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October 19, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 19th October 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 19th October 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Personal laws and the Constitution"

  • Constitution - a set of basic laws or principles for a country that describe the rights and duties of its citizens and the way in which it is governed
  • Categorical - without any doubt or possibility of being changed
  • Stand - to behave in a particular way
  • Conformity - behaviour that is acceptable because it is similar to the behaviour of everyone else
    English Vocabulary from News Papers
  • Immense - extremely good
  • Determine - to control or influence something directly, or to decide what will happen
  • Triple talaq - a method of giving divorce in Islam by saying "I divorce you" three times
  • Polygamy - the practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time
  • Practice - a way of doing something, especially as a result of habit, custom, or tradition
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Adverse - negative, unpleasant, or harmful
  • Dignity - respect that other people have for you or that you have for yourself
  • Compliance -  the act of obeying an order, rule, or request
  • Distinction - difference
  • Essential - completely necessary
  • Integral - necessary to make a whole complete
  • Propagate - to spread ideas, beliefs etc to a lot of people
  • Evaluate - to think carefully about something before making a judgment about its value, importance, or quality
  • Adjudicating - to make an official decision about a problem or disagreement
  • Invalidate - to make something such as a document, contract, or process no longer legally effective
  • Inherent - existing as a natural or basic part of something
  • Abhorrent - if something is abhorrent to you, you dislike it very much, usually because you think it is immoral
  • Affidavit - a legal document containing a written promise that something is true
  • Execrable - extremely bad in quality
  • Patriarchal - a  society, system, organization in which men have all or most of the power and influence
  • Notion - knowledge or understanding of something
  • Entrenched - entrenched attitudes or feelings have existed for a long time and are difficult to change
  • Aspect - the appearance of someone or something
  • Reconciliation - a new and friendly relationship with someone who you argued with or fought with
  • Witnesses - someone who sees a crime, accident, or other event happen
  • Pronouncement - an official public statement
  • Precedent - an action that has already happened and can be used as a reason why a similar action should be performed or made
  • Upholding - if a court of law upholds something such as a claim, it says that it is correct
  • Irrevocable - impossible to change or stop
  • Undesirable - bad, or harmful
  • Unconstitutional - not allowed or not legal according to the constitution (=set of official rules or principles) of a particular country or organization
  • Contend - to say that something is true
  • Revoke - to officially say that something is no longer legal, for example a law or a document
  • Articulation - the expression of thoughts, ideas, or feelings in words
  • Irrevocable - impossible to change or stop

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Evacuating patients"

  • Tragic - very sad, often involving death and suffering
  • Injury - physical harm or damage to someone's body caused by an accident or an attack
  • Throws up -  to produce something new or unexpected
  • Claimed - if war, disease, or an accident claims someone’s life, they die as a result of it
  • Measures - an action that is intended to achieve or deal with some problem
  • Evacuate - to move people from a dangerous place to somewhere safe
  • Aspect - one part of a situation, problem, subject, etc
  • Impartial - not connected to or influenced by one particular person or group
  • Hindsight - the opportunity to judge or understand past events using knowledge that you have gained since then
  • Decline - to become less
  • Casualties - people who are injured or killed in an accident
  • Insight - a chance to understand something or learn more about it
  • Fierce - physically violent and frightening
  • Enrichment - improvement
  • Evacuation - the action of moving people from a dangerous place to somewhere safe
  • Bedridden - having to stay in bed because of illness or injury
  • Sprinkler - a piece of equipment fixed to the ceiling of a room that spreads water over the room if a fire starts
  • Enforcement - the process of making sure that something happens, especially that people obey a law or rule
  • Urban - relating to towns and cities, or happening there
  • Regulations -  an official rule that controls the way that things are done
  • Multiplied - increased in large amount
  • Enormous - very large in size or quantity
  • Oversight - the job of checking that a process or system is working well
  • Violator - someone who breaks a law
  • Modicum - a small amount of something, especially a good quality
  • Blaze - a large fire that causes a lot of damage, especially when a building is burning
  • Vulnerable - weak or easy to hurt physically or mentally
  • Intensive - involving a lot of effort, energy, or attention
  • Hazard - something that could be dangerous or could cause damage or accidents
  • Enforceg - to make sure that a law or rule is obeyed by people
  • Fire Drill - a practice of the emergency procedures to be used in case of fire
  • Emergency - an unexpected situation involving danger in which immediate action is necessary

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