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September 15, 2018

13th 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 13th September 2018. Happy reading :)

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

  • Sage - someone who is wise and shows good judgment
  • Advice - an opinion that someone gives you about the best thing to do in a particular situation
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Heed - to consider someone’s advice or warning and do what they suggest
  • Note of caution - a warning that you should be careful
  • Non-performing asset - a loan or advance for which the principal or interest payment remained overdue for a period of 90 days
  • Potential - possible or likely in the future
  • Micro - extremely small
  • Enterprise - a business company or organization
  • Contingent - a group of people representing a place, organization etc at a meeting or event
  • Liability - the amount of money that a company owes
  • Disbursement - an amount of money that is paid from a fund (=an amount of money available for a particular purpose)
  • Outstanding - an amount of money that is outstanding has not yet been paid
  • Informal - not official and has no fixed rules
  • Monitor - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Debatable - something that is debatable is not certain because it is possible for people to have different opinions about it
  • Manpower - all the people who are available to do a particular job or to work in a particular place
  • Under the radar - to keep a low profile; to remain unnoticed
  • In the course of time - after some time has passed
  • Crop - a plant grown for food, usually on a farm
  • Waiver - an official statement or document that says a right, claim, or law can be officially ignored or given up
  • Turn a deaf ear - to refuse to listen to a warning, a request, or an attempt to change your attitude
  • Vitiate - to make something less effective or legally acceptable
  • Hazard - something that could be dangerous or could cause damage or accidents
  • Invariably - always, or almost always
  • Defend - to protect someone or something from attack
  • Criticism - comments that show that you think something is wrong or bad
  • Unfair - not fair or reasonable
  • Ludicrous - extremely silly
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Take note of - to notice something and try to remember it because you think it is important
  • Forward-looking - looking at the future in a positive way and happy to try new ideas and methods
  • Avert - to prevent something bad or harmful from happening
  • Recurrence - an occasion when something happens again
  • Mess - a difficult situation with a lot of problems, especially because people have made mistakes
  • Professionalise - to make an activity or organization professional, especially by paying the people involved in it
  • Bureau - an organization that provides information or services
  • Induct - to officially give someone a new job or position
  • Deficit - a lack of a quality, skill, or ability that you should have
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Bad loan - a loan where repayments are not being made as originally agreed between the borrower and the lender, and which may never be repaid
  • Purported - said by some people to be real or true, but not proved to be real or true
  • Inaction - the failure to do anything, especially when you should do something
  • High-profile - often seen in public, mentioned in newspapers, or appearing on television

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Uganda’s new hope"
  • Status quo - the present situation
  • Apotheosis - the perfect example of something
  • Beacon - a bright light or fire that shines in the dark and is used as a signal to warn people against danger or to show them the way somewhere
  • Crackdown - strong action that someone in authority takes to stop a particular activity
  • Dissent - strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think
  • Regime - a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way
  • Gradually - slowly and in small stages or amounts
  • De facto - actual, even though not official
  • Campaign - to try to achieve political or social change by persuading other people or the government to do something
  • By-election - an election in one particular area to choose a new representative in parliament or on a council, or to replace someone who has died or left the job
  • Draw a crowd - if an event draws a crowd, a large number of people come to watch it
  • Stone - to throw stones at something or someone
  • Allegedly - if someone allegedly does something, another person says that they have done it, even though this has not been proved
  • Reprisal - something unpleasant that is done to punish an enemy or opponent because of something bad that they have done to you
  • Swift - happening quickly or immediately
  • Brutal - extremely violent
  • Teargas - to use tear gas to control a crowd
  • Crowd - a large number of people in the same place
  • Brutalise - to do very cruel and painful things to someone
  • Protest - a strong complaint or disagreement
  • Unrest - angry or violent behaviour by people who are protesting against something
  • Escalate - to become much worse or more serious, or to make something do this
  • Apparently - based only on what you have heard, not on what you are certain is true
  • Ill-treat - to treat a person or animal in a cruel or unkind way
  • Custody - a situation in which someone is kept in prison until they go to court for trial
  • Crutch - a stick with a piece that fits under the arm, that you lean on for support if you have difficulty in walking because of a foot or leg injury
  • Reprieve - to stop or delay something bad that was going to happen
  • Illusion - a false or wrong belief or idea
  • Smooth over - to make a problem seem less serious
  • Preside over - to be in a position of power while important changes or events are happening
  • Muster - to try to produce as much of a feeling such as enthusiasm or determination as you can
  • Rely - to depend on or trust someone or something
  • Rural - relating to the countryside, or in the countryside
  • Preponderance - most of the people or things in a group
  • Fierce - involving very strong feelings such as determination, anger, or hate
  • Burning issue - something that people have strong opinions about and think is very important
  • Starkly - very clearly
  • Bruise - an injury or mark where the skin has not been broken but is darker in colour, often as a result of being hit by something
  • Viral - very popular and spreading very quickly, especially on the Internet
  • Stoke - to make a feeling stronger
  • Ilk - a particular type
  • Pressing - very important and urgent

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