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January 17, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 16th January 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 16th January 2017. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 15th January 2017 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Drowned by state failure"
  • Drowned - to sink under water and die
  • Disaster - something very bad that happens and causes a lot of damage or kills a lot of people
  • Reminder - something that reminds you of something that happened in the past
  • Mishap - an unlucky event or accident
  • Inland - in the middle of a country, away from the sea
  • Toll - suffering, deaths, or damage
    Hindu Editorial English Meanings
  • Tragedy - a very sad event or situation, especially one involving death or suffering
  • Apparently - used to say you have read or been told something although you are not certain it is true
  • Crammed - completely filled with people or things
  • Vessel - a large boat or ship
  • Witnessing - to see something happen
  • Kin - all the people in your family
  • Injured - hurt or physically harmed
  • Obscure - not known to many people
  • Obviously - in a way that is easy to understand or see
  • Accountability - a situation in which someone is responsible for things that happen and can give a satisfactory reason for them
  • Essential - necessary or needed
  • Constituted -  to be or be considered as something
  • Determine - to make a strong decision
  • Evident - easily seen or understood
  • Paradigm - a model of something, or a very clear and typical example of something
  • Freight - the transport system that carries goods
  • Incumbent - officially having the named position
  • Provisions - supplies of food and other necessary things
  • Compensation - money that is paid to someone in exchange for something that has been lost or damaged or for some problem
  • Inadequate - not good enough or too low in quality
  • Recurrence - the fact of happening again
  • Heart-rending - causing great sympathy or sadness
  • Spectacle - an unusual or unexpected event or situation that attracts attention, interest, or disapproval
  • Conscience - the ideas and feelings you have that tell you whether something you are doing is right or wrong
  • Adequate - good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "The Gujarat cricket model"
  • Powerhouse - a person or thing of great energy, strength, or power
  • Underdog - a person, team, or group that seems least likely to win a game, competition, election etc
  • Seldom - not often
  • Sustain - to provide the conditions in which something can happen or exist
  • Sap - to make someone feel weak
  • Perception - a particular way of understanding or thinking about something
  • Unequal - not giving the same treatment or opportunities to everyone, and therefore unfair
  • Concerted - involving a lot of people or organizations working together in a determined way
  • Breakthrough - an important discovery or event that helps to improve a situation or provide an answer to a problem
  • Significantly  - by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable
  • Unrealistic - having a wrong idea of what is likely to happen or of what you can really do
  • Ambition - a strong wish to achieve something
  • Conviction - a strong opinion or belief
  • Pulled off - to succeed in doing something that is difficult
  • Consigning - to put someone in an unpleasant situation that usually lasts a long time
  • Runner-up - a person who comes second in a race or competition
  • Grace - a smooth and beautiful way of moving
  • Under fire - to be criticized
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
  • Plagued - to cause a lot of problems for someone or something for a long period of time
  • Ensured - to make certain that something happens or is done
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Cutting edge - the most modern and advanced point in the development of something
  • Mentor - an experienced person who helps someone who has less experience, especially in their job
  • Triumph - a great victory or success
  • Painstaking - done or doing something very carefully and slowly

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