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August 28, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 24th August 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 24th August 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

  • Fiasco - a complete and embarrassing failure
  • Base something on something - to use particular ideas or facts to make a decision, do a calculation, or develop a theory
  • Immense - extremely large
  • Prolonged - continuing for a long time
  • Uncertainty - the fact that something is not known or has not been decided
  • Anxiety - a worried feeling you have because you think something bad might happen
  • Peremptory - speaking or behaving rather rudely, as if you expect other people to obey you immediately
  • Ordinance - an official order by a government, king, queen etc
  • Undue - not necessary or reasonable
  • Take a dim view - to not approve of something
  • Displeasure - the feeling of being annoyed or unhappy
  • Obvious - clear to almost anyone
  • About-turn - a big change in your opinion or attitude to something, so that it is almost the opposite of what it was before
  • Manoeuvre - a clever or dishonest action that you do to get something that you want
  • Assent - agreement with or approval of a plan or suggestion
  • Ought - used to say that it is necessary or desirable to perform the action expressed
  • Earmarking - to keep or intend something for a particular purpose
  • Predictably - as expected
  • Chasten - to make someone feel ashamed or less confident
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Ineffectual - something that is ineffectual fails to achieve what it is intended to achieve
  • Requisite - necessary for a particular purpose
  • Curriculum - the subjects that students study at a particular school or college
  • Flip side - the negative aspects of an idea, plan, or situation
  • Rural - relating to the countryside, or in the countryside
  • Fiasco - a complete and embarrassing failure
  • Specifics - the details of something
  • War-torn - a war-torn country or place has been badly damaged by a war, especially a war that involves different groups from the same country
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Campaign - to try to achieve political or social change by persuading other people or the government to do something
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Realisation -  the process of understanding something, or the moment when this happens
  • Grim - unpleasant and make you feel upset and worried
  • Precarious - likely to change or become dangerous without warning
  • Topple - to make someone in authority lose their power
  • Regime - a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way
  • Insurgent - someone who belongs to a group of people fighting to take control of their country by force
  • Ascendent - in the process of gaining power or influence over another person, group etc
  • Mountainous - covered with mountains
  • Fortify - to protect a place against attack by building strong walls, towers, or other structures around it
  • Survival - the fact or state of continuing to live or exist, especially in difficult conditions
  • Plung - to fall quickly from a high position
  • Protracted - continuing for a long time, especially longer than is normal or necessary
  • Eventually - at the end of a process or period of time in which many things happen
  • Consecutive - following one after another in order and with nothing else in between
  • Troop - soldiers, especially in large numbers
  • Long-lasting  - continuing for a long time
  • Battleground - a place where a battle takes place or where one took place in the past
  • Strategy - a plan or method for achieving something, especially over a long period of time
  • Diplomacy -  the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Minced no words - to speak in a very direct and honest way without worrying about offending someone
  • Bilateral - a bilateral agreement or activity is one that involves two groups or countries
  • Transactionalism - a set of philosophical tools, or a method, employed to address the complexities of human social exchange or transactions
  • Ally - a country that makes an agreement with another country that they will work together to help each other, especially in a war
  • Graveyard - an area of land where dead people are buried
  • Empire - a number of countries ruled by one person or government

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