The Hindu Editorial (Corridor of hope: On the Kartarpur proposal) Vocab – 24 Nov, 2018

The announcement by India and Pakistan of plans to operationalise a visa-free corridor between Dera Baba Nanak in Indian Punjab and Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan’s Punjab heeds a longstanding plea of Sikh pilgrims.

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  • Heed (verb) – सावधान रहना, ध्यान लगाना
    Meaning – Pay attention to; take notice of.
    Synonyms – take into account, consider.
    Sentence – He should have heeded the warnings.
  • Plea (noun) – दलील, कारण, तर्क
    Meaning – A request made in an urgent and emotional manner.
    Synonyms – petition, appeal, request.
    Sentence – He made a dramatic plea for disarmament.
  • Facilitate (verb)की सुविधा प्रदान करना, सुगम करना
    Meaning – Make (an action or process) easy or easier.
    Synonyms – enable, assist, make easier.
    Sentence – Funding was aimed at facilitating development not limiting it.
  • Logistics (noun) – सैन्य-तं‍त्र, तर्कशास्त्र
    Meaning – The detailed organization and implementation of a complex operation.
    Synonyms – organization/execution, direction, coordination.
    Sentence – The logistics of a large-scale rock show demand certain necessities.
  • Low-hanging fruit (phrase)
    Meaning – something (goal/task/deed) easy to achieve.
  • Fall (verb) गिरना, घटना, टूट पड़ना
    Meaning – Move from a higher to a lower level, typically rapidly and without control.
    Synonyms – occur, take place, happen, come.
    Sentence – The tear drop that fell to the sandy floor changed as it fell, to a jewel.
  • Template (noun) – खाका, नमूना
    Meaning – A shaped piece of rigid material used as a pattern for processes such as cutting out, shaping, or drilling.
    Synonyms – model, pattern, blueprint.
    Sentence – The plans for this project come with full-size pattern templates
  • Balm (noun) – लेप, मरहम
    Meaning – Something that has a soothing or restorative effect.
    Synonyms – relief, comfort, consolation.
    Sentence – What you need is an aural balm to soothe all ears.
  • Revive (verb)पुनर्जीवित, पूर्वरूप में लाना
    Meaning – Restore to life or consciousness.
    Synonyms – bring back, resuscitate, re-institute.
    Sentence –It was only their desperate efforts to revive him that saved his life.
  • Swearing-in (noun) – शपथ ग्रहण में
    Meaning – a ceremony at which a person is admitted into office by taking oath.
    Sentence – The swearing-in of the new president.
  • Set back (phrasal verb)
    Meaning – delay, hinder, impede.
  • Bilateral (adjective) – द्विपक्षीय
    Meaning – involving two groups or countries.
    Sentence – We report a case of acute airway obstruction secondary to bilateral broncholiths.
  • Going forward (phrase)
    Meaning – from now on, in the future.
  • Diplomat (noun) – राजनयिक, कूटनीतिज्ञ
    Meaning – An official representing a country abroad.
    Synonyms – ambassador, envoy, emissary, consul.
    Sentence – However, diplomats and former senior officials were sceptical of the claims.
  • Sort out (phrasal verb)
    Meaning – settle, resolve.
  • Consular (adjective)
    Meaning – relating to the consul or consulate in a foreign city.
    Sentence – A consular official must interview applicants.
  • Flare up (noun)भड़कना, उत्तेजित होना
    Meaning – A sudden outburst of something, especially violence or hostility.
    Synonyms – start suddenly, erupt, reoccur, reappear.
    Sentence – A flare-up between the two countries.
  • Freeze (noun)स्थिर, जम जाना
    Meaning – Become or cause to become blocked, covered, or rigid with ice.
    Synonyms – an act of keeping something at a fixed state.
    Sentence – Trees can be planted any time before the ground freezes.
  • Avenue (noun)मार्ग, द्वार
    Meaning – A broad road in a town or city, typically having trees at regular intervals along its sides.
    Synonyms – way, path, approach, direction, method.
    Sentence – Tree-lined avenues surround the hotel.
  • Concord (noun)सामंजस्य, समझौता
    Meaning – Agreement or harmony between people or groups.
    Synonyms – agreement, harmony, consensus, concurrence.
    Sentence – A pact of peace and concord.

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