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July 24, 2018

24th July 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 July 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "A difficult poll: on Pakistan election"
  • Narrow - to become or make something smaller
  • Curtains came down - something ends
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Bitter - involving very angry feelings
  • Bloodied - covered in blood
  • Brutal - extremely violent
  • Darkened - to become dark
  • Lengthening - to become longer, or to make something longer
  • Uphold - to show that you support something such as an idea by what you say or do
  • Hangs heavy - to be very noticeable and displeasing
  • Brave - to deal with an unpleasant or difficult situation in order to achieve something
  • Rally - a public meeting that a lot of people go to in order to support someone or something or to protest against someone or something
  • Indiscriminately - done without considering who or what you harm or damage
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Convoy - a group of vehicles or ships travelling together, often with other vehicles or ships providing protection for them
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Disqualify - to not allow someone to take part in a competition, or to force them to leave it, usually because they have done something that is not allowed by the rules
  • Charge - an official statement accusing someone of committing a crime
  • Outcome - the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc
  • Successor - someone who has an important position after someone else
  • At the helm - in charge or in the position of a leader
  • Embarrassing - making you feel nervous, ashamed, or stupid
  • On account of - because of someone or something
  • Tell-all - a publication or statement revealing shocking or scandalous information
  • Portray - to show or describe someone or something in a particular way
  • Unstable - an unstable person becomes angry or upset often and very suddenly
  • Dissolute - spending too much time and money on physical pleasures in a way that most people consider immoral
  • Contender - someone who competes with other people for a prize or job
  • Misdemeanours - an action that is bad or wrong, but not in a serious way
  • Vitiate - to make something less effective or legally acceptable
  • Extremist - someone who has beliefs or opinions that are considered to be extremely unreasonable by most people
  • Sectarian - caused by disagreements among people from different religious groups
  • Mastermind - someone who plans a difficult or complicated operation, especially a crime
  • Pro - supporting or approving of something
  • Minority - a small number of people or things that are part of a larger group but different in some way from most of the group
  • Daunting - something that is daunting makes you worried because you think that it will be very difficult or dangerous to do
  • Federal - a federal country or system is one in which individual states make their own laws, but a national government is responsible for areas such as defence and foreign policy
  • Provincial - relating to an area that is governed as part of a country or an empire
  • Crushed - badly damaged or destroyed
  • Debt - an amount of money that you owe
  • Stricture - a limit
  • overwhelming - very strong
  • Stave something off - to stop something bad from happening, or to keep an unwanted situation or person away, usually temporarily
  • Civilian - someone who does not belong to the armed forces or the police
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Stimulus mode: on GST rate cuts"
  • Stimulus - anything that encourages something to happen, develop, or improve
  • Buoyancy - a feeling of happiness and confidence
  • Unveil - the act of officially announcing something such as a plan or a new product that was previously a secret
  • Of sorts - of a type that is not exactly the same as the actual thing, or is not as good as the actual thing
  • Consumer durables - products such as cars, furniture, and electrical equipment that are expected to last for a long time
  • Slash - to reduce something by a large amount
  • Compensation - something that changes or removes the bad result of something
  • Cess - a tax
  • Levy - to officially request payment of a tax
  • Exempt - to allow someone to ignore something such as a rule, obligation, or payment
  • Intensive - involving a lot of effort, energy, or attention
  • Tweak - to make small changes in order to improve something
  • Groundwork - work that you do in order to prepare for something
  • Woo - to try to persuade people to support you or to buy something from you
  • Significantly - by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable
  • Alter - to make something or someone different
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Upend - to turn something upside down
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Gambit - something that you say or do in an attempt to gain an advantage
  • Yield - to make a profit
  • Vary - to be different in different situations
  • Fret - to worry about something continuously
  • Macro - large
  • Offset - to balance the effect of something, with the result that there is no advantage or disadvantage
  • Compliance - the practice of obeying a law, rule, or request
  • Enterprise - a business company or organization
  • Major - important, serious, large, or great
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Inventory - a list giving details of all the things in a place
  • Profiteering - to make large profits by charging high prices for things that people need and cannot get anywhere else
  • Allege - to say that something is true or that someone has done something wrong or illegal, even though this has not been proved
  • Distrust - to not trust someone or something
  • Rationalisation - to make a company, way of working, etc. more effective, usually by combining or stopping particular activities
  • Friction - disagreement
  • In tandem - at the same time

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