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May 21, 2018

17th May 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 May 2018. Happy reading :)

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

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

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Rupee rout: on the Indian currency's slide"
  • Slide - a situation in which an amount becomes less
  • Widening - to increase
  • Trade deficit - a situation in which a country is buying more things from other countries than it is selling to them
  • Dilemma - a situation in which you have to make a difficult decision
  • Macroeconomic - relating to the economic system of a whole country or large region
  • Threat - a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • Expose - not protected from attack
  • Grapple - to try hard to understand a difficult idea or to solve a difficult problem
  • Sunk - to move to a lower level
  • Crude oil - oil that is still in its natural state and has not yet been refined for use by chemical processes
  • Amidst - if something happens amidst particular feelings or events, it happens while people have these feelings or while these events are happening
  • Dwindling - to become gradually less or smaller over a period of time until almost nothing remains
  • Obviously - in a way that is clear for almost anyone to see or understand
  • Meanwhile - at the same time
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Depreciating - to become less valuable than before
  • Merchandise - goods that people buy and sell
  • Export - a product that is sold to another country
  • Clock - to measure or record
  • Decline - to become less or worse
  • Consequently - as a result
  • Import - the process of buying and bringing in products from other countries
  • Sanction - an official order to stop communication, trade, etc with a country that has broken international law
  • Hereon - from this point
  • Emerging - just beginning to exist or be noticed
  • Inflow - an amount of something such as money or goods that comes into a place
  • Outflow - a movement of large amounts of money or large numbers of people from one place to another
  • Scupper - to spoil someone’s plans or hopes of success
  • Hawkish - preferring to deal with political problems by using military force instead of more peaceful methods
  • Aggressive - used about plans or methods that are designed to do everything possible to succeed
  • Yield - to make a profit
  • Portfolio investment - a grouping of assets such as stocks, bonds, and cash equivalents
  • Attributed to - to believe that something is the result of a particular situation, event, or person’s actions
  • Headwind - a wind that blows in the opposite direction to the one in which you are moving
  • Complacent - too confident and relaxed because you think you can deal with something easily, even though this may not be true
  • Benchmark - an amount, level, standard etc that you can use for judging how good or bad other things are
  • Exodus - a situation in which a lot of people leave a place or activity at the same time
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Catalyst - someone or something that causes something to happen or change
  • Unenviable - difficult and not at all enjoyable
  • Taper tantrum - taper tantrum is the term used for the 2013 surge in U.S. Treasury yields
  • Spur - something that encourages someone to do something
  • Facilitate - to make it possible or easier for something to happen
  • Swift - happening quickly or immediately
  • Tariff - a tax that a government charges on goods that enter or leave their country
  • Diversify - to develop new products or activities in addition to the ones that you already provide or do
Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Death in Gaza"
  • Toll - the total number of people who have been killed or hurt
  • Precede - to happen or exist before another person or thing
  • Embassy - a group of officials who represent their government in a foreign country
  • Consequence - a result or effect of something
  • Diplomatic - relating to the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Disputed - a disputed area is one that different countries claim belongs to them, so that there is a disagreement or war between them
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Mediterranean - relating to the countries that surround the Mediterranean Sea, the people who live there, or their culture
  • Strip - to take something away using force or authority
  • Suffocatingly - making you feel that you are not free to do what you want
  • Blockade - to prevent people or goods from moving from one place to another
  • Urge - to advise someone very strongly about what action or attitude they should take
  • Protest - something such as a meeting or public statement by people who strongly disagree with a policy, law etc
  • Crowd - a large number of people in the same place
  • Disproportionate - if something is disproportionate, it is bigger or smaller than it should be in comparison to something else
  • On the eve of something - on the day before an important event, or during the period of time just before it
  • Anniversary - a date when you celebrate something that happened in a previous year that is important to you
  • Eviction - the process of forcing someone to leave the place they are living in
  • Protester - someone who publicly shows their opposition to something such as a law or policy
  • Callous - unkind, cruel, and without sympathy or feeling for other people
  • Disregard - the attitude of someone who does not respect something or consider it important
  • Ceremony - a formal public event with special traditions, actions, or words
  • Remorse - a strong sad and guilty feeling about something that you have done wrong
  • Glorious - very beautiful in a way that makes you feel happy
  • Provoke - to cause a reaction, especially an angry one
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Worsen - to become worse, or to make something worse
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Status quo - the present situation, or the way that things usually are
  • Manipulate - to skilfully handle, control, or use something
  • Carnage - a situation in which there is a lot of death and destruction

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