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May 25, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 25th May 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 25th May 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Horror in Manchester"
  • Horror - a very strong feeling of shock, fear or disgust caused by something extremely unpleasant
  • Daunting - something that is daunting makes you worried because you think that it will be very difficult or dangerous to do
  • Radicalisation - the process by which a person or group comes to hold more extreme views
  • Injured - hurt in an accident or attack
  • Arena - a large area that is surrounded by seats, used for sports or entertainment
  • Concert - an event at which an orchestra, band, or musician plays or sings in front of an audience
  • Infidel - someone who does not have the same religious beliefs as the person speaking
  • Familiar - well known to you, or easily recognized by you
  • Massacring - to kill a lot of people
  • Unarmed - not carrying a weapon
  • Unleash -  to do or to cause something that has a very powerful or harmful effect
  • Panic - a sudden strong feeling of fear or worry that makes you unable to think clearly or calmly
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Ethnic - relating to a group of people who have the same culture and traditions
  • Racial - happening between people of different races
  • Boast - to proudly tell other people about what you has done or can do
  • Crusader - someone who works hard for a long time to achieve something that they strongly believe is morally right
  • Hard-sell - to try very hard to convince someone to do something
  • Affiliation - connection with an organization, especially a political or religious one
  • Perpetrator - the person who has committed a crime or a violent or harmful act
  • Immaterial - not important or relevant
  • Polarising - to form two very different groups, opinions, or situations that are completely opposite to each other, or to cause this to happen
  • Ideology - a system of ideas and principles on which a political or economic theory is based
  • Extremist - someone who has beliefs or opinions that are considered to be extremely unreasonable by most people
  • Play ball - to work together with someone in an effective way
  • Hail - to say publicly how good or important someone or something is
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Daunting - something that is daunting makes you worried because you think that it will be very difficult or dangerous to do
  • Deem - to consider that someone or something has a particular quality
  • Efficiency - the ability to work well and produce good results by using the available time, money, supplies etc in the most effective way
  • Reportedly - used for showing that you are not certain that something you are reporting is true
  • Thwart - to prevent someone from doing something that they want to do
  • Slipped - escaped
  • Off somebody's radar - if someone or something is off your radar, you are not aware of them or have not thought about them
  • Detonate - to explode, or to make something such as a bomb explode
  • Foyer - a large open space close to the entrance inside a building, hotel, or theatre
  • Emerge - to become known
  • Conceal - to hide something so that it cannot be found
  • Vest - a piece of underwear for the top half of your body
  • Quick fix - something that can be done quickly in order to solve a problem
  • On the cards - very likely to happen
  • Aggravating - annoying / making a crime worse
  • Aftermath - the effects and results of something bad or important
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Radicalism - a way of thinking or behaving that is based on the belief that important political or social changes are necessary
  • Commendation - official or public praise
  • Probe - an attempt to find out the truth about an issue, problem, or accident, made by an official group
  • Pertinent - relevant to something
  • Conferred - to give something such as authority, a legal right, or an honour to someone
  • Whatsoever - used for emphasizing a negative statement
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • Insurgency - an attempt by a group of people to take control of their country by force
  • Transgression - to do something that is not allowed by a law, custom, or religion
  • Plagued - to cause a lot of problems for someone or something for a long period of time
  • Commendation - an official prize given to someone who has done something very good or brave
  • Regarded - to consider or have an opinion about something or someone
  • Tacit - expressed or understood without being said directly
  • Circumstance - a fact or event that makes a situation the way it is
  • Resort to something - to do something that you do not want to do because you cannot find any other way of achieving something
  • Specifics - the details of something
  • Irrelevant - not important or not relevant to what you are discussing or doing
  • Insofar as - used for talking about the degree to which something happens, or the situation in which something happens
  • Justification - a reason why something is correct and morally right
  • Bonnet - the front part of a car that covers the engine
  • Deterrent - something that makes people decide not to do something by making them realize that something unpleasant could happen to them
  • Stone pelting - to throw stones with force at someone or something
  • For instance - for example
  • Instigate - to cause an event or situation to happen
  • Merely - only / just
  • Bystander - someone who is in a particular place by chance when an accident or an unusual event happens but who is not directly connected with it
  • Franchise - the right to vote in elections
  • Impropriety - behaviour that is not honest, professional, or socially acceptable
  • Guarding -  to watch a place carefully to protect someone from attack, to prevent something from being stolen, or to prevent someone from escaping
  • Republic - a country that is ruled by a president or other leader that people vote for, rather than by a king or queen
  • Ris life and limb - to put yourself in physical danger
  • Conduct - to do something in an organized way
  • Adhere to something - to continue to obey a rule or have a belief
  • Convention - a formal agreement between governments of different countries about how they should behave towards each other or towards the people in their country
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Constitute - if something constitutes something else, it is considered to be that thing
  • Gross - extremely bad
  • Violation -  an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Inevitable - impossible to avoid or prevent
  • Militate against something - to make something more difficult to do or less likely to happen
  • Stern - so strong that you cannot oppose it
  • Exploit - to use a situation so that you get benefit from it, even if it is wrong or unfair to do this
  • Reinforce -  to make an idea, belief, or feeling stronger

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