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September 26, 2018

24th 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 24th September 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 23rd September 2018 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "The plane truth: on Rafale deal row"
  • Plane - an aircraft with wings and at least one engine
  • Transparency - the quality of being done in an open way without secrets
  • Clear the air - to discuss a problem or difficult situation with someone in order to make it better
  • Heated - a heated discussion or argument is one in which people get angry and excited
  • Claim - to say that something is true, even though there is no definite proof
  • Counter - something that you say to reply to a criticism or argument
  • Broad - including many different things or people
  • Grossly - extremely
  • Overvalue - to give something a higher price than it should have
  • Tainted - something that is tainted is spoilt by an unpleasant feature or quality that often makes people not want to be involved with it
  • Crony - a friend or supporter, especially of someone powerful
  • Capitalism - an economic system in which property, businesses, and industry are owned by individual people and not by the government
  • Ammunition - bullets, bombs etc that can be fired from a weapon
  • Defence - the system of weapons, equipment, and people that is used to protect a country
  • Offset - to balance the effect of something, with the result that there is no advantage or disadvantage
  • Squarely - in a clear and definite way
  • Contradict - to say that the opposite of what someone has said is true
  • Insist - to say very firmly that something must happen or must be done
  • Manufacturer - a person or company that manufactures a product
  • Aviation - the practice of flying planes
  • Perceive - to understand or think about something in a particular way
  • Bolster - to make something stronger or more effective
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Ensue - to happen after something else, often as a result of it
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Merely - only / just
  • Reiterate - to repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear to people
  • Reaffirm - to formally and officially state something again
  • Beg the question - to make you want to know the answer to a particular question
  • Nudge - to make something move gradually or a little way in a particular direction
  • Whisper - to say something very quietly so that other people cannot hear you
  • Allegation - a statement that someone has done something wrong or illegal even though this has not been proved
  • Persist - to continue to do or say something in a determined way
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Headline-grabbing - reported as a very important story in the news
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Clear the air - to discuss a problem or difficult situation with someone in order to make it better
  • Briefing - a meeting or document in which people receive information or instructions
  • Disclosure - the process of giving information to people, especially information that was secret
  • Jeopardise - to risk damaging or destroying something important
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Modernisation - the process of starting to use the most recent methods, ideas, equipment, etc
  • Victim - someone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime

  • On edge - nervous and unable to relax because you are worried
  • Volatility - liability to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse
  • Panic - a sudden strong feeling of fear or worry that makes you unable to think clearly or calmly
  • Sell-off - a situation in which a business or part of a business is sold
  • Indices - a plural of index
  • Extraordinary - very unusual and surprising
  • Respectively - used for saying that something happens separately to each of the people or things mentioned in the order in which they were mentioned
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Non-banking financial company - financial institution that offer various banking services, but does not have a banking license
  • Extreme - very great in degree
  • Witness - to see something happen
  • Steep - sudden
  • Attribute - to believe that something is the result of a particular situation, event, or person’s actions
  • Yield - to produce something
  • Precursor - something that exists before something else, and is related to it or influences its development
  • Adverse - negative, unpleasant, or harmful
  • Liability - legal responsibility for causing damage or injury, or for paying something
  • Scrip - extra shares that are given to someone who already has shares in a company, instead of a dividend
  • Fuel - to make something increase or become worse, especially something unpleasant
  • Optimism - a tendency to be hopeful and to expect that good things will probably happen
  • Warrant - to make an action seem reasonable or necessary
  • Breadth - the distance from one side of an object to the other
  • Midcap - used to describe a company whose shares have a middle-size total value
  • Smallcap - a term used to classify companies with a relatively small market capitalization
  • Replicate - to do or make something again in the same way as before
  • Raise the alarm - to tell people about something dangerous that is happening
  • Stretched - having difficulty doing everything that you should because you lack the necessary time, money, people, or equipment
  • Valuation - the process of deciding how much money something is worth
  • Depreciate - to become less valuable than before
  • Fiscal deficit - a fiscal deficit occurs when a government's total expenditures exceed the revenue that it generates, excluding money from borrowings
  • The run-up to something - the period of time just before an important event
  • Pose - to present a difficult or dangerous situation

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