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31st December Part - 1(in Hindi)
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The lesson deals with the various words and their meanings that figured up in the Hindu newspaper editorial for the date of 31st December 2018. Wish you all a happy and prosperous year ahead.

Danish Khatana
Masters in Biotechnology IIT JAM 2011 (AIR - 479) CSIR NET Life Sciences 2012, DBT JRF 2015, UGC NET Socio - 2018

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  2. 31th DECEMBER

  3. deficit O Meaning : an excess of expenditure or liabilities over income or assets in a given period.(n) O Synonyms : shortfall o Antonyms : enough

  4. slippage O Meaning : failure to meet a standard or deadline; the extent of this O Synonyms : glide o Antonyms escalation

  5. revised OMeaning: reconsider and alter (something) in the light of further evidence. O Synonyms : adjusted oAntonyms: kepit

  6. augury O Meaning a sign of what will happen in the future; an omen. O Synonyms : boding

  7. reassuring O Meaning say or do something to remove the doubts and fears of (someone).(v) O Synonyms : assure Antonyms annoy

  8. inducing O Meaning succeed in persuading or leading (someone) to do something. OSynonyms : activate o Antonyms : destroy

  9. underwhelming O Meaning : fail to impress or makea positive impact on (someone); disappoint. (v) O Synonyms : disappoint

  10. disquiet O Meaning a feeling of worry or unease. O Synonyms : anxiety o Antonyms : calm

  11. bunch o Meaning a number of things, typically of the same kind, growing or fastened together. (n) O Synonyms : assortment o Antonyms: individual

  12. skewed O Meaning: make biased or distorted in a way that is regarded as inaccurate, unfair, or misleading. O Synonyms : bias oAntonyms : maintain

  13. buoyancy O Meaning : the ability or tendency of something to float in water or other fluid. O Synonyms : elasticity oAntonyms : depression

  14. temptation O Meaning: the desire to do something, especially something wrong or unwise. OSynonyms : allurement oAntonyms : dislike

  15. accruing O Meaning: (of a benefit or sum of money) be received by someone in regular or increasing amounts over time. O Synonyms: accumulate o Antonyms: disperse

  16. revival O Meaning : an improvement in the condition, strength, or fortunes of someone or something(n). O Synonyms: recovery Antonyms : destruction

  17. glaring O Meaning : giving out or reflecting a strong or dazzling light.(adj) O Synonyms : blatant o Antonyms: concealed

  18. transfused o Meaning : transfer (blood or its components) from one person or animal to another. O Synonyms : suffuse oAntonyms : aid

  19. consent O Meaning permission for something to happen or agreement to do something. O Synonyms : approval oAntonyms : denial

  20. disclosure O Meaning : the action of making new or secret information known. O Synonyms : admission Antonyms: concealment

  21. donating O Meaning : give (money or goods) for a good cause, for example to a charity. O Synonyms : award Antonyms: conceal

  22. contacting O Meaning communicate with (someone), typically in order to give or receive information. (v) O Synonyms influence oAntonyms : avoidance

  23. fewer O Meaning a small number of. O Synonyms : less o Antonyms: major

  24. imperative O Meaning: of vital importance; crucial. O Synonyms: compulsory o Antonyms : inessential

  25. viable O Meaning capable of working successfully: feasible. OSynonyms : feasible oAntonyms: unlikely

  26. awarenesS O Meaning: knowledge or perception of a situation or fact. O Synonyms : appreciation o Antonyms : disregard

  27. confirmm o Meaning : establish the truth or correctness of (something previously believed or suspected to be the case). O Synonyms : affirm oAntonyms : confuse

  28. designated O Meaning appoint (someone) to a specified office or post. O Synonyms: nominate

  29. mandatory o Meaning required by law or mandate; compulsory.(adj) O Synonyms: binding o Antonyms optional

  30. indicating OMeaning: required by law or mandate; compulsory. O Synonyms: announce Antonyms: conceal