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October 18, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 18th October 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 18th October 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Only about terrorism ?"

  • Hosted - to arrange a special event and provide the area, buildings, equipment, or services needed for it
  • As well as - in addition; and also
  • Initiative -  a new plan or process to achieve something or solve a problem
  • Moorings - a place where a boat or ship can be tied up
  • Emerging - just beginning to exist or be noticed
  • Faded - to become less important
  • Unmatched - better than all others
  • Battling - to try very hard to deal with a difficult situation
  • Poverty - a situation in which someone does not have enough money to pay for their basic needs
  • Wide-ranging - covering many subjects
  • Outcome - the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc
  • Outreach - the practice of providing help and advice to people in a community before they have to ask for it
  • Condensed - to become shorter or smaller
  • Discourse - a long and serious speech or piece of writing on a particular subject
  • Domestic - relating to a person's own country
  • Context - the general situation in which something happens
  • Partially - not completely
  • Embarked - to start a journey / visit
  • Diplomatic - relating to the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Isolate - to keep someone away from other people
  • Emanating - to express a quality or feeling through the way that you look and behave
  • Fora - meetings in which people can talk about a problem or matter especially of public interest (plural form of Forum)
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Escalated -  to become more serious
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Non-Aligned - a country that is non-aligned does not receive support from a more powerful country
  • Outrage - a strong feeling of anger and shock at something that you feel is wrong or unfair
  • Adventurism - a way of managing a business, government, or the armed forces that is considered dangerous and might have negative results
  • Prosperity - the situation of being successful and having a lot of money
  • Equitable - fair and reasonable because everyone is treated in the same way
  • Deliberations - discussions in which a subject is considered carefully
  • Concern -  a feeling of worry about something
  • Cross-border - between different countries, or involving people from different countries
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Moderation - opinions and actions, especially in politics, that are reasonable and not extreme
  • Forging - to work hard to achieve something
  • Broad-based - used to describe something that will affect many different places, activities, etc
  • Gathering -  a group of people meeting together

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "What the state cannot bear to hear"

  • Cannot bear - if you cannot bear something, you cannot accept or do it because it makes you very unhappy
  • Several - a number of people or things that is more than two or three, but not many
  • Charge - an official statement accusing someone of committing a crime
  • Rumours - unofficial information that may or may not be true
  • Threat - a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • In the wake of something - happening after an event or as a result of it
  • Heavy-handedness - using too much force, or not considering people’s feelings enough when dealing with a situation
  • Distinguish -  to recognize the differences between things
  • Unfounded - not supported with facts or evidence
  • Speculation - ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen
  • Trouble-mongering - to encourage trouble
  • Hospitalisation - the act of taking someone to hospital and keeping them there for treatment
  • Very little - nothing
  • Sparsely - small in numbers or amount
  • Bulletin - an official statement about something important
  • Allegiance - loyalty and support for a ruler, country, group, or belief
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Gross - extremely bad
  • Abuse -  cruel, violent, or unfair treatment
  • Betray - to not be loyal to your country or a person, often by doing something harmful such as helping their enemies
  • Desperation - the worry and anger that someone feels because they do not know how to deal with a bad situation
  • At odds with - disagreeing with someone
  • Functionary - an official who works for a government or a political party, especially one with unimportant or boring office duties
  • Sanitise - to change something by removing unpleasant information from it
  • Curtailing - to reduce or limit something
  • Well-meaning - trying to help but often making things worse
  • Unsettling - something that is unsettling makes you feel nervous, confused, or upset
  • Solely - involving nothing except the person or thing mentioned
  • Testimony - a formal statement about something that you saw, know, or experienced, usually given in a court of law
  • Disrupt - to prevent something, especially a system, process, or event, from continuing as usual or as expected
  • Innocuous - not likely to offend or upset anyone
  • Ritual - a formal ceremony
  • Intimidation - to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want
  • Mischief - behaviour, that is slightly bad but is not intended to cause serious harm or damage
  • At the behest of someone - because someone has asked or ordered you to do something
  • Groundswell - a sudden increase in people’s feelings about something
  • Sympathy - a natural feeling of kindness that you have for someone who is experiencing something very unpleasant

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