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September 10, 2018

10th September 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 10th September 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 9th September 2018 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Bail over jail: on due process"
  • Due process - the correct way of dealing with a legal trial or other legal matters, that makes sure that people’s rights are protected
  • Custody - a situation in which someone is kept in prison until they go to court for trial
  • Remand - to tell someone who has committed a crime to return to court for trial on a particular day
  • Confer - to give something such as authority, a legal right, or an honour to someone
  • Discretion - the right or ability to make a judgment or decision
  • Deliberation - discussions in which a subject is considered carefully
  • Oppression - unfair and cruel treatment by a powerful person or government
  • Harassment - annoying or unpleasant behaviour towards someone that takes place regularly
  • Prosecute - to officially accuse someone of a crime and ask a court of law to judge them
  • Emphasise - to make something more noticeable
  • Reflexive - a reflexive movement or action is one that you do without thinking
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Offence - a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment
  • Commission - the act of committing a crime
  • Empower - to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
  • Warrant - a document written by a judge that gives the police permission to do something, for example to arrest someone or to search a house
  • Stringent - stringent rules or conditions are strict and make you achieve high standards
  • Carry out - to do a particular piece of work
  • Tampering - to touch something that you should not touch, and to change it in some way, often because you want to spoil it
  • Evidence - facts or physical signs that help to prove something
  • Humiliation - the unhappy and ashamed feeling that you get when something embarrassing happens
  • Scar - a mark on something where it has been damaged
  • Cavalier - not caring about other people’s feelings or about the seriousness of a situation
  • Heavy-handed - using too much force, or not considering people’s feelings enough when dealing with a situation
  • Opposing - competing against, fighting, or arguing with someone else or with each other
  • Slew - a large amount or number
  • Unjustified - not fair, or not based on any good reason
  • Round-up - an occasion when animals or people are forced to gather together in one place
  • Ironically - used for saying that a situation has developed in an unexpected and sometimes humorous way
  • Let off - to give someone little or no punishment for something that they did wrong
  • Disheartening - making you less confident or enthusiastic
  • Accused - a specific person that is accused of a crime in a court of law
  • Ecosystem - a group of businesses or business activities that affect each other and work well together
  • Succeed - to achieve something that you planned to do or attempted to do
  • Trump - to win or to succeed
  • Empower - to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
  • High-profile - often seen in public, mentioned in newspapers, or appearing on television
  • Eventually - at the end of a process or period of time in which many things happen
  • Sloganeering - the use of slogans, especially by politicians who want to communicate a simple message that people will remember
  • Dilemma - a situation in which you have to make a difficult decision
  • Invariably - always
  • Acute - very serious or severe
  • Activist - someone who takes part in activities that are intended to achieve political or social change, especially someone who is a member of an organization
  • Alleged - claimed to be true, even though this has not been proved
  • Unlawful - something that is unlawful is illegal, especially something that would be considered legal in a different situation
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Invoke - to use a law or rule in order to achieve something
  • Customary - usual in a particular society or situation
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Cloudy forecast: on climate change"
  • Cloudy - confused
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Developed countries - a country with a lot of industrial activity and where people generally have high incomes
  • Framework - a system of rules, laws, agreements etc that establish the way that something operates in business, politics, or society
  • Convention - a formal agreement between governments of different countries about how they should behave towards each other or towards the people in their country
  • Ran into - to start to have trouble/difficulty/problems etc
  • Predictable - if something is predictable, it happens in the way that you would expect
  • Administration - the government of a country
  • Pact - an agreement between two or more people or organizations in which they promise to do something
  • Pledge - to promise seriously and publicly to do something
  • Emission - the act of sending out gas, heat, light, etc
  • Population - all the people who live in a particular area
  • Cope with - to deal successfully with a difficult situation or job
  • Extreme - very great in degree
  • Flood - if water floods a place, it covers it
  • Drought - a long period of time when there is little or no rain and crops die
  • Storm - an occasion when a lot of rain falls very quickly, often with very strong winds or thunder and lightning
  • Obstruct - to prevent someone or something from moving along or through a path, passage, door etc by blocking it
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Preserve - to take care of something in order to prevent it from being harmed or destroyed
  • Status quo - the present situation, or the way that things usually are
  • Short-sighted - dealing with things that are happening now but failing to consider what will happen in the future
  • Detrimental - harmful or damaging
  • Vulnerable - easily damaged by something negative or harmful
  • Accumulate - to increase in quantity over a period of time
  • Intensity - strength
  • Decline - to become less or worse
  • Destabilise - to cause problems for a country, government, or person in authority so that they become less effective
  • Mass - a large quantity or number
  • Migration -  the process by which people or animals migrate to another place or country
  • Panel - a group of people who make decisions or judgments
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Expediency - the use of methods that produce an immediate result or solution to a problem, but may not be fair or honest
  • Avert - to prevent something bad or harmful from happening
  • Catastrophe - an event that causes a lot of damage or makes a lot of people suffer

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