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November 13, 2018

13th November 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 13th November 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 13th November 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Dangerous tactics: on recent Maoist attacks"
  • Tactic - a particular method or plan for achieving something
  • Militarisation -  act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency
  • Uptick - a small increase
  • Own up - to admit that you have done something bad or embarrassing
  • Predecessor -  the person who had a job or official position before someone else
  • Valley - a low area of land between mountains or hills, usually with a river flowing through it
  • Amid - if something happens amid particular feelings or events, it happens while people have these feelings or while these events are happening
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Earmark - to decide to use something, especially money, for a particular purpose
  • Left-wing - someone who is left-wing is considered to have socialist aims and ideas, for example that property, money, and power should be shared more equally
  • Extremism - a tendency to have beliefs or opinions that are considered to be extremely unreasonable by most people
  • Paramilitary - a paramilitary group is organized like an army but is not official and often not legal
  • Welfare - the health and happiness of people
  • Haphazard - done in a way that does not seem to be carefully planned or organized
  • Outreach - the practice of providing help and advice to people in a community before they have to ask for it
  • Hitherto - until the present time
  • Retreat - to avoid a dangerous, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation, especially by moving away from it
  • Base - a place from which an activity can be planned, started, or carried out
  • Repression -  the use of force or violence to control people
  • Guerrilla - a member of a military group that is not official and usually wants to change a political situation
  • Alleged - claimed to be true, even though this has not been proved
  • Revolutionary - relating to or supporting a political revolution
  • Peasant - someone who works on another person’s farm or on their own small farm
  • Merger - the process of combining two companies or organizations to form a bigger one
  • Outlaw - to make something illegal
  • Consolidate - to make the power, position, or achievements you already have stronger or more effective so that they are likely to continue
  • Deprivation - a situation in which people do not have basic things that they need to live a comfortable life
  • Socio-economic - involving a combination of social and economic matters
  • Uplift - to make someone feel happier or more hopeful
  • Rely - to depend on or trust someone or something
  • Wage - to start and to continue a war or a fight
  • Intention - a plan in your mind to do something
  • Violent - involving the use of physical force, with the deliberate intention of causing damage to property or injury or death to people
  • Gross - gross actions are extremely bad and are considered immoral by most people
  • Mindless - mindless people do not think about what they are doing
  • Misreading - to understand or judge a person or situation wrongly
  • Disband - if a group of people disbands or is disbanded, its members stop working together
  • Authoritarianism - the belief that people with power should control what other people can do, or a situation in which this happens
  • Insurgency - an attempt by a group of people to take control of their country by force
  • Crossfire - bullets coming from two directions, fired by two people or armies who are shooting at each other
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "Saudi whodunnit: on Khashoggi’s murder"
  • Whodunnit - a book or film usually about a murder, in which you do not know who committed the murder until the end
  • Shed light on something - to provide new information that helps you understand something
  • 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
  • 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
  • Paperwork - the documents that you need for a particular activity or occasion
  • Contradict - to say that the opposite of what someone has said is true
  • Amid - in the middle of or surrounded by
  • Mounting - increasing, especially in a way that makes a situation worse
  • Fist-fight - a fight in which people use their fists to hit each other
  • Subsequently - after something else happened
  • Fire - to remove someone from their job
  • Influential - able to influence the way other people think or behave
  • Deputy - someone whose job is the second most important in a department or organization, and who takes the responsibilities of the most important person in some situations
  • Maintain - to continue to say that something is true, even if other people do not believe you
  • Rogue - dishonest
  • Suspect - a person believed to have committed a crime or done something wrong
  • Extradite - to send someone accused of a crime back to the country where the crime was committed for a trial
  • Turn down - to not accept an offer or request
  • Dismember - to cut or pull someone’s body into pieces
  • Dissolve - if a solid substance dissolves in a liquid, it is mixed into the liquid so that it becomes included in it
  • Aide - someone whose job is to help another person in their work
  • Persuade - to make someone agree to do something by giving them reasons why they should
  • Perpetrator - someone who has committed a crime or a violent or harmful act
  • Bring something to light - if facts are brought to light or come to light, people discover them
  • Refuel - if you refuel a vehicle or aircraft, or if it refuels, you put more fuel in it
  • Significant - very important
  • Stalemated - if people or discussions are stalemated, they are unable to make progress
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Diplomatic - relating to the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Forum - an organized event or meeting at which people discuss something
  • Get away - to escape from a person or place
  • International community - political leaders and important organizations from all parts of the world

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