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February 08, 2019

8th February 2019 Hindu Editorial Vocabulary - PDF Download

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Hai Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu News Paper dated 8th February 2019. You can download PDF Version of the editorials and meanings from below link. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on titles to read Editorials from THE HINDU News Paper

Hindu Editorial Topic 1 : "Growth prop: On RBI repo rate cut"
  • Benchmark - an amount, level, standard etc that you can use for judging how good or bad other things are
  • Fiscal deficit - fiscal deficit occurs when a government's total expenditures exceed the revenue that it generates, excluding money from borrowings
  • Barely - used for emphasizing that something happened only a very short time before something else
  • Calibrated - measured and careful
  • Unanimous - a unanimous decision, vote, agreement etc is one that everyone agrees with and supports
  • Revert to something - to return to a previous state or way of behaving, often one that is not good
  • Neutral - a state of no activity or development
  • Consumer Price Index - a measurement of the changes in the cost of basic goods and services
  • Opportune - something that is opportune happens at a suitable time or at a time that seems lucky
  • Pivot -  the most important thing that something is based on or depends on
  • Bolster - to make something stronger or more effective
  • Forecast - a statement about what is likely to happen, based on available information and usually relating to the weather, business, or the economy
  • Posit - to say that something is true or that something should be accepted as true
  • Overseas - happening or existing in a country across the sea from your country
  • Prevailing - existing at a particular time or in a particular place
  • Imbalance - a situation in which the balance between two things is not equal or fair
  • Gauge - a piece of equipment that measures the amount of something
  • Protracted - continuing for a long time, especially longer than is normal or necessary
  • Sanguine - confident and hopeful about what might happen, especially in a difficult situation
  • Hinterland - an area that is a long way from a town or city
  • Unprecedented - never having happened or existed before
  • Cognisant - understanding or realizing something
  • Tenuous - weak and likely to change
  • Inexplicable - impossible to explain
  • Hitherto - until the present time
  • Abiding - an abiding feeling, interest, or belief is one that you have had for a long time and that is not likely to change
  • Prudence - the state of being careful in the way you make decisions or spend money so that you avoid unnecessary risks
  • Interim - intended to last or perform an activity only until someone or something permanent or final is available
  • Slippage - a situation in which something is delayed or not achieved when it should be
  • Crowding out - to become stronger or more successful than another group so that they fail or can no longer compete with you
  • Tangible - important and noticeable
  • Salutary - a salutary experience or warning is one that has a good effect although it is unpleasant
  • Partisan - showing strong and usually unfair support for one particular person, group, or idea
  • State of the Union Address - a speech given by the US President to Congress every January describing the condition of the country and any new laws that may be passed
  • Restrain - to prevent someone or yourself from doing something
  • Step back - to stop for a moment in order to consider something
  • Polemical - using or supported by strong arguments
  • Debate - if people debate a subject, they discuss it formally before making a decision, usually by voting
  • Detractor - someone who publicly criticizes someone or something
  • Agenda - all the things that need to be done or that need to be thought about or solved
  • Immigration - the process in which people enter a country in order to live there permanently
  • Conservative - not willing to accept much change, especially in the traditional values of society
  • Reiterate - to repeat something in order to emphasize it or make it very clear to people
  • Desire - a strong feeling of wanting to have or to do something
  • Worrisome - causing you to feel worried
  • Furlough - to allow or order someone to leave work for a period of time
  • Federal - a federal country or system is one in which individual states make their own laws, but a national government is responsible for areas such as defence and foreign policy
  • Insist - to say very firmly that something must happen or must be done
  • Precipitate - to make something happen or begin to exist suddenly and quickly, especially something bad
  • Agenda - all the things that need to be done or that need to be thought about or solved
  • Subsequently - after something else happened
  • Exaggeration - a comment or description that makes something seem better, worse, larger, more important etc than it really is
  • Espouse - to give your support to an idea, principle, or belief
  • Abject - complete
  • Radical - a radical change or way of doing something is new and very different from the usual way
  • Foreboding - a strong unpleasant feeling that something very bad is going to happen soon
  • Embrace - to completely accept something such as a new belief, idea, or way of life
  • Gubernatorial - relating to the position of governor
  • Omission - someone or something that has not been included, either deliberately or because someone forgot
  • Rancour - a feeling of hate or anger that lasts a long time

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