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January 22, 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 22nd January 2018

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 22nd January 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 21st January 2018 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Time for clarity: on Doklam stand-off"
  • Stand-off - a disagreement or fight in which neither opponent can do anything to win or achieve their aim
  • Diplomacy - the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Troops - soldiers, especially in large numbers
  • Contour - an outline representing or bounding the shape or form of something
  • Mutual - felt or done in the same way by each of two or more people
  • Disengage - to stop being involved in something, or to stop someone being involved in something
  • Plateau - a large flat area of land that is higher than the land around it
  • Disputed - a disputed area is one that different countries claim belongs to them, so that there is a disagreement or war between them
  • Hitherto - until the present time
  • Manned - operated or controlled by people
  • Maintained - to continue to say that something is true, even if other people do not believe you
  • Status quo - the present situation, or the way that things usually are
  • Discretion -  the right or ability to make a judgment or decision
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Divergence - a difference in the way that two or more things develop from the same thing
  • Speculation - ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen
  • Roil - to cause something to stop working in the usual or expected way
  • Disruptor - a person or thing that prevents something, especially a system, process, or event, from continuing as usual or as expected
  • Raise eyebrows - to show surprise
  • Casualty- someone who is injured or killed in an accident or military action
  • Belligerent - very unfriendly and angry
  • Unravelling - begins to fail
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Consistency - the ability to remain the same in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities
  • Ambiguity - something that is not clear because it has more than one possible meaning
  • Disqualification - a situation in which someone is not allowed to take part in something because they have committed an offence or have done something that is not allowed by the rules
  • Liable - legally responsible for causing damage or injury, so that you have to pay something or be punished
  • Inevitably - used for saying that something is certain to happen
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • Allege - to say that something is true or that someone has done something wrong or illegal, even though this has not been proved
  • Malice - the wish to harm or upset other people
  • Violation -  an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Incur - to experience something unpleasant as a result of something that you have done
  • Contend - to claim that something is true
  • Perquisite - an extra benefit that you get from your job
  • In the affirmative - in agreement with what has been said or approved
  • Concerned - involved in something, or affected by something
  • Pecuniary - relating to or consisting of money
  • Regime - a system or form of government
  • Mindful - careful about or conscious of something
  • Perception - a particular way of understanding or thinking about something
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
Download Top 10 HINDU Editorials of 2017 with meanings (Pdf) from HERE

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