HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 02 February 2019

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 02 February 2019 and English Vocabulary based on The Hindu daily newspaper. Here we are listed the words used in The HINDU Editorial and providing the usage of words for easy learning. So that it will become very easy to improve vocabulary and learn new words.

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HINDU Editorial Vocabulary 02 February 2019

  1. Interim Budget 2019-20 must rank as one of the most politically expedient
  2. Whether the strategy will work at the hustings remains
  3. governments have announced sops in their interim budgets
  4. In political terms, the strategy cannot be faulted
  5. The Centre will miss the glide-path for reducing
  6. rural areas began to bear echoes of the Mugabe era
  7. unleashed a vicious cycle of hoarding and price inflation
WordMeaning & Synonyms
expedient

adjective

Meaning: (of an action) convenient and practical although possibly improper or immoral.

Synonyms: convenient, advantageous

hustings

noun

Meaning: the campaigning associated with an election.
sop

verb

Meaning: a thing of no great value given or done as a concession to appease someone whose main concerns or demands are not being met.
fault

verb

Meaning: criticize for inadequacy or mistakes.

Synonyms: criticize, attack, censure, condemn, impugn, reproach,

glide path

 

noun

Meaning: a series of events or actions leading smoothly to a particular outcome.
echo

noun

Meaning: a close parallel to an idea, feeling, or event.

Synonyms: duplicate, copy, replica, facsimile, reproduction, imitation

vicious

adjective

Meaning: deliberately cruel or violent.

Synonyms: brutal, ferocious, savage, violent, dangerous, ruthless

 The Hindu Wordlist 02 February 2019

  1. 2% subvention for loans a boost for MSMEs
  2. University student killed as vehicle falls into gorge
  3. Not really bullish on native cow breeds
  4. Dasara elephants help trap tiger on the prowl
  5. Farm pension: just a drizzle in the drought?
  6. Ram temple issue at decisive stage, tread carefully: RSS chief
  7. Union Government’s fiscal deficit target goes for a toss
WordMeaning & Synonyms
subvention

noun

Meaning: a grant of money, especially from a government.
gorge

noun

Meaning: a narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.

Synonyms: ravine, canyon, gully, pass, defile, couloir,

bullish

adjective

Meaning: aggressively confident and self-assertive.

Synonyms: optimistic, hopeful, buoyant, positive,

prowl

verb

Meaning: (of a person or animal) move about restlessly and stealthily, especially in search of prey.

Synonyms: slink, skulk, steal, nose, pussyfoot, sneak, sidle, stalk, creep

drizzle

noun

Meaning: light rain falling in very fine drops.

Synonyms: Scotch mist, sprinkle of rain, light shower, spray;

decisive

adjective

Meaning: settling an issue; producing a definite result.

Synonyms: deciding, conclusive, determining, final, settling, key

fiscal

adjective

Meaning: relating to government revenue, especially taxes.

Synonyms:          tax, budgetary, revenue;

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