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November 22, 2018

22nd 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 22nd November 2018. Happy reading :)

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

  • Conviction - a decision by a court of law that someone is guilty of a crime
  • Riot - a violent protest by a crowd of people
  • Glimmer - a very slight feeling or look that is not easily noticed
  • Victim - someone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime
  • Pogrom - an occasion in which a large group of people are killed according to an official plan because of their race or religion
  • Rioters - a group of people who meet in a public place and behave in a noisy, violent, and uncontrolled way, often as a protest
  • Perpetrator - someone who has committed a crime or a violent or harmful act
  • Significance - the importance that something has because it affects other things
  • Mob - a large crowd of people that is dangerous or difficult to control
  • Shop-keeper - someone who owns or manages a shop
  • Resurrect - to make something exist again, or to start to use something again after it
  • Wounded - injured, especially with a cut in your flesh
  • Transporter - a vehicle or aircraft used for carrying large things such as military equipment or other vehicles
  • Sentence - when a judge sentences someone, they officially state what someone’s punishment will be
  • Trial - the process of examining a case in a court of law and deciding whether someone is guilty or innocent
  • Brush aside - to refuse to accept that something is important or true
  • Minor - not very important
  • Discrepancy - a difference between things that should be the same
  • Testimony - a formal statement about something that you saw, know, or experienced, usually given in a court of law
  • Key - main / important
  • Witness - someone who sees a crime, accident, or other event happen
  • Injured - hurt in an accident or attack
  • Cogent - a cogent argument is reasonable and sensible
  • Reliable - trusted to be accurate
  • Frenzy - a state of uncontrolled activity or emotion
  • Assassination - the murder of a famous or important person, especially for political reasons
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Communal - relating to a particular community
  • Sectarian - caused by disagreements among people from different religious groups
  • Riot - a violent protest by a crowd of people
  • Investigator - someone whose job is to officially find out the facts about something, especially a crime or an accident
  • Prosecutor - a lawyer whose job is to prove in court that someone accused of a crime is guilty
  • Seldom - not often
  • Nailing - to prove that someone has done something wrong or illegal
  • Henchman - a supporter of a powerful person, especially one who is willing to behave in an immoral or violent way
  • Impunity - freedom from any risk of being punished for doing something wrong or bad
  • Prosecution - the process or act of accusing someone of a crime and asking a court of law to judge them
  • Butcher - someone who has killed someone, often a lot of people, in a cruel and violent way
  • Commute - to change a punishment to one that is less severe
  • Severely - very seriously
  • Hamper - to prevent something from happening or progressing normally
  • Connive - to plan secretly, especially to do something that is illegal or immoral
  • Functionary - an official who works for a government or a political party, especially one with unimportant or boring office duties
  • Excruciating - used for emphasizing how bad something is
  • Manipulate - to influence someone, or to control something, in a clever or dishonest way
  • Shoddy - shoddy work, services, or products are of a very low standard
  • Prominent - important and well known
  • Evade - to avoid accepting or dealing with something that you should do
  • Acquittal - an official judgment in a court of law that someone is not guilty of the crime they were accused of
  • Efflux - an ending; expiration
  • Impediment - something that makes it more difficult for someone to do something or more difficult for something to happen
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "War without end? On the attack on Kabul"
  • Horrific - so shocking that it upsets you
  • Prompt - to cause something to happen or be done
  • Momentum - progress or development that is becoming faster or stronger
  • Gathering - a group of people meeting together
  • Scholar - someone who studies a particular subject and knows a lot about it, especially a subject that is not scientific
  • Cleric - a leader of any religion
  • Descent - the act of moving down to a lower place or position
  • Chaos - a situation in which everything is confused and in a mess
  • Prophet - according to some religions, a man sent by God to lead people and teach them their religious beliefs
  • Suicide bomber - someone who attacks a person or a place with a bomb and who intends to die while killing or destroying them, usually for political aims
  • Seditious - encouraging people to oppose the government or not obey the law
  • Allude - to mention someone or something in an indirect way
  • Hardline - strict or extreme in your beliefs or opinions, and not willing to change them
  • Venerate - to respect or worship someone or something
  • Sacrilegious - not showing respect for a holy place, object, or idea
  • Extremist - someone who has beliefs or opinions that are considered to be extremely unreasonable by most people
  • Assault - to attack someone violently
  • Deteriorate - to become worse
  • Markedly - in a clear and noticeable way
  • Civilian - someone who does not belong to the armed forces or the police
  • Minority - a small number of people or things that are part of a larger group but different in some way from most of the group
  • Stalemate - a situation in which progress is impossible because the people or groups involved cannot agree
  • Backers - supporters
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Envoy - an official who represents their country in another country, with a rank below an ambassador
  • Insurgency - an attempt by a group of people to take control of their country by force
  • Insist - to say very firmly that something must happen or must be done
  • Precondition - something that must happen or be done before something else can happen
  • Troops - soldiers, especially in large numbers
  • Pullout - an occasion when an army or business leaves a place
  • Ceasefire - an agreement to stop fighting for a period of time, especially in order to discuss permanent peace
  • Seize the moment - a short period of time when you have the opportunity to do something
  • Negotiate - to try to reach an agreement by discussing something in a formal way, especially in a business or political situation
  • Indeed - used to express that something is correct
Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 22nd November 2018 from HERE

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