Word List-1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (Back on track – The Hindu Apr 04 2018)

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

Back on track – The Hindu Apr 04 2018

After an aborted attempt in February, the government has finally managed to successfully roll out the e-way bill system for tracking the movement of ….. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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

  1. scale up (phrasal verb) – increase.
  2. roll out (phrasal verb) – launch, introduce, organize/inaugurate.
  3. hold up (phrasal verb) – remain strong, effective, successful.
  4. glitch (noun) – problem, difficulty, issue/complication.
  5. heartening (adjective) – encouraging, boosting, comforting.
  6. dip (verb) – decrease, fall, decline.
  7. bounty (noun) – benefaction, offering, favour.
  8. keep one’s fingers crossed (phrase) – hope for the best to happen; hope for the good result.
  9. staggered (adjective) – unsteady, volatile, changing.
  10. conversant (adjective) – familiar with, acquainted with, knowledgeable about.
  11. nuance (noun) – fine distinction, subtle difference, detail / variation.
  12. a light touch (phrase) – the ability to do something effortlessly.
  13. bottleneck (noun) – a condition which appears as not solvable and so delays the process; snag, difficulty/problem.
  14. inordinately (adverb) – unreasonably, unjustifiably, excessively.
  15. in the pipeline (phrase) – on the way, in preparation, in the offing.
  16. reverse charge mechanism (noun) – it is a mechanism in which the recipient of the goods and/or services is liable to pay GST instead of the supplier.

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


  1. Click each one of the words above for their definition, more synonyms, pronunciation, example sentences, phrases, derivatives, origin and etc from http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/.
  2. Definitions (elementary level) & Synonyms provided for the words above are my personal work and not that of Oxford University Press. Tentative definitions/meanings are provided for study purpose only and they may vary in different context. Use it with the corresponding article published on the source (website) via the link provided. 
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