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November 07, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 7th November 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 7th November 2016. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 6th November 2016 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Looking for a humane solution"

  • Humane - showing kindness, care, and sympathy towards others, especially those who are suffering
  • Establishing - to start a company or organization that will continue for a long time
  • Fishery - a place where fish are bred
  • Dispute - an argument or disagreement
    Hindu English News Paper Vocabulary
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Hotline - a special direct phone connection for emergencies
  • Coast - the land next to or close to the sea
  • Violence - behaviour involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something
  • Custody - a situation in which someone is kept in prison until they go to court for trial
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Livelihood - something such as your work that provides the money that you need to live
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Exhausted - empty or finished, because a supply of something has all been used
  • Trawler - a boat used for fishing by pulling a large net through the water
  • Territorial - relating to the land of a particular country
  • Expediting - to make something happen quickly or easily
  • Emerging - just beginning to exist or be noticed
  • Incursion - a situation in which someone or something enters an area where they do not belong
  • Phase-out - to gradually stop using something
  • Outright - completely or immediately
  • Vessel - a large boat or a ship
  • Ecological - relating to the environment and the way that plants, animals, and humans live together and affect each other
  • Transgression - to do something that is not allowed by a law
  • Equipping - to provide a person, object, or place with the things that they need for a particular purpose
  • Plight - a sad, serious, or difficult situation
  • Devastating - causing a lot of harm or damage
  • Sustainable methods - methods that do not harm the environment
  • Permissible - allowed to be done by a law or rule
  • Humanitarian - involved in or connected with improving people's lives and reducing suffering

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Back from the brink in Lebanon"

  • Brink - the point where a new or different situation is about to begin
  • Stalemate - a situation in which progress is impossible because the people or groups involved cannot agree
  • Fractious - easily upset or annoyed
  • Threats -  a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • Neighbouring - near each other
  • Civil war - a war fought between different groups of people within the same country
  • Stricken - affected by serious problems
  • Long-standing - having existed for a long time
  • Maronite - a member of a Christian group of Syrian origin
  • Sunni - a member of the largest Islamic religious group, which follows the teachings only of Mohammed, not those of any of the religious leaders who came after him
  • Shia - a member of the second largest religious movement in Islam, based on the belief that Ali, a member of Mohammed's family, and the teachers who came after him were the true religious leaders
  • Sect - a religious group
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Tricky - difficult to do
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Backing - support
  • Ally -  someone who is ready to help you, especially against someone else who is causing problems for you
  • Survive - to continue to exist, especially in a difficult or dangerous situation
  • Tactical move - a tactical move is one that you do as part of a plan for achieving what you want
  • Diminishing - becoming less
  • Clout - the authority to make decisions, or the power to influence events
  • Resistance - the ability not to be affected or harmed by something
  • Militia - a group of ordinary people who are trained as soldiers to fight in an emergency
  • Arrayed - ready to oppose or fight
  • Alongside - working with someone
  • Regime - a system or form of government
  • Patron - supporters
  • Backs - supports
  • Rebels - people who tries to remove a government or leader using force
  • Animosity - a strong feeling of disliking someone or something
  • Accuse - to say that someone has done something wrong or committed a crime
  • Assassinating - to kill a famous or important person
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Fault-lines -  difference of opinion that is likely to have serious consequences
  • Reviving - to become conscious or alive again
  • Atrocity - an extremely cruel, violent, or shocking act
  • Refugee - someone who leaves their country, especially during a war or other threatening event
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Plunge - to become lower in value or level very suddenly and quickly
  • Strife - fighting or disagreement between people or groups
  • Set aside - to not let a particular feeling, opinion, or belief influence you, in order to achieve something more important

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