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November 21, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 21st November 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 21st November 2016. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : There were no editorials in THE HINDU on 20th November 2016 (Sunday)

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Getting real on climate"

  • Getting real - to understand the true facts of a situation and not hope for what is impossible
  • Emphasis - the particular importance or attention that is given to something
  • Greenhouse gas - a gas that causes the greenhouse effect, especially carbon dioxide
  • Emission - an amount of gas, heat, light, etc. that is sent out
  • Significant - important or noticeable
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Untenable - impossible to continue because of serious problems, opposition, or criticism
  • Cumulative - developing or increasing gradually as a result of more and more additions
  • Renege - to decide not to do something that you promised to do
  • Vulnerable - able to be easily physically, emotionally, or mentally hurt, influenced, or attacked
  • Presidency - the job of being president, or the period of time that someone has this job
  • Proclamation - an official announcement, especially about something important, or something that affects everyone
  • Intended - an intended target, victim etc is the one that an action is aimed at or trying to reach
  • Forge - to work hard to achieve something
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Accumulated - to get more and more of something over a period of time
  • Mobilisation-  act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency
  • Mitigation - a reduction in the harmful effects of something
  • Adaptation - the process of changing something so that it can be used for a different purpose
  • Aspiration - something that you want to achieve
  • Per capita - based on calculations that show the average amount for each person affected
  • Signatory - a person or organization that has signed an official agreement
  • Provisions - plans or preparation for future needs
  • Monitor - to regularly check something to find out what is happening
  • Convention - a large formal meeting of people who do a particular job or have a similar interest
  • Intergovernmental - involving governments of different countries
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Pegged - to keep the amount of something at a particular level
  • Pledge - a serious or formal promise
  • Forecast - to say what you expect to happen in the future
  • Accumulate - to increase in quantity over a period of time
  • Strategy - a plan or method for achieving something
  • Spur - something that encourages someone to do something
  • Domestic - relating to the country being talked about (local)

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Rising dollar, falling rupee"

  • Soared - to rise very quickly to a high level
  • Spur - to encourage an activity or development
  • Inflation - a general, continuous increase in prices
  • Prospect - the idea of something that will or might happen in the future
  • Updraught - an upward movement
  • Streak - to move somewhere extremely quickly, usually in a straight line
  • Congressional - relating to the US Congress
  • Testimony -  evidence that something is true
  • Appreciable - if an amount or change is appreciable, it is large or noticeable enough to have an important effect
  • Acceleration - the increase in the speed at which something happens
  • Projection - a calculation or guess about the future based on information that you have
  • Deregulation - to remove national or local government controls or rules from a business or other activity
  • Backing - support
  • Initiatives - a new plan or process to achieve something or solve a problem
  • Optimism - the quality of being full of hope
  • Fiscal - relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes
  • Reflate - to improve the economy of a country by increasing the amount of money that people are earning and spending in the country
  • Benchmark- an amount, level, standard etc that you can use for judging how good or bad other things are
  • Anticipation - a feeling of excitement about something enjoyable that is going to happen soon
  • Slump - sudden fall in price
  • Emerging - just beginning to exist or be noticed
  • Inflict - to force someone to experience something very unpleasant
  • Significant - important or noticeable
  • Exacerbated - to make something that is already bad even worse
  • Denomination - a unit of value, especially of money
  • Investor - a person who puts money into something in order to make a profit or get an advantage
  • Equity - the value of a company, divided into many equal parts owned by the shareholders
  • Offload - to get rid of something that you do not want by giving it to someone else
  • Demonetisation - the process to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Infusing - to give someone or something a particular quality
  • Surge - a sudden increase in something such as price, value, or interest
  • Liquidity - a situation in which a business has money or property that it can sell in order to pay money that it owes
  • Decline - to become less or worse
  • Arbitrage - the method on the stock exchange of buying something in one place and selling it in another place at the same time, in order to make a profit from the difference in price in the two places
  • Predict - to say that an event or action will happen in the future, especially as a result of knowledge or experience
  • In the wake of something - if something happens in the wake of something else, it happens after and often because of it
  • Appetite - the feeling of wanting or needing something
  • Policymaker - a member of a government department, legislature, or other organization who is responsible for making new rules, laws, etc
  • Robust - strong and successful

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