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August 11, 2018

11th August 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 August 2018. Happy reading :)

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

  • Stooping - to do something bad in order to get what you want
  • Conquer - to gain control of a situation or emotion by making a great physical or mental effort
  • Tact - a careful way of speaking or behaving that avoids upsetting other people
  • Deputy - someone whose job is the second most important in a department or organization, and who takes the responsibilities of the most important person in some situations
  • Exhibit - to show a particular feeling, quality, ability, or form of behaviour
  • Superior - greater in size or power
  • Floor - a place where discussions or debates take place, especially in a parliament
  • Ruling - in control of, or having the most power in, a country, group, or organization
  • Ally - someone who is ready to help you
  • Fall short - to not reach a particular level or to fail to achieve something that you were trying to do
  • Majority - most of the people or things in a group
  • Lacked - to not have any or enough of something that you need or want
  • Ploy - a way of tricking or confusing someone in order to get an advantage or to make them do what you want
  • Foe - an enemy
  • Accommodate - to consider and include something when you are deciding what to do
  • Reach out - to try to communicate with a person or a group of people, usually in order to help or involve them
  • Equidistance - equal distance
  • Prestige - the high reputation and respect that someone or something has earned, based on their impressive achievements, quality etc
  • Seal a deal - to make a deal certain or complete
  • Estranged - feeling that you do not belong to a group or community
  • Significance - the importance that something has because it affects other things
  • Stride - an important positive development
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Debating - if people debate a subject, they discuss it formally before making a decision, usually by voting
  • Enjoy - to have something as a benefit or advantage
  • In retrospect - considering something that happened in the past, using knowledge or information that you did not have at that time
  • No-confidence vote - a voting process in which people show that they do not support a person or group in power
  • Principal - main, or most important
  • Pitch against - to make someone fight or compete against someone else
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Head-to-head - competing or meeting directly with someone or something else
  • Stitch together - to create or form something quickly or roughly
  • Cease - to stop happening or continuing
  • Crowded - containing a lot of people
  • Atrocity - a cruel and violent act, often in a war
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Criticism - comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • Excessive - much more than is reasonable or necessary
  • Plunged - to make someone or something fall quickly from a high position
  • Humanitarian - relating to efforts to help people who are living in very bad conditions and are suffering because of a war, flood, earthquake etc
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Port - an area of water where ships stop, including the buildings around it
  • Siege - an attack in which an army surrounds a castle or city in order to prevent the people inside from receiving food and water
  • Wounding - the criminal offence of injuring someone by damaging their skin or flesh, usually by using a knife or other sharp object
  • Rebel - someone who tries to remove a government or leader using force
  • Swathe - a large area of land
  • Civilian - someone who does not belong to the armed forces or the police
  • Toll - the total number of people who have been killed or hurt
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Backed - supported
  • Infrastructure - the set of systems within a place or organization that affect how well it operates, for example the telephone and transport systems in a country
  • Displace - to force someone to leave their own country and live somewhere else
  • Invasion - an occasion when one country’s army goes into another country to take control of it by force
  • Abandon - left empty or no longer used
  • Unprecedented - never having happened or existed before
  • Outbreak - the sudden start of war, disease, violence etc
  • Cut off - to stop someone from going somewhere, especially by blocking their way
  • Acute - very serious or severe
  • Deter - to make someone decide not to do something
  • Catastrophic - causing a lot of damage, or making a lot of people suffer
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Callous - unkind, cruel, and without sympathy or feeling for other people
  • Legitimate - fair and reasonable
  • Accuse - to say that someone has done something wrong or committed a crime
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Curiously - in an unusual and interesting way
  • Relentless - something bad that is relentless never seems to stop or improve
  • Entrenched - entrenched attitudes or feelings have existed for a long time and are difficult to change
  • Battered - old and slightly damaged
  • Disastrous - causing a lot of damage or harm
  • Aggression - a situation in which one country attacks another
  • Condemn - to say publicly that you think someone or something is bad or wrong
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Plight - a sad, serious, or difficult situation
  • Progressively - gradually and steadily
  • Crown Prince - a prince who will become king after the present king or queen dies
  • De facto - actual, even though not official
  • Aggressive - behaving in an angry or rude way that shows you want to fight, attack, or argue with someone
  • Negotiate - to try to reach an agreement by discussing something in a formal way, especially in a business or political situation

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