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March 12, 2019

12th March 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 12th March 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 : "A promise to live by: on Indian democracy"
  • Live by something - to behave according to a particular set of beliefs or principles
  • Democracy - a system of government in which people vote in elections to choose the people who will govern them
  • Mindful - careful about or conscious of something
  • Invigorate - to make something stronger and more effective
  • Numerous - existing in large numbers
  • Resolute - extremely determined
  • Founding fathers - the group of people who wrote the Constitution
  • Substantially - by a large amount or degree
  • Fragility - the quality of being easily harmed or destroyed
  • Emergency - a situation in which a government takes action to deal with an event that is putting a lot of people in danger
  • Devolution - the process of taking power from a central authority or government and giving it to smaller and more local regions
  • Overlook - to fail to notice or do something
  • Malady - a serious problem within a society or organization
  • Afflict - if you are afflicted by an illness or serious problem, you suffer from it
  • Disinformation - false information that is intended to make people believe something that is not true
  • Disenfranchisement - the state of being deprived of a right or privilege, especially the right to vote
  • Corrode - to make something weak by causing gradual damage
  • Divisive - likely to cause arguments between people
  • Majoritarian - governed by or believing in decision by a majority
  • Alarming - frightening or worrying
  • Underrepresented - underrepresented groups do not have enough people with power to speak for them or to help them
  • Evolve - to gradually change and develop over a period of time
  • Sustenance - a way of supporting yourself
  • Praiseworthy - deserving praise or admiration
  • Vulnerability - the quality of being vulnerable (= able to be easily hurt, influenced, or attacked), or something that is vulnerable
  • Undermine - to make something or someone become gradually less effective, confident, or successful
  • Reiterate - to repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear to people
  • Reinforce - to make an idea, belief, or feeling stronger
  • Rejuvenation -  to make something such as an organization, system, or place good or effective again
  • Integrity - the quality of behaving according to the rules and standards
  • Curb - to control or limit something that is harmful
  • Hazard - something that could be dangerous or could cause damage or accidents
  • Falsehood - a statement that is not true
  • Polarisation - to form two very different groups, opinions, or situations that are completely opposite to each other, or to cause this to happen
  • Consolidation - to make the power, position, or achievements you already have stronger or more effective so that they are likely to continue
  • Monitor - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Adequate - good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
  • Contender - someone who competes with other people for a prize or job
  • Competitiveness - the fact of being able to compete successfully with other companies, countries, organizations
  • Ground rules - the basic rules or principles that govern the way that something is done
  • Disregard - to not consider something important, or to not pay any attention to it
  • Defend - to protect someone or something from attack
  • Reign - a period of time during which a particular person, group, or thing is very important or a powerful influence
  • Opponent - someone who is competing against you
  • Existential - an existential danger threatens the very existence of something
  • Mobilise - if you mobilize a group of people, or if they mobilize, they come together in order to achieve something
  • Disempower  - to reduce the amount of control that someone has over a situation or over their life
  • Furthering - to help the progress of something so that it is more likely to be successful
  • At stake - likely to be lost or damaged if something fails
  • Uphold - to show that you support something such as an idea by what you say or do
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Avoiding a slowdown: on Fed interest rates"
  • Slowdown - a period when there is less activity
  • Seemingly - in a way that appears to have a particular quality, even though this is probably not true
  • Allay - if you allay feelings such as fears, worries, or doubts, you make someone feel less afraid, worried, or full of doubt
  • Notwithstanding - despite something
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Persistent - continuing to do something in a determined way
  • Lacklustre - not lively, exciting, or impressive
  • Mere - only / just
  • Considerably - a lot
  • Bull market - a situation in the stock market in which the prices of shares are rising
  • Aggressively - behaving in an angry or rude way that shows you want to fight, attack, or argue with someone
  • Recession - a period when trade and industry are not successful and there is a lot of unemployment
  • Hawkish - preferring to deal with political problems by using military force instead of more peaceful methods
  • Monetary policy - actions taken by a government to control the amount of money in an economy and how easily available it is, for example by changing the interest rate
  • Gradual - gradual processes and changes happen slowly and by small amounts
  • Deteriorate - to become worse
  • Dovish - preferring to use peaceful methods to solve problems rather than fighting
  • Stimulus - anything that encourages something to happen, develop, or improve
  • Successive - coming or happening one after another in a series
  • Obvious - clear to almost anyone
  • Coordinate - to organize the different parts of a job or plan so that the people involved work together effectively
  • Disruptive - causing difficulties that interrupt something or prevent it from continuing
  • Wreak  havoc - to cause very great harm or damage

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