The Hindu Editorial (Wage drag: on ILO’s Global Wage Report) Vocabulary – Dec 01, 2018

The International Labour Organisation’s Global Wage Report has put into sharp relief one of the biggest drags on global economic momentum: slowing wage growth.

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Today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Wage drag: on ILO’s Global Wage Report) – Dec 01, 2018

  • Underline (verb) रेखांकित
    Meaning – Draw a line under (a word or phrase) to give emphasis or indicate special type.
    Synonyms – 
    emphasize, highlight, underscore, focus on.
    Sentence – 
    Certain phrases had been underlined.
  • Robust (adjective) मजबूत, ठोस
    Meaning – Strong and healthy, vigorous.
    Synonyms –
     strong, powerful, long-lasting.
    Sentence – 
    The Caplan family are a robust lot.
  • Equitable (adjective) – न्यायसंगत
    Meaning – Fair and impartial.
    Synonyms –
     fair, reasonable, sensible.
    Sentence –
    The equitable distribution of resources.
  • Drag (noun) – बाधा
    Meaning – The action of pulling something forcefully or with difficulty.
    Synonyms –
     hindrance, inconvenience, burden.
    Sentence – 
    The drag of the current.
  • Inflation (noun)मुद्रास्फीति
    Meaning – A general increase in prices and fall in the purchasing value of money.
    Sentence – 
    The bare figures, however, conceal the fact that domestic inflation is still stubbornly high.
  • Skew (verb)तोड़ना-मरोड़ना
    Meaning – Suddenly change direction or position.
    Synonyms – 
    distort, misrepresent, change.
    Sentence – 
    The car had skewed across the track.
  • Mean (noun) – मध्य, बीच
    Meaning – The value obtained by dividing the sum of several quantities by their number; an average.
    Synonyms – 
    Sentence –
    Such conditions produce overdispersion, wherein the variance exceeds the mean.
  • Tepid (adjective)थोड़े थोड़े गरम, 
    Meaning – (especially of a liquid) only slightly warm; lukewarm.
    Synonyms – 
    unenthusiastic, uninterested, halfhearted, lukewarm.
    Sentence – 
    She soaked a flannel in the tepid water.
  • Deceleration (noun)मंदी
    Meaning – Reduction in speed or rate.
    Sentence – 
    A deceleration in economic growth.
  • Obvious (adjective) – ज़ाहिर, प्रकट
    Meaning – Easily perceived or understood; clear, self-evident, or apparent.
    Synonyms – 
    noticeable, striking, evident.
    Sentence – 
    Unemployment has been the most obvious cost of the recession.
  • Restrained (adjective) – प्रतिरोध किया हुआ, दबाया हुआ
    Meaning – Characterized by reserve or moderation; unemotional or dispassionate.
    Synonyms – 
    self-controlled, moderate, thoughtful.
    Sentence – 
    His restrained, gentlemanly voice.
  • Prompt (verb) – शीघ्र, उसकाना
    Meaning – (of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling)
    Synonyms – 
    give rise to, bring about, evoke, trigger.
    Sentence – 
    The violence prompted a wave of refugees to flee the country.
  • Puzzle (noun)उलझन, समस्या
    Meaning – A person or thing that is difficult to understand or explain; an enigma.
    Synonyms – 
    paradox, problem, enigma, conundrum.
    Sentence – 
    The meaning of the poem has always been a puzzle.
  • Triple (verb)त्रिपक्षीय 
    Meaning – increase/multiply by three, treble.
  • Aggregate (verb)पूर्णयोग, समस्त
    Meaning – A whole formed by combining several separate elements.
    Synonyms – 
    combine, collect, consolidate.
    Sentence – 
    The council was an aggregate of three regional assemblies.
  • In the wake of (phrase) 
    Meaning – aftermath, as a result of, as a consequence of.
  • Globalisation (noun) – वैश्वीकरण, भूमंडलीकरण
    Meaning –The process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale.
    Sentence – 
    The capitalist response to this has been the process known as globalisation.
  • Decouple (verb)
    Meaning – Separate, disengage, or dissociate (something) from something else.
    Synonyms – 
    disengage, uncouple, unhook, unhitch, unlink, undo, unfasten, unyoke, disarticulate
    Sentence – 
    The mountings effectively decouple movements of the engine from those of the wheels.
  • Fallout (noun) – विवाद
    Meaning – Radioactive particles that are carried into the atmosphere after a nuclear explosion and gradually fall back as dust or in precipitation.
    Synonyms – 
    adverse results; repercussions, after-effects.
    Sentence – 
    A serious accident at Sellafield could shower Ireland with radioactive fallout.
  • Buttress (verb) – टेक, समर्थन देना
    Meaning – A structure of stone or brick built against a wall to strengthen or support it.
    Synonyms – 
    strengthen, support, bolster up.
    Sentence – 
    This is no ordinary brick arch and buttress structure.
  • Inequality (noun) – असमानता
    Meaning – Difference in size, degree, circumstances, etc.; lack of equality.
    Synonyms – 
    bigotry, partiality, discrimination.
    Sentence – 
    The widening inequalities in income.
  • Reap (verb) – फल भोगना, एकत्र करना
    Meaning – Receive (something, especially something beneficial) as a consequence of one’s own or another’s actions.
    Synonyms – 
    receive, obtain, realize, harvest.
    Sentence – 
    The company is poised to reap the benefits of this investment.


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