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October 31, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 31st October 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 31st October 2016. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 30th October 2016 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Get serious about fighting TB"

  • Owing to - because of
  • Lack of something - the fact that something is not available or that there is not enough of it
  • Tuberculosis - a serious infectious disease affecting your lungs
  • Galvanise - to cause someone to suddenly take action, especially by shocking or exciting them in some way
    English Vocabulary from News Papers
  • Incidence - an event, or the rate at which something happens
  • Consistently - not changing in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities
  • Historical - connected with history or with the past
  • Uptick - a small increase
  • Ironically - in a way that is different or opposite from the result you would expect
  • Interim -  temporary
  • Prevalence - existing very commonly or happening often
  • Underestimation - to think that someone has less power or ability than they really have
  • Mandatory - something that is mandatory must be done, or is demanded by law
  • Fallen off the radar - forgotten or ignored
  • Diagnosed - identify the nature of (an illness or other problem) by examination of the symptoms
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Aggravated - to make a bad situation worse
  • Expensive - costing a lot of money
  • Resistant - not harmed or affected by something
  • Behind schedule - later than planned or expected
  • Scaling up - to make something larger in size, amount etc than it used to be
  • Paediatric - relating to the medical care of children
  • Sustained - continuing for a long time

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "The rise and rise of Xi Jinping"

  • Rise and rise of - keep on rising and never declining
  • Cemented - to make something stronger
  • Authority - the ability to control
  • Oversee - to watch or organize a job or an activity to make sure that it is being done correctly
  • On a par with - equal in importance or quality to
  • Concentration - the process of giving all your attention to something
  • Contrast - a noticeable difference between people or things
  • Dictum - a short statement, especially one expressing advice or a general truth
  • Propagated - to spread opinions, lies, or beliefs among a lot of people
  • Regime - government
  • Predecessor - the person who had a job or official position before someone else
  • Gradually - slowly and in small stages or amounts
  • Emerged - to come out of something or out from behind something
  • Influential - able to influence the way other people think or behave
  • Massive - very large or heavy
  • Felled - to knock someone down
  • Reform - to make an improvement, especially by changing a person's behaviour or the structure of something
  • Initiate - to cause something to begin
  • Spawned - to cause something new, or many new things, to grow or start suddenly
  • Institutionalised - happening often or considered normal within an organization or within society. This word describes things that are bad or harmful
  • Stoking - to make a feeling stronger
  • Against the backdrop of something - the conditions within which something happens
  • Despite - without taking any notice of or being influenced by; not prevented by
  • Criticism - the act of saying that something or someone is bad
  • Campaign - a planned group of especially political, business, or military activities that are intended to achieve a particular aim
  • Amass - to get a large amount of something, especially money or information, by collecting it over a long period
  • Plenum - a meeting for all members of a particular group
  • Significant - important or noticeable
  • Kicks off - to begin, or to begin something
  • Shake up - a large change in the way something is organized
  • Politburo - the main government group in a Communist country, which makes all the important decisions
  • Sanctum - a private place or room where someone is never interrupted
  • Outcome - a result or effect of an action, situation, etc
  • Ally - someone who is ready to help you, especially against someone else who is causing problems for you
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Regarded - considered
  • Prosperous - to be or become successful, especially financially
  • Unprecedented - never having happened or existed in the past
  • Tenure - the period of time during which someone has an important job or is an elected official
  • Inequities - the fact that a situation is not fair, or something that is not fair in a situation
  • Rebalance - to change the amount or level of one or more things in order to improve a particular situation

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