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December 15, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 15th December 2016

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 15th December 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Demonetisation’s deflationary shock ?"

  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Deflationary - causing prices and the level of economic activity to become lower or to stop increasing
  • High-denomination - high value (especially money)
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
    Vocabulary from The Hindu
  • Contours - an outline representing or bounding the shape or form of something
  • Probably - as far as one knows or can tell
  • Manifested - to show something clearly
  • Deceleration - to happen or make something happen more slowly
  • Retail - relating to the sale of goods directly to the public for their own use
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Damped - to beome less strong
  • Gauge - to make a judgment about something
  • Contributor - someone or something that is one of the causes of a situation, event etc
  • Slowdown - a reduction in speed, activity, or the rate
  • Beverages - a drink of any type
  • On the back of something - as a result of something
  • Slump - (of prices, values, or sales) to fall suddenly
  • Perishable - perishable food decays quickly (especially if it is not kept cold)
  • Commodity - something that can be bought and sold, especially a basic food product or fuel
  • Monetary policy - actions taken by a government to control the amount of money in an economy and how easily available it is, for example by changing the interest rate
  • Confectionery - sweet foods such as sweets and chocolates
  • Accelerated - faster than usual
  • Persistently - lasting for a long time
  • Stickiness - qualities that encourage people to spend a long time
  • Underscoring - to emphasize something, or to show that it is important
  • Rationale - the set of reasons that something such as a plan or belief is based on
  • Cautious - careful to avoid problems or danger
  • Benchmark interest rate - minimum rate of return investors will accept for buying non-government (non-treasury) securities
  • Conundrum - a problem that is difficult to deal with
  • Policymaker - a member of a government department, legislature, or other organization who is responsible for making new rules, laws, etc
  • Proponent - a person who speaks publicly in support of a particular idea or plan of action
  • Discretionary - decided by officials and not fixed by rules
  • Transitory - temporary
  • Cautioned - warned
  • Consequence - a result or effect of something
  • Disruption - a situation in which something cannot continue because of a problem
  • Spectre - the possibility of something unpleasant that might happen in the future
  • Key - main / important
  • Components - one of the different qualitis or features of something
  • Crude oil - oil from rocks underground in a natural state that has not yet been treated
  • Wiggle room - the freedom or opportunity to do something, or to change your mind and do something differently if that is what is needed
  • Monetary - relating to the money in a country
  • Persuade - to make someone agree to do something by giving them reasons why they should
  • Keep the powder dry - to be ready to do something if necessary

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "India’s winning streak"

  • Winning streak - a period of time when you win a lot of games, races, or competitions
  • Emphatic - done in a strong way
  • Jinx - bad luck
  • Rivals - a person, group, etc. competing with others for the same thing or in the same area
  • Hype - a situation in which something is advertised and discussed in newspapers, on television, etc. a lot in order to attract everyone's interest
  • Permeates - if an attitude or feeling permeates something, you can feel or see its influence clearly in every part of that thing
  • Joust - to argue or compete
  • Bugbear - a particular thing that annoys or upsets you
  • Ignominy - public embarrassment
  • Redemption - an occasion when someone is saved from suffering
  • Unassailable - in such a strong position that you cannot be defeated
  • Shed cobwebs - to make you feel more lively and think more clearly
  • Triumph - a very great success, achievement, or victory
  • Vanquish - to defeat an enemy or opponent
  • Pang - a very strong, sudden, and unpleasant pain or emotion
  • Squad - a sports team
  • Aura - a feeling or character that a person or place seems to have
  • Fiercely - extremely
  • Trait - a particular quality in someone’s character
  • Pulsating - very interesting and exciting
  • In tandem - at the same time
  • Concurrent - happening or existing at the same time
  • Poised - ready to do a particular thing at any moment
  • Wilted - to have less energy, confidence, or enthusiasm
  • Spat - a short argument
  • Enthuse - to express excitement about something or great interest in it
  • Understudy - a person who learns another's role in order to be able to act at short notice in their absence
  • Inherent - existing as a natural or basic part of something
  • Stupendous - very impressive
  • Home run - score

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