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Today’s article title is: What is GST Council deliberating today?
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Meaning: a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number
Synonyms: crunch, dearth, deficiency, drought, famine, inadequacy, insufficiency, lack, lacuna, paucity, pinch, poverty, scantiness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, want
Antonyms: abundance, adequacy, amplitude, opulence, plenitude, plenty, sufficiency, wealth
Usage: There is a deficit of supplies in this factory outlet.
Forms: Deficient (adjective)
Meaning: an idea that is conveyed often indirectly/a future condition or occurrence traceable to a cause
Synonyms: clue, cue, hint, indication, inkling, intimation, suggestion/ ramification, denouement, repercussion
Usage: You misunderstood my implication/ The implications of this new law might be troublesome
Meaning: to hand over or use up in payment
Synonyms: drop, expend, give, lay out, outlay, pay, shell out, spend
Antonyms: cache, hoard, lay up, save
Usage: You need to disburse some funds immediately
Forms: Disbursal (noun)
Meaning: exceptionally high quality
Synonyms: choiceness, excellence, excellency, first-rateness, greatness, perfection, preeminence, primeness, superbness, superiority, supremacy
Antonyms: averageness, badness, crumminess, inferiority, mediocrity, ordinariness, worthlessness
Usage: I own a shop selling native handicrafts of distinction
Meaning: the quality or state of being different
Synonyms: contrast, difference, disagreement, discrepancy, disparateness
Antonyms: alikeness, analogousness, analogy, community, likeness, resemblance, sameness, similarity
Usage: There is a clear distinction between the cheaper and costlier goods