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April 17, 2018

17th April 2018 Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - PDF Download

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 17th April 2018. Happy reading :)

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Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 17th April 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Slippery Slick : On Centre's Oil Policy"
  • Slippery - someone who is slippery is clever but dishonest, so that you cannot trust them
  • Slick - skilful and effective but not sincere or honest
  • Dramatically - in a sudden and surprising way that is easy to notice
  • Brent crude - oil that is still in its natural state and has not yet been refined for use by chemical processes
  • Strike - to make a sudden violent or illegal attack on someone or something
  • Volatility - liability to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse
  • Export - to send a product to another country so that it can be sold there
  • Glut - an available amount of something that is more than people want or need
  • Barrel - a unit for measuring crude oil
  • Shale - a type of smooth dark rock that breaks into thin layers
  • In the offing - likely to happen very soonRetail - relating to the sale of goods directly to the public for their own use
  • Roller coaster - a situation in which there are many big and sudden changes
  • Consumer - someone who buys and uses goods and services
  • Producer - a company, country, or person that provides goods
  • Assertion - a definite statement or claim that something is true
  • Allying with someone - to start to support someone
  • Impose - to introduce something such as a new law or new system, and force people to accept it
  • Duty - a tax that you must pay on something that you buy, or on something that you bring into one country from another country
  • Crude oil - oil from underground that has not yet been made into other products
  • Moderating - to become less extreme
  • Reluctant - not willing to do something
  • Scale down - to make something smaller in size, amount etc than it used to be
  • Cautious - careful to avoid problems or danger
  • Ostensibly - used for saying that although someone pretends to have one reason for something, there is in fact another reason
  • Deregulation - the process of taking away the rules that control something such as an industry
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Litmus test - an event, decision etc that provides a clear sign of what someone is really like or what their intentions are
  • Reformist - wanting to change and improve society or an institution
  • Brexit - an exit (= act of leaving) by the United Kingdom from the European Union (short for "British exit")
  • Crucial - something that is crucial is extremely important because it has a major effect on the result of something
  • Set the tone for something - to establish a particular mood or character for something
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Scenario - a situation that could possibly happen
  • Played out - old-fashioned and no longer useful
  • Peer - someone who belongs to the same social or professional group as another person
  • Bruising - damage to someone’s reputation or confidence
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Centrestage - a position in which someone or something is attracting a lot of interest or attention
  • Conservative - someone who is not willing to accept much change, especially in the traditional values of society
  • Fuelling - to make something increase or become worse, especially something unpleasant
  • Rift - a disagreement between two people or groups
  • Whitehall - the name of the street in London where there are a lot of British government departments
  • Fallout - the unpleasant effects of something that has happened
  • Forecast  a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Meagre - smaller or less than you want or need
  • Meanwhile - at the same time
  • Stance - an attitude or view about an issue that you state clearly
  • Duty-free - duty-free goods are cheaper than the usual price because you do not pay any tax on them
  • Veteran - someone who has a lot of experience doing a particular activity
  • Eurosceptic - someone, especially a politician, who thinks that their country should not be part of the European Union
  • Disposition - the order or arrangement of something
  • Forge - to develop a successful relationship, especially in business or politics, with another country, organization, or person
  • Significant - very important
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen
  • Integrity - the quality of always behaving according to the moral principles that you believe in, so that people respect and trust you
  • Accord - a formal agreement between countries or groups
  • Tariff - a tax that a government charges on goods that enter or leave their country
  • Severely - very seriously
  • Manoeuvre - an action or movement that you need care or skill to do
  • Negotiating - to try to reach an agreement by discussing
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Pact - an agreement between two or more people or organizations in which they promise to do something
  • Retention - the ability to keep workers or customers from leaving a company, or students from leaving a school
  • Tariff - a tax that a government charges on goods that enter or leave their country
  • Eventuality  something that might happen, especially something bad that people might have to deal with
  • Bluster - to speak in a loud, angry, or offended way, usually with little effect
  • Rhetoric - a style of speaking or writing that is intended to influence people
  • Sovereignty - the right to rule a country
  • There is no denying - used for saying that something is clearly true
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Departure - an occasion when someone leaves a place
  • Concerned - worried about something
  • Make the best of bad situation - to accept a bad or difficult situation without complaining and try to deal with it as well as you can

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