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September 12, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 12th September 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 12th September 2016. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 11th September 2016

Topic 1 : "An office of loss"

  • Categorical - without any doubt
  • Verdict - an official judgment made in a court
  • Union Territory - an area in India that is ruled directly by the central government
  • Rendered - considered (to become)
  • Concede - to admit, often unwillingly, that something is true
  • Legislators - people who have the power and authority to create new laws
  • Set aside - to officially state that a particular legal decision will no longer be followed
  • Suffered from something - to experience the effects of something bad
  • Infirmity - physical or mental weakness
  • Concurrence - agreement between people
  • Barred - prevent or prohibit (someone) from doing something
  • Stipulated - to say what is allowed or what is necessary
  • Incurred - to experience something unpleasant as a result of something that you have done
  • Disqualification - a situation in which someone is not allowed to take part in something because they have committed an offence or have done something that is not allowed by the rules
  • Citing - to mention something as an example, explanation, or proof of something else
  • Denied - to say that something is not true
  • Rendered - to express, show, or perform something in a particular way
  • Vulnerable - someone who is vulnerable is weak or easy to hurt physically or mentally
  • Withheld - to refuse to give something
  • Assent - agreement with or approval of a plan or suggestion
  • Incurring - to experience something, usually something unpleasant, as a result of actions you have taken
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Executive - the part of government that makes certain that laws are being used as planned (The other two parts of government are the legislature and the judiciary.)
  • Oversight - something that you do not notice or think of that causes problems later
  • Exceeded - to go above an official limit
  • Get around something - to find a way of dealing with a problem or of avoiding it
  • Quagmire - a situation that is so difficult or complicated that you cannot make much progress
  • Leeway - the amount of freedom that someone has to make their own decisions or to take action
  • Inasmuch as - used for adding a comment that explains or makes clearer what you have just said
  • Entail - to make something necessary, or to involve something
  • Perquisite - an extra benefit that you get from your job
  • Loss of face - the state of no longer being respected by people because of something that you have done
  • Credibility - able to be believed or trusted
  • Moral righteousness - the quality of being morally good or correct
  • Propelled - to cause something to happen

Topic 2 : "ISRO makes India proud again"

  • Milestone - an event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process
  • Equipped - having the necessary tools / equipment, etc
  • Indigenous - developed in a place or country without the help of other
  • Cryogenic - low temperature
  • Departure - an occasion when someone leaves a place
  • Workhorse - a very useful piece of equipment that you use a lot
  • Consecutive - following one after another in order
  • Elite - the best in a group
  • Mastered - acquire complete knowledge or skill in something (a subject, technique, or art)
  • Structural - related to the structure of something
  • Thermal - relating to heat
  • Integrity - the quality of being whole and complete
  • Combustion - the chemical process in which substances mix with oxygen in the air to produce heat and light
  • Likewise - in the same way
  • Igniting - to make something start to burn
  • Sustaining - to provide the conditions in which something can happen or exist
  • Prolonged - continuing for a long time
  • Daunting - very difficult
  • Payload - the equipment or people in a space vehicle
  • Soil - a country
  • Unlike - different from someone or something else
  • Propellant - a substance used for making something move forwards, for example fuel for sending a rocket into space
  • Impulse - something that is the driving force behind something else
  • Thrust - to put something somewhere with a quick hard push
  • Lack of something - a situation in which you do not have something
  • Take place - to happen
  • Rely on something - to depend on something
  • Tremendously - extremely /very much

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