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August 19, 2018

18th 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 18th August 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 18th August 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Kerala’s trauma"
  • Trauma - a bad experience that makes you feel very upset, afraid, or shocked
  • Stepped up - increased in amount or strength
  • Assist - to help someone or something
  • Unprecedented - never having happened or existed before
  • Deluge - a very heavy fall of rain
  • Unleash - to do or to cause something that has a very powerful or harmful effect
  • Brimming - to be full of something
  • Massive - very large or heavy
  • Landslip - a small fall of earth or rocks down the side of a hill
  • Overwhelm - to exist in such great amounts that someone or something cannot deal with them
  • Rescue - to save someone from a dangerous or unpleasant situation
  • Assessment - the process of making a judgment or forming an opinion, after considering something or someone carefully
  • Devastation - damage or destruction affecting a large area or a lot of people
  • Marooned - left or caught in a place and unable to leave
  • Far-flung - far away from where you are or from towns and cities
  • Respite - a short period of rest from having to deal with a difficult or unpleasant situation
  • Acknowledge - to accept or admit that something exists, is true, or is real
  • Legion - a large group or number of people
  • Stranded - left somewhere with no way of going anywhere else
  • Disaster - something very bad that happens and causes a lot of damage or kills a lot of people
  • Catastrophic - causing a lot of damage, or making a lot of people suffer
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Outpouring - the act of expressing a strong emotion
  • Goodwill - a feeling of wanting to be friendly and helpful to someone
  • Abroad - in or to a foreign country
  • Distress - an unpleasant and difficult situation caused by a lack of money, food, or other basic things
  • Rehabilitation - to return someone to a good, healthy, or normal life or condition afterthey have been in prison, been very ill, etc
  • Initiative - an important action that is intended to solve a problem
  • Volunteer - someone who is not paid for the work that they do
  • Advisory - an official warning
  • Modality - the way in which something exists, is experienced or is done
  • Merging - to combine or join together
  • Benign - kind and nice
  • Cope with - to deal successfully with a difficult situation or job
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Continental shifts: On Jakarta Asiad"
  • Well-placed -  to be in a particular place, especially one that is convenient or has other advantages
  • A thing or two - a few things
  • Composite - something that is made of various different parts
  • Confined to - if something is confined to one area or group of people, it happens only in that area or affects only that group of people
  • Keenly - very strongly
  • Contest - to compete for a job or for success in a competition
  • Respective - relating or belonging to each of the separate people or things you have just mentioned
  • Behemoth - someone or something that is very large
  • Diplomacy - the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Tally - a record of the number of things that someone has done, won, or achieved
  • Line-up - to form a row, or to put people or things in a row
  • Runner-up - a person or team that does not win a competition or race but is second, or is close to winning
  • Commonwealth - a group of countries that have the same political or economic interests
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Powerhouse - something such as a country or organization that has a lot of power or influence
  • Track and field -  sports events in which people compete against each other in running races, jumping, and throwing things
  • Dilemma - a situation in which you have to make a difficult decision
  • Crackdown - strong action that someone in authority takes to stop a particular activity
  • Doping - the use of drugs to enhance sporting performance
  • Exception - someone or something that is not included in a rule, group, or list or that does not behave in the expected way
  • Pull out - to stop being involved in an activity, event, or situation
  • Deplete - to reduce the amount of something or the number of things
  • Haul - an amount of something that was obtained
  • Glimpse - an experience that gives you an idea of what something is like
  • Debut - to perform or be performed in public for the first time

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