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August 08, 2019

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 8th August 2019 - 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 8th August 2019. You can download PDF Version of these editorials and meanings from below link. Happy reading :)

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

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 8th  August 2019

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Blackout: On Kashmir lockdown"
  • Blackout - a period during a war when lights in streets and buildings are turned off so that an enemy cannot see them at night
  • Lockdown - an occasion or time when access to a place is restricted because of some danger
  • Dissent -  strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think
  • Throttling - to create problems that make it very difficult for something to continue or to develop
  • Ironically - used for saying that a situation has developed in an unexpected
  • Wisdom - knowledge that you have gained over a long period
  • Annul - to state officially that something such as a marriage, an agreement, or an election has no legal authority
  • Abruptly - in a sudden, unexpected and often unsatisfactory way
  • Clampdown - a determined attempt by someone in authority to stop people doing something bad or illegal
  • Cavalier - not caring about other people’s feelings or about the seriousness of a situation
  • Incomprehensible - impossible to understand
  • Circumstance - a fact or condition that affects a situation
  • Muzzle - to prevent a person, group, newspaper etc from expressing their opinions or ideas publicly
  • Corollary - something that will also be true if a particular idea or statement is true, or something that will also exist if a particular situation exists
  • Consequential - happening as an indirect result of something
  • Discourse - a long and serious speech or piece of writing on a particular subject
  • Riot - a violent protest by a crowd of people
  • Insurgency - an attempt by a group of people to take control of their country by force
  • Disaster - something very bad that happens and causes a lot of damage or kills a lot of people
  • Curfew - a law that does not allow people to go outside between a particular time in the evening and a particular time in the morning
  • Misinformation - false or incorrect information, especially when it is intended to trick someone
  • Treacherous - someone who is treacherous pretends that they support you but secretly tries to harm you, for example by helping an enemy
  • Rumour - unofficial information that may or may not be true
  • Sparse - existing in small amounts, or a large distance apart
  • Precede - to happen or exist before another person or thing
  • Flurry - a short period of activity or emotion
  • Troop - soldiers, especially in large numbers
  • Deployment - if a government or army deploys soldiers or weapons, it uses them
  • Owing to - because of
  • Tight-fisted - not generous with money
  • Evident - easy to see, notice, or understand
  • Subsequent - happening or coming after something else
  • Monologue - a speech made by someone who talks for a long time and does not let anyone else say anything
  • Endorse - to express support for someone or something, especially in public
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Address - to give attention to or deal with a matter or problem
  • Circumstance - a fact or condition that affects a situation
  • Aversion - a strong feeling that you dislike someone or something
  • Dissent - strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think
  • Choking - to stop someone or something from developing or being successful
Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "RBI’s Goldilocks cut: On repo rate cut"
  • Goldilocks - used to describe a situation where something is at the ideal, most effective or advantageous point within a range of conditions
  • Unleash - to do or to cause something that has a very powerful or harmful effect
  • Inflationary - relating to or likely to cause an increase in prices
  • Benchmark - an amount, level, standard etc that you can use for judging how good or bad other things are
  • Foregone  conclusion - a result that you can be certain about before it happens
  • Slowdown - a period when there is less activity
  • Deem - to consider that someone or something has a particular quality
  • Former - used for describing someone or something that had a particular job, title, status etc in the past, but not now
  • Turbulence - a confusing or uncontrolled situation
  • Latter - used for referring to the second of two people, things, or groups that have just been mentioned
  • Unconventional - different from what most people consider to be usual or normal
  • Consecutive - following one after another in order and with nothing else in between
  • Aggegating - to put things together in a group
  • Inhibiting - to make it difficult for a process to start or continue in a normal way
  • Liquidity - a situation in which a business has money or property that it can sell in order to pay money that it owes
  • Hereon - from this point
  • Play out - to develop or end in a particular way
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • On the other hand - used for giving two different opinions about something
  • Optimistic - someone who is optimistic is hopeful about the future and tends to expect that good things will happen
  • Impulse - a sudden strong feeling that you must do something
  • Determine - to control what something will be
  • Arguably - used for stating your opinion or belief, especially when you think other people may disagree
  • Scenario - a situation that could possibly happen
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Incentivise - to make someone want to do something
  • Cyclical - cyclical events happen again and again in the same order or at the same times
  • In vain - without success

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