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February 22, 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 22nd February 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 February 2018. Happy reading :)

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  • Bureaucracy - a system for controlling or managing a country, company, or organization that is operated by a large number of officials employed to follow rules carefully
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Confrontation - a fight or argument
  • Detractor - someone who publicly criticizes someone or something
  • Accuse - to say that someone has done something wrong or committed a crime
  • Assault - to attack someone violently
  • Solidarity - the support that people in a group give each other because they have the same opinions or aims
  • Transpire - to happen
  • Radically - completely
  • Ludicrous - extremely silly
  • Implication - a possible effect or result
  • Fevered - unnaturally excited or active
  • Conspiracy - a secret plan by a group of people to do something bad or illegal, especially in politics
  • Suspicion - a feeling that someone has done something wrong
  • Intimidate - to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want
  • Discomfiture - a feeling of being embarrassed
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Stymie - to stop someone from achieving an aim, or to stop some process from continuing
  • Paralyse - to make something unable to operate normally
  • Usher in - to make an activity or process begin
  • Accountability - a situation in which people know who is responsible for something and can ask them to explain its state or quality
  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • Welfare - care provided by the state or another organization for people in need
  • Aggressive - behaving in an angry and violent way towards another person
  • Administrative - relating to the management of a company, organization, or institution
  • Union Territory - an area in India that is ruled directly by the central government
  • Refrain from - to stop yourself from doing something
  • Exploit - to use a situation so that you get benefit from it, even if it is wrong or unfair to do this
  • Intimidation - to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want
  • Violence - actions or words that are intended to hurt people
  • Regime - a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way
  • Offensive - a planned military attack
  • Civil war - a war fought between different groups of people within the same country
  • Barbaric - extremely violent and cruel
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Airstrike - an attack in which one or more planes drop bombs on a place
  • Bombardment - an attack on a place made by dropping bombs from planes or by firing large guns for a long time
  • Rebel - someone who tries to remove a government or leader using force
  • Outskirts - the areas of a town or city that are furthest away from the centre
  • Overrun - to defeat an enemy in war and take the land that they control
  • Foil - to prevent someone from doing something that they are trying to do
  • Recapture - to use force to take control of an area again
  • Troop - soldiers, especially in large numbers
  • Firepower - the weapons available to use against an enemy
  • Assault - an attack by the armed forces
  • Elsewhere - in or to another place or other places
  • Pound - to hit something several times with a lot of force
  • Blockade - an official action that is intended to prevent people or goods from moving from one place to another
  • Ground forces - military forces that fight on land rather than at sea or in the air
  • Human shield - a person or group of people kept in a particular place in order to stop an enemy from attacking that place
  • Shell - to attack or to destroy a place by firing shells
  • Nonetheless - despite what has just been said
  • Blockade - an official action that is intended to prevent people or goods from moving from one place to another
  • Deprived - not having the things that are essential for a comfortable life
  • Indiscriminate - done without considering who or what you harm or damage
  • Unarmed - not carrying a weapon
  • Civilian - someone who does not belong to the armed forces or the police
  • Monstrosity - something large and ugly
  • Backer - someone who gives help or money to a plan or organization
  • Brutality - extreme violence, especially when it is deliberately cruel
  • Unleash - to do or to cause something that has a very powerful or harmful effect
  • Foe - an enemy
  • Tragedy - a very sad event that causes people to suffer or die

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