The Hindu Editorial (Food first) – Apr 30, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (Food first) – Apr 30, 2018

The central principle that should guide the Centre in improving maternal and child nutrition is that early childhood is the foundation for the health and well-being of an individual. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Food first) – Apr 30, 2018.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Food first) – Apr 30, 2018:

  1. tinker with (verb) – try to improve, play around with, try to mend.
  2. lactating (adjective) – breastfeeding.
  3. fraught with (adjective) – full of,  filled with, charged with/loaded with.
  4. prevail (verb) – win, succeed, triumph/overcome.
  5. overrule (verb) – reject, cancel, reverse/repeal.
  6. imperative (noun) – necessary condition, precondition, requirement.
  7. lay down (phrasal verb) – formulate, stipulate, prescribe.
  8. entitlement (noun) – rights, claim, prerogative/privilege.
  9. provision (noun) – supply, delivery, distribution.
  10. ground reality (noun) – practical condition/situation.
  11. comforting (adjective) – relieving, heartening, encouraging.
  12. stunted children (noun) – children typically have short heights and low body masses for their age group due to malnutrition.
  13. chronic (adjective) – persistent, long-standing, constant/lingering.
  14. periodically (adverb) – at regular intervals.
  15. malnutrition (noun) – undernourishmentundernutrition, poor/unhealthy/inadequate diet.
  16. quick fix (noun) – an easy, temporary solution.

Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Food first) – Apr 30, 2018:

The Hindu Editorial (Food first) - Apr 30, 2018



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