Learn Vocab With Daily News Articles For Govt Exams: 26th March

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The English Language has been a backbone of Present Era, the more you pay a deaf ear towards it, the more you embroil yourself. Because running away from an impediment is futile instead learn to face it boldly. More specifically, if we speak of hot topics like career, education and a propitious life, the English Language is ineluctable. In Exams like SSC CPO and and SSC CGL where dealing with English and General Awareness Section is mandatory, reading this way is beneficial. If you find it arduous to learn new words in a plain mode, ADDA247 is here to buttress your learning skills in a more fun and productive way.

Taking felicitous snippet from well reputed newspaper editorials, our motive is not just to make you learn the English language but keep you updated with the current affairs and events across the world which are important from the govt exams point of view. Either you are a job aspirant or a working person or just want to outsmart others, this is a befitting platform to expedite your performance thoroughly. 


India’s economy grew at 7.2 percent in October-December last year, the fastest quarterly growth in five quarters. The (1) euphoria is, however, premature. A complete recovery from the twin misadventures – demonetization and (2) hasty implementation of GST- is still (3) elusive. Let’s not forget that the country was growing at the rate of 8.2 percent in the year that preceded the demonetization (4) bump. Growth (5) decelerated to 7.1% in 2016-17. As per the latest projection, GDP rate will remain (6) subdued at 6.6% for the entire 2017-18, which is less than the 6.7% predicted by the RBI and 6.75 by the Economic Survey. The economy has a long journey before it could actually celebrate the (7) upturn. 

It is (8) tempting to claim the tag of the fastest-growing economy in the world as China is left behind for one quarter. But India is far behind China in absolute terms. No doubt, the Indian Economy is on the path of recovery but the onward journey is full of challenges.
The first major challenge is to strengthen the Indian banking system, which is plagued by rising cases of bank frauds. It is feared that most of the borrowers would turn (9) rogue like Nirav Modi. The second challenge is to revive the (10) disruptions-hit informal sector to solve unemployment issues. The third task is to encourage private investments, particularly in exports.

1. Euphoria (noun)=उत्साह
Meaning: a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness.
Synonyms: ecstasy, elatedness, elation, exhilaration, paradise, rapture, rhapsody, bliss, blissfulness, delight.

2. Hasty (adjective) =त्वरित
Meaning: done with excessive speed or urgency; hurried.
Synonyms: cursory, headlong, hurried, overhasty, pell-mell, precipitate, precipitous, rash, rushed.

3. Elusive (adjective)=परिहारकारी
Meaning: difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
Synonyms: evasive, fugitive, inaccessible, inconvenient, unapproachable, unattainable, unavailable, unobtainable, unreachable.

4. Bump (noun)=अचानक
Meaning: a light blow or a jolting collision.
Synonyms: bang, bash, collide, crash, hit, impact, impinge, knock, ram, slam, smash, strike, swipe.

5. Decelerate (verb)=धीमा करना
Meaning: reduce or cause to reduce in speed.
Synonyms: brake, retard, slacken, slow, encumber, hamper, handicap, hinder, hobble, hold back, hold up, impede, inhibit, obstruct.

6. Subdue (verb)=वश में करना
Meaning: to bring under control especially by an exertion of the will.
Synonyms: conservative, repress, restrain, sober, toned-down, understate, unflashy, unpretentious.

7. Upturn (noun)=चढ़ाव
Meaning: an improvement or upward trend, especially in economic conditions.
Synonyms: arise, ascend, aspire, climb, lift, mount, rise, soar, thrust, up, uprise, upthrust.

8. Tempting (adjective)=आकर्षक
Meaning: appealing to or attracting someone.
Synonyms: enticing, inviting, alluring, attractive, tantalizing, appealing, fascinating, captivating, fetching, pleasing, winsome.

9. Rogue (noun)=दुष्ट
Meaning: a dishonest or unprincipled man.
Synonyms: crooked, deceptive, dishonest, double-dealing, duplicitous, fraudulent, guileful, deceitful, deceiving, deluding, delusory, beguiling.

10. Disruption (noun)=व्यवधान
Meaning: disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process.
Synonyms: derangement, dislocation, disturbance, upset, convulsion, unsettlement, upheaval.

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