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April 08, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 7th April 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 7th April 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "RBI monetary policy: Growth, with caveats"

  • Caveat - a warning to consider something before taking any more action
  • Pay heed to - to pay attention to something, especially advice or a warning
  • Plainspeak - the act of saying clearly and honestly what you think without trying to be polite
  • Tinker - to make small changes to something, especially in an attempt to repair or improve it
  • Monetary - relating to the money in a country
  • Unveil - to announce something officially that was previously a secret
  • Accommodative - willing to adjust to differences in order to obtain agreement
  • Neutral - not supporting a particular side in an argument or disagreement
  • Stance - a way of thinking about something, especially expressed in a publicly stated opinion
  • Marginal - very small in amount or effect
  • Liquidity - a situation in which a business has money or property that it can sell in order to pay money that it owes
  • Lingering - lasting for a long time, especially when this is unpleasant or not necessary
  • Despite - used for saying that something happens even though something else might have prevented it
  • Aftermath - the effects and results of something bad or important
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Surplus - the amount of money you have left when you sell more than you buy, or spend less than you own
  • Efficacy - effectiveness in producing the result that you intended
  • Impinge on something - to have an effect on something, often by limiting it in some way
  • Inflation - a general, continuous increase in prices
  • Disinflation - a situation in which a country's prices go down, or do not go up as quickly as before
  • Optimistic - someone who is optimistic is hopeful about the future and tends to expect that good things will happen
  • Uptick - an increase in something
  • Prospect - the possibility that something good might happen in the future
  • Discretionary - decided by officials and not fixed by rules
  • Take heart from something - to feel happier or less worried because of something
  • Surge - a sudden and great increase
  • Virtuous - having good moral qualities and behaviour
  • Elusive - difficult to describe, find, achieve, or remember
  • Obviously - in a way that is easy to understand or see
  • Inadequate - not good enough or too low in quality
  • Categorical - without any doubt or possibility of being changed
  • Eschew - to avoid something intentionally, or to give something up
  • Crowd out - to not allow a person or thing any space or opportunity to grow or develop
  • Dent - a reduction in amount or size

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Barbarism unlimited: On 'cow protection' and Alwar attack"

  • Barbarism - extremely cruel and unpleasant behaviour
  • Vigilante - a person who tries in an unofficial way to prevent crime, or to catch and punish someone who has committed a crime
  • Brought to book - to punish someone
  • Injury - physical harm or damage to someone's body caused by an accident or an attack
  • Inflict - to force someone to experience something very unpleasant
  • Mob - a large, angry crowd, especially one that could easily become violent
  • Chilling - frightening
  • Vivid - very clear, powerful, and detailed
  • Assurance - a promise
  • Spokesperson - a person who is chosen to speak officially for a group or organization
  • Outrageous - shocking and morally unacceptable
  • Equivalence - a situation in which two things have the same size, value, importance, or meaning
  • Lynch - to kill someone, even though they have not been proved guilty of any crime
  • Victim - someone who has been harmed, injured, or killed as the result of a crime
  • Alleged - to say that someone has done something illegal or wrong without giving proof
  • Deceased - a person who has recently died
  • Cattle - cows and bulls that are kept for their milk or meat
  • Condemn - to criticize something or someone strongly, usually for moral reasons
  • Emanated - to express a quality or feeling through the way that you look and behave
  • Evasive - done to avoid something bad happening
  • Prevarication - to avoid telling the truth or saying exactly what you think
  • Nab - to catch or arrest someone who has done something wrong or illegal
  • Slaughter - the killing of many people cruelly and unfairly, especially in a war
  • Aggressive - behaving in an angry and violent way towards another person
  • Vigilantism - law enforcement undertaken without legal authority by a self-appointed group of people
  • Suspicion - a belief or idea that something may be true
  • In possession - if something is in someone’s possession, they have it
  • Flogging - a punishment in which someone is hit many times with a stick or whip
  • Skinning - to remove the skin from an animal, fruit, or vegetable
  • In the guise of - looking like someone or something else, or pretending to be them
  • Affiliated to something - to be officially connected with a larger organization or group
  • Played down - to make something seem less important or less bad than it really is
  • Instance - an example of something happening
  • Deliberation - considering or discussing something
  • Incentive - something that encourages a person to do something
  • Jurisdiction - the authority of a court or official organization to make decisions and judgments
  • Condemn - to criticize something or someone strongly, usually for moral reasons
  • Diminish - to make something become less
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