The Hindu Editorial (Give and take) Vocab – 21 Nov, 2018

After the heat and dust of the last one month, the board meeting of the Reserve Bank of India on Monday turned out to be muted and professional, as it should have been.

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Below is today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Give and take: on the RBI board meeting) – Nov 21, 2018.

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Today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Give and take: on the RBI board meeting) – Nov 21, 2018


  • Give and take (phrase) 
    Meaning – compromise, concession, cooperation, teamwork.

  • The heat (noun) 
    Meaning – Intensive and unwelcome pressure or criticism, especially from the authorities.
    Synonyms – unnecessary pressure, criticism.
    Sentence – Manchester turned up the heat, playing with confidence.
  • (kick up) dust (phrase) 
    Meaning – (of a project) be completely finished or ready.
    Synonyms – create commotion, disturbance.
    Sentence – You can do it until you are 25, but I just wanted to get it done and dusted.
  • Mute (verb) – मौन, शांत
    Meaning – Deaden, muffle, or soften the sound of.
    Synonyms – deaden, muffle, mask, dull, dampen, damp
    Sentence – Words were difficult to pick out, muted by the thick metal door.
  • Summary (adjective) – अविलंबित, संक्षिप्त
    Meaning – Not including needless details or formalities; brief.
    Synonyms – immediate, instant, instantaneous, on-the-spot.
    Sentence – I suppose they were expecting to find a summary statement they could just pass along.
  • Precipitate (adjective) – अनपेक्षित, जल्दबाज़शीघ्र
    Meaning – Done, made, or acting suddenly or without careful consideration.
    Synonyms – sudden, hurried, hasty.
    Sentence – Declaring victory would not only be precipitate but dangerous.
  • Have one’s way (phrase) 
    Meaning – to do what one wishes for.
  • Go down well (phrase) 
    Meaning – to be well-accepted.
  • Address (verb) – संबोधित करना, निवेदन करना 
    Synonyms – attend to, tackle, deal with.
  • Carry the day (phrase) 
    Meaning – win, gain, be successful.
  • Liquidity (noun) – नकदी
    Meaning – The availability of liquid assets to a market or company. 
  • Stave off (verb) – टालना
    Meaning – Avert or delay something bad or dangerous.
    Synonyms – avert, prevent, avoid (something dangerous or from serious situations).
    Sentence – A reassuring presence can stave off a panic attack.
  • Bias (noun) – पक्षपात
    Meaning – Inclination or prejudice for or against one person or group, especially in a way considered to be unfair.
    Synonyms – prejudice, partiality, favoritism, unfairness.
    Sentence – There was evidence of bias against foreign applicants
  • Yield (verb) – प्राप्ति 
    Meaning – Produce or provide (a natural, agricultural, or industrial product)
    Synonyms – concede, conform to, agree to.
    Sentence – The land yields grapes and tobacco.
  • Push back (phrasal verb) 
    Meaning – postpone, stall, delay. 
  • Hands-on (phrase) 
    Meaning – pragmatic, real, actual, experimental.
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