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October 25, 2018

25th 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 25th October 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Midnight rumble : on CBI feud"
  • Rumble - to discover that someone is doing something illegal
  • Feud - an angry disagreement between two people or groups that continues for a long time
  • Drag someone into something - to make someone become involved in a situation when they do not want to
  • Mess - a difficult situation with a lot of problems, especially because people have made mistakes
  • Abrupt - sudden and unexpected, often in an unpleasant way
  • Bureau - a government department or part of a government department
  • Albeit - used for introducing a comment that slightly changes or reduces the effect of what you said before it
  • Interim - temporary and intended to be used or accepted until something permanent exists
  • Measure - an action that is intended to achieve or deal with something
  • Culmination - the final result of a process or situation
  • Murky - involving activities that are not clearly known and that people think are dishonest or morally wrong
  • Embarrass - to make someone feel nervous, ashamed, or stupid in a social situation
  • Perceive - to understand or think about something in a particular way
  • Unseemly - unseemly behaviour is embarrassing or upsets people because it is not suitable in a particular situation
  • Tussle - a short fight
  • Premier - best, largest, or most important
  • Agency - a government department, or an organization connected with a government, that deals with a particular subject
  • Morph -  to change from one thing into another by small and interconnected steps
  • Full-blown - in its most complete and developed form
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Merely - only / just
  • Legality - the fact that something is legal
  • Dismissal - an act of making someone leave their job
  • Interference -  the process of deliberately becoming involved in a situation and trying to influence the way that it develops, although you have no right to do this
  • Even-handedness - treating everyone fairly and equally
  • Divest - to take away someone’s power, rights, or authority
  • Strong-arm - using force or threats to get what you want
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Tenure -  the period of time during which someone has an important job or is an elected official
  • Vigilance - more careful attention, especially in order to notice possible danger
  • Vitiate - to make something less effective or legally acceptable
  • Intervene - to become involved in a situation in order to try to stop or change it
  • Wilful - done deliberately in order to cause damage or harm
  • Obstructionist - actions or behaviour that is intended to slow down or stop the progress of something, especially in a parliament
  • Sordid - immoral, dishonest, or unpleasant
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Statutory - controlled by a law or statute
  • Insulate -  to protect someone from unpleasant knowledge or harmful experiences
  • Adequate - good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
  • Assure - to tell someone that something will definitely happen or is definitely true, especially in order to remove doubt about it
  • Comprising - to consist of two or more things
  • Opposition - the political parties in a country that are not part of the government
  • Amount to - to be the same as or equal to something else
  • Unlawful - something that is unlawful is illegal, especially something that would be considered legal in a different situation
  • Curtail - to reduce or limit something
  • Superintend - to be in charge of an activity or job and to check that it is done correctly
  • Invoke - to use a law or rule in order to achieve something
  • Arguably - used for stating your opinion or belief, especially when you think other people may disagree
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Revolve around - to have something as a very important part or purpose
  • Nasty - a nasty situation is unpleasant or upsetting
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Controversy - a disagreement, especially about a public policy or a moral issue that a lot of people have strong feelings about
  • Attain - to reach or succeed in getting something
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "The long march: on migrants march to USA"
  • March - to walk along a road as part of a group of people protesting about something
  • Migrant - someone who travels to another place or country in order to find work
  • Mid-term - happening in the middle part of a government’s time in power
  • Put something in sharp relief - to make something very obvious
  • Caravan - a group of people and vehicles travelling together, especially in a desert
  • Hot potato - a difficult issue that people try to avoid dealing with or discussing
  • Thrust - to put something somewhere with a quick hard push
  • Immigration - the process in which people enter a country in order to live there permanently
  • Forefront - a leading or important position
  • Conservative - not willing to accept much change, especially in the traditional values of society
  • Fuel - to make something increase or become worse, especially something unpleasant
  • Harbour - used for referring to a place or situation that provides safety or protection
  • Onslaught - large numbers of people or things that come at the same time and are difficult to deal with
  • Sloganeering - the use of slogans, especially by politicians who want to communicate a simple message that people will remember
  • Purportedly - in a way that is stated to be true, although this may not be the case
  • Otherwise - used for saying that if one thing does not happen or is not true, something else will happen
  • Grinding - extreme: used for emphasizing how bad a situation is
  • Poverty - a situation in which someone does not have enough money to pay for their basic needs
  • Flee - to escape from a dangerous situation or place very quickly
  • Persecution - extremely bad treatment of someone, especially because of their race, religion, or political beliefs
  • Trafficking - the business of buying and selling things such as drugs or weapons illegally
  • Dissipate - to gradually disappear by becoming less strong, or to make something do this
  • Sheer - used for emphasizing the amount or degree of something
  • Advocacy - strong public support for something
  • Undocumented - not supported by written proof
  • Phenomenon - an event or situation that can be seen to happen or exist
  • Prevailing - existing at a particular time or in a particular place
  • Strident - holding firm opinions or beliefs and tending to express them frequently, in a way that offends some people
  • Rhetoric - a style of speaking or writing that is intended to influence people
  • Embolden - to give someone more confidence to do something
  • Racism - a way of behaving or thinking that shows that you do not like or respect people who belong to races that are different from your own and that you believe your race is better than others
  • Islamophobia - hatred or fear of Muslims and Islam
  • At the heart of - to be the most important part of something
  • Shrill - unpleasant
  • Debate - a discussion in which people or groups state different opinions about a subject
  • Get away - to escape from a person or place
  • Tale a hard line - to deal with someone or something in a very firm or strict way and refuse to change your opinion or decision
  • Deportation - a situation in which someone is deported from a country
  • Deport - to send someone out of a country, usually because they do not have a legal right to be there
  • Soar - to quickly increase to a high level
  • Contrarily - completely different or opposed to something else
  • Radical - a radical person or group believes that important political or social changes are necessary
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Hawk - a politician who prefers using military force to more peaceful methods
  • Squirm - to look or feel embarrassed and uncomfortable
  • Liberal - accepting different opinions and ways of behaving and tending to be sympathetic to other people
  • Progressive - supporting social and political change that aims to make a system fairer
  • Asylum-seeker - someone who has to leave their own country because they are in danger and who arrives in another country and asks to be allowed to live there
  • Rude - not polite
  • Rebuff - to refuse to talk to someone or do what they suggest
  • Chip away at - to gradually make something weaker, smaller, or less effective
  • Agenda -  all the things that need to be done or that need to be thought about or solved

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