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February 28, 2019

28th February 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 28th February 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 : "Calming Arunachal"
  • Polity - a society that is organized in a political way and that has its own form of government
  • Foster - to help something to develop over a period of time
  • Civic - relating to a town or city, especially to its government and public activities
  • Resident - someone who lives in a particular place
  • Arson - the illegal use of fire to destroy a house, building, or property
  • De-escalate - reduce the intensity of (a conflict or potentially violent situation)
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Mainstream - considered ordinary or normal and accepted or used by most people
  • Be on the same page - to understand and agree with what is being done or suggested
  • Successive - coming or happening one after another in a series
  • Avail - to make use of something
  • Elsewhere - in or to another place or other places
  • Numerous - existing in large numbers
  • Privilege - a special benefit that is available only to a particular person or group
  • Reconstitute - to change the form or structure of something
  • Chauvinist - someone who believes that their own country, race, sex, or group is better than any other
  • Buckle under - to stop trying to do something, or to stop opposing someone, because you have no energy or determination left
  • Indigenous - indigenous people lived in a place for a very long time before other people came to live there
  • Vociferous - someone who is vociferous expresses their opinion loudly and with force
  • Overblown - something that is overblown is made to seem more important, exciting, or impressive than it really is
  • Ensure - to make certain that something happens or is done
  • Opposition - strong disagreement with a plan or policy, especially when this is shown in active attempts to prevent something
  • Ethnic - relating to a group of people who have the same culture and traditions
  • Longstanding - having existed for a long time
  • Migration - the process by which people or animals migrate to another place or country
  • Eerie - strange and mysterious, and sometimes frightening
  • Trump -  to win or to succeed
  • Incumbent - someone who has an official position
  • Persist - to continue to do or say something in a determined way
  • Fester - if a problem or unpleasant feeling festers, it becomes worse because no one has dealt with it
  • Inadequate - not enough, or not good enough for a particular purpose
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Buhari’s return: on Nigeria elections"
  • Re-elect - to elect someone again
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Plump for - to suddenly choose someone or something after being unable to decide what to do
  • Crusader - someone who works hard for a long time to achieve something that they strongly believe is morally right
  • Run-off - to suddenly leave a place or person
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Rumbling - talk or signs of people being unhappy with a situation
  • Rigging - the act of organizing something in a dishonest way in order to produce a particular result
  • Fatality - a death caused by an accident, war, violence, or disease
  • Backed  by- supported by
  • Sustainable - capable of continuing for a long time at the same level
  • Mandate - the period of time during which an elected government or official is allowed to be in power
  • Formidable - very impressive in size, power, or skill and therefore deserving respect and often difficult to deal with
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Hinge on something - if one thing hinges on another, the first thing depends on the second thing or is very influenced by it
  • Live down - to make people forget about something embarrassing or silly that you have done
  • Reputation - the opinion that people have about how good or how bad someone or something is
  • Interventionism - a government policy of becoming involved in the economy, or of trying to influence economic and other social issues in another country
  • Makeover - a set of changes intended to make a person or thing look much better
  • Herdsmen - someone who herds and looks after a group of animals as their job
  • Stance - an attitude or view about an issue that you state clearly
  • Decisive - making the final result of a situation completely certain
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Coup - an occasion when a group of people takes control of a country, usually by means of military force
  • Mar - to spoil something
  • Colonial - relating to a system or period in which one country rules another
  • Transparent - open and honest, without secrets
  • Postpone - to decide that something will not be done at the time when it was planned for, but at a later time
  • Ballot - the process of voting secretly to choose a candidate in an election or express an opinion about an issue
  • Moreover - used for introducing an additional and important fact that supports or emphasizes what you have just said
  • Accountability - a situation in which people know who is responsible for something and can ask them to explain its state or quality

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