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February 24, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 22nd February 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 22nd February 2017. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "The Saeed test"

  • Flurry - a sudden, short period of activity
  • Point of contention - the thing that people are arguing over
  • Terror - something or someone that makes you very frightened
  • Preventive detention - a situation in which someone is kept in prison in order to prevent them from committing more crimes, rather than as a punishment
  • House arrest - to be officially prevented from leaving your home, usually because you have been accused of a political crime
  • Authority - a group of people with official responsibility for a particular area of activity
  • Revoking - to officially say that something is no longer legal, for example a law or a document
  • Weapon - any object used in fighting or war, such as a gun, bomb, knife, etc
  • Backing - support
  • Threat - a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • Thumbs-up - a reaction that shows you like something such as a plan or idea, or that you will accept it
  • Measure - an action that is intended to achieve or deal with something
  • Besides - also / in addition to
  • Indeed - used for emphasizing the meaning of ‘very’
  • Likely -  if something is likely, it will probably happen or is expected
  • Good faith - done in an honest and sincere way
  • Domestic - relating to the country being talked about, and not other countries
  • Resumption - the start of something again after it has stopped
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Dialogue - formal talks between opposing countries, political groups, etc
  • Purposeful - showing that you know what you want to do
  • Gauging - to make a judgment or guess about a situation, action, or person based on the information that you have
  • Way the wind is blowing - if a person tries to discover which way the wind blows/is blowing, they try to discover information about a situation, especially other people's opinions, before they take action

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Necessary limit"

  • Cardiac - connected with your heart
  • Stent - a long thin object put inside a tube in the body, for example a blood vessel, so that its walls stay firm or so that body fluids can flow easily through it
  • Inevitable - impossible to avoid or prevent
  • Capping -  to put a limit on the amount of money that can be charged or spent in connection with a particular activity
  • Coronary - relating to your heart
  • Artery - one of the tubes in your body that carries blood from your heart to the rest of your body
  • Pharmaceutical - relating to the production or sale of medicines and drugs used for treating medical conditions
  • Necessitated - to make something necessary
  • Afflict - if you are afflicted by an illness or serious problem, you suffer from it
  • Impoverishment - to make a person or country very poor
  • Litigation - use of the legal system to settle a disagreement
  • Regulation - an official rule that controls the way that things are done
  • Dominance - a situation in which one person or thing has more influence or power than any other
  • Asymmetry - the quality of having parts on either side or half that do not match or are not the same size or shape
  • Confronting - to deal with a difficult situation
  • Incurred - to experience something unpleasant as a result of something that you have done
  • Meagre - smaller or less than you want or need
  • Irrational - done or happening without clear or sensible reasons
  • Implant - an object that doctors put into someone’s body during a medical operation
  • Incentive - something that makes you want to do something or to work harder, because you know that you will benefit by doing this
  • Unethical - morally wrong, or against accepted standards of behaviour, especially in a particular profession
  • Diagnosed - to find out what physical or mental problem someone has by examining them
  • Determined - not willing to let anything prevent you from doing what you have decided to do
  • Regulate - to control an activity, process, or industry officially by using rules
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Stakeholder - a person or company that has invested in a business and owns part of it
  • Consultations - a meeting in which people or groups have a discussion before decisions are made
  • Out-of-pocket - used about money that you have to spend yourself rather than having it paid for you
  • Procurement - the process of buying supplies or equipment for a government department or company
  • Expenditure - money spent by a government, organization, or person
  • Angioplasty - a medical operation to repair an artery (tube carrying blood around the body) that has become blocked or too narrow
  • Uniformly - in a way that is the same in all cases and at all times

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