The Hindu Editorial (Waiting for reforms) – Sep 16, 2019
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Today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Waiting for reforms) – Sep 16, 2019:
- stimuli (noun) – stimulus, incentive, impetus/fillip.
- on the horizon (phrase) – imminent, impending, approaching.
- yearn (verb) – desire, want, wish.
- come true (phrase) – be fulfilled, be realized, happen, occur.
- resuscitate (verb) – strengthen, revive, revitalize, improve the condition of something.
- live up to (phrasal verb) – satisfy, fulfil, achieve.
- hype (noun) – publicity, promotion/advertising, propaganda.
- spook (verb) – frighten; make nervous, panic, unnerve.
- fragile (adjective) – weak, shaky/risky, feeble/unsound.
- short of (phrase) – less than.
- piecemeal (adjective & adverb) – a little at a time, bit by bit, in stages.
- fiscal (adjective) – financial.
- lend (verb) – give, provide, offer.
- dent (noun) – reduction, depletion, deduction.
- norm (noun) – standard, convention, regulation.
- tap (verb) – obtain money from; draw on, utilize, make use of.
- bottleneck (noun) – a condition which appears as not solvable and so delays the process; snag, difficulty/problem.
- flailing (adjective) – floundering, struggling, stumbling.
- cut across (phrase) – pass so as to shorten one’s route; transcend, go beyond, rise above.
- rely on (phrasal verb) – depend on; resort to, bank on.
- couple with (verb) – combine, integrate, mix, incorporate.
- wade through (phrasal verb) – proceed with difficulty, labour, toil away at.
- stance (noun) – attitude, outlook, point of view.
- a far cry (phrase) – a very different one.
- radical (adjective) – complete, total, entire.
- slowdown (noun) – economic decline, recession, slump/depression.
- cyclical (adjective) – recurrent, recurring, happening at regular intervals, regular.
- push through (phrasal verb) – succeed in passing a law accepted by the people who oppose it.
- trajectory (noun) – course, route, path.
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