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April 29, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 29th April 2017

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Hello I am Harsh and sharing English Vocabulary from the Editorial Section of THE HINDU News paper dated 29th April 2017. Happy Reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Facing up to IT: On visa rules posing challenge to Indian IT companies"
  • SPECTACULAR  -  beautiful in a dramatic and eye - catching way
  • PROTECTIONISM -  the theory or practice of shielding a country's domestic industries from                       foreign competition by taxing imports
  • SLEW - turn or slide violently or uncontrollably
  • PERSONNEL - people employed in an organization or engaged in an organized undertaking such as military service.
  • RHETORIC  -  language designed to have a persuasive or impressive effect, but which is often regarded as lacking in sincerity or meaningful content.
  • SCRAPPED  -  abolish or cancel (a plan, policy, or law).
  • JUNKING  -  discard or abandon unceremoniously
  • GAGUE - an instrument that measures and gives a visual display of the amount, level, or contents of something
  • TRANSITION -  the process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another.
  • AMID - surrounded by; in the middle of
  • LEGISLATION - laws, considered collectively
  • OUTSOURCING -  obtain (goods or a service) by contract from an outside supplier.
  • NAVIGATING -  sail or travel over (a stretch of water or terrain), especially carefully or with difficulty

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "No full stops: On Bhutan’s exit from the ‘BBIN’ agreement"
  • MOOTED -  raise (a question or topic) for discussion; suggest (an idea or possibility)
  • TO PLY -  to sell or to work regularly at something
  • TRUNCATE -  shorten (something) by cutting off the top or the end
  • CONSCIOUSNESS -  the state of being aware of and responsive to one's surroundings
  • RATIFY -  sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid
  • PERSEVERE -  continue in a course of action even in the face of difficulty or with little or no indication of success
  • CIRCUMVENTING  -   find a way around (an obstacle).
  • CIRCUITOUS  -   (of a route or journey) longer than the most direct way.
  • ASSUAGED -  make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense
  • RIVERINE  -   relating to or situated on a river or riverbank; riparian
  • SPUR -  a device with a small spike or a spiked wheel that is worn on a rider's heel and used for urging a horse forward.
  • OVERHAUL -  take apart (a piece of machinery or equipment) in order to examine it and repair it if necessary
  • DIALOGUE -  talk, communication, interchange, discourse, argument
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