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May 16, 2017

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 16th May 2017

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 16th May 2017. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Timely refresh: on the growth of industrial output".

  • Timely - happening at the most suitable time
  • Macroeconomic - relating to the financial and economic systems of a country or an industry
  • Resilience - someone’s ability to become healthy, happy, or strong again after an illness, disappointment, or other problem
  • Heartening - making you feel happier and more positive
  • Underlying - underlying causes, facts, ideas etc are the real or basic ones, although they are not obvious or directly stated
  • Pace - the speed with which something happens or changes
  • Fiscal - relating to money and financial matters, especially taxes
  • Contrast - a noticeable difference between people or things
  • Paltry - a paltry amount or number is very small
  • Component - an individual quality or feature of something
  • Restructuring - to organize something such as a company in a different way so that it will operate better
  • Sectoral - relating to a sector of the economy
  • Constituent - one of the parts that form something when they combine
  • Robust - strong and successful
  • Posit - to say that something is true or that something should be accepted as true
  • Upfront - completely honest and not trying to hide anything
  • Simultaneous - happening or done at the same time
  • Deflator - a figure that is used to change current prices or wages so that they can be compared to past prices or wages, by removing the effect of inflation
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Statistics - a collection of numerical facts or measurements
  • Indices - a list of numbers that shows the price, value, or level of something compared with something else
  • Breadth - the fact that something includes a wide range of different things or ideas
  • Contemporary - existing or happening now
  • Appreciably - enough to be noticed or considered important
  • Representative - typical of, or the same as, others in a larger group of people or things
  • Renewable - renewable energy and natural materials replace themselves by natural processes, so that they are never completely used up
  • Pare -  to reduce the total number or amount of something
  • Periodically - happening regularly though not frequently
  • Dynamically - continuously changing or developing
  • Pertaining to something - to be directly related to something
  • Accurately - correctly / exactly
  • Divergence - a difference in the way that two or more things develop from the same thing
  • Significance - the importance that something has because it affects other things
  • Determinant - something that controls or decides how something else will develop or what result it will have
  • Overstate - to talk about something in a way that makes it seem more important, impressive, or serious than it really is
  • Gauge - a fact or event that can be used for judging someone or something
  • Stance - an attitude or view about an issue that you state clearly
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • Consistency - the ability to remain the same in behaviour, attitudes, or qualities
  • Credibility - qualities that someone has that make people believe or trust them
  • Prevailing - existing at a particular time or in a particular place

Hindu Editorial Topic 2 : "Off the road: India cannot sit out B&RI"

  • Sit out -  to stop doing something for a period of time
  • Shut the door on something - to make it impossible for something to happen, especially a plan or a solution to a problem
  • Diplomacy - the management of relationships between countries
  • Initiative - an important action that is intended to solve a problem
  • Formerly - in the past
  • Conclude - to end something
  • Infrastructure - the set of systems within a place or organization that affect how well it operates, for example the telephone and transport systems in a country
  • Corridor - used about an area of land that belongs to one country but is surrounded by another
  • Boycott - to not take part in an event, or to not buy or use something as a protes
  • Threefold - having three parts
  • Flagship - the biggest, most important, or best thing in a group
  • Sovereignty - the right to rule a country
  • Territorial - relating to the land of a particular country
  • Integrity - the quality of always behaving according to the moral principles that you believe in, so that people respect and trust you
  • Smacks of something - to be a sign of something bad
  • Neo-colonialism - a policy in which a powerful country uses political and economic power over a poorer country for its own benefit
  • Unsustainable - not capable of continuing at the same rate or level
  • Adverse - negative, unpleasant, or harmful
  • Impact - an effect, or an influence
  • Transparency - an honest way of doing things that allows other people to know exactly what you are doing
  • Agenda - a list of aims or possible future achievements
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Refusal - the act of refusing to do something
  • Observer - someone who is present at an event but takes no active part
  • Closes the door for something - to make it impossible for something to happen, especially a plan or a solution to a problem
  • In contrast - used when you are comparing two things or people and saying that the second one is very different from the first
  • Delegation -  a group of people who represent a country, government, or organization
  • Exception - someone or something that is different in some way from other people or things and so cannot be included in a general statement
  • Anxiety - a worried feeling you have because you think something bad might happen
  • Accrue - if benefits and advantages accrue to you, you receive them
  • Simply put - used for saying that you are explaining something in a clear and simple way
  • Peril- great danger
  • Endorsement - an occasion when someone gives official or public support to a particular person or thing
  • Grievance - a complaint about being treated in an unfair way
  • Articulate - able to express your thoughts, arguments, and ideas clearly and effectively
  • Outlier - a person, thing, or fact that is very different from other people, things, or facts
  • Quest - an attempt to achieve something difficult
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