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June 11, 2018

11th June 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 11th June 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 10th June 2018 (Sunday)

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 11th June 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "No easy solutions: on tackling NPAs"
  • Tackling - to make an organized and determined attempt to deal with a problem
  • Bad bank - a bank that takes bad assets (= assets that have lost their value) and bad loans (= debts that are unlikely to be paid back) from other banks or organizations and deals with them in order to help with economic problems
  • Magic bullet - a quick and easy solution to a very difficult problem
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Assess - to carefully consider a situation, person, or problem in order to make a judgment
  • Bad loan - a loan where repayments are not being made as originally agreed between the borrower and the lender, and which may never be repaid
  • Panel - a group of people who make decisions or judgments
  • Rehabilitation - the action of restoring something that has been damaged to its former condition
  • Fester - if a problem or unpleasant feeling festers, it becomes worse because no one has dealt with it
  • Over-leveraged - (of a company) having taken on too much debt
  • Afresh - in a new or different way
  • Cagey - not saying much about something, because you do not want people to know very much
  • Overhang - to have a negative effect on a situation
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen
  • So-called - used to show that you think a word that is used to describe someone or something is not suitable or not correct
  • Balance sheet - a written statement showing the value of a company at a particular time
  • Entail - if a situation or action entails a particular thing, it involves having or doing that thing
  • Envisage - to have something as a plan or an intention
  • Transaction - the action or process of buying or selling something
  • Deploy - to use something
  • Dramatically - in a sudden and surprising way that is easy to notice
  • Window-dressing -  something that is intended to seem impressive but does not have any real effect
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • Comptroller - someone whose job is to look after the financial aspects of an organization
  • Auditor - someone whose job is to officially examine the financial records of a company, organization, or person to see that they are accurate
  • Vigilance - the activity of watching a person or situation very carefully so that you will notice any problems or signs of danger immediately
  • Intent - the intention to do something
  • Sluggish - not performing or reacting as well as usual
  • Sort out - to do what is necessary to deal with a problem, disagreement, or difficult situation successfully
  • Amend - to make changes to a document, law, agreement etc, especially in order to improve it
  • Witch-hunt - an attempt to find and punish people whose opinions are unpopular and who are said to be a danger to society
  • Demonstrable - able to be proved or shown
  • Wilful defaulter - a person that has not paid the loan back despite the ability to repay it
  • Ail - to have a bad or harmful effect on someone or something
  • Insolvency - not having enough money to pay what you owe
  • Bankruptcy -  a situation in which a person or business has officially admitted that they have no money and cannot pay what they owe
Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Ceasing fire: on truce in Afghanistan"
  • Ceasing - to stop happening or continuing
  • Truce - an agreement between two people or groups involved in a war, fight, or disagreement to stop it for a period of time
  • Reciprocal - done according to an arrangement by which you do something for someone who does the same thing for you
  • Troops - soldiers, especially in large numbers
  • Glimmer - a soft weak light that is not steady
  • Ceasefire - an agreement to stop fighting for a period of time, especially in order to discuss permanent peace
  • Unconditional - without limits or conditions
  • Breakthrough - a time when you begin to be successful at something
  • Acknowledge - to accept or admit that something exists, is true, or is real
  • Unmistakably - very easy to recognize
  • Reciprocity - a situation in which you do the same thing for someone that they have done for you
  • Reach out to somebody - to try to communicate with a person or a group of people
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Upending - to turn something upside down
  • Shun - to deliberately avoid a person, place, or activity
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Gambit - something that you say or do in an attempt to gain an advantage
  • Stalemate - a situation in which progress is impossible because the people or groups involved cannot agree
  • Enormous - very large in size or quantity
  • Swathe - a large area of land
  • Rural - relating to the countryside, or in the countryside
  • Mountainous - covered with mountains
  • Retain - to keep someone or something
  • Overthrowing - to force a leader or government out of their position of power
  • Ally - a country that makes an agreement with another country that they will work together to help each other, especially in a war
  • Regime - a system or form of government
  • Appetite - a feeling of being very interested in something or of wanting it very much
  • Set the scene - to create the conditions that make it possible for an event to happen
  • Productive - achieving good results
  • Truce - an agreement between two people or groups involved in a war, fight, or disagreement to stop it for a period of time
  • Precarious - likely to change or become dangerous without warning
  • Bottleneck - a specific problem in part of a process, that causes delays to the whole process
  • Gesture - a movement that communicates a feeling or instruction
  • Bring something to the table - to provide something that will be a benefit
  • Decisive - making the final result of a situation completely certain
  • Misery - the state of being extremely unhappy or uncomfortable

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