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July 14, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 11th July 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 11th July 2017. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials
  • Tussle - a short fight
  • Working around someone / something - to deal successfully with a person or problem that might prevent you from achieving your aim
  • Gathering - a group of people meeting together
  • Catching up - to improve in order to reach the same standard or rate as someone or something
  • Patching up - to become friends with someone again after a disagreement
  • Unpredictable - changing often, in a way that is impossible to prepare for
  • Summit - a meeting or series of meetings between leaders of two or more countries
  • Emerging - just beginning to exist or be noticed
  • Context - the general situation in which something happens, which helps to explain it
  • Automation - a system that uses machines to do work instead of people, or the process of changing to such a system
  • Migration - the process of starting to use a different computer system
  • Unprecedented - never having happened or existed before
  • Decentralise - to take power from a central government or organization and give it to several smaller and more local ones
  • Disperse - to spread, or to make things spread, in different directions over a wide area
  • Dynamic - the set of forces that exist in a situation, especially a relationship, and that affect how it changes or develops
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Counterpart - someone or something that has the same job or purpose as another person or thing, but in a different country, time, situation, or organization
  • Scandal -  a situation in which important people behave in a dishonest or immoral way that shocks people
  • Amid -  if something happens amid particular feelings or events, it happens while people have these feelings or while these events are happening
  • Face-off - a disagreement or fight between two people or groups
  • Pull together - to combine different things so that they form a single unit
  • Communique - an official statement, especially to newspapers, radio, or television
  • Recalcitrance - unwillingness to obey orders or to do what should be done
  • Interlocutor - someone who you are having a conversation with
  • Pivotal - extremely important and affecting how something develops
  • Unanimity - complete agreement among all the members of a group
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Irreversible - impossible to change or bring back a previous condition or situation
  • Fossil fuel - a fuel such as coal or oil, made from decayed material from animals or plants that lived many thousands of years ago
  • Protectionism - a system in which a country helps its own industries by putting taxes on foreign goods
  • Legitimate - fair and reasonable
  • Learning curve - the rate at which you learn something
  • Rift - a disagreement between two people or groups
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Injure - hurt in an accident or attack
  • Undercurrent - a feeling that exists and affects how people behave, but is not obvious or stated directly
  • Discontent - the unhappy feeling that you have when you are not satisfied with something
  • Mitigate - to reduce the harmful effects of something
  • Underlying causes - underlying causes are the real or basic ones, although they are not obvious or directly stated
  • Responsive - quick to react in the way that is needed, suitable, or right for a particular situation
  • Trawling - to catch fish by pulling a large net behind a boat
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Hasten - to make something happen sooner or more quickly
  • Legislative - relating to laws or to the process of creating new laws
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Prohibit - to officially stop something from being done, especially by making it illegal
  • Destructive - causing severe damage or harm
  • Consequence - a result or effect of something
  • Fishery - an area of the sea where fish can be caught to be sold
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Dragging - to pull something or someone along with difficulty, for example because they are heavy
  • Depletion - reduction
  • Curbing - controlling
  • Sustainable - capable of continuing for a long time at the same level
  • Consternation - a shocked or worried feeling, often caused when something unexpected happens
  • Draconian - extremely strict and severe
  • Criticism - comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • Gain ground -  to become more successful, popular, or accepted
  • Irremediable - impossible to improve or correct
  • Deter - to make someone decide not to do something
  • Expedite - to make something happen quickly or easily
  • Vessel - a large boat or ship
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Incursion - a situation in which someone or something enters an area where they do not belong
  • Phase-out - to gradually stop using something
  • Envisage - to have something as a plan or an intention
  • Flashpoint - a situation in which serious problems are likely to develop
  • Escalation - the process of becoming greater or more serious
  • Disrupt - to interrupt something and prevent it from continuing by creating a problem
  • Marine - relating to the sea and creatures that live in it
  • Conservation - the management of land and water in ways that prevent it from being damaged or destroyed
  • Livelihood - something such as your work that provides the money that you need to live
  • Sustainable - capable of continuing for a long time at the same level
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