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January 01, 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 1st January 2018

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 1st January 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 31st December 2017 (Sunday)

  • Evidence - facts or physical signs that help to prove something
  • Trial - the process of examining a case in a court of law and deciding whether someone is guilty or innocent
  • Narrative - a story, or an account of something that has happened
    Vocabulary from Hindu Editorial 2018
  • Accused - the person who is on trial in a law court
  • Overruling - to officially change a decision that someone else has made
  • Right-wing - considered to be conservative in your political views
  • Explosion - an occasion when something bursts with a lot of force and a loud noise, often causing damage
  • Wounded - injured, especially with a cut in your flesh
  • Guilt - the fact that someone has committed a crime
  • Conspiracy - a secret plan by a group of people to do something bad or illegal, especially in politics
  • Offence - a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment
  • Varying - not all the same
  • Culpability - responsibility for a fault or wrong
  • Hatch - if you hatch something such as a plan, you plan it, especially in secret
  • Supplementary - additional
  • Chargesheet - to accuse someone officially of committing a crime and ask them to reply to the charge or defend themselves
  • Conflicting - describes two or more things that cannot all be right or cannot all happen at the same time
  • Alleged - claimed to be true, even though this has not been proved
  • Accuse - to say that someone has done something wrong or committed a crime
  • Perpetrator - someone who has committed a crime or a violent or harmful act
  • Cast a shadow on something - to make a situation seem less hopeful and more likely to end badly
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Substantive - important or serious, or referring to the most important or serious issues
  • Dodgy - dishonest, criminal, or not reliable
  • Miscarriage - an unsuccessful outcome of something planned
  • Preliminary - coming before the main or most important part of something
  • Augur - to be a sign of what may happen in the future
  • Integrity -  the quality of always behaving according to the moral principles that you believe in, so that people respect and trust you
  • Suspicion - a feeling that someone has done something wrong
  • Agonising - very upsetting and seems to happen very slowly because something bad is happening
  • Clinical trial - a test of a new medicine that involves giving it to people
  • Volunteering - to offer or choose to do something without being forced
  • Vulnerable - someone who is vulnerable is weak or easy to hurt physically or mentally
  • Flashpoint - a situation in which serious problems are likely to develop
  • Bioethicists - people who study what is right and wrong in new discoveries and techniques in biology, such as genetic engineering and the transplantation of organs etc
  • Landmark - a major event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process and makes progress possible
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Cosmetics - substances that you use on your skin to make yourself look more attractive
  • Regulation - an official rule that controls the way that things are done
  • Ensure - to make certain that something happens or is done
  • Ethical - involving the principles used for deciding what is right and what is wrong
  • Stifle - to stop something from developing normally
  • Plaguing - to cause worry, pain, or difficulty to someone or something over a period of time
  • Exploit - to use a situation so that you get benefit from it, even if it is wrong or unfair to do this
  • Metabolism - all the chemical processes in your body, especially those that cause food to be used for energy and growth
  • Generics - relating to or suitable for a range or class of similar things
  • Therapeutic - helping to treat or cure illness
  • Incentive - something that makes you want to do something or to work harder, because you know that you will benefit by doing this
  • Deception - the act of tricking someone by telling them something that is not true
  • Regulator - a person or organization whose job is to be certain that companies, systems etc act fairly and follow rules
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Paramount - more important than all other things
  • Compromise - to risk harming or losing something important
  • Anonymise - to remove any information that shows which particular person something relates to
  • Fudge - a method of dealing with a problem that does not solve it completely but hides its difficulties
  • Isolation -  the state of being separated from other people
  • Dramatically -  in a sudden and surprising way that is easy to notice
  • Cross-section - a group that contains an example of all or most types of people or things
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Affluent - rich enough to buy things for pleasure
  • Pull your weight - to do your share of work
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Vigilance - the activity of watching a person or situation very carefully so that you will notice any problems or signs of danger immediately
  • Vital - very important, necessary, or essential



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