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If you have been appearing for competitive exams, you must have realized the importance of vocabulary. A good vocabulary not only helps you to read and understand a Reading Comprehension passage fast, but it also helps you in answering other types of questions fast and with accuracy. When talking about vocabulary, the importance of The Hindu’s Editorial can’t be understated. Not only you come across new words, phrases etc. but you will also know their meanings. While going through, the editorial you also get to know the editorial’s point of view on the latest events & happenings. To help you increase your vocab, we have come up with this Hindu Vocabulary article where we will be listing the meaning of difficult words/ phrases so that it will be easy for you to understand words & their respective meanings.

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Aug 10, 2020- Day 350

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
breachingbreak through a barrier
beguilingenchanting
ominoussomething unpleasant
upendmove something
vulnerableable to be attacked easily
hazardsdangerous
topographynatural features of land
quarryinga large hole in the ground

Balancing priorities: On development and environment

Development goals must be pursued without breaching (break through a barrier) environment regulations

Forecasts of ‘good’ or ‘normal’ monsoons are often beguiling (enchanting) and belie the ominous (something unpleasant). This year, the annual floods that upend (move something) the Brahmaputra Valley have been followed by intense spells along the Konkan coast and Mumbai, and now Kerala, which until the end of last month recorded a slight deficit. The landslip in Idukki, that has so far claimed 43 lives and rendered several homeless, follows from a continuing spell of heavy rains in Kerala. Most districts have received three or four times more rain than what is normal. Last year too, neighbouring Wayanad saw multiple hamlets wiped out and the year before, the devastating floods in the State forced a debate on the need for new models of development. Landslips, or landslides, in the Western Ghats have a history. Following the 2018 floods, data from the Geological Survey of India showed that Kerala had experienced 67 major landslide events and several minor ones from 1961-2013. As part of a National Landslide Susceptibility Mapping (NLSM) programme, the agency mapped several States in the Western Ghats, North-eastern States, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand to assess how vulnerable their districts were. Nearly 13,000 square kilometres were mapped until 2018 and 6,000 were to be covered in 2019-20 in Kerala, according to the programme website. Nearly 13 of the State’s 14 districts were prone to landslides and what made Kerala particularly vulnerable (able to be attacked easily) was the high population density — over 800 per square kilometre — compared to other States that also faced high landslide risk.

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The objective of the NLSM maps is to help State and district authorities incorporate the risk of landslides into zoning laws. However, just as in the case of earthquake zonation maps, or for that matter, any exercise to scientifically ascertain the risk from natural hazards (dangerous) to a region, these laws are barely implemented in the right spirit. And this is not unique to Kerala. The details might vary but it is now beyond contestation that India is living in a new climate normal. Frequent high intensity bursts of rain will co-exist along with long dry spells. It has emerged from studies of Kerala’s topography (natural features of land) that quarrying (a large hole in the ground) and the unscientific cutting of slopes into hills aggravates the risk of soil erosion. Operationalising the State’s disaster management apparatus and allocating funds for preparedness are key policy responses, but Kerala also must double down on enforcing regulations and observing zoning laws as well as ensuring that slopes carved into hilly terrain have adequate provisions for draining water. A lack of compliance with such principles is often a key reason why natural hazards end up causing a significant number of avoidable casualties. There is a cost to pursuing development goals without paying attention to environmental constraints.

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Aug 8, 2020- Day 348

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
outlookpoint of view
Keep one’s powder dryremain cautious and ready for a possible emergency
primacythe fact of being primary, preeminent, or more important
have the edge over somethingto be slightly better than someone or something else
prognosisthe likely course of a disease or ailment
headwindsa wind blowing from directly in front, opposing forward motion
positsassume as a fact; put forward as a basis of argument
upsidethe positive or favorable aspect of something
skirtsgo around or past the edge of
kinksa sharp twist or curve in something that is otherwise straight

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Aug 7, 2020- Day 347

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
cartographicrelating to the science or practice of drawing maps
aggrandisementthe act of increasing the power or scope of something.
tit-for-tatthe infliction of an injury or insult in return for one that one has suffered
concretisedmake (an idea or concept) real; give specific or definite form to
demarcatingset the boundaries or limits of
regressivebecoming less advanced; returning to a former or less developed state
accessionthe attainment or acquisition of a position of rank or power, typically that of monarch or president
bilateralinvolving two parties, especially countries
conjunctionthe action or an instance of two or more events or things occurring at the same point in time or space
albeitalthough

