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October 17, 2018

17th October 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 17th October 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Slippery slope: on India’s energy needs"
  • Slippery slope - a problem or situation that is getting worse and will become extremely bad unless it is stopped
  • Diversify - to develop into something different
  • Proactive - taking action by causing change and not only reacting to change when it happens
  • Fortune - money and success
  • Fluctuate - to change frequently
  • Gathering - a group of people meeting together
  • Prominent - important and well known
  • Urge - to advise someone very strongly about what action or attitude they should take
  • Aid - help with doing something
  • Review - the process of studying or examining a situation, policy, or idea again in order to decide whether it is suitable or satisfactory
  • Ease - to make or become less severe, difficult, unpleasant, painful, etc
  • Import - to buy a product from another country and bring it to your country
  • At stake - likely to be lost or damaged if something fails
  • Notably - especially: used for introducing a good example of something
  • Opt - to make a choice or decision from a range of possibilities
  • Boost - to help something to increase, improve, or become more successful
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Rival - a person, team, or business that competes with another
  • Policymaker - a member of a government department, legislature, or other organization who is responsible for making new rules, laws, etc
  • Steer - to influence the way that something happens or the way that people behave
  • Headwind - a wind that blows in the opposite direction to the one in which you are moving
  • For one - used for emphasizing that someone is thinking or behaving in a particular way, even if other people are not
  • Current account deficit - the amount by which money going out of a country through imports, investment, and services is greater than money coming into the country
  • Widen - to increase
  • Domestic - relating to the country being talked about, and not other countries
  • Adversely - in a way that is harmful or likely to cause problems
  • Shot through the roof - to increase quickly to a very high level
  • Weigh - to have an important effect or influence
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Scenario - a situation that could possibly happen
  • Marginally - by only a very small amount
  • Consumer - someone who buys and uses goods and services
  • Steep - sudden and very big
  • Fiscal - relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes
  • Framework - a set of principles, ideas etc that you use when you are forming your decisions and judgments
  • Diversify - to develop new products or activities in addition to the ones that you already provide or do
  • Geopolitical - connected with political activity as influenced by the physical features of a country or area, or with the study of the way a country's size, position, etc. influence its power and its relationships with other countries
  • Wean off - to make someone gradually stop depending on something that they like and have become used to, especially a drug or a bad habit
  • Reliance - the state of depending on a particular person or thing
  • Disappearance - a situation in which someone or something can no longer be found or seen
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Diplomatic - relating to the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • As well as - in addition to something or someone else
  • Turned up - to increase
  • Reveal - to let something become known, for example a secret or information that was previously not known
  • Column - a regular newspaper or magazine article on a particular subject or by a particular journalist
  • Critical of - expressing an opinion when you think something is wrong or bad
  • Crown Prince - a prince who will become king after the present king or queen dies
  • Consulate - the office where a consul works
  • Consul - an official chosen by a government to live in a foreign city, in order to take care of people from the official's own country who travel or live there, and to protect the trade interests of that government
  • Video footage - film of a particular subject or event
  • Maintain - to continue to say that something is true, even if other people do not believe you
  • Evidence - facts or physical signs that help to prove something
  • Fiancée - your fiancée is the woman you are engaged to and are going to get married to
  • Several - a number of people or things that is more than two or three, but not many
  • Doing the rounds - passing from one person to another
  • Horrifying - extremely shocking
  • Draw something from something - to get something from a particular place
  • Dismember - to cut or pull someone’s body into pieces
  • Disposal - the process of getting rid of something
  • Intelligence - a government organization that collects information about the secret plans and activities of a foreign government, enemy etc
  • Forensic - relating to the use of scientific methods to solve crimes and to find out who committed them
  • Carry out - to do a particular piece of work, research etc
  • Assassination - the murder of a famous or important person, especially for political reasons
  • Thereafter - after a particular time that has been mentioned
  • So far - until now
  • The burden of proof - the responsibility of proving that something is true in a court of law
  • Credible - able to be believed or trusted
  • Backer - someone who gives help or money to a plan or organization
  • Severe - very serious
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Reformer - someone who works to change and improve something
  • Big-ticket - expensive
  • Investor - a person who puts money into something in order to make a profit or get an advantage
  • Address -  a formal speech given by someone to a group of people, especially as part of an important occasion
  • Ally - a country that makes an agreement with another country that they will work together to help each other, especially in a war

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