The Hindu Lead Article (Everyone is afraid of data) – Feb 12, 2019

The Hindu Lead Article (Everyone is afraid of data) – Feb 12, 2019

Over the past two weeks, headlines have focused on declining employment between 2011-12 and 2016-17; loss of jobs under the National Democratic Alliance government,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s advanced word list-1 for The Hindu Lead Article (Everyone is afraid of data) – Feb 12, 2019.

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 for The Hindu Lead Article (Everyone is afraid of data) – Feb 12, 2019:

  1. suppress (verb) – conceal, hide, censor/redact.
  2. demonetisation (noun) – the act of deprive currency unit (note/coin) of its status as money.
  3. suppression (noun) – concealment, restraint, holding back.
  4. incite (verb) – stir up, provoke, egg on.
  5. passion (noun) – rage, temper, outburst of anger.
  6. differential (adjective) – different, dissimilar, contrasting.
  7. hold up (phrasal verb) – delay, obstruct, impede/thwart.
  8. in a poor light (phrase) – to give a poor impression.
  9. recur (verb) – happen again, occur again, repeat.
  10. misquote (verb) – misreport, misrepresent, misstate.
  11. appetite (non) – craving, longing, desire/liking.
  12. incessant (adjective) – unending/permanent, constant/continual, unabating.
  13. demographer (noun) – an expert in the statistical study of populations, especially human beings.
  14. bureaucratic (adjective) – institutional, procedural, official/governmental.
  15. exile (noun) – banishment, expulsion, deportation.
  16. bottle up (phrasal verb) – suppress, repress, restrain.
  17. genie (noun) – a guardian, protective or magical spirit; an all-powerful spirit (a “jinni”) residing in a magical oil lamp of Aladdin.
  18. malnutrition (noun) – undernourishment, undernutrition, poor/unhealthy/inadequate diet.
  19. warrant (verb) – justify, vindicate, validate/call for.
  20. cherry pick (verb) – pick and choose; look at the various things that are on display and select the best or the most valuable from among them. (Courtesy: The Hindu Know Your English)
  21. stunting (noun) – low height for age. Stunted children typically have short heights and low body masses for their age group.
  22. wasting (noun) – low weight for height. Wasted children who are thin for their height.
  23. stunted (adjective) – relating to children who are too short for their age.
  24. bare bones (noun) – the fundamental framework/structure/ of something.
  25. rear (verb) – breed, raise (animals).
  26. livestock (noun) – farm animals (cattle, goats & etc).
  27. attrition (noun) – wearing away, weakening/debilitation; reduction of work force or the strength of someone.
  28. vicious (adjective) – serious, dangerous, dreadful.
  29. fuel (verb) – encourage, intensify, nurture.
  30. suspicion (noun) – misgiving, doubt/qualm, scepticism.
  31. onus (noun) – responsibility, duty, burden.
  32. squarely (adverb) – precisely, exactly, directly.
  33. in a hurry (phrase) – doing things quickly/hastily/rapidly.
  34. augment (verb) – upgrade, boost, improve.
  35. academia (noun) – the community related to the education, research, etc.

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