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November 02, 2018

2nd 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 2nd November 2018. Happy reading :)

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

Download PDF Version of Hindu Editorial Vocabulary 2nd November 2018 from HERE

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 :  "Choked by smog: on air pollution"
  • Choke - unable to breath
  • Smog - polluted air that is a mixture of smoke and fog
  • Corrective - something that corrects a mistake or improves a bad situation
  • Lethal - very dangerous and able to kill you
  • Soot - a dirty black powder that is produced when you burn something such as coal or wood
  • Particulates - extremely small particles of a substance or substances, especially those that cause air pollution
  • Residue - the part of something that remains after the rest has gone or ended
  • Pollutant - a substance that is harmful to the environment
  • Aggravate - to make something bad become worse, especially a situation or a medical condition
  • Exhaust - the waste gas from an engine, especially a car's, or the pipe the gas flows through
  • Consistent - not changing in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities
  • Ambient - existing or present around you
  • Severe - a severe problem is very serious and worrying
  • Prevailing - existing at a particular time or in a particular place
  • Compel - to force someone to do something, or to get something from someone using force
  • Crisis - an urgent, difficult, or dangerous situation
  • Dramatically - in a sudden and surprising way that is easy to notice
  • Emission - a substance, especially a gas, that goes into the air
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Sustainable - capable of continuing for a long time at the same level
  • Inflict - to cause something unpleasant to happen
  • Degradation - the process of changing into a worse condition
  • Premature - happening too soon or before the usual time
  • Mortality - the number of deaths within a particular area, group etc
  • Trauma - a bad experience that makes you feel very upset, afraid, or shocked
  • Harvester - a machine or person that harvests crops
  • Harvest - the activity of collecting a crop
  • Innovative - new, original, and advanced
  • Biofuel - fuel that is made from living things or from something their bodies produce, for example fuel made from cow manure
  • Fertilizer - a natural or chemical substance added to soil in order to help plants grow
  • Orient - to have a particular emphasis or aim
  • Prioritise - to decide in what order you should do things, based on how important or urgent they are
  • Keen - wanting to do something, or wanting other people to do something
  • Enhance - to improve something, or to make it more attractive or more valuable
  • Portfolio - a collection of investments that are owned by a particular person or organization
  • Avenue - one of the methods you can use to achieve something
  • Escalate - to become much worse or more serious, or to make something do this
  • Deterrent - something that makes people decide not to do something by making them realize that something unpleasant could happen to them
  • Step back - to stop for a moment in order to consider something
  • Step down - to leave an official position or job, especially so that someone else can take your place
  • Open up - to create a new opportunity or possibility
  • Draws to a close - to end
  • Stand down - to leave a job or position, especially an important one
  • Trigger - to make something happen
  • Merely - used for emphasizing that something is not as bad, severe, or important as someone thinks it is
  • Mirror - to represent or show something honestly
  • Waning - if a feeling or power wanes, it becomes weaker or less important
  • Conservative - someone who is not willing to accept much change, especially in the traditional values of society
  • Coalition - a temporary union of different political parties that agree to form a government together
  • Refugee - someone who leaves their country, especially during a war or other threatening event
  • Alliance - an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
  • Forge - to develop a successful relationship, especially in business or politics, with another country, organization, or person
  • Hardliner - someone, especially in politics, who is very severe, for example in refusing to allow something or to reduce or change their demands in any way
  • Drubbing - a defeat in which someone loses very easily
  • Conversely - used for introducing a sentence, or part of a sentence, which says something that is the opposite of the other part
  • Cohabitation - the state or fact of living or existing at the same time or in the same place
  • Exacting - needing a lot of skill and care
  • Uneasy - an uneasy situation is not settled or calm, and it could quickly change and get worse
  • Turn the tide - to change a situation, especially so that you begin to win instead of losing
  • Migration - movement from one region to another and often back again
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Refugee - someone who leaves their country, especially during a war or other threatening event
  • Seize upon - to use something in an enthusiastic way in order to gain an advantage
  • Eurosceptic - someone, especially a politician, who thinks that their country should not be part of the European Union
  • Populist - representing the interests and opinions of ordinary people
  • Rhetoric - a style of speaking or writing that is intended to influence people
  • Backing - support, help, or active approval
  • Eurozone - the group of European Union states that use the euro as their official currency
  • Bailout - money that someone gives or lends to a person or organization with financial problems
  • Masses - a large quantity or number
  • Bolster - to make something stronger or more effective
  • Lenient - if a person or system is lenient, they punish someone less severely than they could
  • Inroads - direct and noticeable effects on something
  • Fringe - people or activities that are considered strange or extreme
  • Emergence -  the process of appearing or becoming recognized
  • Formidable - very impressive in size, power, or skill and therefore deserving respect and often difficult to deal with
  • Mainstream - considered ordinary or normal and accepted or used by most people
  • Paradoxically - used for saying that something is strange because it is the opposite of what you expect
  • Shaky - likely to fail or be unsuccessful
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Implication - a possible effect or result
  • Unfolding - to happen, or to develop
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Immense - extremely large
  • Integration - the process of becoming a full member of a group or society, and becoming involved completely in its activities
  • Pointer - something that shows the development or progress of a situation

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