Word List-1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (Surprise softening – The Hindu Apr 06 2018)

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

Surprise softening – The Hindu Apr 06 2018

The Reserve Bank of India’s policymakers have acted predictably in opting to keep interest rates unchanged and in retaining the ‘neutral’ stance. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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

  1. inflation (noun) – increase of price level of goods & services & vice versa decrease of currency value.
  2. belie (verb) – conceal, cover, disguise, misrepresent.
  3. remit (noun) – area of responsibility, area of activity, task, scope.
  4. trend line (noun) – a line on a statistical graph indicates the (trend) rate of something.
  5. headline inflation (noun) – it is a measure of the total inflation within an economy, including commodities such as food and energy prices (e.g., oil and gas).
  6. core inflation (noun) – it is a measure of the total inflation within an economy, excluding commodities such as food and energy prices (which change frequently).
  7. lie ahead (phrasal verb) – be going to happen.
  8. outlook (noun) – prospects, expectations, expectancy, horizons.
  9. at variance (phrase) – inconsistent, conflicting, contrary.
  10. moderation (noun) – reduction, lessening, decrease.
  11. trajectory (noun) – course, route, path.
  12. on account of (phrase) – because of, due to, in view of.
  13. assertion (noun) – declaration, contention, statement.
  14. spatially (adverb) – used (in a way) to describe things relating to areas
  15. deficient (adjective) –  inadequate, insufficient, patchy.
  16. gloss over (phrasal verb) – conceal, hide, camouflage.
  17. volatility (noun) – the state of being legally responsible to change in a very sudden or extreme way.
  18. play down (phrasal verb) – underemphasize, downplay, understate.
  19. jettison (verb) – discard, throw out, abandon.
  20. implicit (adjective) – relating to something indirectly expressed (in terms of independent variables).

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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