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May 02, 2018

2nd 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 2nd May 2018. Happy reading :)

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Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 2nd May 2018 from HERE
  • Quest - an aim you need to achieve
  • Affordable - cheap enough for ordinary people to afford
  • Household - the people who live in a house or flat when they are considered as a single unit
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • Productivity - the rate at which goods are produced, especially in relation to the time, money, and workers needed to produce them
  • Empower - to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
  • Vital - very important, necessary, or essential
  • Resource - something that you can use to help you to achieve something, especially in your work or study
  • Inhabited - a place that is inhabited has people living in it
  • Significant - very important
  • Milestone - an event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process
  • Aspiration - something that you want to achieve, or the wish to achieve something
  • Remotest - far away from other cities, towns, or people
  • Broad-brush - very general and without many details
  • Statistics - a group of numbers that represent facts or that describe a situation
  • Conceal - to hide something so that it cannot be found
  • Severe - a severe problem is very serious and worrying
  • Disparity - a difference between things
  • Reliable - can be trusted to be accurate
  • Per capita - based on calculations that show the average amount for each person affected
  • Rural - relating to the countryside, or in the countryside
  • Urban - relating to towns and cities, or happening there
  • Consume - to use a supply of something such as time, energy, or fuel
  • Mere - only / just
  • Pales -  to become less important or serious, especially when compared with someone or something else
  • Anomaly - something unusual, unexpected, or different from what normally happens
  • Deficit - the difference between the amount of money or goods that a country or business has and the amount that it has spent or that it owes
  • Inefficiency - the state of not achieving maximum productivity; failure to make the best use of time or resources
  • Union Territory - an area in India that is ruled directly by the central government
  • Far from - used for saying that the real situation is the opposite of what you mention
  • Census - an occasion on which government officials count the people who live in a country and record other information about them
  • Primary - most important
  • Divergence - a difference in the way that two or more things develop from the same thing
  • Renewable - renewable energy and natural materials replace themselves by natural processes, so that they are never completely used up
  • Photovoltaic - a piece of equipment that changes light into electricity
  • Hurdle - one of several problems that you must solve before you can do something successfully
  • Scaling up - to make something larger in size, amount etc than it used to be
  • Standalone - not connected to anything else, or not depending on anything else
  • Augment - to increase the size, amount, or value of something
  • Conventional - of the usual, traditional, or accepted type, instead of being new and different
  • Emphasis - special importance or attention that is given to one thing in particular
  • Rooftop - used about something that is built on a roof of a building
  • Determinant - something that controls or decides how something else will develop or what result it will have
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • Escalation - the process of becoming greater or more serious
  • Violence - actions or words that are intended to hurt people
  • Protest - a strong complaint or disagreement
  • Welfare - help given, especially by the state or an organization, to people who need it, especially because they do not have enough money
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Authoritarianism - the belief that people with power should control what other people can do, or a situation in which this happens
  • Clampdown - a determined attempt by someone in authority to stop people doing something bad or illegal
  • Convulse - to cause major problems or serious harm to someone or something
  • Mayhem - a very confused situation
  • Undermine - to make something or someone become gradually less effective, confident, or successful
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Simultaneously - at the same time as something else
  • Rationale - the set of reasons that something such as a plan or belief is based on
  • Contain -  to prevent something harmful from spreading to other people or places
  • Ballooning - to quickly increase in size, weight, or importance
  • Deficit - lack of something you should have
  • Projection - a calculation of the way that something will change and develop in the future, especially of how fast it will grow or become smaller
  • Staggering - to continue doing something despite great difficulty
  • Backlash - a strong, negative, and often angry reaction to something that has happened, especially a political or social change
  • Roll back - to remove something, or to reduce the influence of something
  • Mount - to prepare for and begin an activity or event
  • Concerted - involving a lot of people or organizations working together in a determined way
  • Authoritarian - controlling everything and forcing people to obey strict rules and laws
  • Criticise - to say what you think is wrong or bad about something
  • Alter - to make something or someone different
  • Overturn - to say officially that something such as a decision or law is wrong and change it
  • Prohibition - a law or rule that stops people from doing something
  • Manoeuvre - if a politician is on manoeuvres, they are engaging in activities to improve their own political situation and gain an advantage over rivals
  • Indefinite - continuing into the future with no fixed end
  • Creeping - happening very slowly so that people do not notice
  • Unaccountability - not responsible
  • Successive - coming or happening one after another in a series
  • Stint - a period of time spent doing something
  • Draw a parallel with/between - a comparison between
  • Dictator - someone who uses force to take and keep power in a country
  • Overthrew - to force a leader or government out of their position of power
  • Protester - someone who publicly shows their opposition to something such as a law or policy
  • Outcry - an angry expression of protest or shock by a lot of people, as a reaction to something that someone has done or to something that has happened
  • Authoritarian - controlling everything and forcing people to obey strict rules and laws
  • Channel - to make something follow a particular system
  • Coherent - reasonable and sensible
  • Claim - if war, disease, or an accident claims someone’s life, they die as a result of it
  • Dialogue - a process in which two people or groups have discussions in order to solve problems
  • Accountability - a situation in which people know who is responsible for something and can ask them to explain its state or quality
  • Prolong - to make something last longer
  • Tenure -  the period of time during which someone has an important job or is an elected official
  • Curtail - to reduce or limit something, especially something good
  • Forum - an organized event or meeting at which people discuss something

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