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October 23, 2018

23rd 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 23rd October 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Jamal Khashoggi’s death: A shocking mystery"
  • Doesn't add up - if a set of facts does not add up, you do not believe it is correct because it does not match other information that you already have
  • Admission - a statement accepting that something is true, especially something that you have done that you are sorry about
  • Dissident - someone who disagrees publicly with a government, especially in a country where this is not allowed
  • Consulate - the government building in which a consul works
  • Consul - a government official sent to live in another country and look after their own country’s citizens and business interests there
  • Fistfight - a fight in which people use their fists to hit each other
  • Despatch - to send someone or something somewhere
  • Confront - to face, meet, or deal with a difficult situation or person
  • Erupt - to start suddenly with a lot of violence or noise
  • Chokehold - a way of holding someone with your arm tightly around their neck so that they cannot breathe easily
  • Collaborator - someone who secretly helps an enemy or opponent, for example by giving them information
  • De facto - actual, even though not official
  • Unaware - not realizing that something exists or is happening
  • Rogue - someone who behaves badly but is still liked by other people
  • Amass - to collect a lot of something such as money or information over a period of time
  • Micromanaging - to control every part of a business or system in a way that is not necessary or useful
  • Execute - to complete something that you have agreed or planned to do
  • Chartered - rented for a particular purpose
  • Forensic - relating to the use of scientific methods to solve crimes and to find out who committed them
  • Bone saw - a surgical instrument used to cut or remove bones
  • Cover-up - an attempt to stop people from discovering the truth about something, especially a crime or a serious mistake
  • Fortnight - a period of two weeks
  • Untenable - impossible to continue because of serious problems, opposition, or criticism
  • Gradually - slowly and in small stages or amounts
  • Ally - a country that makes an agreement with another country that they will work together to help each other, especially in a war
  • Possess - to have or own something
  • Assassination - the murder of a famous or important person, especially for political reasons
  • Dismember - to cut or pull someone’s body into pieces
  • Dubious - not completely good, safe, or honest
  • Impartial - not connected to or influenced by one particular person or group
  • Diplomatic - relating to the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Probe - an attempt to find out the truth about an issue, problem, or accident
  • Inquiry - a question intended to get information about someone or something
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "Turf battle: On independent payments regulator"
  • Turf battle / turf war - arguments between people or groups who each want to control a particular area
  • Regulator - a person or organization whose job is to be certain that companies, systems etc act fairly and follow rules
  • At loggerheads - disagreeing very strongly with someone
  • Legitimate - allowed by the law, or correct according to the law
  • Gesture - a movement that communicates a feeling or instruction
  • Reservation - a feeling of doubt about whether something is good or right
  • Potentially - possibly true in the future, but not true now
  • Set the stage for something - to create the conditions in which something is likely to happen
  • Dissent - strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Observe - to make a written or spoken comment about someone or something
  • Purview - the area of responsibility or influence that a person or organization has
  • Stance - an attitude or view about an issue that you state clearly
  • Oversee - to watch something in order to check that it works or happens in the way that it should
  • Overarching - affecting or including everything, and therefore very important
  • Synergy - the extra energy or effectiveness that people or businesses create when they combine their efforts
  • Perspective - a way of thinking about something
  • Compliance -  the practice of obeying a law, rule, or request
  • Definite - fixed, certain, or clear
  • Unified - a unified system or policy is the same everywhere it is used
  • Seamless - happening without any sudden changes, interruption, or difficulty
  • Expertise - special skill or knowledge that you get from experience, training, or study
  • Rapid - happening, moving, or acting quickly
  • Can ill afford (to do) something - used for saying that someone should definitely not do something because it will cause problems
  • Dissent - strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think
  • Dilution - the action of making something weaker
  • Stability - a situation in which things happen as they should and there are no harmful changes
  • Domestic - relating to the country being talked about, and not other countries
  • Tackle - to make an organized and determined attempt to deal with a problem, often a social problem such as crime or unemployment

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