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May 01, 2018

1st 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 1st May 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 1st May 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Korean thaw"
  • Thaw - to become more friendly
  • Set the stage for something - to create the conditions in which something is likely to happen
  • Summit - a meeting or series of meetings between leaders of two or more countries
  • Perhaps - used for saying that you are not certain about something
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Peninsula - a long piece of land that is mostly surrounded by water, but is joined at one end to a larger area of land
  • Armistice - a formal agreement between enemies to stop fighting a war
  • Foresee - to see or know something that will happen in the future
  • Turnaround - an important change in a situation that causes it to improve
  • Acrimony - angry and unpleasant words and feelings
  • Rhetoric - a style of speaking or writing that is intended to influence people
  • Stepped up - increased in amount or strength
  • Threat - a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • Perpetual - happening so often that you become annoyed as a result
  • Hostile - behaving in a very unfriendly or threatening way towards someone
  • Barter - to exchange goods or services for other goods or services instead of using money
  • Assurance - a feeling or attitude of confidence
  • Persistence -  the attitude or behaviour of someone who continues to do, or try to do, something in a determined way
  • Breaking the ice - to do or say something that makes people feel less shy or nervous in a social situation
  • Vital - very important, necessary, or essential
  • Armistice - a formal agreement between enemies to stop fighting a war
  • Treaty - an official written agreement between two or more countries
  • Formally - in a way that follows the correct or suitable official methods
  • Significance - the importance that something has because it affects other things
  • Notwithstanding - despite something
  • Deteriorate - to become worse
  • Denuclearisation - the process of removing nuclear weapons from a country or countries
  • Welcomed -  to say that you approve of something that has happened or that you are pleased about it
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Credible - able to be believed or trusted
  • Umbrella - something that includes or represents a group or range of similar things
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Headline-grabber"
  • Headline-grabber - reported as a very important story in the news
  • Out of your depth -  in a situation that you cannot deal with because it is too difficult or dangerous
  • Veteran - someone who has a lot of experience doing a particular activity
  • The spotlight - a situation in which you get a lot of public attention
  • Gaffe - an embarrassing mistake that you make in public, especially one that offends or upsets someone
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • The former - the first of two people, things, or groups previously mentioned
  • Ridiculous - silly or unreasonable and deserving to be laughed at
  • On the back of an envelope - in a hurried way, without much detail
  • Revelling - to celebrate or enjoy yourself in a lively and noisy way
  • Place in the sun - a good or lucky position
  • Face-off - if people or groups face off, they compete or fight with each other
  • Hollowing out - to remove a large number of jobs from an organization or economy in order to save money
  • Humbling - making you realize that you are not as important, good, clever etc as you thought
  • Ally - someone who is ready to help you, especially against someone else who is causing problems for you
  • Indigenous - local
  • Irrational - not thinking or behaving in a clear reasonable way
  • Census - an occasion on which government officials count the people who live in a country and record other information about them
  • Respectable -  if an amount is respectable, it is good enough
  • Mortality - the number of deaths within a particular area, group etc
  • Infant - a baby, or a very young child
  • Drastically - in a way that is likely to have a strong or far-reaching effect
  • Flip side - the opposite, less good, or less popular side of something
  • Indices - a plural of index
  • Per capita income - average income per person in a given area
  • Languish - to fail to be successful or to improve
  • Laughable - very silly, or unreasonable
  • Envisage - to have something as a plan or an intention
  • Wade into - to become involved in someone else’s discussion, argument, or fight in a confident way that may not be very welcome
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Quintessential - perfect as an example of a type of person or thing
  • Couch - to be expressed a particular way
  • Affront - something insulting that makes you shocked and angry
  • Ethnic - relating to a group of people who have the same culture and traditions
  • Diversity - the fact that very different people or things exist within a group or place
  • Have a loose tongue - to talk about things that you should keep secret
  • Hankering - a strong feeling of wanting something
  • Incapacity - a lack of ability
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Constituency - the voters in a division of a country who elect a representative to parliament
  • Desire - a strong feeling of wanting to have or to do something
  • Letting down -  to make someone disappointed by not doing something that they are expecting you to do

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