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September 30, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 29th September 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 29th September 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Topic 1 : "Rescuing the Syrian truce deal"

  • Rescuing - save (someone) from a dangerous or difficult situation
  • Truce - a short interruption in a war or argument, or an agreement to stop fighting or arguing for a period of time
  • Violence -  actions or words that are intended to hurt people
  • Collapsed - to suddenly fail or stop existing
  • Spectator - someone who watches a public activity or event
  • Strife - fighting or disagreement between people or groups
  • Spiralled - to continuously become worse
  • Regime - government
  • Rebel - someone who tries to remove a government or leader using force
  • Hostility - opposition to something
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Ceasefire - an agreement to stop fighting for a period of time, especially in order to discuss permanent peace
  • Advance - an improvement or development in something
  • Negotiations - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Immaterial - not important or relevant
  • Violated - to do something that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Contradictory - contradictory statements, information, ideas, or beliefs disagree with each other and cannot both or all be true
  • Blame - to say that someone or something is responsible for an accident, problem, or bad situation
  • Convoy - a group of vehicles or ships travelling together, often with other vehicles or ships providing protection for them
  • Amid - in the middle of or surrounded by something
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Havoc - a situation in which there is a lot of damage or destruction
  • Bombardment - an attack on a place made by dropping bombs from planes or by firing large guns for a long time
  • Impediment -  something that makes progress, movement, or achieving something difficult or impossible
  • Truce - an agreement between two people or groups involved in a war, fight, or disagreement to stop it for a period of time
  • Massacre - the action of killing of a lot of people
  • Isolate - to keep someone in a place away from other people
  • Cliché - a phrase or idea that is boring because people use it a lot and it is no longer original

Topic 2 : "The SAARC gambit"

  • Gambit - something that you say or do in an attempt to gain an advantage
  • Pull out - to stop being involved in an activity, event, or situation
  • Farce - a situation or event that is silly because it is very badly organized, unsuccessful, or unfair
  • Protocols - a set of rules for the correct way to behave on formal occasions
  • Pursued - to follow a course of activity
  • Overshadowed -  to be a negative feature or influence that spoils something
  • Courtesies -  polite behaviour, or a polite action or remark
  • Custom - something that people do that is traditional or usual
  • Host - someone who invites people to a meal or party
  • Prompting - the act of trying to make someone say / do something
  • Final Straw - the last in a series of unpleasant events that finally makes you feel that you cannot continue to accept a bad situation
  • Condemn - to say publicly that you think someone or something is bad or wrong
  • Galvanising - to shock or affect someone enough to produce a strong and immediate reaction
  • Diplomatically - in a way that does not cause offence
  • Isolate - to keep someone from othes by putting them in a different place
  • Boycott - to not take part in an event
  • Pyrrhic - a victory that is not worth winning because you lost a lot in order to achieve it
  • Derailed - to prevent something from continuing in the way that it was planned
  • Abysmally - extremely bad or low in quality
  • Intra-regional - within one region of a country
  • Precisely - clearly / exactly
  • Bilateral - involving two groups / countries
  • Subcontinent - a large area of land that forms part of a continent, especially the part of Asia that contains the countries of India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh
  • Poverty - the condition of being extremely poor
  • Alleviation - to reduce a bad situation
  • Intermittent - happening sometimes but not regularly or often
  • Prevailing - existing at a particular time or in a particular place
  • Mistrust - a feeling that you should not trust someone or something
  • Multilateral - involving three or more groups
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