The Hindu Editorial (Google, pay) – Apr 14, 2020

The Hindu Editorial (Google, pay) – Apr 14, 2020

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Google, pay) – Apr 14, 2020:

  1. template (noun) – model, pattern, example, blueprint.
  2. hold promise (phrase) – to look likely to achieve success in the future; to have potential.
  3. see-saw battle (noun) – a battle in which advantage/lead is changing rapidly & repeatedly between two contesting sides right up to the end.
  4. lead to (verb) – cause, give rise to, result in, bring on.
  5. ruling (noun) – judgement, decision/verdict, pronouncement, resolution.
  6. beleaguered (adjective) – hard-pressed, troubled, suffering.
  7. edge (noun) – advantage, lead, head start.
  8. mammoth (adjective) – huge, massive, colossal.
  9. notwithstanding (preposition) – in spite of, despite, regardless of that.
  10. let go (phrase) – dismiss, relinquish, give up.
  11. dependence on (noun) – reliance on, need for, confidence in.
  12. monetary (adjective) – financial, money.
  13. make sense (phrase) – be accepted, be practicable, be convincing.
  14. might (noun) – strength, force, power.
  15. skewed (adjective) – distorted, altered, changed; misrepresented, falsified.
  16. give force to (phrase) – enforce, demand, insist on, pressurize.
  17. genesis (noun) – origin/source, beginning, emergence.
  18. seek (verb) – try, attempt, aim.
  19. ground (noun) – reason, factor, basis.
  20. extract (noun) – copy, take, abstract reproduce.
  21. pick up (phrasal verb) – receive, get, collect.
  22. aggregator (noun) – an organisation/website which collects materials (information) from various sources and then present them to its readers.
  23. on the ground (phrase) – in a situation/place where things are happening really/practically.
  24. comply with (verb) – abide by, adhere to, conform to.
  25. constitute (verb) – form, comprise, represent.
  26. abuse (noun) – injustice, wrongdoing, misconduct; misuse of something.
  27. shake up (phrasal verb) – reorganize, restructure, revolutionize, transform/reform.
  28. framework (noun) – structure, scheme, system, organisation.
  29. monetise (verb) – earn money, generate revenue.
  30. counterproductive (adjective) – undesirable, unfortunate,  unfavourable; damaging, destructive.
  31. end up (verb) – come/appear, find oneself (to a particular course of action in the end).
  32. shut down (phrasal verb) – close down, cease operation/activity, discontinue.
  33. remuneration (noun) – payment, earnings, wages.


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