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October 29, 2016

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

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

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "A bracing week for Nawaz Sharif"
  • Bracing - making you feel that you have more energy
  • Unpredictable - changing often, in a way that is impossible to prepare for
  • Tempestuous - full of strong emotion
  • Threaten - warn
  • Come to a head - if something comes to a head, a situation reaches a point where something must be done about it
    English Vocabulary from Hindu News
  • Shutdown - an occasion when a machine or factory stops working temporarily
  • Protest - a strong complaint expressing disagreement, disapproval, or opposition:
  • Regardless - without being affected or influenced by someone or something
  • Outcome - a result or effect of an action, situation, etc
  • Hearing - a meeting of a court of law or official organization to find out the facts about something
  • Allegations - statements, made without giving proof, that someone has done something wrong or illegal:
  • Flanked - attacked from sides
  • Extremist - someone who has beliefs that most people think are unreasonable and unacceptable
  • Cleric - a religious leader
  • Pertain to something - to relate to or have a connection with something
  • Offshore - in the sea, not on the land. This word is used especially for talking about the oil industry
  • Asset - something valuable belonging to a person or organization that can be used for the payment of debts
  • Allegedly - if someone allegedly does something, another person says that they have done it, even though this has not been proved
  • Petitioner - a person who is asking for action from a law court
  • Strictures - a statement of serious criticism or disapproval
  • Disclosure - the act of making something known
  • Mourning - to feel or express great sadness, especially because of someone's death
  • Cadet - a student in the armed forces or the police
  • Massive - very large or heavy
  • Refute - to say that a statement is not true or accurate without giving proof
  • Ruled out something - to  prevent something from happening
  • Strained - if a relationship is strained, problems are spoiling it
  • Rift - a serious disagreement that separates two people who have been friends and stops their friendship continuing
  • Surgical strike - a military attack, especially by air, that is designed to destroy something specific and to avoid wider damage
  • Retaliation - to hurt someone or do something harmful to someone because they have done or said something harmful to you
  • Crossfire - bullets fired towards you from different directions
  • Escalating - to become much worse or more serious
  • Diplomatic - acting in a way that does not cause offence
  • Stand-off - a situation in which agreement in an argument does not seem possible
  • Mend - to repair something that is broken or damaged
  • Encroached - to gradually take something such as power or authority from someone else
  • Rendered - to make someone or something be or become something
  • Vulnerable - able to be easily physically, emotionally, or mentally hurt, influenced, or attacked
  • Storm - a very angry reaction from a lot of people
  • Isolating - to keep a person separate from others
  • Viable - able to be done, or worth doing
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Extending food security"
  • Coercive - using force to make someone do something
  • Hold out - to continue to defend yourself against an enemy or attack without being defeated
  • Fallen in line - if a person in an organization falls in/into line, he, she, or it starts to follow the rules and behave according to expected standards of behaviour
  • Threatening - saying that someone is likely to do something that will harm you
  • Poverty - the condition of being extremely poor
  • Expenditure - the total amount of money that a government or person spends
  • In the bargain - in addition to other facts previously mentioned
  • Uniform - the same; not changing or different in any way
  • Stipulate - to say exactly how something must be or must be done
  • Entitlement - something that you have a right to do or have
  • Beneficiary - a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else
  • Resultant - happening as a result of something that has just been mentioned
  • Distinction - a difference between two similar things
  • Warming to something - to begin to like or enjoy someone or something
  • End-to-end - including all the stages of a process
  • Bogus - false, not real, or not legal
  • Glaring - used to say that something bad is very obvious
  • Conflict - an active disagreement between people with opposing opinions or principles
  • Zealous - full of great energy, effort, and enthusiasm
  • Addressing - trying to deal with a problem
  • Perhaps - used for saying that you are not sure about something, or that something may or may not be true
  • On the other hand - in a way that is different from the first thing you mentioned
  • Temper - to make something less strong, extreme, etc
  • Zeal - great energy, effort, and enthusiasm
  • Assessment - the process of making a judgment or forming an opinion, after considering something or someone carefully
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