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September 25, 2017

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

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

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 24th September 2017 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Afghan overture — On India’s assistance"
  • Overture - a suggestion or offer that you make to someone
  • Assistance - help given to someone or help that allows something to be done
  • Nuanced - taking account of or including small but important differences
  • Set the stage for something - to create the conditions in which something is likely to happen
  • Assess -  to carefully consider a situation, person, or problem in order to make a judgment
  • Significant - very important
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Cadet - a young person who is training to be a police officer or military officer
  • Casualty - someone who is injured or killed in an accident or military action
  • Invasion - an occasion when one country’s army goes into another country to take control of it by force
  • Crucial - extremely important
  • Irrigation - the supply of water to land or crops to help growth
  • Deter - to make someone decide not to do something
  • Reinforce - to make an idea, belief, or feeling stronger
  • Refurbish - to improve something by cleaning and painting it
  • Back on your feet - well or successful again after being ill or having problem
  • Boots on the ground -  a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict, as opposed to attacking from the air or surveying the situation remotely
  • Enhance - to improve something
  • Optics - the way a situation looks to the general public
  • Obstacle - a difficulty or problem that prevents you from achieving something
  • Pose - to present a difficult or dangerous situation
  • Trilateral - involving three groups or countries
  • Circumvent -  to find a way of avoiding a rule or law that limits you, especially using a clever trick that does not break the law
  • Reassure - to make someone feel less worried about something
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "The faltering economy — On the weak numbers"
  • Faltering - becoming less effective and successful
  • Capitalise - to sell something you own for money that you need
  • Scrambling - to hurry or try very hard to get something, often competing with others
  • Appropriate - suitable or right for a particular situation or purpose
  • Revive - to make something become, active, successful, or popular again
  • In store - going to happen soon
  • Fiscal - relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes
  • To the tune of - used for emphasizing how large an amount is
  • Retail price - the price that customers pay for goods in stores
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Stimulus - anything that encourages something to happen, develop, or improve
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Proximate cause - something that is considered to be the direct cause of damage, loss, or injury
  • Lacklustre - not lively, exciting, or impressive
  • Decelerate - to move, progress, or drive more slowly
  • Merely - used to emphasize that something is not large, important, or effective when compared to something else
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem:
  • Bottleneck - a specific problem in part of a process, that causes delays to the whole process
  • Deficit - the difference between the amount of money or goods that a country or business has and the amount that it has spent or that it owes
  • Investor - a person or organization that invests money
  • Resorting to -  to do something extreme or unpleasant in order to solve a problem
  • Antidote - something that helps to improve the effects of something bad or negative
  • Rigidity - the quality or characteristic of not permitting any change
  • Unease - a feeling of being nervous, uncomfortable, or unhappy about a situation
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Looming - to appear as a large shape that is not clear, usually in a threatening way
  • Sluggish - not performing or reacting as well as usual
  • Relatively - in comparison with someone or something similar
  • Successive - coming or happening one after another in a series
  • Enact - to make a proposal into a law
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Macroeconomic - relating to the economic system of a whole country or large region

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