasons
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "A measured leap: on planetary system"
  • Measured - slow, careful, and deliberate
  • Leap - to achieve something suddenly
  • Exoplanet - a planet which is outside the Earth’s solar system
  • Significant - very important
  • Orbiting - to move around a large object in space such as a planet
  • Neural network - a computer system or a type of computer program that is designed to copy the way in which the human brain operates
  • Mimic - to behave or work in the same way as something else
  • Archive - to collect and store historical documents and records
  • Duo - two people who work together or who often do things together
  • Vet - to examine something
  • Neighbour - someone or something that is close to a particular person, place, or thing
  • So-called - used for saying that a particular word is usually used for referring to someone or something
  • Automation - a system that uses machines to do work instead of people, or the process of changing to such a system
  • Preprint - something which is printed in advance, especially a part of a work printed and issued before general publication of that work
  • Doing away with - to get rid of something
  • Blip - a minor problem or delay that does not last very long
  • Caveat - a warning of the limits of a particular agreement or statement
  • Takeaway - an important piece of information to remember from a meeting, presentation etc


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