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November 29, 2018

29th 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 29th November 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 29th November 2018 from HERE
  • Central bank - a national bank that controls a nation’s policies on money and interest rates
  • Recap - to describe what has already been done or decided, without repeating the details
  • Deposition - a formal written statement
  • Panel - a group of people who make decisions or judgments
  • Reassuring - making you feel less worried
  • Détente - a situation in which countries / groups that have had an unfriendly relationship become more friendly
  • Takeaway - an important piece of information to remember from a meeting, presentation etc
  • Over the hump - to have dealt with the most difficult part of a problem
  • Non-performing asset - a loan or advance for which the principal or interest payment remained overdue for a period of 90 days.
  • Gross - a gross amount of money is the total amount before taxes or costs have been taken out
  • Decline - to gradually become less, worse, or lower
  • Consecutive - following one after another in order and with nothing else in between
  • Crucially - something that is crucial is extremely important because it has a major effect on the result of something
  • Slippage - a situation in which something is delayed or not achieved when it should be
  • Heap - a large pile of something
  • Skeleton out of the cupboard - to reveal a bad or embarrassing fact about somebody
  • Onerous - something that is onerous is something that you dislike or worry about because it is very difficult to deal with
  • Profitability - the degree to which something is profitable, or the state of being profitable
  • Bad loan - aloan where repayments are not being made as originally agreed between the borrower and the lender, and which may never be repaid
  • Hair-cut - a reduction in the amount of debt that will be paid back to an institution that has lent a lot of money
  • Insolvency - (especially of a company) the condition of not having enough money to pay debts, buy goods, etc., or an occasion when this happens
  • Meanwhile - at the same time
  • Wary - careful or nervous about someone or something because you think they might cause a problem
  • Monitoring - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Aspect - a particular part, feature, or quality of something
  • Spirited - expressing opinions or intentions in a determined way
  • Defence - actions that you take to protect someone or something that is being attacked
  • Autonomy - the power to make your own decisions
  • Exclusive - limited to a particular person, thing, or group and not shared with others
  • Domain - an area of activity considered as belonging to or controlled by a particular person or group
  • Nip something in the bud - to stop a bad situation from becoming worse by taking action at an early stage of its development
  • Gorilla in the room - a problem or difficult issue that is very obvious, but is ignored for the convenience or comfort of those involved
  • Cast a shadow over something - to make a situation seem less hopeful and more likely to end badly
  • Tenure - the period of time when someone holds a job, esp. an official position
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 :  "Dire strait: on Russia-Ukraine sea clash"
  • Dire strait - very bad situation
  • Clash - a fight or battle between two groups of people
  • Persuade - to make someone agree to do something by giving them reasons why they should
  • Naval - relating to or belonging to a country’s navy
  • Crew - the people who work on a ship, aircraft etc
  • Disputed - a disputed area is one that different countries claim belongs to them, so that there is a disagreement or war between them
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Corridor - used about an area of land that belongs to one country but is surrounded by another
  • Rapid - happening, moving, or acting quickly
  • Escalation - to become or make something become greater or more serious
  • Flare-up - to become worse
  • Evident - easy to see, notice, or understand
  • Martial law - direct control of a country or area by the armed forces
  • Sailor - someone who works on a boat or ship
  • Prisoners of war - someone, usually a soldier, who is held as a prisoner by the enemy during a war
  • Annex - to take control of a country or region by force
  • Meanwhile - at the same time
  • Detention - the state of being kept in a police station or prison and not being allowed to leave
  • Territorial - relating to the land of a particular country
  • Insist - to say very firmly that something must happen or must be done
  • Patrol - a group of people or vehicles that move around a place in order to prevent trouble or crime
  • Vessel - sa large boat or ship
  • Impound - if the police or other officials impound something, they take it away from someone because they have done something illegal
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Coincide - to happen at the same time as something else
  • Anniversary - a date when you celebrate something that happened in a previous year that is important to you
  • Protest - an occasion when people show that they disagree with something by standing somewhere, shouting, carrying signs, etc
  • Integration - the process of becoming a full member of a group or society, and becoming involved completely in its activities
  • Prelude - an event that happens before and introduces a more important event
  • Invasion - an occasion when one country’s army goes into another country to take control of it by force
  • Protracted - continuing for a long time, especially longer than is normal or necessary
  • Claim - if war, disease, or an accident claims someone’s life, they die as a result of it
  • Displace - to force someone to leave their own country and live somewhere else
  • Resolution - a formal proposal that is considered by an organization and is usually voted on at a meeting
  • Accord - a formal agreement between countries or groups
  • Artillery - large powerful guns that are used by an army and are moved on wheels or fixed in one place
  • Smoulder - to feel very strong emotions that you do not express in words, especially anger or sexual feelings
  • Intensity - strength
  • Combat - fighting during a war
  • Schism - an occasion when one group divides into two groups because of a disagreement
  • Orthodox - accepted by most people as the correct or usual idea or practice
  • Criticise - to say what you think is wrong or bad about something
  • Breakaway - consisting of people who have decided to separate from a larger group
  • Enclave - an area of a country or city where a particular group of people live
  • Endorsement - an occasion when someone gives official or public support to a particular person or thing
  • Violation - an action that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Accord - a formal agreement between countries or groups
  • Diplomatic - relating to the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Skirmish - an argument or a disagreement, especially a political one
  • De-escalate - to (cause to) become less dangerous or difficult
  • Toughen - to become more strict, or to make something more strict
  • Rhetoric - a style of speaking or writing that is intended to influence people
  • Vis-à-vis - compared to or relating to someone or something
  • Hardship - a situation in which life is very difficult, usually because you do not have enough money
  • Sanction - an official order to stop communication, trade, etc with a country that has broken international law
  • Advocate - to publicly support a particular policy or way of doing things
  • Diplomatic - relating to the profession or skill of preserving or creating friendly relationships between countries
  • Perceive - to understand or think about something in a particular way
  • 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
  • Provocation - something that causes you to react in an angry or violent way, often something that is intended to cause such a reaction
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Erstwhile - previous
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Hawk - a politician who prefers using military force to more peaceful methods
  • Confrontation - a situation in which people or groups are arguing angrily or are fighting
  • Dialogue - a process in which two people or groups have discussions in order to solve problems
  • Sagging - lower or less strong
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Humanitarian - relating to efforts to help people who are living in very bad conditions and are suffering because of a war, flood, earthquake etc
  • Conflict - angry disagreement between people or groups
  • Brook no something - to not allow or accept something, especially a difference of opinion or intention
  • Resolution - the action of solving a problem or dealing with a disagreement in a satisfactory way
Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 29th November 2018 from HERE

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