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September 20, 2018

20th 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 20th September 2018. Happy reading :)

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

  • Impatient - annoyed because something is not happening as quickly as you want or in the way you want
  • Ordinance - an official order by a government, king, queen etc
  • Triple talaq - a form of divorce that was practised in India, whereby a Muslim man could legally divorce his wife by pronouncing talaq (the Arabic word for divorce) three times
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Enact - to make a proposal into a law
  • Dilute - to make something less strong or effective
  • Instant - immediate
  • Offence - a crime or illegal activity for which there is a punishment
  • Undue - not necessary or reasonable
  • Deliberation - discussions in which a subject is considered carefully
  • Objection - a statement that shows that you disagree with a plan, or a reason for your disagreement
  • Provision - a part of an agreement or law that deals with a particular problem
  • Debate - a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject
  • Desirability - the quality of being worth doing or having
  • Criminalising - to make an activity illegal by making a new law
  • Statutory - controlled by a law or statute
  • Term - the period of time that someone must spend in prison
  • In the face of something - in a situation where you have to deal with something unpleasant or difficult
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Significant - very important
  • Water down - to make something such as a statement or newspaper article less offensive, powerful, or detailed
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Exigency - something difficult that you must deal with as part of a situation or job
  • Promulgating - to make an official announcement introducing a law or rule
  • Espouse - to give your support to an idea, principle, or belief
  • Mere - used for emphasizing that something is small or unimportant
  • Subversion - the action of trying to destroy a government or an established belief, especially by attacking it indirectly in written or spoken material
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Cognisable - clearly identifiable
  • Pronounce - to formally state an official opinion or decision
  • Compoundable - compoundable offences are those offences where, the complainant (one who has filed the case, i.e. the victim), enter into a compromise, and agrees to have the charges dropped against the accused
  • Marital - relating to marriage
  • Subsist - to exist
  • Self-contradictory - expressing one thing that is the opposite of another thing that was already said; saying two things that cannot both be correct
  • Offending - causing a problem, or breaking a rule
  • Up the ante - if you up the ante, you increase your demands or the risks in a situation in order to achieve a better result
  • Trade - the activities of buying and selling goods or services
  • Ratchet something up - to increase something in controlled stages over a period of time
  • Slap - to order that something should be done immediately, especially as a punishment
  • Export - the practice or business of selling goods to another country
  • Tariff - a tax that a government charges on goods that enter or leave their country
  • Skirmish - an argument or a disagreement, especially a political one
  • Typical of - like most people or things of the same type
  • Aggressive - behaving in an angry or rude way that shows you want to fight, attack, or argue with someone
  • Retaliatory - intended to do something harmful or unpleasant to someone because they have done something harmful or unpleasant to you
  • Pursue - to follow a course of activity
  • Import - a product from another country, that is bought with money from your country
  • To the tune of - used for emphasizing how large an amount is
  • Make good - to become successful
  • Threat - a situation or an activity that could cause harm or danger
  • Escalation - to become or make something become greater or more serious
  • Trajectory - the way in which a process or event develops over a period of time
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Concur - to agree with someone or something
  • Shrinkage - the process of becoming smaller in size
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Considerable - large in size, amount, or degree
  • Perhaps - used for saying that you are not certain about something, or that something may or may not be true
  • Overproduction - a situation in which a factory, an economy etc produces too many goods
  • Dumping - to get rid of someone or something that you no longer want or need
  • Overseas - happening or existing in a country across the sea from your country
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Hyper-connected - characterized by the widespread or habitual use of devices that have Internet connectivity
  • Indeed - used for adding a statement that supports and increases the effect of what you have just said
  • Persist with -  to continue to do or say something in a determined way
  • Retreat - to avoid a dangerous, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation, especially by moving away from it
  • Isolationism - a country’s policy of not having political or economic relationships with other countries
  • Punitive - relating to or causing punishment or great difficulty
  • A myriad of something - an extremely large number of people or things, especially one that is too large to count
  • Multilateral - involving three or more groups, especially the governments of three or more countries
  • Wither away - to become weaker or smaller and then disappear
  • Fly in the face of something - to completely oppose, or be completely opposite to, something that most people believe or accept
  • Credentialise - to provide a job history, life history or educational credential to establish validity or credibility
  • Precisely - clearly
  • Stave off - to stop something bad from happening, or to keep an unwanted situation or person away, usually temporarily
  • Parochialism - the quality of showing interest only in a narrow range of matters, especially those that directly affect yourself, your town, or your country
  • Engender - to cause a feeling or attitude to exist
  • Horror - a very strong feeling of shock, fear or disgust caused by something extremely unpleasant

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