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April 16, 2018

16th 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 16th April 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 15th April 2018 (Sunday)

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 16th April 2018 from HERE
Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "War for war: On U.S. strikes on Syria"
  • Escalate - to increase, especially at a fast rate that causes problems
  • Conflict - fighting between countries or groups
  • Civil war - a war fought between different groups of people within the same country
  • Devastating - causing a lot of harm or damage
  • Province - an area that is governed as part of a country or an empire
  • Cruise missile - a nuclear missile that is controlled by a computer and can travel very long distances
  • Airbase - a military airport
  • Regime - a system or form of government
  • Gutted - extremely disappointed
  • Ally - a country that makes an agreement with another country that they will work together to help each other, especially in a war
  • Undertook - to agree to be responsible for a job or a project and do it
  • Prohibition - a law or rule that stops people from doing something
  • Ascertain - to find out something
  • Inter-governmental - involving governments of different countries
  • Watchdog - a person or organization that works to stop people from doing illegal things in a particular area of business or society
  • Requisite - necessary for a particular purpose
  • Evidence - facts or physical signs that help to prove something
  • Merely - just; only
  • Flout - to deliberately refuse to obey a rule or custom
  • Mission accomplished - used for saying that someone has successfully done what they wanted to do or had to do
  • Bravado - a brave and confident way of behaving, especially when you do not really feel like this
  • Provocation - something that causes you to react in an angry or violent way, often something that is intended to cause such a reaction
  • Perceive - to notice or realize something
  • Deter - to make someone decide not to do something
  • On the other hand - used for giving two different opinions about something
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Worrying - causing you to feel worried
  • Confrontation - a situation in which people or groups are arguing angrily or are fighting
  • Heightens - becomes stronger
  • Dispute - a serious disagreement, especially one between groups of people that lasts for a long time
  • Preside over - to be in a position of power while important changes or events are happening
  • Monstrous - cruel, unfair, or morally wrong
  • Brute force - great physical force or strength
  • Ground reality - reality of the situation
  • Misery - the state of being extremely unhappy or uncomfortable
  • Last thing - the least expected or wanted thing
  • Unilateral - done or decided by one country, group, or person, often without considering what other countries etc think or want
  • Aggressive - behaving in an angry or rude way that shows you want to fight, attack, or argue with someone
  • Multilateral - involving three or more groups, especially the governments of three or more countries
  • Diplomacy - the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Long-lasting - continuing for a long time
  • Mandate - to give official permission for something to happen
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "A golden hue: On India’s CWG medals haul"
  • Hue - a colour
  • Haul - to succeed in reaching a higher position using a lot of effort
  • Diverse - very different from each other
  • Allure - a special, exciting, and attractive quality that someone or something has
  • Bask in -  to enjoy people’s attention and approval, especially when you have achieved a great success
  • Unflattering - making someone seem unpleasant or not attractive
  • Vestige - a very small sign of something that has almost disappeared or stopped existing
  • Colonial - relating to a system or period in which one country rules another
  • There’s no denying - used for saying that something is clearly true
  • Relevance - the quality of being directly connected with and important to something else
  • Stepping stone - an event or experience that helps you achieve something else
  • Glory - admiration and praise that you get because you have done something impressive
  • Relatively - in comparison with someone or something similar
  • Frontrunner - the person or thing considered the most likely to win a competition, game, election etc
  • Underline - to show clearly that something is important or true
  • Fortnight - a period of two weeks
  • World-class - one of the best in the world
  • Javelin - a long pointed stick that is thrown in a sports competition
  • Splendid - very impressive, or very good
  • Clinch  - to manage to win or achieve something by doing one final thing that makes it certain
  • Anticipate - to think that something will probably happen
  • Emergence - the process of appearing or becoming recognized
  • High point - the best, most exciting, or most important part of something
  • Arena - a large area that is surrounded by seats, used for sports or entertainment
  • Unprecedented - never having happened or existed before
  • Reputation - the opinion that people have about how good or how bad someone or something is
  • Take a beating - to be damaged because of performing badly or being criticized
  • Pack off - to send someone away somewhere suddenly
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Aberration - a short time when someone behaves in a very strange or careless way
  • Unaddressed - not considered or dealt with
  • Tally - a record of the number of things that someone has done, won, or achieved
  • Optimistic - hoping or believing that good things will happen in the future
  • Defend - to attempt to win a competition that you won last time in order to keep your position as winner
Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 16th April 2018 from HERE to Gr8AmbitionZ Official YouTube Channel from HERE

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