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March 04, 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 3rd 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 3rd March 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on titles to read Editorials
  • Forfeiture - the loss of rights, property, or money, especially as a result of breaking a legal agreement
  • Fugitive - someone who has done something illegal and is trying to avoid being caught by the police
  • Offender - someone who has committed a crime
  • Confiscation - the action of taking or seizing someone's property with authority; seizure
  • Apparent - easy to see or understand
  • Flee - to escape from a dangerous situation or place very quickly
  • Cock a snook at somebody / something - to do something intentionally to show you have no respect for someone or something
  • Disquiet - a feeling of being very worried or nervous
  • Fraudster - someone who commits the crime of fraud
  • Clime - a place where the weather is different in a particular way
  • Slim - very small
  • Deterrent - something that makes people decide not to do something by making them realize that something unpleasant could happen to them
  • Incentive - something that makes you want to do something
  • Inadequate - not enough, or not good enough for a particular purpose
  • Shortcoming - a fault or problem that makes someone or something less effective
  • Framework - a set of principles, ideas etc that you use when you are forming your decisions and judgments
  • Evade -  to avoid accepting or dealing with something that you should do
  • Abroad - in or to a foreign country
  • Proclaim - to announce something publicly or officially
  • Trafficker - the business of buying and selling things such as drugs or weapons illegally
  • Narcotic - any illegal drug, especially one that is addictive (=that someone depends on)
  • Proceeding - the actions taken, usually in court, to settle a legal matter
  • Draconian - extremely strict and severe
  • Manipulator - someone who influences people in a clever or dishonest way
  • Disposal - the process of getting rid of something
  • Recoup - to get back money that you have invested or lost
  • Pay off - to give someone all the money that you have borrowed from them
  • Creditor - a person or company that is owed money by another person or company
  • Proceeds - money that a person or organization makes from selling or winning something, or from organizing an event or activity
  • Benami - made, held, done, or transacted in the name of (another person)
  • Clause - a part of a legal document or law that officially states that something must be done
  • Liable for - if someone is liable for something, they must pay it or must do it
  • Infirmity - weakness
  • Conviction - a decision by a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
  • Enshrine - to officially record something such as an idea or principle in a document so that it cannot be ignored
  • Ratify - to make an agreement official by signing it or formally accepting it
  • Convention - a formal agreement between governments of different countries about how they should behave towards each other or towards the people in their country
  • Envisage - to have something as a plan or an intention
  • Ensure - to make certain that something happens or is done
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Impartial - not connected to or influenced by one particular person or group
  • Enforce - to make sure that a law or rule is obeyed by people
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Emergency - an unexpected situation involving danger in which immediate action is necessary
  • Autocratic - ruling with complete power
  • Protester - someone who publicly shows their opposition to something such as a law or policy
  • Accuse - to say that someone has done something wrong or committed a crime
  • Treason - the crime of helping your country’s enemies or of trying to destroy your country’s government
  • Condemnation - a public statement in which someone criticizes someone or something severely
  • Reconciliation - a new and friendly relationship with someone who you argued with or fought with
  • Usher in - to make an activity or process begin
  • Unrest - angry or violent behaviour by people who are protesting against something
  • Unleash - to do or to cause something that has a very powerful or harmful effect
  • Repression - the use of force or violence to control people
  • Quell -  to get rid of unpleasant thoughts or feelings, or to prevent them from becoming stronger
  • Underlying - underlying causes, facts, ideas etc are the real or basic ones, although they are not obvious or directly stated
  • Discontent - the unhappy feeling that you have when you are not satisfied with something
  • Simmering - something that is simmering is controlled but may burst out at any time, often violently
  • Jostling - to compete for something
  • Pushback - negative reaction to a change or to something new that has been introduced
  • Disproportionate - if something is disproportionate, it is bigger or smaller than it should be in comparison to something else
  • Dominance - a situation in which one person or thing has more influence or power than any other
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Ethnic - relating to a group of people who have the same culture and traditions
  • Speculation - ideas or discussion about why something has happened or what might happen
  • Mobilisation - if you mobilize a group of people, or if they mobilize, they come together in order to achieve something
  • Empower - to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
  • Disrupt - to interrupt something and prevent it from continuing by creating a problem
  • Curb - to control or limit something that is harmful
  • Inhibit - to make it difficult for a process to start or continue in a normal way
  • Entrenched - entrenched attitudes or feelings have existed for a long time and are difficult to change
  • Credibility - qualities that someone has that make people believe or trust them
  • Squander - to waste something
  • Succession - the process by which one person comes after another as a king, queen, or leader
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
  • Autocratic - ruling with complete power
  • Turmoil - a state of excitement or uncontrolled activity
  • Modest - fairly small, especially when compared with other things of the same type

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