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June 18, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 14th June 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated June 14th 2016. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Topic 1 : "America’s new terror reality"

  • Toxic - poisonous / harmful
  • Lax - not sufficiently strict / serious / careful
  • Pernicious - having a harmful effect
  • Homophobia - a fear or dislike of gay people
  • Converged - combined
  • Outcome - result / effect of an action, situation
  • Immigrant - a person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country
  • Injured - hurt or physically harmed
  • Bloodshed - killing and violence
  • Plague - to cause worry, pain, or difficulty to someone or something over a period of time
  • Proliferation - rapid increase in the number or amount of something
  • Bolstered - supported or strengthened
  • Amendment - a minor change or addition designed to improve a text, piece of legislation, etc
  • Relentless - continuing in a serious way
  • Lobbying - the activity of trying to convince someone in authority, to support laws or rules that give you advantage
  • Deep pockets - to have a lot of money
  • Ranted - speak or shou in an angry way
  • Meticulously - very carefully
  • Persistence - the fact of continuing in an opinion even there is difficulty or opposition
  • Prejudices - an unfair and unreasonable opinion about something
  • Notwithstanding - although
  • Landmark - an important stage in something's development
  • Upholding - confirming or supporting
  • Grim - very serious
  • Annals - a record of events year by year
  • Reform - make changes in something, in order to improve it
  • LGBT - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender
  • Standout - the best example of something
  • Creeping - happening / developing slowly
  • Menace - something that is likely to cause harm
  • Lone wolf - a person who likes to do things on their own without other people
  • Prognosis -  a statement of what is judged likely to happen in the future, especially in connection with a particular situation
  • Domestic - relating to a country
  • Presumptive - believed to be something, based on the information that you have
  • Mounting - slowly increasing
  • Allegiance - loyalty and support for a ruler, country, group, or belief
  • Protocol - the system of rules used at an organization
  • Oath - a promise
  • Eerily - strange in a frightening and mysterious way
  • Mesh - to join together in the correct position
  • Exhortations - to strongly encourage someone to do something
  • Curbing - to control or limit something that is not wanted
  • Apparatus - the technical equipment or machinery needed for a particular activity or purpose
  • Psychotic - suffering from serious mental disease
  • Bigoted - a person who has strong, unreasonable beliefs and who does not like other people who have different beliefs
  • Extremism - someone having beliefs that most people think are unreasonable and unacceptable

Topic 2 : "Public land and private treatment"

  • Prominent - famous / important
  • Compensate - to give (someone) money, in recognition of loss
  • Obligation - something that you must do
  • Enforcement - the process of making people obey a law
  • Regulations - an official rule or the act of controlling something
  • Earmark - to keep something for a particular purpose
  • Indigent - poor / needy
  • Comply - to act according to an order, set of rules, or request
  • Provision - the action of providing or supplying something for use
  • Non-compliance - failure to act according to a wish or command
  • Allegedly - used to say that something is claimed to be taken place, but there is no proof
  • Dispute - a disagreement or argument
  • Profiteering - taking advantage of a situation in which other people are suffering to make a profit
  • Desirable - worth having
  • Significant - sufficiently great
  • Penetration - the selling of a company's products in a particular market or area
  • Legislation - laws
  • Enforced - to make compulsory by force
  • Rigorously - in a strict or serious way
  • Assess - to judge or decide the amount, value, quality, or importance of something
  • Audited - to make an official examination of the accounts of a business and produce a report
  • Initiate - to cause something to begin
  • Go hand in hand with something -  closely related to something
  • Out-of-pocket - having lost money in a transaction
  • Expenditure - an amount of money spent

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