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May 08, 2018

8th 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 8th May 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 8th May 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "A violent time: on the protests in Shopian"
  • Violent - involving the use of physical force, with the deliberate intention of causing damage to property or injury or death to people
  • Protest - a strong complaint or disagreement
  • Fury - a feeling of very strong anger
  • Valley - a low area of land between mountains or hills, usually with a river flowing through it
  • Aide - someone whose job is to help another person in their work
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Civilian - someone who does not belong to the armed forces or the police
  • Injured - hurt in an accident or attack
  • Clash - a fight or battle between two groups of people
  • Death toll - the number of people who are killed on a particular occasion
  • Cordon - a line of police, soldiers, vehicles, etc. positioned around a particular area in order to prevent people from entering it
  • Reinforcements - soldiers sent to join an army to make it stronger
  • Retaliate - to do something harmful or unpleasant to someone because they have done something harmful or unpleasant to you
  • Teargas - a gas used by some police and armed forces to control crowds of people. It hurts the eyes and makes them produce tears
  • Pellet - a small round piece of steel or lead that is fired from a gun
  • Strategy - a plan or method for achieving something, especially over a long period of time
  • Distract - to make someone stop giving their attention to something
  • Facilitate - to make it possible or easier for something to happen
  • Relatively - in comparison with someone or something similar
  • Confine - to limit an activity, person, or problem in some way
  • Stronghold - a place where people fighting an enemy can defend or organize themselves
  • Claim - if war, disease, or an accident claims someone’s life, they die as a result of it
  • Decline - to become less or worse
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Episodic - happening as a series of separate events that have no clear connection between them
  • Stone-pelting - to throw stones with force at someone or something
  • Intensity - strength
  • Dilemma - a situation in which you have to make a difficult decision
  • Stare down - a confrontation between two parties in which neither side is prepared to back down
  • Out of harm’s way - in a safe place, so that nothing bad can happen
  • Alienation - the feeling that you do not belong in a particular society, place, or group
  • Evident - easy to see, notice, or understand
  • Tranquil - calm, still, and quiet
  • Home-grown - developed locally
  • Alarming - frightening or worrying
  • Revival - the process of becoming active, successful, or popular again
  • Intense - very great or extreme
  • Delegation - a group of people who represent a country, government, or organization
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Price freeze: on high fuel prices"
  • Freeze - to stop moving or making progress
  • Abandon - to stop something that you are doing or planning to do
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Shooting up - to increase quickly by a large amount
  • Crude oil - oil that is still in its natural state and has not yet been refined for use by chemical processes
  • For instance - for example
  • Respectively - used for saying that something happens separately to each of the people or things mentioned in the order in which they were mentioned
  • Glaring - used to say that something bad is very obvious
  • Dynamic - continuously changing
  • Revise - to change, improve, or make additions to something
  • Uptrend - an improvement in the economy, or an increase in business activity
  • Owing to - because of something
  • Rally - if things such as prices rally, they increase after being low
  • Volatility - liability to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Periodically - from time to time; occasionally
  • Fortnightly - happening every two weeks
  • Inelastic - not changing much, or not allowing much change
  • Keep pace with -  to develop or progress at the same rate as something else
  • Retail - relating to the sale of goods directly to the public for their own use
  • Successive - coming or happening one after another in a series
  • Speculate - to consider or discuss why something has happened or what might happen
  • Refrain from - to stop yourself from doing something
  • In the wake of something - happening after an event or as a result of it
  • Resist - to stop yourself from doing something
  • Offloading - to get rid of something that you do not want
  • Consumer - someone who buys and uses goods and services
  • Unsustainable - not capable of continuing at the same rate or level
  • In the long run - not immediately but at some time in the future
  • Opt - to make a choice or decision
  • Ease - to make or become less severe, difficult, unpleasant, painful, etc
  • Purview - the area of responsibility or influence that a person or organization has
  • Excise duty - a tax that a government charges on services used and goods sold inside its country

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