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November 18, 2016

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

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

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials 

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "After the storm"

  • Storm - an occasion when a lot of rain falls very quickly, often with very strong winds or thunder and lightning
  • Rendered - to cause someone or something to be in a particular state
  • Disruption - a situation in which something cannot continue because of a problem
  • Informal - not formal (friendly)
  • Widespread - existing or happening in many places and/or among many people
  • Evasion - the act of avoiding something or someone
  • Inability - not being able to do something
  • For instance - for example
  • No-frills - basic (no extra or unnecessary details)
  • Scaled up - incresed
  • Middlemen - a person who buys goods from the company that has produced them and makes a profit by selling them to a shop or a user
  • Traders - people who buy and sell things
  • Reaping - to get something as a result of something that you do
  • Farm-gate to fork - the stages involved in the growing, processing, and consumption of food
  • Intermediary - a person who acts as a link between people in order to try and bring about an agreement; a mediator
  • Below the radar - ignored or not noticed
  • Foodgrain - any of a variety of grains that are grown for human consumption, such as wheat, oats, etc
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Uncharted - completely new and therefore has never been described before
  • Navigating - directing
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Necessitating - to make something necessary
  • Peer - someone who belongs to the same social or professional group as another person
  • Tizzy - feeling very nervous or confused
  • Swoop - to make a sudden move
  • Sown  - to put seeds in or on the ground so that plants will grow
  • Significantly - by a large amount
  • Coarse - rough and hard
  • Cereals - a plant that is grown to produce grain
  • Assuage - to make unpleasant feelings less strong
  • Crunch - a difficult situation
  • Vault - a room in a bank, with thick walls and a strong door, used to store money or valuable things in safe conditions
  • Evident - easily seen or understood
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Soiled - dirty
  • Tide over - support through a difficult period
  • Scarcity - a situation in which something is not easy to find or get
  • Abysmal - extremely bad or low in quality
  • Infrastructure - the set of systems within a place or organization that affect how well it operates
  • Spare a thought for - to think about someone who is in a difficult situation
  • Meanwhile - until something expected happens, or while something else is happening
  • Tweaking - to make small changes in order to improve something
  • Afterthought - something that you think of and say after you have finished speaking
  • Inevitable - impossible to avoid or prevent
  • Emergency - something dangerous or serious, such as an accident, that happens suddenly or unexpectedly and needs fast action in order to avoid harmful results
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Anxiety - a worried feeling you have because you think something bad might happen
  • Road map - a plan or set of instructions that makes it easier for someone to do something

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "A chance to recalibrate ties"

  • Recalibrate - to make small changes
  • Ceasefire - an agreement, usually between two armies, to stop fighting in order to allow discussions about peace
  • Line of Control (LOC) - the military control line between the Indian and Pakistani controlled parts of the former princely state of Kashmir and Jammu
  • Ceased - stopped
  • Quell - to cause a violent situation to end
  • Artillery -  large powerful guns that are used by an army and are moved on wheels or fixed in one place
  • Mortar - a large short gun that is used for firing bombs and shells over short distances
  • Bilateral - a bilateral agreement or activity is one that involves two groups or countries
  • Summons - an official document that orders someone to appear in a court of law
  • Demarche - a political step or initiative
  • Casualties - people who are injured or killed in an accident or military action
  • Nicety -  a way of behaving that people consider to be correct
  • Condemn - to say publicly that you think someone or something is bad or wrong
  • Spate - a large number of things of the same type, usually bad things, that suddenly happen in a very short period of time
  • Spiralling out of control - to continuously become worse, more, or less
  • Impending - an impending event or situation, especially an unpleasant one, is one that will happen very soon
  • Owing - because of
  • Surgical strike - a military attack, especially by air, that is designed to destroy something specific and to avoid wider damage
  • Red-line - a limit beyond which someone's behaviour is no longer acceptable
  • Infiltration - to secretly join an organization or go into a place in order to find out information about it or damage it
  • Measure - a method for dealing with a situation
  • Dismantled -  to get rid of a system or organization, usually over a period of time
  • Resumption - the start of something again after it has stopped
  • Comprehensive - including many details or aspects of something
  • Dialogue - a process in which two people or groups have discussions in order to solve problems
  • Remotely - from a distance
  • On the cards - to be likely to happen
  • Sort out - to make arrangements for something to happen, or to decide how it will happen
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something
  • Reinforce - to make an idea, belief, or feeling stronger
  • Drive home something - to tell people about something in a way that makes them understand and accept it, especially by repeating it many times

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