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March 19, 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 19th 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 19th March 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 18th March 2018 (Sunday)

  • Spiral - a situation that gets worse and worse
  • Diplomatic - relating to the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Tit-for-tat - something that you do to harm someone because they have harmed you
  • Harassment - annoying or unpleasant behaviour towards someone that takes place regularly
  • Envoy - an official who represents their country in another country, with a rank below an ambassador
  • Regardless - without being affected or influenced by someone or something
  • Provocation - something that causes you to react in an angry or violent way
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Diplomat - an official whose job is to represent their government in a foreign country
  • Interference -  the process of deliberately becoming involved in a situation and trying to influence the way that it develops
  • Surveillance - the process of carefully watching a person or place that may be involved in a criminal activity
  • Escalate - to become much worse or more serious
  • Alleged - claimed to be true, even though this has not been proved
  • Rough up somebody - to hit and kick someone, usually to frighten or threaten them
  • Tamper with something - to touch something that you should not touch, and to change it in some way, often because you want to spoil it
  • Premises - the buildings and land that a business or organization uses
  • Personnel - the people who work for a company or organization, or who are members of a military force
  • Intimidate - to deliberately make someone feel frightened, especially so that they will do what you want
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Obscene - offensive in a sexual way
  • Coincidence - a situation in which separate things happen by chance at the same time or in the same way
  • Carte blanche - the freedom to do what you want in a particular situation
  • Humanitarian - relating to efforts to help people who are living in very bad conditions and are suffering because of a war, flood, earthquake etc
  • Shadow-boxing - training in which a boxer fights with an imaginary opponent
  • Slippage - a situation in which something is delayed or not achieved when it should be
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Convention - a formal agreement between governments of different countries about how they should behave towards each other or towards the people in their country
  • Subsequent - happening or coming after something else
  • Inviolable - too important or respected to be attacked, criticized, or ignored
  • Scaling down - to make something smaller in size, amount etc than it used to be
  • In the wake of something - happening after an event or as a result of it
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Ceasefire - an agreement to stop fighting for a period of time, especially in order to discuss permanent peace
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Counsel - to give someone advice about what to do in a particular situation
  • Prevail - to exist at a particular time or in a particular situation
  • Compel - to force someone to do something
  • Drastic - a drastic action or change has a very big effect
  • Coastline - the land along a coast, especially when seen from the sea or the air
  • Microplastic - very small (less than 1mm) pieces of plastic waste that make their way into the environment, especially rivers and the sea
  • Magnitude - great size, importance, or effect
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Overwhelm - to exist in such great amounts that someone or something cannot deal with them
  • Discard - to get rid of something that you no longer want or need
  • Consumer - someone who buys and uses goods and services
  • Synthetic - made from artificial materials or substances, not from natural ones
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Polypropylene - a strong artificial substance used for making fibres for ropes, carpets etc
  • Polyethylene - a light, usually thin, soft plastic, often used for making bags or for keeping things dry or fresh
  • Terephthalate - a major starting material for polyester fibers and coatings
  • Inhale - to breathe air, smoke, or other substances into your lungs
  • Indisputable - impossible to question or argue with
  • Contaminant - a substance that makes something dirty, polluted, or poisonous
  • Accumulation - the process by which something increases in amount or is collected together over time
  • Induce - to cause something, especially a mental or physical change
  • Aggravate -  to make something bad become worse, especially a situation or a medical condition
  • Immune - not influenced or affected by something
  • Heartening - making you feel happier and more positive
  • Marine - relating to the sea and creatures that live in it
  • Staggering - extremely surprising
  • Debris - rubbish or pieces of useless material that make a place untidy
  • Wetlands - low land that is often covered with water from the lake, river, or sea next to it
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Durable - able to stay in good condition for a long time and after being used a lot
  • Feasible - possible or likely to succeed
  • Enforce - to make sure that a law or rule is obeyed by people
  • Segregation - to keep one thing separate from another
  • Disposable - something that is disposable is designed to be thrown away after you have used it once or a few times
  • Recyclable - able to be recycled ( to change waste materials such as newspapers and bottles so that they can be used again)
  • Consensus - a generally accepted opinion or decision among a group of people

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