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April 27, 2018

27th 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 27th April 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on titles to read Editorials from THE HINDU News Paper

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 27th April 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Judgment day: on Asaram case verdict"
  • Verdict - an official judgment made in a court
  • Reflective - used for saying what type of person someone claims to be
  • Sentence - a punishment given by a judge
  • Imprisonment - the punishment of being put into prison
  • Invigorate -  to make something stronger and more effective
  • Aide - someone whose job is to help another person in their work
  • Facilitate - to make it possible or easier for something to happen
  • Offence - a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment
  • Benumb - to make numb / inactive
  • Verdict - an official judgment made in a court
  • Reinforce - to make an idea, belief, or feeling stronger
  • Patronage - help or money that is given to a person or organization
  • Prosecutor - a lawyer whose job is to prove in court that someone accused of a crime is guilty
  • Overawed - feeling slightly afraid of something that is extremely impressive or powerful
  • Intimidated - feeling nervous or frightened of someone or something
  • Belligerent - very unfriendly and angry
  • High-ranking - a high-ranking person or job is very senior
  • Threatening - to tell someone that you might or you will cause them harm, especially in order to make them do something
  • Dire - very serious
  • Consequence - a result or effect of something
  • In the course of - during
  • Trial - the process of examining a case in a court of law and deciding whether someone is guilty or innocent
  • Determination - the refusal to let anything prevent you from doing what you have decided to do
  • Victim - someone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime
  • Chilling - making you feel suddenly very frightened or worried
  • Devotee - someone who follows a particular religion or religious leader
  • Ostensibly - used for saying that although someone pretends to have one reason for something, there is in fact another reason
  • Exorcise - to get rid of an evil spirit using something such as a ceremony or prayer
  • Possessed - controlled by an evil spirit
  • Assault - to attack someone violently
  • Massive - very large or heavy
  • Deploy - if a government or army deploys soldiers or weapons, it uses them
  • Quell - to cause a violent situation to end
  • Violence - actions or words that are intended to hurt people
  • Mayhem - a very confused situation
  • Grip - to have a strong effect
  • Aftermath - the effects and results of something bad or important
  • Take a chance - to do something even though it involves risk
  • Makeshift - made using whatever is available and therefore not very good
  • Mortifying - extremely embarrassing
  • Devout - very religious
  • Betray trust - if you betray someone’s trust, you do harm to them when they have trusted you
  • Peddling - to sell things, especially by taking them to different places
  • Succour - to help someone, especially someone who is suffering or in need
  • Lavish - expensive
  • Patronage - help or money that is given to a person or organization
  • Exploit -  to use a situation so that you get benefit from it, even if it is wrong or unfair to do this
  • Unquestioning - never doubting or criticizing
  • Underscore - to emphasize something, or to show that it is important
  • Accused - the person who is on trial in a law court
  • Victim - someone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime
  • Tainted - less honest
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Saving Afghanistan"
  • Desist - to stop doing something
  • Spring offensive - a series of attacks
  • Escalate - to become much worse or more serious
  • Casualty - someone who is injured or killed in an accident or military action
  • Hail - to say publicly how good or important someone or something is
  • Game-changer - something that completely changes the way something is done, thought about, or made
  • Uncertain - not clearly known or understood
  • Yield - to produce something useful
  • Lash - to hit something with a very strong force
  • Diabolical - evil or cruel
  • Fragile - easy to break or damage
  • Majority - most of the people or things in a group
  • Sectarian - caused by disagreements among people from different religious groups
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Precondition - something that must happen or be done before something else can happen
  • Territory - an area of land controlled by a particular country, leader, or army
  • Make headway - to make progress with something that you are trying to achieve
  • Hard-headed - able to make judgments and decisions in a practical way, without being influenced by emotions
  • Proxy - a person who you choose to do something officially for you
  • Tension between - the feeling caused by a lack of trust between people, groups, or countries who do not agree about something and may attack each other
  • Cast a shadow over something - to make a situation seem less hopeful and more likely to end badly
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Military base - a facility for the storage of military equipment and the training of soldiers
  • Ironically - in a way that is different or opposite from the result you would expect
  • In the wake of something - happening after an event or as a result of it
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Multilateral - involving more than two groups or countries
  • Piecemeal - made or done in separate stages rather than being planned and done as a whole
  • Stakeholder - someone who has an interest in the success of a plan, system, or organization
  • Put aside - to not allow yourself to be affected by a problem, argument etc so that you can achieve something more important
  • Acknowledge - to accept, admit, or recognize something, or the truth or existence of something

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