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September 07, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 7th 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 7th September 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials 

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Death of an activist: on Gauri Lankesh"
  • Activist - someone who takes part in activities that are intended to achieve political or social change
  • Embolden - to give someone more confidence to do something
  • Stifle - to prevent something from happening, being expressed, or continuing
  • Dissent - strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Fool’s game - an effort that is unlikely to be successful
  • Hazard - something that could be dangerous or could cause damage or accidents
  • Brutally - in extremely violent way
  • Point-blank -  with the gun held very close to the person who is shot
  • Temple - the flat area on either side of your forehead next to your eyes
  • Hallmark - a typical feature
  • Pre-meditated - a premeditated crime, bad action, unpleasant remark etc has been deliberately planned
  • Assassination - the murder of a famous or important person, especially for political reasons
  • Draw attention -  to make people notice
  • Constituency - a group of people with similar attitudes or interests who are likely to support a particular idea
  • Mainstream - considered ordinary or normal and accepted or used by most people
  • Consciousness - the knowledge or understanding that something exists or is important
  • Creeping - happening very slowly so that people do not notice
  • Progressive - supporting social and political change that aims to make a system fairer
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • Tabloid - a newspaper with fairly small pages mostly containing stories about famous people and not much serious news
  • Intensely - to an extreme degree
  • Mourn - to feel extremely sad because someone has died, and to express this in public
  • Rationalist - someone who believes that ideas and actions should be based on practical reasons and knowledge, rather than on emotions or religious beliefs
  • High-profile - often seen in public, mentioned in newspapers, or appearing on television
  • Transcend - to become free of negative attitudes, thoughts, or feelings that limit what you can achieve
  • Formidable - causing you to have fear or respect for something or someone because that thing or person is large, powerful, or difficult
  • Howsoever - showing how a sentence is related to what has already been said
  • Brutal - extremely violent
  • Potentially - possibly true in the future, but not true now
  • Complainant - in a court of law, the person who has asked the court to judge their case
  • Sniffing around - to try to find out information
  • Eventual - happening or existing at the end of a process or period of time
  • Conviction - a decision by a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
  • Defenceless - weak and unable to protect yourself
  • Expeditiously - with speed and efficiency
  • Embolden - to give someone more confidence to do something
  • Dissent -  strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think
  • Reassurance - the act of making someone feel less worried about something
  • Garbage - waste material or unwanted things that you throw away
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Ignore - to not consider something
  • Notify - to inform someone officially about something
  • Collapse - if a building or other structure collapses, it suddenly falls down
  • Stark - used for describing an unpleasant fact or situation that is very obvious or impossible to avoid
  • Consequence - a result or effect of something
  • Comply with - act in accordance with a wish or command.
  • Stipulation - to say exactly how something must be or must be done
  • Segregation - to keep one thing separate from another
  • Potential - possible or likely in the future
  • Extraction - the process of removing something
  • Recycle -  to change waste materials such as newspapers and bottles so that they can be used again
  • Quantum - the smallest amount or unit of something
  • Concurrent - happening or done at the same time
  • Stakeholder - someone who has an interest in the success of a plan, system, or organization
  • Discard / Dump - to get rid of something that you no longer want or need
  • Compost - a mixture of decaying plants and vegetables that is added to soil to improve its quality
  • Ironic - the opposite of what you really think
  • Stiff - more severe or difficult than usual
  • Flimsy - light
  • Suburban - an area on the edge of a large town or city where people who work in the town or city often live
  • Paradigm - a typical example or model of something
  • Demonstrable  - clear or obvious
  • Segregated - separated
  • Periodic - happening regularly though not frequently
  • Assessment - the process of making a judgment or forming an opinion, after considering something or someone carefully
  • Preparedness - the state of being ready for something
  • Run-up -  to make something very quickly
  • Rigorous - strict and careful
  • Merely - only / just
  • Fester - starts to decay and smell bad
  • Choke - to fill a place so that it is difficult to move
  • Threatened - to be likely to be affected by something bad


  1. mam please vocab ko pdf me bi availble karaye daily

  2. Good iniative.It would be very useful if you can continue dailly.

  3. *Hazard(verb) = say (something) in a tentative way


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