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October 08, 2018

8th 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 8th October 2018. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 7th October 2018 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Oldest friends: India and Russia"
  • Summit - a meeting or series of meetings between leaders of two or more countries
  • Ceremony - a formal public event with special traditions, actions, or words
  • Productivity - the rate at which goods are produced, especially in relation to the time, money, and workers needed to produce them
  • No exception - if someone or something is no exception, they are the same as all others so they can be included in a general statement
  • Including - used for mentioning that someone or something is part of a particular group or amount
  • Action plan - a detailed set of instructions to follow in order to solve a problem or achieve something
  • Address - to speak publicly to a group of people
  • Diversify - to develop into something different
  • Bilateral - a bilateral agreement or activity is one that involves two groups or countries
  • Momentum - progress or development that is becoming faster or stronger
  • In the pipeline - being planned or prepared in order to happen or be available soon
  • Significantly - in a way that is relevant or that has an important effect on something
  • Geopolitical - connected with political activity as influenced by the physical features of a country or area
  • Implication - a possible effect or result
  • Defence - actions that you take to protect someone or something that is being attacked
  • For instance - for example
  • Consequence - a result or effect of something
  • Denote - to be a feature that shows you what something is
  • Desire - a strong feeling of wanting to have or to do something
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Sanction - an official order to stop communication, trade, etc with a country that has broken international law
  • Compatibility - the fact that different ideas or systems can exist together
  • Interoperability - the degree to which two products, programs, etc. can be used together, or the quality of being able to be used together
  • Persuade - to make someone agree to do something by giving them reasons why they should
  • Put all your eggs in one basket - to depend completely on just one idea, plan, or person so that you have no other possibilities if things go wrong
  • Assertion - a definite statement or claim that something is true
  • Autonomy - a situation in which a state, region, or organization is independent and has the power to govern itself
  • Multipolarity - having multiple centers of power or influence
  • Resist - to stop yourself from doing something that you would very much like to do
  • Frigate - a small fast ship used by a navy to protect other ships
  • Assault rifle - a lightweight machine gun
  • Curtail - to reduce or limit something, especially something good
  • Waiver - an official statement or document that says a right, claim, or law can be officially ignored or given up
  • Implicitly - in a way that is suggested but not communicated directly
  • Hardware - the equipment, machines, and vehicles used in a particular area of activity, especially in the armed forces
  • Reinforce - to make an idea, belief, or feeling stronger
  • Long-standing - having existed for a long time
  • Complex - something that is complex has a lot of details or small parts that make it difficult to understand or deal with
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "Too easily offended: the Konark temple case"
  • Offend - to make someone upset and angry by doing or saying something
  • Penal - relating to the punishment of criminals
  • Provision - a part of an agreement or law that deals with a particular problem
  • Harassment - annoying or unpleasant behaviour towards someone that takes place regularly, for example threats, offensive remarks, or physical attacks
  • Observation - a remark about something that you have noticed
  • Deny - to not allow someone to have or do something
  • Incite - to encourage people to be violent or commit crimes by making them angry or excited
  • Out of place - in the wrong position
  • Hearing - a meeting of a court of law or official organization to find out the facts about something
  • Endorsement - an occasion when someone gives official or public support to a particular person or thing
  • Counsel - one or more of the lawyers taking part in a legal case
  • Plea - a statement that someone makes in a court of law to say whether they are guilty of a crime or not
  • Stringent - stringent rules or conditions are strict and make you achieve high standards
  • Tranquillity - a peaceful, calm state, without noise, violence, worry, etc
  • Satirical - satirical writing or art uses humour to criticize people or things and make them seem silly
  • Remarks - a few words that give the facts or your opinion about someone or something
  • Laughable - very silly, or unreasonable
  • Intent - the intention to do something
  • Sow discord - to make people feel disagree
  • Enmity - a feeling of strong dislike or opposition between people
  • Contend - to claim that something is true
  • Outrage - to make someone extremely angry and shocked
  • Wounding - the criminal offence of injuring someone by damaging their skin or flesh, usually by using a knife or other sharp object
  • Mystifying - if someone or something mystifies you, you cannot understand or explain it
  • On cue - at exactly the right moment, or exactly when you expect
  • Probe - trying to find out the truth about something
  • Breach - a failure to follow a law or rule
  • Privilege - a special benefit that is available only to a particular person or group
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Rampant - existing, happening, or spreading in an uncontrolled way
  • Transit - the activity or process of moving someone or something from one place to another
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Invoke - to use a law or rule in order to achieve something
  • Purported - said by some people to be real or true, but not proved to be real or true
  • Malicious - unkind and showing a strong feeling of wanting to hurt someone
  • Deliberate - intended, not done by chance or by accident
  • Onus - if the onus is on someone to do something, it is their responsibility or duty to do it
  • Provoke - to deliberately try to make someone angry
  • Disharmony - a situation in which people are angry and arguing with each other
  • Sensibilities - someone’s tendency to be shocked or offended by something
  • Irreverence - the quality of not showing the expected respect for official, important, or holy things
  • Suffice - to be enough
  • Unjustifiable - not right or sensible for any reason
  • Intolerant - not willing to accept behaviour, beliefs, or opinions that are different from your own
  • Democracy - the belief in freedom and equality between people, or a system of government based on this belief, in which power is either held by elected representatives or directly by the people themselves
  • Perceive - to notice or realize something
  • Prompt - to cause something to happen or be done

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