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May 24, 2018

24th 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 24th May 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 24th May 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Thoothukudi firing: Entirely preventable"
  • Preventable - capable of being prevented
  • Thorough - including everything that is possible or necessary
  • Inquiry - an official examination of a crime, accident, problem etc, in order to get information or the truth
  • Lead-up - the period that comes before an important event
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Smelter - a factory or machine which gets metal from rock by heating it to a very high temperature
  • Witness - to see something happen
  • Bench - the position of being a judge in a court of law
  • Predict - to say what you think will happen in the future
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Protester - someone who publicly shows their opposition to something such as a law or policy
  • Gauge - a fact or event that can be used for judging someone or something
  • Intensity - strength
  • Tragic - causing or involving great sadness, because someone suffers or dies
  • Irony - a strange, funny, or sad situation in which things happen in the opposite way to what you would expect
  • Demonstration - an occasion when a large group of people protest about something
  • Stage - to organize an event
  • Operational - working correctly and able to be used
  • Renew - to arrange for something to continue for a longer period of time
  • Consent - permission to do something
  • Drive something home -  to tell people about something in a way that makes them understand and accept it
  • Intent - the intention to do something
  • Hardline - strict or extreme in your beliefs or opinions, and not willing to change them
  • Compensate - to pay someone money because they have suffered an injury or loss
  • Alienation - the act of making someone stop supporting and agreeing with you
  • Brutally - in a violent way
  • Snuff out - to make something end quickly, especially by using force
  • Chilling - making you feel suddenly very frightened or worried
  • Accusation - a claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong
  • Sniper - someone who shoots at people from a hidden place
  • Deploy - if a government or army deploys soldiers or weapons, it uses them
  • Premeditated - a premeditated crime, bad action, unpleasant remark etc has been deliberately planned
  • Commensurate - intended to be suitable for the quality, status, or value of someone or something
  • Gravity -  the seriousness or importance of something
  • Heavy-handedness - using too much force, or not considering people’s feelings enough when dealing with a situation
  • Disproportionate - if something is disproportionate, it is bigger or smaller than it should be in comparison to something else
  • Intervene - to become involved in a situation in order to try to stop or change it
  • Head of steam - a situation in which a person or an activity starts to become very active or successful
  • Stakes claim - if you stake a claim to something, you say or show that you have a right to it and that it should belong to you
  • Consistent - continuing or developing steadily in the same way
  • Injunction - an order from a court that prevents someone from doing something
  • Restrain - to prevent someone or yourself from doing something
  • Expansion - the process of making a business, organization, or activity grow by including more people, moving into new areas, selling more products etc
  • Infuse - to give someone or something a particular quality
  • Credible - able to be believed or trusted
  • Audit - a careful examination of something, especially one done to find the amount, size, or effectiveness of something
  • Polluter - a person or company responsible for causing pollution
  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • Verifiable - able to be checked or proved
  • Viable - able to be done, or worth doing
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Writer Philip Roth: Everyman"
  • Everyman - an ordinary person
  • Unmatched - better than all others
  • Unflinching - not changing or stopping, despite difficulties
  • Depiction - a description of something using words or pictures
  • Titan - a person or organization that is very important or successful
  • Assessment - the process of making a judgment or forming an opinion, after considering something or someone carefully
  • Chronicle - to make a record of events in the order in which they happened
  • Flawed - spoiled by something such as a fault or mark, or lacking something
  • Nightmare - an extremely difficult or frightening situation
  • Predicament - a difficult or unpleasant situation that is not easy to get out of
  • Betrayal - an act of betraying someone or something
  • Betray - if you betray your country, or if you betray someone who needs your support, you deliberately do something that harms them or helps their opponents
  • Alienation -  the process of making someone dislike you, or not want to help or support you
  • Correctness - accuracy; care
  • Desire - a strong feeling of wanting to have or to do something
  • Let go of someone / something - to stop holding someone or something
  • Inhibition - a feeling of being embarrassed or not confident that makes it difficult to relax and do or say what you want to
  • Oeuvre - all the books, films, paintings etc that a particular person has produced
  • Acerbic - showing criticism in a way that is clever and funny, but rather cruel
  • Trilogy - a series of three books, films, or plays
  • Pastoral - relating to the work that a priest or other religious leader does to help and advise people
  • Resurgence - the start of something again that quickly increases in influence, effect etc
  • Critique - to express your opinion about something after examining and judging it carefully and in detail
  • Sequel - a book, film, play etc that continues the story of an earlier one
  • Alter-ego - a part of someone’s personality that is different from their usual personality and that other people do not usually see
  • Ghost Writer - someone who writes something for someone else whose name will appear on it as the writer
  • Facet - an aspect of something such as a situation or someone’s character
  • Obsessed - considering someone or something as so important that you are always thinking about them, in a way that seems extreme to other people
  • Enrage - to make someone extremely angry
  • Nemesis - someone or something that continues to oppose you and cannot easily be defeated
  • Epidemic - a situation in which a disease spreads very quickly and infects many people
  • Extreme - very unusual
  • Forte - something that someone is very good at or knows a lot about
  • Sheer - used for emphasizing the amount or degree of something
  • Playfulness - the quality of being light-hearted or full of fun
  • Impurity - the quality of not being pure
  • Protagonist - the main character in a play, film, book, or story
  • Patrimony - possessions and property that someone gets from their father after he dies
  • Searing - severe in your judgment of someone or something
  • Antagonistic - disliking someone or something very much and behaving in a very unfriendly way towards them
  • Libidinous - expressing strong sexual feelings
  • Critic - someone who does not like something and states their opinion about it
  • Supremacist - someone who believes their own race is much better than others, and believes they should have power and control
  • Eerie - strange and mysterious, and sometimes frightening
  • Foreboding - a strong unpleasant feeling that something very bad is going to happen soon

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