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January 24, 2019

24th 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 24th 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 : "The gap within: on inter-State disparities"
  • Inter-State - existing or taking place between states
  • Disparity - a difference between things
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Catch up - to improve in order to reach the same standard or rate as someone or something
  • Absolute - very great, or complete
  • Convergence - a situation in which people or things gradually become the same or very similar
  • Distant - far away from the place where you are
  • Widen - to (cause something to) become larger or to include a larger amount or number
  • Evaluate - to think carefully about something before making a judgment about its value, importance, or quality
  • Bridge the gap - to reduce the differences that separate two things or groups
  • Sustained - continuing at the same level or rate for a long time
  • For instance - for example
  • Albeit - used for introducing a comment that slightly changes or reduces the effect of what you said before it
  • Subsequent - happening or coming after something else
  • Significant - very large or noticeable
  • Divergence - a difference in the way that two or more things develop from the same thing
  • Fortune  - money and success
  • In fact - used for saying what is really true, when this is surprising or different from what people think
  • On the other hand - used for giving two different opinions about something
  • Burgeoning - growing or developing quickly
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Breach - to break a law, rule, or agreement
  • Deficit - the difference between the amount of money or goods that a country or business has and the amount that it has spent or that it owes
  • Profligate - wasting money or other things
  • Differentiate - to see or show a difference between things
  • Variable - something that can change and affect the result of a situation
  • Uphold - to show that you support something such as an idea by what you say or do
  • Marketplace - the activity of buying and selling
  • Thrive - to become very successful, happy, or healthy
  • Crucial - something that is crucial is extremely important because it has a major effect on the result of something
  • Determinant - something that controls or decides how something else will develop or what result it will have
  • Long-run - not immediately but at some time in the future
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "A reckless experiment: on gene-edited babies"
  • Germline - a series of germ cells each descended or developed from earlier cells in the series, regarded as continuing through successive generations of an organism
  • Fraught with - full of unpleasant things such as problems or dangers
  • Saga - a long series of events, or a description of them
  • Take a hard look at someone/something - to think about a problem or issue very carefully in order to find out what is wrong or to find a better way of dealing with it
  • Ethics - the study of what is morally right and wrong, or a set of beliefs about what is morally right and wrong
  • Condemn - to say publicly that you think someone or something is bad or wrong
  • Violate - to do something that is in opposition to a law, agreement, principle etc
  • Outrage - a strong feeling of anger and shock at something that you feel is wrong or unfair
  • Revolutionary - new and completely changing the way that something is done, thought about, or made
  • Mutation - a change in the genes of a plant or animal that causes it to become different from others of its type
  • Boundless - without a limit or end
  • So-called - used for showing that you think a word used for describing someone or something is not suitable
  • Flaw - a mistake or fault in something that makes it useless or less effective
  • In contrast - used when you are comparing two things or people and saying that the second one is very different from the first
  • Embryo - an animal or human before it is born, when it is beginning to develop and grow
  • Inherit - to be born with the same appearance or character as one of your parents
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Fiddling - to act dishonestly in order to get something for yourself, or to change something dishonestly, especially to your advantage
  • Pitfall - a problem that is likely to happen in a particular situation
  • Precise - exact and accurate
  • Unintended - not deliberate or planned
  • Mutation - a change in the genes of a plant or animal that causes it to become different from others of its type
  • Mosaicism - the property or state of being composed of cells of two genetically different types
  • Fool-proof - a foolproof method, plan, or system is so well designed that it cannot go wrong or is certain to succeed
  • Weighty - serious and important
  • Far from - used for saying that the real situation is the opposite of what you mention
  • Phenotype - the qualities or features of a living thing that are the result of the way that its genes and the environment have affected each other
  • Trait - a particular quality in someone’s character
  • Predict - to say what you think will happen in the future
  • Ultimate - happening at the end of a process or activity
  • Outcome - the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Evident - easy to see, notice, or understand
  • Immunise - to prevent someone from getting a particular illness by putting a substance into their body, especially using a needle
  • Tinkering - to make small changes to something in order to improve or repair it
  • Susceptible - easily influenced or affected by something
  • Trade-off - the fact that you can only have one of two things, or the degree to which you can have both
  • Abundant - existing or available in large quantities
  • Intervention - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Defensible - a defensible belief or idea is one that you can support well against criticism
  • Advisory - an official warning
  • Go awry - to not happen in the way that was hoped or planned

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