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January 22, 2019

22nd January 2019 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 January 2019. You can download PDF Version of the editorials and meanings from below link. Happy reading :)

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

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Death by design: on jallikattu"
  • Regulation - an official rule or the act of controlling something
  • Element - a part of something
  • Intrinsic - being an extremely important and basic characteristic of a person or thing
  • Murphy’s law - the principle that if it is possible for something to go wrong, it will go wrong
  • Strong hold - a place or area where a particular belief or activity is common
  • Likely - if something is likely, it will probably happen or is expected
  • Activist - a person who believes strongly in political or social change and takes part in activities such as public protests to try to make this happen
  • Innumerable - too many to be counted
  • Ledger - a book in which things are regularly recorded
  • Survive - to continue to live or exist, especially after coming close to dying or being destroyed or after being in a difficult or threatening situation
  • Ordeal - a very unpleasant and painful or difficult experience
  • Tragedy - a very sad event or situation, especially one involving death or suffering
  • Gore - (of an animal) to cause an injury to someone, or damage something, with the horns or tusks
  • Precaution - an action that is done to prevent something unpleasant or dangerous happening
  • Rampaging - to go through an area making a lot of noise and causing damage
  • Arena - a large, flat area surrounded by seats used for sports or entertainment
  • Accommodate - to provide space or a place for a group
  • Barricade - a line or pile of objects put together, often quickly, to stop people from going where they want to go
  • Bull-tamers - people who try to control bull
  • Rein in - to control something
  • Spectator - a person who watches an activity, especially a sports event, without taking part
  • Pierce - to go in or through something, esp. with a pointed object, making a hole
  • Abdomen - the front part of your body below your waist
  • Regulate - to control something, especially by making it work in a particular way
  • Deploy - to move soldiers or equipment to a place where they can be used when they are needed
  • Emergency - something dangerous or serious, such as an accident, that happens suddenly or unexpectedly and needs fast action in order to avoid harmful results
  • Makeshift - temporary and of low quality, but used because of a sudden need
  • Blood sport - any sport that involves animals being killed or hurt to make the people watching or taking part feel excitement
  • Unpredictability - the quality or fact of being unpredictable (= likely to change suddenly and without reason)
  • Intrinsic - being an extremely important and basic characteristic of a person or thing
  • On the ground - among the general public
  • Inseparable - if two or more people are inseparable, they are such good friends that they spend most of their time together
  • Ordinance - a law or rule made by a government or authority
  • Exempt - to excuse someone or something from a duty, payment, etc
  • Ensure - to make something certain to happen
  • Well-being - the state of feeling healthy and happy
  • Danger life and limb - to be put, or to put yourself, in physical danger
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Summit 2.0: the second Trump-Kim meeting"
  • Summit - an important formal meeting between leaders of governments from two or more countries
  • Nudge - to encourage or persuade someone to do something in a way that is gentle rather than forceful or direct
  • Whisper - to suggest privately that something might be true
  • Cease - to stop something
  • Muscle-flexing - a public show of military or political power that is intended to worry an opponent
  • Dialogue - formal talks between opposing countries, political groups, etc
  • Mutual - (of two or more people or groups) feeling the same emotion, or doing the same thing to or for each other
  • Goodwill - friendly and helpful feelings
  • Breakthrough - an important discovery or event that helps to improve a situation or provide an answer to a problem
  • Denuclearisation - to remove nuclear weapons from a place
  • Peninsula - a long piece of land that sticks out from a larger area of land into the sea or into a lake
  • Modality - a particular way of doing or experiencing something
  • Far-sighted - having good judgment about what will be needed in the future and making wise decisions based on this
  • Anticipation - a feeling of excitement about something that is going to happen in the near future
  • Sanction - an official order, such as the stopping of trade, that is taken against a country in order to make it obey international law
  • Materialise - if an idea or hope materializes, it becomes real:
  • Inventory - a detailed list of all the things in a place
  • Stockpile - a large amount of food, goods, or weapons that are kept ready for future use
  • Verifiable - able to be proved
  • Dismantle - to take a machine or something complicated apart, usually to make it unable to work
  • Arsenal - a collection of weapons
  • Forthcoming - happening soon
  • Stalemate - a situation in which neither group involved in an argument can win or get an advantage and no action can be taken
  • Bilateral - involving two groups or countries
  • Headway - to make progress or get closer to achieving something
  • Persistent - someone who is persistent continues doing something or tries to do something in a determined but often unreasonable way
  • Come to nought - to be unsuccessful
  • Crux - the most important or serious part of a matter, problem, or argument
  • Conflicting - conflicting beliefs, needs, facts, etc. are different and opposing
  • Interpretation - an explanation or opinion of what something means
  • Insist - to say firmly or demand forcefully, especially when others disagree with or oppose what you say
  • Umbrella - something that includes or represents a group or range of similar things
  • Contend - to compete in order to win something
  • Pre-emptive - if something is pre-emptive, it is done before other people can act, especially to prevent them from doing something else
  • Hawk - a person who strongly supports the use of force in political relationships rather than discussion or other more peaceful solutions
  • Diplomatic - acting in a way that does not cause offence
  • Gambit - a clever action in a game or other situation that is intended to achieve an advantage and usually involves taking a risk
  • Impasse - a situation in which progress is impossible, especially because the people involved cannot agree
  • Prevaricate - to avoid telling the truth or saying exactly what you think
  • Prospect - the possibility that something good might happen in the future
  • Hinge on something - if one thing hinges on another, the first thing depends on the second thing or is very influenced by it
  • Mediation - to talk to two separate people or groups involved in a disagreement to try to help them to agree or find a solution to their problems
  • Rapprochement - an agreement reached by opposing groups or people
  • Lasting -continuing to exist for a long time or for ever
  • Resolution - an official decision that is made after a group or organization has voted
  • Imbroglio - an unwanted, difficult, and confusing situation, full of trouble and problems
  • Advocate - to publicly support or suggest an idea, development, or way of doing something
  • Reinforce - to make something stronger
  • Emphasise - to show that something is very important or worth giving attention to
  • Armistice - a formal agreement between two countries or groups at war to stop fighting for a particular time, especially to talk about possible peace
  • Treaty - a written agreement between two or more countries, formally approved and signed by their leaders
  • Toning down - to make something less forceful or offensive, usually a piece of writing or a speech
  • Rhetoric - speech or writing intended to be effective and influence people
  • Wait and watch - to wait to discover what will happen
  • Sober - serious and calm
  • Tangible - real and not imaginary; able to be shown, touched, or experienced
  • Credible - able to be believed or trusted
  • Lure - to persuade someone to do something or go somewhere by offering them something exciting
  • Reciprocate - to share the same feelings as someone else, or to behave in the same way as someone else

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