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Aug 6, 2020- Day 346

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
devastatinghighly destructive or damaging
turned the spotlight onto attract attention to something, usually to give information about something bad
deartha scarcity or lack of something
confiscated(of property) taken or seized with authority
Mushroom clouda mushroom-shaped cloud of dust and debris formed after a nuclear explosion
envelopingwrap up, cover, or surround completely
batteringstrike repeatedly with hard blows
beleagueredexperiencing a lot of criticism and difficulties
scarceinsufficient for the demand
outagea period when a power supply or other service is not available or when equipment is closed down

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Aug 5, 2020- Day 345

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
unwaveringsteady or resolute
impositionthe action or process of imposing something or of being imposed
Cut no icehave no influence or effect
unisonsimultaneous performance of action or utterance of speech
waryfeeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems
Pave the wayMake progress or development easier
pilotedtest (a plan, project, etc.) before introducing it more widely
attributedregard something as being caused by (someone or something)
toutedattempt to sell (something), typically by pestering people in an aggressive or bold manner
testimony

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Aug 2, 2020- Day 344

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
ceasefirea temporary suspension of fighting, typically one during which peace talks take place; a truce
kick-startto make something start to happen or start to develop more quickly
unabatedwithout any reduction in intensity or strength
insurgenta rebel or revolutionary
hostilitieshostile behaviour; unfriendliness or opposition
trucean agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting or arguing for a certain time
cessationthe fact or process of ending or being brought to an end
plaguecause continual trouble or distress to
onusused to refer to something that is one’s duty or responsibility
infightinghidden conflict or competitiveness within an organization

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Aug 1, 2020- Day 343

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
vulnerablethose that can be easily attacked
combatfight
unrelentingnot dropping
fatalitydeath
serologystudy of blood
inconsistentnot staying the same in behaviour or quality
overworkedhaving to work too much
fatiguetiredness
vigilto be awake
evidenteasily understood
inadequatenot good enough
asymptomaticshowing no symptoms of a particular disease
 thrustpush strongly & suddenly
disaggregatedto separate into parts
micro-planningplanning at minute levels
proclivitysomething you like to do which is considered morally wrong
concealto hide

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 31, 2020- Day 342

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
consensusa general agreement
inequitieslack of justice
pedagogythe method and practice of teaching
inequitieslack of justice
asymmetriesthe condition of not being equal
rampantgetting worse quickly
omnibusa programme consisting of two or more parts
meritsadvantages
adequatesufficient
rigourdetailed and careful
profiteeringthe act of taking advantage of a situation
imperativesurgent

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 30, 2020- Day 341

Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
oustedexpelled from a position
bone of contentiona subject over which there is continuing disagreement
roiledirritated
autocraticno account of other people’s opinion
 amendmentchanges
alludedrefer casually
machinationsscheme
petulantbad-tempered
continuancepostponement
outnumberedbe more numerous than
fragileeasily broken
deftlyin a clever way

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 29, 2020- Day 340

Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
come as a breatherrelaxation
detrimentaltending to cause harm
vulnerableexposed to the possibility of being harmed
waylaidstopped or interrupt
dentinghave an adverse effect
curbingrestrain
discretionaryavailable for use at the discretion of the user
contingentdependent
dauntingdifficult
havocwidespread destruction
mandarinsperson who has an important job in the government

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 28, 2020- Day 339

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
progressivefavouring social reform
spotlightsomething that is paid attention to
retrogradereverting to an inferior condition
cognisanceknowledge
sophistryfallacious argument
exemptionsfree from obligation
conduciveproviding right conditions for something good to happen
muddiedcovered

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 27, 2020- Day 338

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
contempt of courtdisrespectful of a court of law
deemconsider
uninhibitedwithout much control
innuendohint
scurrilityrude or abusive remark
stridentforceful
judiciousgood judgement or sense
wilfulintentional
undiminishedimportant as always
scotchedto prevent something from being believed or being done
rigorousdetailed

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 26, 2020- Day 337

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
glass ceilinga barrier that prevents someone (especially women) from getting a more important position
uphill battledifficult struggle
stereotypea set idea that people have about someone
prejudiceunfair and unreasonable opinion
protractedlasting for a long time
litigantsa person who is fighting a legal case
combatfight during a war
 misogynyprejudice against women
laurelsfame, honour
adjunctsconnected to more important thing
heroicexceptional courage
ironyopposite of something that you mean
regressiveold-fashioned
nudgepersuade someone to do something
inequitylack of justice

