We have come up with the 8 trickiest words used in today’s editorial of The Hindu which discusses “Saudi Crown Prince’s India visit” and sincerely hope that you get to know new words and their usage. We hope that this series of articles is helping you with your word-power as well as to keep you updated on the current awareness.
|Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits India next week at a time when both countries are seeking to deepen bilateral cooperation.||bilateral||involving two parties, especially countries.||France and Germany|
|For MBS, as he is widely known, the visit to India, Pakistan, China, Malaysia and Indonesia is an opportunity to re-assert Saudi Arabia’s role as a major foreign policy player in Asia amid growing criticism over the Yemen war and the brutal assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul.||re-assert||strengthen||It is time for Congress to reassert its authority on
|A number of factors have influenced the turnaround in ties between the two countries, which had been underwhelming during the Cold War.||underwhelming||failing to make a positive impact or impression||The massive feature film
based on the 1990 manga
series created by Yukito
Kishiro is simply the most underwhelming
production to be released
|When India’s economy started growing at a faster clip post-liberalisation, its dependence on energy-rich nations grew.||post-liberalisation||It refers to the changes and reforms, initiated in 1991, of India’s economic policies, with the goal of making the economy more market- and service-oriented, and expanding the role of private and foreign investment.||Post liberalisation in 1991,
economy grew in the
high single digits for
|MBS has made containment of Iran his top foreign policy priority, and has U.S. support in this pursuit. India is certain to come under U.S. pressure to cut oil imports from Iran: it has so far walked the tightrope between Saudi Arabia and Iran.||containment||the action of keeping something harmful under control or within limits.||Containment was also
a policy of the United
States and other countries to prevent
in Soviet influence after World War II.
|This is driven by the conviction that while Saudi Arabia is vital for India’s energy security, Iran is a gateway to Central Asia.||conviction||a firmly held belief or opinion||Yet so many other factors also influence epistemic convictions that purely national styles may be relatively rare.|
|For MBS, as he is widely known, the visit to India, Pakistan, China, Malaysia and Indonesia is an opportunity to re-assert Saudi Arabia’s role as a major foreign policy player in Asia amid growing criticism over the Yemen war and the brutal assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul.||brutal||savagely violent||He was imprisoned in 1945 for the brutal murder of a twelve-year-old girl.|
|Mr. Modi visited Riyadh in 2016; last year, he met MBS in Argentina on the sidelines of the G-20 summit at a time when the Crown Prince had already come under sharp criticism in many Western countries.||summit||an important formal meeting between leaders of governments from two or more countries||Summits should do more than simply pay lip service to the global fight against poverty and hunger.|
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