The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For RBI Phase II 2017

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RBI Phase II is going to be held on 7th of July. We hope you all are working really hard for the exam. Vocabulary is an important part of English that helps you deal with all kinds of questions in objective as well as descriptive papers. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list. Here are a few lines from the Hindu...

Example: As the country prepares to migrate to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime from July 1, textile and clothing exporters rest their hopes on the continuance of duty drawback taking into account all levies.

1. Levy [lev-ee]
Noun: an imposing or collecting, as of a tax, by authority or force; the amount owed or collected; the conscription of troops; the troops conscripted.
Verb: to impose; to conscript (troops); to , t or wage.
Synonyms: burden, duty, excise, fee, tariff, collection, custom.

Example: For an international buyer, it is what India brings to the table beyond product, quality, and reliability.

2. Reliability [ri-lahy-uh-bil-i-tee]
Noun: the ability to be relied on or depended on, as for accuracy, honesty, or achievement.
Synonyms: accuracy, authenticity, honesty, loyalty, safety, security, soundness.
Antonyms: danger, falsehood, disloyalty, inconstancy, treachery, unsteadiness.

Example: However, there are certain levies that are not subsumed in the GST and these should be refunded, say exporters.

4. Subsume [suh b-soom]
Verb: to consider or include (an idea, term, proposition, etc.) as part of a more comprehensive one; to bring (a case, instance, etc.) under a rule; to take up into a more inclusive classification.
Synonyms: classify, contain, incorporate, involve.
Antonym: exclude.

Example: From fibre upwards in the value chain, the textile and clothing sector is strong in spinning and garmenting segments.

5. Spin [spin]
Verb: to make (yarn) by drawing out, twisting, and winding fibers; to form (the fibers of any material) into thread or yarn; (of spiders, silkworms, etc.) to produce (a thread, cobweb, gossamer, silk, etc.) by extruding from the body a long, slender filament of a natural viscous matter that hardens in the air.
Synonyms: spiral, twist, circuit, gyration, revolution, roll.
Antonyms: stagnation, immobility, inaction, inactivity.

Example: This requires substantial incentives to strengthen the weaving and processing segments.

6. Substantial [suh b-stan-shuh l]
Adjective: of ample or considerable amount, quantity, size, etc.; of a corporeal or material nature; tangible; real; of solid character or quality; firm, stout, or strong; basic or essential; fundamental.
Noun: something substantial.

Example: Rancour is no substitute for due diligence.

7. Rancour [rang-ker]
Noun: bitter, rankling resentment or ill will; hatred; malice.
Synonyms: acrimony, animosity, animus, antagonism, bad blood, enmity, grudge, harshness, hatred.
Antonyms: friendliness, friendship, good will, kindness, likeliking.

8. Diligence [dil-i-juh ns]
Noun: constant and earnest effort to accomplish what is undertaken; persistent exertion of body or mind; Law. the degree of care and caution required by the circumstances of a person.
Synonyms: alertness, earnestness, intensity, quickness, vigor, activity, application.
Antonyms: inactivity, lethargy, carelessness, disregard, idleness, ignorance, inattention.

Example: All criticisms against the article flow from a rejoinder written by Anil Kumar Suri, a materials scientist.

9. Rejoinder [ri-join-der]
Noun: an answer to a reply; response; Law. a defendant's answer to a plaintiff's replication.
Synonyms: rebuttal, repartee, retort, comeback, confutation, counterargument, countercharge.
Antonyms: question, request.

Example: They then deploy due diligence to scan the copy for journalistic rigour before it is put out in the public domain.

10. Deploy [dih-ploi]
Verb: Military. to spread out (troops) so as to form an extended front or line; to arrange in a position of readiness, or to move strategically or appropriately.
Synonyms: expand, open, set up, use, arrange, display, dispose, extend.
Antonyms: conclude, end, finish, conceal, disarrange, disorder, displace.

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