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February 26, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 24th February 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 24th 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 : "Life elsewhere"

  • Elsewhere - in or to another place or other places
  • Exoplanet - a planet of a star that is outside the solar system
  • Extraterrestrial - relating to things that exist on planets other than Earth
  • Quest - a long search for something that is difficult to find
  • Dwarf - very small
  • Unlike - different from someone or something else
  • Habitable - a place that is habitable can be lived in
  • Goldilocks - used to describe a situation in which something is or has to be exactly right
  • Orbiting - to follow a curved path around a planet or star
  • Intense - very great or extreme
  • Monitoring - to watch and check a situation carefully for a period of time in order to discover something about it
  • Aeronautics - the science of designing, building, and operating aircraft
  • Transit - the activity or process of moving someone or something from one place to another
  • Apparently - used to say that something seems to be true, although it is not certain
  • Gradually -  happening or changing slowly over a long period of time or distance
  • Migrated - to move from one place to another
  • Farthest - in or to a place that is most distant
  • Deciphering - to understand something mysterious or confusing
  • Enveloping - to surround someone or something completely
  • Volatile - a volatile situation can suddenly change or become more dangerous

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Campus chill"

  • Violence - extreme natural force, often causing great damage
  • Uneasy - slightly worried or uncomfortable about a particular situation
  • Anxiety - an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future
  • Gripping - holding / covering something completely
  • Storm - a very angry reaction from a lot of people
  • Disrupt - to prevent something
  • Protest - a strong complaint or disagreement
  • Controversially - causing disagreement or discussion
  • Sedition - language or behaviour that is intended to persuade other people to oppose their government
  • Fraught - full of unpleasant things such as problems or dangers
  • Stand-off - a situation in which agreement in an argument does not seem possible
  • Clash - fighting / argument
  • Erupted - to start suddenly and violently
  • Alleging - to say that someone has done something illegal or wrong without giving proof
  • Hands-off - allowing other people to make their own decisions
  • Edgy - in a bad mood because you are worried or nervous
  • Mobilising - if you mobilize a group of people, or if they mobilize, they come together in order to achieve something
  • Distinction - a difference between two similar things
  • Grave - seriously bad
  • Consequence -  a result of a particular action or situation, often one that is bad or not convenient
  • Debate - a serious discussion of a subject in which many people take part
  • Unveiling - the act of officially announcing something such as a plan or a new product that was previously a secret
  • Conflict - an active disagreement between people with opposing opinions or principles
  • Intimidated - feeling nervous or frightened of someone or something
  • Faculty - the people who teach in a department in a college
  • Defending - to protect someone or something against attack or criticism; to speak in favour of someone or something
  • Agenda - a plan or aim that is kept secret
  • Reverberations - effects that spread and affect a lot of people
  • Episode - a single event or group of related events
  • Arena - an activity that involves argument and discussion
  • Intellectual - relating to your ability to think and understand things, especially complicated ideas
  • Evolution - a gradual process of change and development
  • Provocation - an action or statement that is intended to make someone angry
  • Argumentative - someone who is argumentative often argues or disagrees with people
  • Curb - to control or limit something that is not wanted
  • Incite - to encourage someone to do or feel something unpleasant or violent
  • Succumb - to lose the determination to oppose something; to accept defeat
  • Academia - the part of society, especially universities, that is connected with studying and thinking, or the activity or job of studying
  • Diminished - reduced in amount, size, or importance

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