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June 14, 2018

14th 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 14th June 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 14th June 2018 from HERE

  • Ambition - something that you very much want to do, usually something that is difficult to achieve
  • Renewable energy - renewable energy and natural materials replace themselves by natural processes, so that they are never completely used up
  • Tweak - to make small changes in order to improve something
  • Incentive - something that encourages a person to do something
  • Overshoot - to go past or beyond a limit
  • Gigawatt - a unit of power equal to one billion watts or 1000 megawatts
  • Interim - temporary and intended to be used or accepted until something permanent exists
  • Milestone - an important event in the development or history of something or in someone's life
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Augment - to increase the size, amount, or value of something
  • Blistering - used for emphasizing the force or speed with which something is done
  • Pace - the speed at which someone or something moves, or with which something happens or changes
  • Erratic - changing often or not following a regular pattern, so that it is difficult to know what will happen next
  • Creaky - no longer working well or in good condition
  • Meanwhile - at the same time
  • Tariff - a tax
  • Wafer-thin - extremely thin
  • Trajectory - the way in which a process or event develops over a period of time
  • Obstacle - a difficulty or problem that prevents you from achieving something
  • Cap -  to set a limit
  • Prioritise - to decide in what order you should do things, based on how important or urgent they are
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Loom large - to have a lot of importance or influence over someone or something
  • Photovoltaic cell - a piece of equipment that changes light into electricity
  • Safeguard - to protect something or someone from being harmed or having problems
  • Import - a product from another country, that is bought with money from your country
  • Directorate - a part of a government department that deals with a particular area of activity
  • Remedy - a solution to a particular problem
  • Body blow - a serious problem or a great disappointment, especially one that is sudden and unexpected
  • Rely - to depend on or trust someone or something
  • Threatening - showing or saying that someone is likely to do something that will harm you
  • Rooftop - used about something that is built on a roof
  • Compound - a combination of things
  • Elsewhere - in or to another place or other places
  • Hold off - to deliberately delay doing something
  • Implausible - difficult to accept as true
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Golden feet — 2018 FIFA World Cup"
  • Flurry -  a short period of activity or emotion
  • Overwhelming - much larger, stronger, more important etc than anything else in a situation
  • Revive - to become, or to make something become, active, successful, or popular again
  • Humiliating - making you feel very embarrassed and ashamed
  • Semifinal - one of the two games that are played immediately before the last game in a sports competition
  • Shunning - to deliberately avoid a person, place, or activity
  • Predecessor - the person who had a job or official position before someone else
  • Captivating - very interesting or attractive in a way that takes all your attention
  • Reigning - being the most recent winner of a competition
  • Inflict - to cause something unpleasant to happen
  • World-class - one of the best in the world
  • Supremely - extremely, or to the highest possible degree
  • Revitalise - to make something that is failing or weak become strong and successful again
  • Sack - to tell someone that they can no longer work at their job
  • Powerhouse - a person or thing that has a lot of strength or energy
  • Squad - a sports team
  • Retain - to keep someone or something
  • Cohesion - a situation in which people or things combine well to form a unit
  • Roster - a list of all the players who belong to a particular team
  • Jaw-dropping - very surprising; astonishing
  • Endure - to suffer something difficult or unpleasant in a patient way over a long period
  • Heartbreak - a feeling of great sadness
  • Runner-up - a person or team that does not win a competition or race but is second, or is close to winning
  • Penalty shoot-out - in football, a series of chances to kick the ball into the goal, given to both teams as a way of deciding who wins the game when both teams have the same score
  • Persuade - to make someone agree to do something by giving them reasons why they should
  • Contend - to claim that something is true
  • There is no denying - used for saying that something is clearly true
  • Triumph - a great victory or success
  • Immortalise - to make someone or something famous for a very long time
  • Glory - admiration and praise that you get because you have done something impressive
  • Phenomenal - extremely impressive or surprising
  • Strained - not relaxed or friendly
  • Reputation - the opinion that people have about how good or how bad someone or something is
  • Massive - very large or heavy
  • Doping - the use of drugs to enhance sporting performance
  • Scandal - a situation in which important people behave in a dishonest or immoral way that shocks people
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Wrongdoing - behaviour that is illegal or not moral
  • Spotlight - a situation in which you get a lot of public attention
  • At stake - if something like money, a job, or someone's reputation is at stake, it is in danger of being lost because of a particular situation

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