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Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
spirala progressive rise or fall of prices, wages, etc., each responding to an upward or downward stimulus provided by a previous one
unprecedentednever done or known before
espionagethe practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information
sweepingwide in range or effect
Tariff waran economic battle between two countries
retaliatedmake an attack or assault in return for a similar attack
snowballedincrease rapidly in size, intensity, or importance
geopoliticalrelating to politics, especially international relations, as influenced by geographical factors
Cold wara state of political hostility and military tension between two countries or power blocs, involving propaganda, subversion, threats, economic sanctions, and other measures short of open warfare, esp that between the American and Soviet blocs after World War II 
Ramping upa large increase in activity or in the level of something
breakdowna failure of a relationship or system

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 23, 2020- Day 334

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
Passing off(of proceedings) happen or be concluded in a specified, usually satisfactory way
convictedhaving been declared guilty of a criminal offense by the verdict of a jury or the decision of a judge
inevitablecertain to happen; unavoidable
lamentmourn (a person’s loss or death)
tardinessthe quality or fact of being late; lateness
spannedto exist or continue for a particular length of time
massacreddeliberately and violently kill (a large number of people)
En masseAll together
heinous(of a person or wrongful act, especially a crime) utterly odious or wicked
impunityexemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action
axioma statement or proposition which is regarded as being established, accepted, or self-evidently true
titularholding or constituting a purely formal position or title without any real authority

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 22, 2020- Day 333

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
blisteringintense
peakedreach the highest point
surgesa sudden powerful forward or upward movement,
herd immunitythe resistance to the spread of a contagious disease within a population that results if a sufficiently high proportion of individuals are immune to the disease, especially through vaccination
vectoran organism, typically a biting insect or tick, that transmits a disease or parasite from one animal or plant to another
ferryconvey in a ferry or other ship or boat
efficacythe ability to produce a desired or intended result
immunogenicrelating to or denoting substances able to produce an immune response
exacerbatemake (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse
protocolsthe official procedure or system of rules governing affairs of state or diplomatic occasions
Acid testa conclusive test of the success or value of something

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 21, 2020- Day 332

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
epidemiologicalrelating to the branch of medicine which deals with the incidence, distribution, and control of diseases
salvagingrescue (a wrecked or disabled ship or its cargo) from loss at sea
skewedsuddenly change direction or position
to the forein or to a conspicuous or leading position
calibratedcarefully assessed, set, or adjusted
ostensiblyapparently or purportedly, but perhaps not actually
discernibleable to be seen or understood
stuntprevent from growing or developing properly
vettedmake a careful and critical examination of (something)
fiata formal authorization or proposition; a decree
iniquityimmoral or grossly unfair behavior

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 20, 2020- Day 331

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
rhetoricthe art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the use of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.
mountorganize and initiate (a campaign or other significant course of action)
deportationthe action of deporting a foreigner from a country
strandedleft without the means to move from somewhere
foistimpose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on
sagaa long, involved story, account, or series of incidents
ratchet upto increase/reduce something over a period of time
realma field or domain of activity or interest
bolstersupport or strengthen
retreatingmove back or withdraw
alienatingmake (someone) feel isolated or estranged
succourassistance and support in times of hardship and distress

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 19, 2020- Day 330

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
prolongedcontinuing for a long time
purportedto claim that something is true without proof
subsequenthappening after something else
up the sleevessecret plan or idea
tandemworking together
connivancesecretly involved in an act
turf wartwo or more people in competition over an activity
grievancea complaint
procureto obtain something
incriminateto make someone seem guilty
unscrupulousdishonest or unfair behaviour
preposterouscompletely unreasonable

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 18, 2020- Day 329

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
microbea microorganism, especially a bacterium causing disease
so much soto such a great degree
grimforbidding or uninviting
shrinkingbecoming smaller in size or amount
ascribeattribute something to (a cause)
undiagnosednot diagnosed or having been subject to diagnosis
underscoreemphasize the importance of something
cascadea process whereby something, typically information or knowledge, is successively passed on
buck the trendto be obviously different from the way that a situation is developing
that’s the way the cookie crumbleswhen something slightly unlucky has happened that could not have been prevented and so must be accepted
hammer downto make persistent or laborious attempts to finish or perfect something
disingenuouslynot sincere, typically by pretending that one knows less about something than one really does

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 17, 2020- Day 328

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Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
counterproductiveopposite effect that is to the one intended
empoweredofficial authority or freedom to do something
concurrentexisting at the same time
commendabledeserving praise
alacrityspeed
rigorousstrict
endangerputting at risk
hardlineextreme
cohereunite
imperativeurgent
consensusgenerally accepted opinion or decision

