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March 03, 2018

The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - 2nd March 2018

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 2nd March 2018. Happy reading :)

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Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Buoyant again: on India's GDP growth"
  • Buoyant - if the economy or an aspect of the economy is buoyant, it is successful and seems likely to remain successful
  • Coincide - to be the same or similar
  • Fan - to encourage bad emotions or behaviour to get worse
  • Inflation - an economic process in which prices increase so that money becomes less valuable
  • Brisk - moving or acting quickly
  • On the face of it - used for saying that something appears to be true but might not be true when you have examined it in more detail
  • Optimism - a tendency to be hopeful and to expect that good things will probably happen
  • Gross - total
  • Preceding - existing or coming immediately before someone or something else
  • Laggard - a person or organization that is slow to do something or slow to make progress
  • Mining - the process of getting coal or metal from under the ground
  • Contraction - the process of becoming smaller
  • Concern - a feeling of worry about something, especially one that a lot of people have about an important issue
  • Disruptive - causing difficulties that interrupt something or prevent it from continuing
  • Demonetisation - to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Sobering - making you think about things in a serious way
  • Pare -  to reduce the total number or amount of something
  • Buoyancy - a feeling of happiness and confidence
  • Pressure point - a sensitive political situation
  • Enduring - lasting for a long time
  • Momentum - progress or development that is becoming faster or stronger
  • Decelerate - to move, progress, or drive more slowly
  • Significantly - by a large amount, or in a way that is easily noticeable
  • Lagging behind - to walk more slowly than someone who you are with
  • Expenditure - money spent by a government, organization, or person
  • Traction - the fact of an idea, product, etc. becoming popular or being accepted
  • Undergird - to secure underneath; to strengthen, support, hold
  • Leeway - the amount of freedom that someone has to make their own decisions or to take action
  • Pump-priming - money that is invested in something to encourage it to develop, or to encourage other people to invest in it
  • Fiscal deficit - a fiscal deficit occurs when a government's total expenditures exceed the revenue that it generates
  • Profligacy - behaving in a way that is bad or morally wrong
  • Threatening - showing or saying that someone is likely to do something that will harm you
  • Beset - to cause someone difficulty or danger over a period of time
  • Scrutiny - careful examination of someone or something
  • In the wake of - happening after an event or as a result of it
  • Revival - the process of becoming active, successful, or popular again
  • Not be out of the woods yet - used for saying that a situation is still difficult although it has improved
  • Proposal - a plan or suggestion, especially a formal one that a group has to consider
  • Comprehensive - including many details or aspects of something
  • Invasion - an occasion when one country’s army goes into another country to take control of it by force
  • Conference - a large meeting, often lasting a few days, where people who are interested in a particular subject come together to discuss ideas
  • Regime - a system or form of government
  • Negotiation - formal discussions in which people or groups try to reach an agreement, especially in a business or political situation
  • Emerge - to become known
  • Stepped up - increased in amount or strength
  • Violent - involving the use of physical force, with the deliberate intention of causing damage to property or injury or death to people
  • Campaign - a series of actions intended to produce political or social change
  • Precondition - something that must happen or be done before something else can happen
  • Lobbing - to throw something
  • The ball is in someone’s court - used for telling someone that it is their responsibility to take action or make a decision
  • Administration - the government of a country
  • Troop - soldiers, especially in large numbers
  • Unlikely - not likely to happen
  • Significant - very important
  • Consent - permission to do something
  • Desperation - the worry and anger that someone feels because they do not know how to deal with a bad situation
  • Gain ground - to become more successful, popular, or accepted
  • Tactic - a particular method or plan for achieving something
  • Surge - a sudden increase in something such as price, value, or interest
  • On the offensive - to begin to attack or criticize someone who you think is attacking you
  • Fortify - to protect a place against attack by building strong walls, towers, or other structures around it
  • Incentive - something that makes you want to do something or to work harder, because you know that you will benefit by doing this
  • Stalemate - a situation in which progress is impossible because the people or groups involved cannot agree
  • Set the stage for something - to create the conditions in which something is likely to happen
  • Constructive - intended to be useful or helpful

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