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November 16, 2018

16th 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 16th November 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 16th November 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Another orbit: on GSAT29 launch"
  • Orbit - the curved path through which objects in space move around a planet or star
  • Enhance - to improve something
  • Milestone -  an event or achievement that marks an important stage in a process
  • Farthest -  in or to a place that is most distant
  • Take off - to leave the ground and start flying
  • Manoeuvre -  to move someone or something in a situation that needs care or skill
  • Geostationary - a geostationary satellite appears to remain in the same place, because it travels at the same speed as the Earth
  • Final destination - a place that you reach at the end of a journey
  • Antennae - a piece of equipment consisting of a long thin piece of metal, used to receive signals
  • Unfold - to open something that was folded
  • Liftoff -  the time when a space vehicle goes up from the ground into the air
  • Mass - the amount of matter in any solid object or in any volume of liquid or gas
  • Soil - country
  • Stand out - to be easy to see or notice because of being different
  • Payload - the amount of a substance that causes an explosion which a missile contains
  • Cater to - to provide people with something they want or need
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Operational - working correctly and able to be used
  • Propellant - a substance used for making something move forwards, for example fuel for sending a rocket into space
  • Cryogenic - relating to or involving the branch of physics that deals with the production and effects of very low temperatures
  • Precede - to happen or exist before another person or thing
  • Numerous - existing in large numbers
  • Restore - to make someone have a particular feeling again
  • Morale - the amount of enthusiasm that a person or group of people feel about their situation at a particular time
  • Dent -  to have a bad effect on something
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "Gaza on the brink"
  • Brink - the point in time when something very bad or very good is about to happen
  • Pull back - to decide not to do something that will probably have bad effects
  • Humanitarian - relating to efforts to help people who are living in very bad conditions and are suffering because of a war, flood, earthquake etc
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Territory - an area of land controlled by a particular country, leader, or army
  • Flare-up - if fighting or trouble flares, it begins or becomes worse
  • Grim - grim news, situations, or events are unpleasant and make you feel upset and worried
  • Blockade - to prevent people or goods from moving from one place to another
  • Mediterranean - relating to the countries that surround the Mediterranean Sea, the people who live there, or their culture
  • Strip - to take something away using force or authority
  • Precarious - likely to change or become dangerous without warning
  • Trigger -  to make something happen
  • Botched - badly done or badly planned, and therefore unsuccessful
  • Commando - a soldier trained to attack in areas controlled by an enemy
  • Mortar - a large short gun that is used for firing bombs and shells over short distances
  • Retaliation - the act of doing something harmful or unpleasant to someone because they have done something harmful or unpleasant to you
  • Airstrike - an attack in which one or more planes drop bombs on a place
  • Artillery - large powerful guns that are used by an army and are moved on wheels or fixed in one place
  • Weapon - an object that can be used to hurt people or damage property, for example a gun, knife, or bomb
  • Depot - a large building where things can be stored until they are needed
  • Level - to destroy a building or group of buildings
  • Impoverished - an impoverished person or place is very poor
  • Enclave - an area of a country or city where a particular group of people live
  • Staring at something - if you are staring at a bad situation or problem, you know you must experience it or deal with it very soon
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen
  • Inflict - to cause something unpleasant to happen
  • Enormous - very large in size or quantity
  • Havoc - a situation in which there is a lot of damage or destruction, or in which something cannot continue in its normal way because of problems
  • Casualty - someone who is injured or killed in an accident or military action
  • Retaliation - the act of doing something harmful or unpleasant to someone because they have done something harmful or unpleasant to you
  • Civilian - someone who does not belong to the armed forces or the police
  • Impose - to introduce something such as a new law or new system, and force people to accept it
  • Blockade - an official action that is intended to prevent people or goods from moving from one place to another
  • Amass - to collect a lot of something such as money or information over a period of time
  • Export - the practice or business of selling goods to another country
  • Import - a product from another country, that is bought with money from your country
  • Scarcity - a situation in which the supply of something is not enough for the people who want it or need it
  • Expel - to officially force someone to leave a place or organization because of their bad behaviour
  • Protest - a strong complaint or disagreement
  • Wound - a damaged area of the body, such as a cut or hole in the skin or flesh made by a weapon
  • Set the stage for - to create the conditions in which something is likely to happen
  • Dialogue - a process in which two people or groups have discussions in order to solve problems
  • Undercover - working or done secretly in order to catch criminals, get secret information etc
  • Sabotage - to deliberately damage or destroy the property of an enemy or opponent
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Ceasefire - an agreement to stop fighting for a period of time, especially in order to discuss permanent peace
  • Restrain - to prevent someone or yourself from doing something
  • Aid - money, food, or other help that an organization or government gives to a country or area where people need it, for example because of a war or flood

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