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December 03, 2017

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

Note : Click on the title to read the Editorial from the News Paper

  • Accident-prone - likely to hurt yourself or break something as a result of an accident
  • Apathy - a feeling of having no interest in or enthusiasm about anything, or of not being willing to make any effort to change things
  • Enforcing - to make sure that a law or rule is obeyed by people
  • Zero tolerance - a policy of punishing people for even very minor offences by using the law in a very strict way
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Administrative - relating to the management of a company, organization, or institution
  • Dramatic - sudden and surprising or easy to notice
  • In spite of something - used for referring to a fact that makes something else surprising
  • Amicus curiae - an impartial adviser to a court of law in a particular case
  • Bureaucracy - a complicated and annoying system of rules and processes
  • Formalisation - to make something such as a plan, system, or agreement official
  • Audit - a careful examination of something
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Road map - a plan or set of instructions that makes it easier for someone to do something
  • Accountable - in a position where people have the right to criticize you or ask you why something happened
  • Hazardous - dangerous, especially to people’s health or safety
  • Prosecute - to officially accuse someone of committing a crime in a law court
  • Carriageway - one side of a major road, used by vehicles travelling in the same direction
  • Merely - only / just
  • Proportionate - correct or suitable in size, amount, or degree when considered in relation to something else
  • Minor - very small / not very important
  • Indifference - lack of interest or sympathy
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Fragile momentum: India's economic growth"
  • Fragile - easy to break or damage
  • Momentum- progress or development that is becoming faster or stronger
  • Slowdown - a period when there is less activity
  • Fiscal -  relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes
  • Preceding - existing or coming immediately before someone or something else
  • Reversal - a change in something, so that it becomes the opposite of what it was
  • Noteworthy - worth giving special attention or praise to
  • Revival - the process of becoming active, successful, or popular again
  • Coterminous - exactly the same as something else
  • Roll-out - to introduce a new product or service
  • Vanguard - the people who introduce and develop new ways of thinking, new technologies etc
  • Anaemic - weak or not effective
  • Significantly - by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable
  • Statistic - a group of numbers that represent facts or that describe a situation
  • Factor in - to include a particular amount or factor when you calculate something
  • Quasi - partly
  • Lion’s share - the largest part of something
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something
  • Headwind - a wind that blows in the opposite direction to the one in which you are moving
  • Slump - to be suddenly reduced to a much lower level
  • Forestry - the science of caring for forests, and the trees and other plants that grow in them
  • Contributor - someone or something that is one of the causes of a situation, event etc
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Overstate - to talk about something in a way that makes it seem more important, impressive, or serious than it really is
  • Portend - to be a sign or warning of something that will happen
  • Resurgence - the start of something again that quickly increases in influence, effect etc
  • Inflationary - relating to or likely to cause an increase in prices
  • Household - the people who live in a house or flat when they are considered as a single unit
  • Stubborn - very difficult to change or to defeat
  • Rut - a situation that is boring and difficult to change
  • Appreciably - enough to be noticed or considered important
  • Drastically - in a way that is likely to have a strong or far-reaching effect
  • Fiscal deficit - a fiscal deficit occurs when a government's total expenditures exceed the revenue that it generates
  • Mettle - the determination and ability to deal with problems and difficult situations
Read Previous Posts of THE HINDU English Vocabulary from here 

Note : There were NO Editorials in THE HINDU on 3rd December 2017 (Sunday)

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