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July 15, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 12th July 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 12th July 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 : "Tough times: containing violence crucial for peaceful Kashmir"
  • Violence - actions or words that are intended to hurt people
  • Crucial - extremely important
  • Coordinated - to organize things into a system
  • Valley - a low area of land between mountains or hills, usually with a river flowing through it
  • Indication - a sign that something will happen, is true, or exists
  • Turn out - to develop in a particular way, or to have a particular result
  • Deadly - able or likely to kill people
  • Pilgrim - someone who travels to a holy place that is important in their religion
  • Stark - used for describing an unpleasant fact or situation that is very obvious or impossible to avoid
  • Clear-eyed - having or showing an ability to think clearly
  • Vulnerability - the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally
  • Civilian - someone who does not belong to the armed forces or the police
  • In spite of something - used for referring to a fact that makes something else surprising
  • Dense - containing a lot of things or people close together
  • Convoy - a group of vehicles or ships travelling together, often with other vehicles or ships providing protection for them
  • Casualty - someone who is injured or killed in an accident or military action
  • Intelligence - information collected about the secret plans and activities of a foreign government, enemy etc
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • Infiltration - to secretly join an organization or go into a place in order to find out information about it or damage it
  • Finger-pointing - a situation in which someone is blamed for something that goes wrong
  • Lapse - a short or temporary period when you fail or forget to do something in the right way
  • Significantly -  in a way that is relevant or that has an important effect on something
  • Fallout - the unpleasant effects of something that has happened
  • Escalate - to become much worse or more serious
  • In the wake of something - happening after an event or as a result of it
  • Disconcerting - making you feel worried, confused, or surprised
  • Authentic - real, accurate or based in fact
  • Spike - a sudden increase
  • Coincided - to happen at the same time as something else
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Intimidatory - to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want
  • Tactic - a particular method or plan for achieving something
  • Standstill - a situation in which something stops moving or happening
  • Coherent - reasonable and sensible
  • Outreach - an effort to bring services or information to people where they live or spend time
  • Foster - to help something to develop over a period of time
  • Unrest - angry or violent behaviour by people who are protesting against something
  • Vital -  very important, necessary, or essential
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Containing - controlling
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Ominous retreat: on weakening bond markets"
  • Ominous - making you think that something bad will happen
  • Retreat - to avoid a dangerous, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation
  • Weaning off - to make someone gradually stop depending on something
  • Yield - to produce something useful
  • Treasury - the government department responsible for a country’s financial matters
  • Auction - a public occasion when things are sold to the people who offer the most money for them
  • Trigger -  to make something happen
  • Walk back - to take back a comment or reverse a decision
  • Hike - to suddenly increase the amount or level of something
  • Pose - to present a difficult or dangerous situation
  • Hawkishness - preferring to deal with political problems by using military force instead of more peaceful methods
  • Bearish - expecting the prices of shares to fall
  • Investor - a person who puts money into something in order to make a profit or get an advantage
  • Sole - only / single
  • Widespread - happening or existing in many places, or affecting many people
  • Coincide -  to happen at the same time as something else
  • Sovereign - an old unit of money in the form of a gold coin worth one pound
  • Spell doom for - to cause the end, death, or destruction of someone or something
  • Equity - the value of a company’s shares
  • Betting - the activity of trying to win money by placing a bet (=guessing the result of a race, game etc)
  • Incur -  to lose money, owe money, or have to pay money as a result of doing something
  • Collapse - to suddenly fail or fall down
  • Regime - a system or form of government
  • Unavoidable - impossible to stop from happening
  • Scenario - a situation that could possibly happen
  • Step back - to temporarily stop being involved in an activity or situation in order to think about it in a new way
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