The Hindu Lead Article (Getting the economy back on track) – Nov 17, 2018

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The Hindu Lead Article (Getting the economy back on track) – Nov 17, 2018

Economics is a technical subject of interdependent variables and parameters, that allows for objective mathematical and statistical analysis. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s advanced word list-1 for The Hindu Lead Article (Getting the economy back on track) – Nov 17, 2018.

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 for The Hindu Lead Article (Getting the economy back on track) – Nov 17, 2018:

  1. objective (adjective) – factual, actual/real, empirical.
  2. ignorant (noun) – unaware, unfamiliar with, unacquainted with.
  3. put a spin (and gloss) on (phrase) – to alter/change a real report or narrative to one’s advantage.
  4. imminent (adjective) – close/near, upcoming, impending.
  5. retrievable (adjective) – reclaimable, recoverable, restorable/curable.
  6. turnaround (noun) – an unexpected change.
  7. loom (verb) – be imminent/close, impend, threaten.
  8. credible (adjective) – convincing, acceptable; reasonable/valid.
  9. incentive-driven (adjective) – motivating, encouraging, stimulating.
  10. reality check (noun) – something which helps us to see a situation with the real facts than ideas, concepts, hopes & etc.
  11. obvious (adjective) – crystal clear, perceivable, distinct.
  12. demonetisation (noun) – the act of deprive currency unit (note/coin) of its status as money.
  13. intrusive (adjective) – interrupting, unwanted, inescapable.
  14. obnoxious (adjective) – very unpleasant; disagreeable, annoying/irritating/disgusting.
  15. gong (noun) – chime, alarm, bell (a circular piece of metal producing a loud sound when struck with a hammer).
  16. reverberate (verb) – (of a loud noise) echo, repeat; have effects.
  17. non-performing assets (NPAs) (noun) – bad loans, troubled accounts, stressed loans; an account where principal and/or interest remains overdue for a period of time.
  18. unviable (adjective) – not capable/feasible.
  19. contagion (noun) – the spreading of a bad and dangerous idea.
  20. abysmally (adverb) – extremely bad way.
  21. commensurately (adverb) – appropriately, relatively, proportionately.
  22. grossly (adverb) – flagrantly, obviously; extremely/excessively.
  23. steeply (adjective) – sharply, suddenly, largely.
  24. nevertheless (adverb) – in spite of that, nonetheless, however.
  25. adversity (noun) – a difficult situation; hardship, difficulty.
  26. adverse (adjective) –  unfavourable, disadvantageous.
  27. crunch (noun) – critical point, crux, crisis.
  28. foreign exchange reserve or forex (noun) – Foreign exchange. Forex (exchange) reserves are the amounts of assets /money in foreign currencies that a country has in its central bank (in India, it is Reserve bank of India).
  29. galvanise (verb) – inspire, spur, encourage.
  30. thrust (noun) – the principal purpose/intention, significance, essence.
  31. coercion (noun) – force, pressure, enforcement.
  32. concomitant (adjective) – associated, related, connected.
  33. coefficient (noun) – factor, multiplier.
  34. imperative (adjective) – important, crucial, critical/essential.
  35. incentivise (verb) – encourage, motivate, galvanize.
  36. optimism (noun) – hopefulness, confidence, positiveness.
  37. squarely (adverb) – precisely, exactly, directly.
  38. blueprint (noun) – model, plan, template/framework.
  39. Socialism (noun) – it can be defined as “a system of social organization in which private property and the distribution of income are subject to social control”. In other words, it’s a state-controlled economy in which the state controls the means of production: factories, offices, resources, and firms. There are also forms of socialism in which the means of production are controlled and owned by workers.
  40. triumvirate (noun) – a group of three powerful or notable people/things.

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