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November 22, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 22nd November 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 22nd November 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Lessons from a disaster"
  • Disaster - something very bad that happens and causes a lot of damage or kills a lot of people
  • Caters - to provide
  • Poses - to cause something, especially a problem or difficulty
  • Challenge - something that needs a lot of skill, energy, and determination to deal with or achieve
  • Ensure - to make something sure to happen
  • Derailment - to cause a train come off its railway tracks
  • Stark - complete / extreme
  • Strained - spoiled with problems
  • Unpredictably - changing often, in a way that is impossible to prepare for
  • Distress - a feeling of extreme worry, sadness, or pain
  • Injured - hurt or physically harmed
  • Compensate - to pay someone money in exchange for something that has been lost or damaged or for some problem
  • Ex-gratia - an ex gratia payment is not necessary, especially legally, but is made to show good intentions
  • Severe - serious
  • Blow - damage
  • Sustained - continuing for a long time
  • Win back something - to get something that you had before but lost temporarily
  • Integrity - the quality of behaving according to the rules and standards of your job or profession
  • Rigorously - carefully (to look at or consider every part of something to make certain it is correct or safe)
  • Audit - to examine something carefully, especially to decide on its effectiveness
  • Underscores - highlights
  • Adherence - the action of continuing to obey a rule, law, agreement etc
  • Flaw - a mistake or fault in something that makes it useless or less effective
  • Fatalities - deaths caused by an accident
  • Restructuring - to organize something such as a company in a different way so that it will operate better
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Statutory - controlled by a law
  • Ageing - too old and no longer useful
  • Revamp - to change or arrange something again, in order to improve it
  • Core - the basic and most important part of something
  • Determine - to control or influence something directly, or to decide what will happen
  • Victim - someone who has been affected by a bad situation such as an accident or an illness
  • Survival - the fact of a person, organization, etc. continuing to live or exist
  • Mishap - bad luck, or an unlucky event or accident
  • Trauma - a bad experience that makes you feel very upset, afraid, or shocked
  • Intensive - involving a lot of effort, energy, or attention
  • Bureaucratic - involving a lot of complicated rules, details, and processes
  • Aid - help with doing something
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "DRS clears the test"
  • Fascinating - making you very interested or attracted
  • Conception - the time when someone creates a new idea or thing
  • Trial- a test, usually over a limited period of time, to discover how effective or suitable something or someone is
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Consistently - in a way that does not change
  • Umpiring - to make sure that players obey the rules in some sports
  • Fractious - causing problems and difficult to control
  • Empower - to give someone official authority or the freedom to do something
  • Audition - to give a short performance in order to show that you are suitable for a particular job
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Embrace - to completely accept something such as a new belief, idea
  • Vast - extremely big
  • Virtually - almost
  • Wielded - to have a lot of influence or power over other people
  • Turnover - the rate at which people leave a place and new people arrive
  • Intransigence - an unreasonable refusal to change your ideas or behaviour
  • Significant - very important
  • Sophisticated - complicated and advanced
  • Allied - combined
  • Clincher - something that settles an argument, makes someone take a particular decision, or helps someone achieve something
  • To a great extent - mainly
  • Evaluating - to judge or calculate the quality, importance, amount, or value of something
  • Open-minded - willing to consider ideas and opinions that are new or different to your own
  • Refinement - a small change that improves something
  • Standardisation - to make all the things of a particular type have the same features or level of quality
  • Robust - strong and successful

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