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March 15, 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 15th March 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 15th March 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on titles to read Editorials

  • Byelection - an election in one particular area to choose a new representative in parliament or on a council, or to replace someone who has died or left the job
  • Catalyst for - someone or something that causes something to happen or change
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Constituency - a division of a country that elects a representative to a parliament
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Fortunes - the things that happen to someone or something and the changing degree to which they are successful
  • Successive - coming or happening one after another in a series
  • Embarrassing - making you feel nervous, ashamed, or stupid
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Perceive - to understand or think about something in a particular way
  • Squander - waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner
  • Goodwill - the good reputation and good relationships that a person has
  • Vacate - to leave a job or position so that it is available for someone else to do
  • Deputy - someone whose job is the second most important in a department or organization, and who takes the responsibilities of the most important person in some situations
  • Stinging - making you feel uncomfortable
  • In your (own) backyard - in a place close to you, or in a situation that you are directly involved in
  • Understate - to say that something is less important, serious, big etc than it really is
  • Arguably - used for stating your opinion or belief, especially when you think other people may disagree
  • Be averse to something - to dislike or not enjoy something
  • Unconditionally - without limits or conditions
  • Tie-up -  an agreement between two or more companies or organizations to become business partners
  • Engender - to cause a feeling or attitude to exist
  • Jettison - to get rid of something that is not useful or successful
  • Recede - to move back from a high point or level
  • Clannish - used to describe members of a group of people or society who are friendly to each other, but not to people outside the group
  • Invincible - too strong to be defeated
  • Regrouping - to prepare to make a new attempt to achieve something after having failed or been stopped
  • Elsewhere - in or to another place or other places
  • Momentum - progress or development that is becoming faster or stronger
  • Collapse - to suddenly fail
  • Desertion - the act of leaving someone behind in a difficult situation
  • Heartland - a part of a country where a particular activity or belief is especially common
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Stephen Hawking (1942-2018)"
  • Break down  - to divide something such as a total amount into separate parts
  • So-called - used for showing that you think a word used for describing someone or something is not suitable
  • Ivory tower - the situation of someone whose important job or social position protects them from the practical or unpleasant things that exist in most people’s lives
  • Academia - the people, activities, and institutions that are connected with education, especially in colleges and universities
  • Shattering - extremely upsetting
  • Aspire - to want to achieve something or to be successful, especially in your career
  • Diagnose - to find out what physical or mental problem someone has by examining them
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - a serious disease affecting the nerve cells, especially those in the spinal cord that control muscle movement, and resulting in a reduction in size and strength of the muscles
  • Incurable - not able to be cured
  • Survive - to stay alive despite an injury, illness, war etc
  • Excel - to do something extremely well
  • Breakthrough - a discovery or achievement that comes after a lot of hard work
  • Black hole - an area in outer space where the force of gravity is so strong that light and everything else around it is pulled into it
  • Spectacle - an unusual or unexpected event or situation that attracts attention, interest, or disapproval
  • Grapple with - to try hard to understand a difficult idea or to solve a difficult problem
  • Acclaim - public praise for someone or something
  • Resemble - to be similar to someone or something
  • Thermodynamics - the science of the relationship between heat and other forms of energy
  • Contradiction - a difference in two or more statements, ideas, stories etc that makes it impossible for both or all of them to be true
  • Predict - to say what you think will happen in the future
  • Exude - to produce
  • Radiation - a form of energy produced during a nuclear reaction which can kill or harm humans who receive too much of it
  • Invoke - to use a law or rule in order to achieve something
  • Outstanding - extremely good or impressive
  • Cosmology - the study of the origin and nature of the universe
  • Gravitation - the force that causes objects to move towards each other
  • The cosmos - the whole universe
  • Endeavour - an effort to do something, especially something new or difficult
  • Pursuit - the process of trying to achieve something
  • Conviction - a strong belief or opinion about something

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