The Hindu Editorial (Gold rush) Vocab – 31 Jan, 2019

Gold is shining once again. The price of gold in the Indian market reached its highest-ever level, hitting the ₹33,800 mark in Mumbai on Tuesday in the midst of increasing demand from buyers and lagging supply in the global market.

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Today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Gold rush: on yellow metal touching ₹33,800 mark in Mumbai) – Jan 31, 2019


  • Spurt (noun) उछाल
    Meaning –  a sudden increase
    Synonyms – surge, rise/growth.
    Sentence – A sudden spurt of blood gushed into her eyes.
  • In the midst of (phrase)
    Meaning – in the middle of. 
  • Appreciation (noun) – अभिमूल्यन
    Meaning –  Increase in monetary value.
    Synonyms – increase/rise, gain, growth.
    Sentence – The appreciation of the dollar against the pound.
  • Uncertainty (noun) – अनिश्चितता
    Meaning – The state of being uncertain. 
    Synonyms – misgiving, doubt, second thought.
    Sentence – Times of uncertainty and danger.
  • Derail (verb) पटरी से उतर
    Meaning –  Obstruct (a process) by diverting it from its intended course.
    Synonyms – obstruct, interrupt, impede/thwart.
    Sentence – The plot is seen by some as an attempt to derail the negotiations.
  • Put an end to (phrase)
    Meaning –  stop, terminate, abolish. 
  • Forefront (noun) – सबसे आगे
    Meaning – the most important position 
    Synonyms – front line, driving force.
    Sentence – All the above considerations should be at the forefront in the development of models.
  • Depreciate (verb) मूल्य कम करना
    Meaning –  Diminish in value over a period of time.
    Synonyms – decrease, decline, drop/lose value.
    Sentence – The latest cars will depreciate heavily in the first year.
  • Divergence (noun) – विचलन
    Meaning –  A difference in opinions, interests, etc.
    Synonyms – difference, deviation, variance.
    Sentence – A fundamental divergence of attitude.
  • Vis-a-vis (preposition) – के सामने
    Meaning – in relation to, with regard to. 
    Synonyms – concerning, as regards, with regard to, in regard to
    Sentence – Is this making them re-evaluate their foreign relations policy, vis-à-vis Iran, for example?
  • Sideways (adjective/adverb) – चक्करदार रास्ता
    Meaning – by an indirect method/way. 
    Sentence – Camper has always had a sort of sideways commentary on politics.
  • Volatility (noun) अस्थिरता
    Meaning –  Liability to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse.
    Synonyms – fluctuation, inconsistency, unpredictability.
    Sentence – A week of historic stock market volatility.
  • Hoard (verb) ढेर, संचय करना
    Meaning –  A stock or store of money or valued objects, typically one that is secret or carefully guarded.
    Synonyms – stockpile, stock up on, store.
    Sentence – He came back to rescue his little hoard of gold.
  • At play (phrase)
    Meaning – something active that affects a result. 
  • Keep up with (phrasal verb)
    Meaning – match, equal, compete/vie with. 
  • Slump (noun) – मंदी
    Meaning – failure or decline. 
    Synonyms – deteriorate, degenerate, worsen, get worse
    Sentence – United slumped to another one–nil defeat.
  • Inflationary (adjective) – मुद्रास्फीति
    Meaning – tending to cause monetary inflation. 
     Sentence – Succeeding governments tried to reduce inflationary pressures.
  • Rally (noun) – स्वास्थ्य लाभ, शक्ति संचय
    Meaning – A quick or marked recovery after a decline. 
    Synonyms – improvement, revival, comeback.
    Sentence – The market staged a late rally.


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