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 16, 2020- Day 327

Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
acceleratingincrease in rate quickly
cripplingcausing serious damage
surgingsudden and great increase
perishablesfood products that decay quickly
envisageexpect something in the future
agrarianfarmingland
bountifullarge in amount
falteringalmost stop
stagflationa situation in which prices keep rising but economic activity does not increase

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 15, 2020- Day 326

Difficult Words/ PhrasesContextual Meaning
tenurethe holding of an office
fulcruma thing that plays a central or essential role in an activity
trilateralinvolving three parties
hurdleproblem or difficulty
negotiatefind a way over or through
autonomyright or condition of self-government
embarkedbegin

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 14, 2020- Day 325

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
good runexperiencing success
convergetend to meet at a point
vagariesinexplicable change
onsetbeginning of something
ravagedseverely damaged
unprecedentednever done before
deficittotal amount by which money spent is more than money received
adventbeginning of an event
obscuremake something difficult

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 13, 2020- Day 322

Difficult Words/ PhrasesContextual Meaning
tappingget benefit from
restatedstate again
deficitthe total amount by which money spent by a business or government is more than the money it receives
aggressiveusing forceful action to win or achieve something
strategichelping to achieve a plan
dominanceaction of taking control
deployingto use something or someone, especially in an effective way

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 12, 2020- Day 322

Difficult Word/PhraseContextual Meaning
face valuethe apparent worth or implication of something
startlingvery surprising
ineptitudelack of skill or ability
credulitya tendency to be too ready to believe that something is real or true
retributionpunishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act
sordidinvolving ignoble actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt
indictmenta formal accusation that someone has committed a crime
exemplaryserving as a desirable model
vengeancepunishment inflicted or retribution exacted for an injury or wrong.
lenient(of punishment or a person in authority) permissive, merciful, or tolerant
goadingprovoke or annoy (someone) so as to stimulate some action or reaction
impunityexemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action
short-circuitto do something more quickly than usual, by avoiding some of the parts of the process

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 11, 2020- Day 321

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
cautioncare taken to avoid danger
apparentlyas far as one knows
disquietfeeling of worry
deliberationcareful consideration
hinterlandarea lying beyond what is visible
mandaterequired to be done
inherentessential
consensusa general agreement

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 10, 2020- Day 321

Difficult Word/ PhrasesContextual Meaning
palpable(of a feeling or atmosphere) so intense as to seem almost tangible
ripplesa feeling that spreads through a person or group of people, gradually increasing and then becoming smaller
immigrationthe action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country
paradigma model
myopiconly thinking or caring about things that are happening now or that relate to a particular group rather than things that are in the future or that relate to many people
batteringthe action of striking repeatedly with hard blows
in the wake offollowing (someone or something), especially as a consequence
imperilput at risk of being harmed, injured, or destroyed
suffusedgradually spread through or over
positassume as a fact; put forward as a basis of argument
overhaultake apart (a piece of machinery or equipment) in order to examine it and repair it if necessary
wall offto disallow entry into (a place) by means of a physical barrier at the entry point
swathesa large part of something that includes several different things
shore upto support (something) or keep (something) from falling by placing something under or against it

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 9, 2020- Day 321

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
distressextreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain
recoursea source of help in a difficult situation
reelinglose one’s balance and stagger or lurch violently
destitutionpoverty so extreme that one lacks the means to provide for oneself
dimnot likely to succeed
surgingmove suddenly and powerfully upward
swella gradual increase in sound, amount, or intensity
agrarianrelating to cultivated land or the cultivation of land
imperativecrucial
dwellersa person that lives in or at a specified place
alleviatingmake (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 8, 2020- Day 320

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
in theoryused in describing what is supposed to happen or be possible, usually with the implication that it does not in fact happen
alludedhinted at
explicitlyin a clear and detailed manner, leaving no room for confusion or doubt
vagueof unclear meaning
bolt out of the blue a sudden, unexpected event
scrambleattempt hurriedly to get something
elicitedto get or produce something, especially information or a reaction
far-fetchedunlikely and unconvincing; implausible
bonhomiecheerful friendliness
surrogatesubstitute
muddying the watersto make a situation more confused and less easy to understand or deal with
zeniththe time at which something is most powerful or successful
well-wornsomething that has been used so often that it no longer seems to have much meaning or to be interesting
mogulan important or powerful person
ramblingslengthy and confused or inconsequential

