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September 02, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 2nd September 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 2nd September 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials 

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Unending slowdown: Indian economy"
  • Unending - continuing without stopping, or seeming to last for ever
  • Slowdown - a period when there is less activity
  • Momentum - progress or development that is becoming faster or stronger
  • Restored - feeling strong, healthy, full of energy, or happy again
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Decelerate - to move, progress, or drive more slowly
  • Gross domestic product - the total value of all goods and services produced in a country in a year, except for income received from money invested in other countries. It is often simply called GDP
  • Peg - to keep prices, salaries, or the amount of something at a particular level, often in relation to something else
  • Protracted - continuing for a long time, especially longer than is normal or necessary
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Uncertainty - the fact that something is not known or has not been decided
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Significantly -  by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable
  • Dampen - to make something such as a feeling or hope less strong
  • Accumulation - the acquisition or gradual gathering of something
  • Optimism - a tendency to be hopeful and to expect that good things will probably happen
  • Slacken - to become slower or less active, or to make something become slower or less active
  • Fiscal - relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes
  • Heartening - making you feel happier and more positive
  • Deteriorate - to become worse
  • Augury - a sign of what may happen in the future
  • Far from something - used for saying that what was just said is not at all true, and that the opposite is probably true
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Acknowledge - to accept or admit that something exists, is true, or is real
  • Road map - a plan or set of instructions that makes it easier for someone to do something
  • Loosening - to make something less strict or controlled
  • Manifold - of many different kinds
  • Juncture - a stage in a process or activity
  • Contemplate - to consider doing something in the future
  • Waiver - an official statement or document that says a right, claim, or law can be officially ignored or given up
  • Crowd out - to become stronger or more successful than another group so that they fail or can no longer compete with you
  • Sliver - a small amount of a quality
  • Silver lining - said to emphasize that every difficult or unpleasant situation has some advantage
  • Buoyant - sif the economy or an aspect of the economy is buoyant, it is successful and seems likely to remain successful
  • Swathe - a large part of something that includes several different things
  • Encompass -  to include a lot of people or things
  • Accelerate - to happen or make something happen at a faster rate
  • Corresponding - related to or connected with something
  • Aviation - connected with making or flying planes
  • Soaring - to quickly increase to a high level
  • Tailwind - a wind blowing from behind
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "A blind eye: on Rohingya issue"
  • A blind eye - to pretend you do not notice something, because you should do something about it but you do not want to
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Diminish - to deliberately make someone or something seem less important than they really are
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Decisively - in a manner that settles an issue convincingly or produces a definite result
  • Raging - happening with a lot of force or violence
  • Crossfire - angry words or actions between two people that may accidentally affect other people who are not directly involved
  • Insurgent - someone who belongs to a group of people fighting to take control of their country by force
  • Rapidly - very quickly; at a great rate
  • Deteriorating - to become worse
  • Humanitarian - caring about someone who is in a very bad situation or receiving unfair treatment
  • Crisis -  an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Victim - someone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime
  • Migration - the process by which people or animals migrate to another place or country
  • Cope with -  to deal successfully with a difficult situation or job
  • Refugee - someone who leaves their country, especially during a war or other threatening event
  • Flare-up - to suddenly become angry or violent
  • Outpost - a military camp that is far away from the army
  • Insurgency - an attempt by a group of people to take control of their country by force
  • Persecution - extremely bad treatment of someone, especially because of their race, religion, or political beliefs
  • Crackdown - strong action that someone in authority takes to stop a particular activity
  • Condemn - to say publicly that you think someone or something is bad or wrong
  • Disproportionate - if something is disproportionate, it is bigger or smaller than it should be in comparison to something else
  • Accuse - to say that someone has done something wrong or committed a crime
  • Onlooker - someone who watches something happen but does not take part in it
  • Rebuke - to speak angrily to someone because you disapprove of what they have said or done
  • Disrupt - to interrupt something and prevent it from continuing by creating a problem
  • Exert - to use influence, authority, or power in order to affect or achieve something
  • Humane - caring about the quality of people’s or animal’s lives and trying to be kind to them
  • Criticism -  comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • Brutality - extreme violence, especially when it is deliberately cruel
  • Slaughter - the violent killing of a large number of people
  • Displacement - a situation in which a person is forced to leave their own country and go somewhere else to live
  • Radical - a radical person or group believes that important political or social changes are necessary
  • In the wake of something - happening after an event or as a result of it
  • Unleash -  to do or to cause something that has a very powerful or harmful effect
  • Rubbish - to criticize someone or something by saying that they are wrong, stupid, or useless
  • Obligation - something that you must do for legal or moral reasons
  • Enforcement - the process of making sure that something happens, especially that people obey a law or rule
  • Inconceivable - impossible to think about or imagine
  • Yearning - a strong feeling that you get when you want something very much, especially something that you know you may not be able to have
  • Prerequisite - something that must exist or happen before something else is possible
  • Legitimate - fair and reasonable
  • Defiance - refusal to obey a person or rule
  • Junta - a group of military officers that governs a country, usually without having been elected
  • Enormous - very large in size or quantity
  • Consolidation - the action or process of making something stronger or more solid
  • Hard-won - achieved only after a lot of effort
  • Dictatorship - government by someone who takes power by force and does not allow elections
  • Arduous - extremely difficult and involving a lot of effort
  • Exclude -  to deliberately not include something

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