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Gross Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues hit their second highest monthly tally in October at a little over ₹1.72 lakh crore, breaking a few long- and short-term trends. To start with, they reflect a 13.4% uptick over last year’s kitty, the highest so far in 2023.
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Below is today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Revenue rebound: On GST collections) – November 06, 2023.
Daily Vocabulary : The Hindu Editorial (Revenue rebound: On GST collections) – November 06, 2023
Rebound (verb) – प्रतिक्षेप, पलटना
Meaning – To bounce back or spring back after hitting an object or a surface.
Synonyms – Bounce back, spring back, ricochet, carom.
Antonyms – Flatten, crash, collapse.
Sentence – The basketball hit the rim and then rebounded off the backboard.
Moreover (adverb) – इसके अतिरिक्त
Meaning – (used to add information) also and more importantly
Synonyms – Furthermore, additionally, besides
Antonyms – However, nevertheless, nonetheless
Sentence – Politically, moreover, he faces a split in his party.
Deceleration (verb) – गति कमी (धीमी होना)
Meaning – Deceleration refers to the act of slowing down or reducing speed
Synonyms – decline, braking, slowdown, retardation, drop, slump
Antonyms – acceleration, quickening, hastening
Sentence – The car decelerated at the sight of the police car.
Sustains (verb) – संभालना, बनाए रखना, पोषण करना
Meaning – to cause or allow something to continue for a period of time
Synonyms – nurtures, satisfies, nourishes, feeds
Antonyms – refuses, rejects, dismisses, declines, opposes, resists
Sentence – The economy looks set to sustain its growth into next year.
Buffer (noun) – प्रतिष्ठापक, सुरक्षित करने वाला
Meaning – something or someone that helps protect from harm
Synonyms – mediator, negotiator, intermediary, liaison
Antonyms – intensify, sharpen, heighten
Sentence – Some people buy stocks as a buffer against inflation.
Subsidy (noun) – अनुदान, सहायता राशि
Meaning – money given as part of the cost of something, to help or encourage it to happen
Synonyms – grant, allotment, appropriation
Antonyms – Tax, duty, fee, tariff, burden, charge
Sentence – The company received a substantial government subsidy.
Compliances (noun) – अनुपालन, आज्ञानुसार चलना
Meaning – the act of obeying a law or rule, especially one that controls a particular industry or type of work
Synonyms – acquiescence, biddability, compliancy
Antonyms – Defiance, disobedience, noncompliance, resistance
Sentence – It’s his compliance that amazes me.
Propped (noun) – सहारा देना, समर्थन देना
Meaning – Supported or held up by a prop or support
Synonyms – Supported, held up, braced, bolstered, buttressed, shored.
Antonyms – Unsupported, unaided, unstable, unsupported.
Sentence – The authority of the judges will have to be propped up with myths and force.
Kitty (noun) – खाता, मुद्रा, गुप्त धन
Meaning – A small fund or collection of money set aside for a particular use or expense.
Synonyms – Pot, pool, fund, purse, jackpot, collection, stash.
Antonyms – Distribution, dispersal, allocation.
Sentence – Neither is it taken out of the foreign policy kitty.
Bump (verb) – टक्कर, धक्का
Meaning – to hit something with force
Synonyms – Collision, impact, crash, jolt, thump, jar, protuberance.
Antonyms – Smooth, glide, flow, depression, hollow, indentation.
Sentence – The car hit a bump in the road, causing a jolt for the passengers.
Ascribed (verb) – जिम्मेदार माना
Meaning – to believe or say that something is caused by something else
Synonyms – Attribute, credit, impute, assign, allocate, associate
Antonyms –Disown, disavow, deny, repudiate.
Sentence – People like to ascribe human feelings to animals.
Spike (noun) – तीव्र वृद्धि करना, बढ़ना
Meaning – A sharp increase or rise in something, such as a sudden surge in numbers or levels.
Synonyms – pin, stud, prong, skewer.
Antonyms – Decrease, decline, drop, fall, reduction.
Sentence – The story was deemed too controversial and so they spiked it.
Crackdown (noun) – कठिन कार्रवाई, प्रशासनिक कार्रवाई,
Meaning – A forceful action or campaign against illegal or undesirable activities.
Synonyms – Clampdown, repression, suppression, enforcement, control
Antonyms – Leniency, permissiveness, tolerance, relaxation.
Sentence – The police initiated a crackdown on street racing to improve road safety.
Arisen (verb) – उत्पन्न हुआ, प्राप्त हुआ
Meaning – To start to happen or exist.
Synonyms – Emerged, appeared, surfaced, developed, manifested
Antonyms – Disappeared, vanished, receded, subsided.
Sentence – A new issue has arisen that requires our immediate attention.
Regime (noun) – प्रशासन, शासन व्यवस्था, राजनीति निदेशक
Meaning – a particular government or a system or method of government
Synonyms – Government, leadership, administration, authority, ruling power
Antonyms – Opposition, resistance, rebellion.
Sentence – The regime tried to silence dissent with a programme of mass murder.
Explicitly (adverb) – स्पष्ट रूप से
Meaning – in a way that is clear and exact
Synonyms – Clearly, precisely, distinctly, unambiguously, definitively, specifically.
Antonyms – Ambiguously, vaguely, imprecisely, indirectly, implicitly.
Sentence – I told you quite explicitly to be home by midnight.
Disclose (verb) – खुलासा करना, दिखाना
Meaning – to make something known publicly
Synonyms – Reveal, divulge, make known, expose, unveil, communicate, confess.
Antonyms – Conceal, hide, withhold, keep secret.
Sentence – She decided to disclose her true feelings to her best friend.
Discretionary (adjective) – विवेकानुसार, विचाराधीन
Meaning – Subject to one’s own judgment or choice; optional or based on individual discretion.
Synonyms – Optional, elective, voluntary, at one’s discretion, by choice
Antonyms – Mandatory, compulsory, required, obligatory, necessary.
Sentence – These pay rises are purely discretionary.
Amnesty (noun) – सामर्थन, क्षमा, अपराध-मोचन, शांति संरक्षण
Meaning – a decision by a government that allows political prisoners to go free
Synonyms – Pardon, forgiveness, clemency, reprieve, remission, absolution, leniency
Antonyms – Punishment, penalty, retribution, prosecution, accountability.
Sentence – People who hand in illegal weapons will not be prosecuted during the amnesty.
Bolster (verb) – सहारा, समर्थन
Meaning – to support or improve something or make it stronger
Synonyms – Support, reinforce, strengthen, encourage, boost.
Antonyms – Undermine, weaken, discourage, hinder.
Sentence – The coach worked to bolster the team’s morale after their recent loss.
Mandates (noun) – आदेश, अधिकार
Meaning – the authority given to an elected group of people, such as a government
Synonyms – Orders, commands, directives, instructions, decrees, rulings.
Antonyms – Prohibition, restriction, limitation.
Sentence – The United Nations has a mandate to promote peace and security in conflict-affected regions.
Trajectory (noun) – प्रक्षेपण पथ, प्रवृत्ति, मार्ग
Meaning – the curved path that an object follows after it has been thrown or shot into the air
Synonyms – Path, course, route, track, trajectory, flight path.
Antonyms – Standstill, halt, stationary.
Sentence – The rocket’s trajectory was carefully calculated to reach its target.
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