The Hindu Vocab (Lead Article – Poverty in India is on the rise again) – August 04, 2021

  1. On the rise (phrase) – increasing.
  2. Make public (phrase) – announce, release, publish.
  3. Probably (adverb) – most likely, in all likelihood, all things considered, perhaps.
  4. Outbreak (noun) – outburst, flaring up, breakout, sudden appearance/occurrence of something.
  5. Trajectory (noun) – way, path, track/course, route, direction, approach.
  6. In accordance with (phrase) –in agreement with, in conformity with, in line with, in compliance with.
  7. Distinguished (adjective) – eminent, famous, renowned, prominent.
  8. Poverty threshold/line (noun) – the minimum level of income considered sufficient in a particular country.
  9. Account for (phrasal verb) – constitute, make up, comprise.
  10. Inflation (noun) – simply meaning “cost of living”; increase of price level of goods & services and vice versa decrease of currency value.
  11. Head count ratio (hcr) (noun) – the population ratio/proportion that exists, or lives, below the poverty threshold. (i.e., incidence of poverty in the population).
  12. Per capita (adverb & adjective) – per person, for each; relating to each person.
  13. Conveyance (noun) – transportation.
  14. Arrive at (verb) – attain, reach, gain, accomplish (a decision/conclusion).
  15. Predominantly (adverb) – mainly, mostly.
  16. More so (phrase) – to a greater degree or extent.
  17. Recall (verb) – remember, recollect, call to mind, think of.
  18. Gross domestic product (gdp) (noun) – a measure of economic activity in a country. It is the total value of a country’s annual output of goods and services.
  19. Pick up (phrasal verb) – improve, get better, recover, progress.
  20. Staggering (adjective) – astonishing, shocking, surprising.
  21. Dream run (phrase) – used to mention a spell/period in which everything is going perfectly.
  22. Sustain (verb) – continue, carry on, keep up, maintain, bolster up.
  23. Unprecedented (adjective) – not done or experienced before.
  24. Far to seek (phrase) – out of reach.
  25. Monumental (adjective) – huge, terrible, dreadful, awful, colossal.
  26. Blunder (noun) – mistake, error, gaffe, fault.
  27. Hurriedly (adverb) – quickly, hastily, speedily, in a hurry.
  28. Body blow (noun) – problem, difficulty, issue, upset, disappointment, misfortune, mishap.
  29. Fire (verb) – inspire, motivate, spur on, galvanize.
  30. Inherit (verb) – assume, take over, receive something (e.g. A situation & etc.) From a predecessor (previous holder of the post).
  31. Constrain (verb) – restrict, limit, control, restrain.
  32. Fiscal crisis (noun) – an inability of the government to bridge a deficit between its expenditures and its tax revenues.
  33. In absolute terms (phrase) – measured by itself, not in comparison with other things.
  34. Stagnate (verb) – be sluggish, languish, decline, deteriorate, fall.
  35. Joblessness (noun) – unemployment.
  36. Triple (verb) – increase by three (times).
  37. Hardly (adverb) – barely, almost not.

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