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March 05, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 2nd March 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 2nd March 2017. You can click on the Titles to read the Editorials. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Resilience reaffirmed"

  • Resilience - someone’s ability to become healthy, happy, or strong again after an illness, disappointment, or other problem
  • Reaffirmed - to formally and officially state something again strongly
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Belying - to show something to be false, or to hide something such as an emotion
  • Widespread - happening or existing in many places, or affecting many people
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Significantly - by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable
  • Dampen -  to make something such as a feeling or hope less strong
  • Statistics - a collection of numerical facts or measurements, as about people, business conditions, or weather
  • Gross domestic product - the total value of all goods and services produced in a country in a year, except for income received from money invested in other countries
  • Fiscal - relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes
  • Marginal - very small
  • Slowdown - a period when there is less activity
  • Preceding - existing or coming immediately before someone or something else
  • Notably - especially(used for introducing a good example of something)
  • Abruptly - happening or done quickly, suddenly or immediately
  • Potentially - possibly true in the future, but not true now
  • Aggregate - total
  • Adverse - negative, unpleasant, or harmful
  • Undergirding - provide support or a firm basis
  • Expenditure - money spent by a government, organization, or person
  • Surged - to move forwards very quickly
  • Quickening - becoming faster
  • Stark - completely
  • In contrast - used when you are comparing two things or people and saying that the second one is very different from the first
  • Monsoon - a period of heavy rain in India and Southeast Asia
  • Substantially - by a large amount or degree
  • Mining - the process of getting coal or metal from under the ground
  • Respectively - used for saying that something happens separately to each of the people or things mentioned in the order in which they were mentioned
  • Clocked - attained / reached
  • Robust - strong
  • Acceleration -  an increase in the rate at which something happens, changes, or grows
  • Lagged - to not be as successful or advanced
  • Pace - the speed at which someone or something moves
  • Expansion - the process of increasing in size and filling more space
  • Evaluating - to think carefully about something before making a judgment about its value, importance, or quality
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Basis point - used in relation to interest rates to mean one-hundredth of one percent
  • Baseline - a quantity, value, or fact used as a standard for measuring other quantities, values, or facts
  • Cautionary - warning someone that they should be careful
  • Informal - not formal or official
  • Extent - the degree to which something happens or is likely to happen
  • Statistics - a group of numbers that represent facts or that describe a situation
  • Caveat - a warning of the limits of a particular agreement or statement

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Withering highs"

  • Withering - a withering look, expression, or remark deliberately makes you feel silly or embarrassed
  • High - a period or situation in which something reaches its highest level
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Nudge - to encourage someone in a gentle way to do something
  • Mitigate - to reduce the harmful effects of something
  • Distress - a feeling that you have when you are very unhappy, worried, or upset
  • Bound to something - to force someone to keep a promise
  • Exert - to use influence, authority, or power in order to affect or achieve something
  • Significant - very important
  • Bureau - an organization that provides information or services
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen
  • Phenomenon - an event or situation that can be seen to happen or exist
  • Possibly - likely to happen or be true, but not certain
  • Debilitated - to make someone or something physically weak
  • Adequately - satisfactory and good enough
  • Distress - a feeling that you have when you are very unhappy, worried, or upset
  • Torrid - full of strong emotions, especially sexual emotions
  • Priority - the importance that you give to something that must be done
  • Pose - to present a difficult or dangerous situation
  • Adequate - good enough or large enough for a particular purpose
  • Replenish - to make something full again, or to bring it back to its previous level by replacing what has been used
  • Unsustainable - not capable of continuing at the same rate or level
  • Refined - to make small changes to something in order to improve it
  • Variation - the existence of differences in amount, number, level, form etc
  • El Nino - an unusual ocean current that happens along the western coast of South America every two to ten years, killing large numbers of sea creatures and causing noticeable and often severe changes in weather conditions in many areas of the world
  • Correlated - if two or more things correlate or are correlated, they are connected in a way that is not caused by chance
  • Emitter - something that emits (= sends out) light, a noise, or a substance, especially the gas carbon dioxide
  • Corresponding - related to or connected with something
  • Leapfrogging - to improve your position by going past other people quickly or by missing out some stages
  • Resilience - someone’s ability to become healthy, happy, or strong again after an illness, disappointment, or other problem
  • Irrigation - to supply land with water so that crops and plants will grow
  • Augmentation - to increase the size or value of something by adding something to it

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