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March 31, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 31st March 2017

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 31st March 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "A clean-up act: no compromise over air quality"

  • Emission - the act of sending out gas, heat, light, etc
  • Supersede - to replace something
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Notably - used for introducing a good example of something (especially)
  • Inventory - a list giving details of all the things in a place
  • Obsolete - no longer used because of being replaced by something newer and more effective
  • Emphasise - to give particular importance or attention to something
  • Reiterate - to repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear to people
  • Whether - used when someone does not know which of two possibilities is true
  • Significantly - in a way that is relevant or that has an important effect on something
  • Decisive - making the final result of a situation completely certain
  • Miscalculation - to judge a situation badly
  • Equipped - having the necessary tools, clothes, equipment, etc
  • Unlikely - not probable or likely to happen
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Fleet - a group of vehicles, planes, boats, or trains etc
  • Leapfrogging - pass over (a stage or obstacle)
  • Catalytic - causing a chemical reaction to happen more quickly
  • Liquidating - to close a business and sell everything that it owns, usually in order to pay money that is owed
  • Pose - to present a difficult or dangerous situation
  • Dismantle - to separate the parts of something such as a machine so that they no longer form a single unit
  • Imperative - extremely important and urgent 

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Next steps on GST"

  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Assent - official agreement to or approval of an idea, plan, or request
  • Legislation - a law, or a set of laws
  • Prospect - the possibility that something will happen, especially something good
  • Unified - treated as one group
  • Eyeing - aiming / planning
  • Rollout - the act of making something, especially a product or service, available for the first time
  • Levy - an amount of money, such as a tax, that you have to pay to a government or organization
  • Compliance - the practice of obeying a law, rule, or request
  • Nightmare - an extremely difficult or frightening situation
  • Winding road - a winding road, river etc has a lot of bends in it
  • Punctuated by something - to be frequently interrupted by something
  • About-turn - a big change in your opinion or attitude to something, so that it is almost the opposite of what it was before
  • Trajectory - the way in which a process or event develops over a period of time
  • Amendment - a change made to a law or agreement
  • Thrash out - to discuss something until you find a solution or reach an agreement
  • Consensus - agreement among all the people involved
  • Apparently - based only on what you have heard, not on what you are certain is true
  • Intractable - very difficult or impossible to deal with
  • For instance - for example
  • Reconcile - to find a way to make ideas, beliefs, needs etc that are opposed to each other capable of existing together
  • Alacrity - speed and eagerness
  • Nod - approval
  • Fortnight - a period of two weeks
  • Reform - a change that is intended to correct a situation that is wrong or unfair, or make a system work more effectively
  • Come to terms with - to make an agreement, or to end an argument with someone
  • Embrace - to completely accept something such as a new belief, idea, or way of life
  • Strategy - a plan or method for achieving something, especially over a long period of time
  • In a tizzy - feeling very nervous or confused
  • Pegged - to keep prices, salaries, or the amount of something at a particular level, often in relation to something else
  • Ceiling - an upper limit set on the number or amount of something
  • Leeway - the amount of freedom that someone has to make their own decisions or to take action
  • Profiteering - to make large profits by charging high prices for things that people need and cannot get anywhere else
  • Curb - to control or limit something that is harmful
  • Unjust - an unjust decision, judgment, or action is not fair or reasonable, or is not done according to accepted legal or moral standards
  • Enrichment - improvement
  • Firm - a business or company
  • Compliance - the practice of obeying a law, rule, or request
  • Subordinate - less important than something else
  • Grievance - a complaint about being treated in an unfair way
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