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 7, 2020- Day 319

Difficult Words/ PhrasesContextual Meaning
cover up (phrasal verb)hide the truth
Cover-up (noun)an attempt to hide a mistake
opaquenot transparent
clustera group of similar things or people positioned or occurring closely together
reach outto make an effort to do something for other people
revealmake (previously unknown or secret information) known to others
forthcomingplanned for or about to happen in the near future
keep in the darkto keep someone uninformed (about something)
shirkingto avoid work, duties, or responsibilities, especially if they are difficult or unpleasant
reverentialshowing or having a lot of respect

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 6, 2020- Day 318

Difficult Words/ PhrasesContextual Meaning
accomplishachieve successfully
stand-offa deadlock between two equally matched opponents in a dispute or conflict
expansionismthe policy of territorial expansion
relentto do something you had refused to do before
aggressionthe action of attacking without provocation
imperialisma policy of extending a country’s power and influence through diplomacy or military force
decryto criticize something as bad, without value, or unnecessary
hit home(of words) have the intended, especially unsettling or painful, effect on their audience
valourgreat courage in the face of danger, especially in battle
aptappropriate or suitable in the circumstances
raise the temperatureincrease/decrease the amount of excitement, emotion, etc. in a situation
mobilizationthe action of a country or its government preparing and organizing troops for active service
transgressgo beyond the bounds of (an established standard of behavior)

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 5, 2020- Day 317

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
triala formal examination of evidence before a judge, and typically before a jury, in order to decide guilt in a case of criminal or civil proceedings
nautical milesa unit used in measuring distances at sea, equal to 1,852 metres (approximately 2,025 yards)
arbitrationthe process of solving an argument between people by helping them to agree to an acceptable solution
immunityprotection from something
concurrentexisting at the same time
meriteddeserved
wanton(of a cruel or violent action) deliberate and unprovoked
inasmuchconsidering that
ruled outeliminated, excluded
tanglesdisagreements
furorea sudden excited or angry reaction to something by a lot of people
make goodmaking good on it means to do what it has promised

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 3, 2020- Day 316

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
contractionthe fact of becoming less in amount
provisionalfor the present time
slumpingto fall suddenly
stalledstop making progress
stymiedto prevent something from happening
robuststrong
uptickslight upward trend
albeitthough
momentumincrease in the rate of development of a process

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 2, 2020- Day 315

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
paramountsupreme
indigenousnaturally existing in a place or country rather than arriving from another place
collaborationact of working together
efficacyeffectiveness
reassuringto comfort someone
earmarkedto use something for a particular purpose
earnestlyseriously
envisageto expect

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The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- July 1, 2020- Day 314

Difficult Word/ PhraseContextual Meaning
resumptionthe start of something again
prohibitionthe act of officially not allowing something
quarantininga period of time during which a person that might have a disease is kept away from other people
impedingslow something down
serologicalblood tests that look for antibodies in your blood
fatiguedfeeling exhausted
compliancethe act of obeying an order, rule
strandedleft without the means to move from somewhere
quantuman amount of something
imperativesimportant or urgent
formidablestrong

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10 Comments

  1. Sumit kumar

    I want to daily Hindu editorial and their vocabulary.

  2. Pranav Bajpai

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  3. Atleast 2 editorial must with vocabulary one is not enough

  4. vaishali pandey

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  5. Ankit Singh

    Hey PM, why you have been posting the editorial. The editorial which was given yesterday is again given today as of 5 june. Kindly look into it. The Hindu newspaper doesn’t have this as their editorial today or even a news anywhere.

  6. Hi Ankit, This editorial is from Business Line which is a sister publication of The Hindu. Additionally, yesterday’s editorial was based on ‘Insurance-driven healthcare’ whereas today’s editorial is based on ‘Climate Change and Locust Threat’.
    Thanks,

  7. It’s a great initiative taken by PM to provide us important pdfs ,thank you PM.
    Please provide Vocabulary pdfs for entire month in one pdf .

  8. Hi Punam, Thanks for the feedback! We have provided the month-wise PDFs of March, April & May in the article itself.
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  9. Manabikash chakma

    Provide The Hindu editoial vocab pdf for January & february 202

  10. DIBYENDU

    Thanks PM…Very nice vocabs pdf provided by PM…. Highly appreciated…. I really love to read it…. In this pdf they only provides meaning… But this pdf wouid have blockbuster, if PM would provide the usage of every vacab along with their meaning as example….so I request PM, please provide one example of each vocabs in this monthly editorial vocab pdf for better understand….thank u PM…

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