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September 21, 2018

21st 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 21st September 2018. Happy reading :)

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

  • For someone / something's sake - for the benefit or good of someone or something
  • 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
  • Set the stage for something - to create the conditions in which something is likely to happen
  • Determining - controlling your decision to do something
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Prominent - important and well known
  • Extraordinary - very unusual and surprising
  • Raises the bar - to raise the standards of quality that are expected of or required for something
  • House arrest - to be officially prevented from leaving your home, usually because you have been accused of a political crime
  • Charge - an official statement accusing someone of committing a crime
  • Pursue - if you pursue a plan, activity, or situation, you try to do it or achieve it, usually over a long period of time
  • Allegedly - if someone allegedly does something, another person says that they have done it, even though this has not been proved
  • Outlaw - to make something illegal
  • Maoist -  someone who supports Maoism (a form of Communism established in China and based on the political ideas of Mao Zedong)
  • Conspiracy - a secret plan by a group of people to do something bad or illegal, especially in politics
  • Trumped-up - deliberately made up in order to connect someone with a crime
  • Probe - an attempt to find out the truth about an issue, problem, or accident, made by an official group or by a newspaper, television programme etc
  • Throw up - to produce something new or unexpected
  • Tussle - a short fight
  • Contention - an opinion or statement that something is true, especially one made during a discussion or argument
  • Probing - trying to find out the truth about something
  • Insurgent - someone who belongs to a group of people fighting to take control of their country by force
  • Urban - relating to towns and cities, or happening there
  • Counter - an action that you take in order to oppose or stop something or reduce its negative effect
  • Thinly disguised - in a way that makes it easy to recognize what the true situation really is
  • 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
  • Petitioner - someone who organizes or signs a petition asking someone in authority to do something
  • Defend - to protect someone or something from attack
  • Prosecution - the process or act of accusing someone of a crime and asking a court of law to judge them
  • Contend that - to claim that something is true
  • Incriminate - to show or make you think that someone is guilty of a crime
  • Ideology - a system of ideas and principles on which a political or economic theory is based
  • Intersection - the point where two things come together and have an effect on each other
  • Enforce - to make people obey a law, or to make a particular situation happen or be accepted
  • Accused - a specific person that is accused of a crime in a court of law
  • Remedy - a solution to a particular problem
  • Substantive - important or serious, or referring to the most important or serious issues
  • Intervene - to become involved in a situation in order to try to stop or change it
  • Dissent - strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think
  • Arbitrary - not based on any particular plan, or not done for any particular reason
  • Be sacrificed on the altar of something - if you say that someone or something is sacrificed at the altar of another thing, you mean they suffer or are destroyed because of that thing
  • Conjecture - the development of a theory or guess based on information that is not complete
  • Bench - the position of being a judge in a court of law
  • Precedent - a decision by a court on which future decisions are based
  • Wish away - to make something stop or disappear just by expressing a wish
  • Peculiar - strange, often in an unpleasant way
  • Circumstance - a fact or condition that affects a situation
  • Commemoration - something intended to honour and remember an important person or event
  • Dramatically - in a sudden and surprising way that is easy to notice
  • Morph - to change from one thing into another by small and interconnected steps
  • Plot - a secret plan to do something bad, made by two or more people
  • Suspicious - believing that someone has probably done something wrong
  • Supposedly - as some people believe or say, although you may not agree with this
  • Armed - involving the use of weapons
  • Rebellion - an attempt to remove a government or leader by force
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Moon diplomacy: On the Korean peace process"
  • Diplomacy - the ability to deal with people in a sensitive way that does not upset or offend them
  • Mythical - imaginary, or not real
  • Landmark - a major event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process and makes progress possible
  • Summit - a meeting or series of meetings between leaders of two or more countries
  • Revive - to become, or to make something become, active, successful, or popular again
  • Denuclearisation - the process of removing nuclear weapons from a country or countries
  • Infuse - to give someone or something a particular quality
  • Warmth - a kind and friendly quality in someone or something
  • Thaw - to become more friendly
  • Momentum - progress or development that is becoming faster or stronger
  • Peninsula - a long piece of land that is mostly surrounded by water, but is joined at one end to a larger area of land
  • Dismantle - to separate the parts of something such as a machine so that they no longer form a single unit
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Armistice - a formal agreement between enemies to stop fighting a war
  • Optimistically - in a way that shows hope and confidence about the future
  • Atmospherics - unusual conditions in the atmosphere
  • Yield - to produce something useful
  • Tangible - important and noticeable
  • Ice-breaker - a game or activity that is used to introduce people to each other so that they feel more relaxed together
  • Remarkably - in a way that is unusual and surprises or impresses you
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Make headway -  to make progress with something that you are trying to achieve
  • Timeline - a plan that shows how long something will take or when things will happen
  • Formally - in a way that follows the correct or suitable official methods
  • Concession -  something you give or allow to someone in order to reach an agreement
  • Heartening - making you feel happier and more positive
  • Consistent - not changing in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities
  • Pursuit - the process of trying to achieve something
  • Reciprocate -  to do the same thing for someone that they have done for you
  • Concrete - practical
  • Lasting - continuing to exist or have an effect for a long time

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