Advanced Word List 1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (‘Skill India’ urgently needs reforms – The Hindu Apr 06, 2018)

Today’s Advanced Word List 1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary.

‘Skill India’ urgently needs reforms – The Hindu Apr 06, 2018

Salvaging the Indian demographic dividend must be a key part of India’s growth story. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 To Learn English And To Improve Vocabulary:

  1. demographic dividend (noun) – it is defined as a boost in economic productivity that occurs when there are growing numbers of people in the workforce relative to the number of dependents (Courtesy: Wikipedia).
  2. salvage (verb) – protect, preserve, conserve.
  3. rationalise (verb) – streamline, make more efficient, hone/simplify.
  4. prudent (adjective) – wise, advisable, sensible.
  5. recurring (adjective) – repeating, occurring again repeatedly/periodically.
  6. underline (verb) – underscore, emphasize, highlight.
  7. underprivileged (adjective) – poor, destitute, poverty-stricken.
  8. stopgap (adjective) – temporary, provisional, interim.
  9. tertiary (adjective) – higher-level, third-level.
  10. mushroom (verb) – grow/increase rapidly, burgeon.
  11. imply (verb) – suggest, hint, say indirectly.
  12. suboptimal (adjective) – below the highest standard/level/quality.
  13. workforce (noun) – employees, staff, personnel.
  14. rigged (adjective) – manipulate, arrange fraudulently, misrepresent/fake.
  15. credible (adjective) – convincing, acceptable; reasonable.
  16. fragmented (adjective) – divided, fractured, separated.
  17. synergy (noun) – collaboration, coordination, unity.
  18. lament (verb) – complain, oppose, protest. 
  19. reimbursable (adjective) – relating to recompensation, refund, repayment.
  20. perennial (adjective) – everlasting, never-ending, permanent.
  21. poach (verb) – take, acquire, steal (something unfairly).
  22. a shot in the dark (phrase) – guess, approximation, assumption.
  23. reflection (noun) – opinion, conclusion, view/idea.
  24. stakeholder (noun) – a person with an interest in something.
  25. envision (verb) – imagine, visualize, envisage.

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