English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 13th June 2017

English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 13th June 2017

  • Rot – decay (to become damaged by a gradual natural process)
  • Agitation – a feeling of being worried or upsetSustainable – capable of continuing for a long time at the same level
  • Domino effect – a situation in which one event causes a whole series of other events to happen one after the other
  • Write-off – a period of time when you fail to achieve anything
  • Marginal – very small
  • Agitating – to try to cause social or political changes by arguing or protesting, or through other political activity
  • Waiver – an official statement or document that says a right, claim, or law can be officially ignored or given up
  • Protracted – continuing for a long time, especially longer than is normal or necessary
  • Protest – a strong complaint or disagreement
  • Blanket – covering all cases or instances; total and inclusive.
  • Unveiled – to announce something officially that was previously a secret
  • Defaulter – someone who does not pay interest or other money that they owe
  • Intervention – a situation in which someone becomes involved in a particular issue, problem etc in order to influence what happens
  • Categorically – in a very clear and definite way
  • Largesse – generous acts of giving presents or money to a large number of people
  • Inflationary – relating to or likely to cause an increase in prices
  • Slippage – a situation in which something is delayed or not achieved when it should be
  • Short-sighted – dealing with things that are happening now but failing to consider what will happen in the future
  • Angst – a strong feeling of worry about what you should do, how you should behave, or what will happen in the future
  • Keep up with something – to continue to be informed about something
  • Address – to consider / deal with a problem
  • Holistically – completely (instead of treating in parts)
  • Deflation – the general reduction of prices and the level of economic activity in an economy
  • Fire sale – an occasion when goods are sold at low prices because a shop or factory has been damaged by fire
  • Demonetisation – to officially stop using particular notes or coins, or a particular currency
  • Moderating – becoming less
  • Tepid – not very excited or enthusiastic
  • Distress – a feeling that you have when you are very unhappy, worried, or upset
  • Aggravate – to make a bad situation worse
  • Cattle – cows and bulls kept by farmers for their milk or meat
  • Viability – ability to work successfully
  • Livestock – animals such as cows, sheep, and pigs that are kept on farms
  • Awash – containing a lot or too much of something
  • Household – the people who live in a house or flat when they are considered as a single unit
  • Successive – coming or happening one after another in a series
  • Consultation – discussion between people or groups before they make a decision
  • Prudent – careful and avoiding risks
  • Flip-flop – change in a plan completely
  • For instance – for example
  • Farm-to-fork – used to refer to the various processes in the food chain from agricultural production to consumption
  • Reputation – the opinion that people have about how good or how bad someone or something is
  • Unprecedented – never having happened or existed before
  • Reiteration – the action of repeating something, typically for emphasis or clarity.
  • Concede – to stop trying to win a war, competition, or argument because you realize that you cannot win it
  • Creaky – no longer working well or in good condition
  • Aura – a quality that seems to surround or come from a person, place, or situation
  • Significant – very important
  • Thrashing – an easy victory in a game or competition
  • Vividly – very clearly
  • Tactical – a tactical action is one that you do as part of a plan for achieving what you want
  • Nous – intelligence combined with the ability to be practical
  • Fortnight – a period of two weeks
  • Glimpse – an experience that gives you an idea of what something is like
  • Devastating – causing a lot of harm or damage
  • Triumph – a great victory or success
  • Maiden – being the first of its type
  • Unseeded – an unseeded tennis player is not expected to win a competition and has not been given a position on the official list of best players
  • Panache – an impressive way of doing something that shows great skill and confidence
  • Nerveless – someone who is nerveless does not become afraid or upset in difficult situations
  • Poise – a controlled and relaxed way of behaving, even in difficult situations
  • Dividend – profit
  • Persisting – to continue to exist
  • Admittedly – used for saying that you admit something is true, especially when this makes your main idea weaker
  • Shorn – to remove a part of something by cutting or breaking it,
  • Regardless – without being affected or influenced by someone or something
  • Notch – a little higher in quality than someone or something
  • Testament – proof

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