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September 11, 2018

11th 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 11th September 2018. Happy reading :)

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

  • Clemency - a decision not to punish someone severely, made by someone in a position of authority
  • Assassination - the murder of a famous or important person, especially for political reasons
  • Convict - someone who is in prison because they are guilty of a crime
  • Statutory - controlled by a law or statute
  • Remit - to reduce a period of time that someone must spend in prison
  • Life sentence - a punishment in which someone is sent to prison for the rest of their life
  • Recourse - the use of something so that you can get what you want or need in a difficult situation
  • Remedy - a solution to a particular problem
  • Invoke - to use a law or rule in order to achieve something
  • Ultimately - after a process or activity has ended
  • Primacy - the fact of being more powerful or important than anything else
  • Concur - to agree with someone or something
  • Precedent - an action or event in the past that is used as an example or reason for a present action or event
  • Ramification - a complicated or unexpected way in which a decision, process, or event affects other things
  • Sovereign - having the highest power or being completely independent
  • Caution - to tell someone about a danger or problem that they need to know about or avoid
  • Moot question - a moot point, question, or issue is one that people disagree about
  • Diabolical - evil or cruel
  • Hatch - if you hatch something such as a plan, you plan it, especially in secret
  • Mindful - careful about or conscious of something
  • Subject to something - likely to experience something or to be affected by something
  • Mercy - the act of forgiving someone or not treating them severely, especially someone who you have the authority to punish
  • For instance - for example
  • Repatriate -  to send someone back to the country that is legally their own
  • Omnibus - comprising several items
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Gravity - the seriousness or importance of something
  • Prolonged - continuing for a long time
  • Incarceration - to put someone in prison
  • Compassion - a feeling of sympathy for someone who is in a bad situation because you understand and care about them
  • Sliver of - a small thin piece of something
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Capital punishment - the punishment of being legally killed
  • Humane - caring about the quality of people’s or animal’s lives and trying to be kind to them
  • Retrograde - returning to a condition or situation that is worse than the present one
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "The old and the new: the U.S. Open"
  • Assert -  to state firmly that something is true
  • Tally - a record of the number of things that someone has done, won, or achieved
  • Grand Slam - a set of important competitions held in a sport during one year, especially in tennis, rugby or golf
  • The acme of something - the highest possible standard of something
  • Major - a well-known and important competition
  • Stand shoulder to shoulder - to be next to something or someone
  • Practitioner - someone who does a particular activity
  • Attrition - the process of making an enemy physically and mentally weaker by continuously attacking them
  • Baseline - a quantity, value, or fact used as a standard for measuring other quantities, values, or facts
  • Patrolling - the act of checking that there is no trouble or danger in a building or area
  • Invincible - too strong to be defeated
  • Microcosm - something small that contains or represents all the features or qualities of something larger
  • Swung (swing) - to move, or to make something move, backwards and forwards
  • Adversity - a difficult period in your life in which you have many problems
  • Energise - to make someone feel full of energy or enthusiasm
  • Opponent - someone who is competing against you
  • Triumphant - successful
  • Evidence - facts or physical signs that help to prove something
  • Tactically - in a way that relates to a planned method of achieving something
  • Restoration - the act or process of returning something to its earlier good condition or position
  • Eclectic mix - an eclectic group of people, things, or ideas is interesting or unusual because it consists of many different types
  • Immense - extremely large
  • Awe - a feeling of great respect and admiration
  • Revere - to have a lot of respect and admiration for someone or something
  • Back of your hand - to be very familiar with something
  • Panache - an impressive way of doing something that shows great skill and confidence
  • Magnitude - great size, importance, or effect
  • Drown out - to prevent a sound from being heard by making a louder noise
  • Chaos - a situation in which everything is confused and in a mess
  • Aftermath - the effects and results of something bad or important
  • Tirade - a long angry speech criticizing someone or something
  • Impressionable - someone who is impressionable is easily impressed and influenced by other people, usually because they are young and lack experience in life
  • Relentless - determined, and never stopping your attempts to achieve something
  • Here to stay - if something is here to stay, it will continue to exist for a long time and become accepted as normal

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