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March 16, 2019

16th 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 16th 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 fresh warning: what GEO-6 means for India"
  • Enforce - to make sure that a law or rule is obeyed by people
  • Outlook - an idea about what a situation will be like in the future
  • Stark - used for describing an unpleasant fact or situation that is very obvious or impossible to avoid
  • Unsustainable - not capable of continuing at the same rate or level
  • Extract - to remove something from a particular place
  • Unmanageable - extremely difficult to control or organize
  • Linear - involving ideas or events that are directly connected and follow one after the other
  • Premature - happening too soon or before the usual time
  • Mortality - death
  • Insulate - to protect someone or something from harmful experiences or influences
  • Pointer - a piece of advice or information
  • Erratic - changing often or not following a regular pattern, so that it is difficult to know what will happen next
  • Monsoon - a period of heavy rain in India and Southeast Asia
  • Implication - a possible effect or result
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Evident - easy to see, notice, or understand
  • Hotspot - a place where there is often a lot of violence or fighting
  • Evidently - used for saying that something is obvious
  • Business-as-usual - used for describing a situation in which everything happens normally, especially after a period of time when things happen in a different way
  • Fossil fuel - a fuel such as coal or oil, made from decayed material from animals or plants that lived many thousands of years ago
  • Toxic - poisonous and harmful to people, animals, or the environment
  • Interventions - a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Aggressive - behaving in an angry or rude way that shows you want to fight, attack, or argue with someone
  • Monitor - to regularly check something or watch someone in order to find out what is happening
  • Scale-up - to make something larger in size, amount etc than it used to be
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Emission - a substance, especially a gas, that goes into the air
  • Impetus - a force that helps something to happen or develop more quickly
  • Significant - very important
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Renewable - renewable energy and natural materials replace themselves by natural processes, so that they are never completely used up
  • Transition - the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent
  • Contamination - the process of making something dirty, polluted, or poisonous by adding a chemical, waste, or infection
  • Sewage - waste substances, especially waste from people’s bodies, removed from houses and other buildings by a system of large underground pipes called sewers
  • Extractor - a piece of equipment or system that can remove something from another thing
  • Augment  - to increase the size, amount, or value of something
  • Harvest - to collect or obtain something
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Softer, slower: on Brexit vote"
  • Brexit - an exit (= act of leaving) by the United Kingdom from the European Union (short for "British exit")
  • Overwhelming - much larger, stronger, more important etc than anything else in a situation
  • Majority - most of the people or things in a group
  • Rule out - to stop considering something as a possibility
  • Circumstance - a fact or condition that affects a situation
  • Crash out - to be badly defeated so that you have to leave a competition
  • Catastrophic - causing a lot of damage, or making a lot of people suffer
  • Consequence - a result or effect of something
  • Foreclose - to prevent something from being considered as a possibility in the future
  • Perspective - a way of thinking about something
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Stance - an attitude or view about an issue that you state clearly
  • Respite - a short period of rest from having to deal with a difficult or unpleasant situation
  • Uncertainty - a nervous feeling that you have because you think bad things might happen
  • Controversial - a controversial subject, opinion, or decision is one that people disagree about or do not approve of
  • Emphatically - very firmly and clearly
  • House of Commons - the part of the parliament in the UK or Canada that consists of politicians who have been elected by the people
  • Silver lining - good aspect of a bad situation
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Setback - a problem that delays or that stops progress or makes a situation worse
  • Die-hard - someone who is unwilling to change or give up their ideas or ways of behaving, even when there are good reasons to do so
  • Vote down - to stop or end something as the result of a vote
  • Endorse - to express support for someone or something, especially in public
  • 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
  • Looming - (of something unwanted or unpleasant) about to happen soon and causing worry
  • Indefinite - continuing into the future with no fixed end
  • Tory - someone who supports or is a member of the Conservative Party in the UK
  • Gambit - something that you say or do in an attempt to gain an advantage
  • Conversely - used for introducing a sentence, or part of a sentence, which says something that is the opposite of the other part
  • Concrete - practical
  • Eurosceptic - someone, especially a politician, who thinks that their country should not be part of the European Union
  • Delusion - an idea or belief that is not true
  • Impervious - not affected by something or not seeming to notice it
  • Disengage - to become physically separated from something, or to make two things become physically separated
  • Inflict - to cause something unpleasant to happen
  • Impede - to make it more difficult for someone to do something or more difficult for something to happen

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