The Hindu Editorial (Pause, refresh) – Aug 08, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (Pause, refresh) – Aug 08, 2018

The Goods and Services Tax Council met last Saturday for the second time within a fortnight. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Pause, refresh) – Aug 08, 2018.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Pause, refresh) – Aug 08, 2018:

  1. fortnight (noun) – a period of two weeks.
  2. refrain from (verb) – abstain, desist/hold back, stop.
  3. rejig (noun) – reorganization, rearrangement, alteration.
  4. accrue (verb) – accumulate, collect, gather.
  5. yield (verb) – provide, give, generate (profit/gain).
  6. steep (adjective) – sharp, sudden, rapid.
  7. kick in (phrasal verb) – come into effect.
  8. unfold (verb) – develop, evolve, happen/take place.
  9. reckon (verb) – consider/judge, evaluate, estimate.
  10. offset (verb) – counterbalance/balance, equalize, neutralize.
  11. consumption-led growth (noun) – it means that consumer spending is the main cause of rising aggregate/comprehensive/total demand and economic growth.
  12. tax compliance (noun) – the degree to which a taxpayer complies (or fails to comply) with the tax rules of his or her country, for example by declaring income, filing a return, and paying the tax due in a timely manner.
  13. creditable (adjective) – commendable, laudable, notable.
  14. look into (phrasal verb) – investigate, enquire about, probe.
  15. brush aside (phrasal verb) – dismiss, disregard, ignore.
  16. cumbersome (adjective) – complicated, complex; awkward/hard to deal with.
  17. room (noun) – scope, opportunity, leeway.,
  18. threshold (noun) – the level or amount (at which one starts to react).
  19. deep dive (noun) – a details analysis or examination.
  20. pointer (noun) – indication, hint, signal.
  21. consensual (adjective) – relating to consensus/consent; in agreement with those who involved.
  22. reservation (noun) – doubt, qualm, reluctance/objection.
  23. pilot (noun) – sample, experiment.
  24. incentive (noun) – stimulus, impetus; payment/concession (made to motive someone).


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