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Today’s article talks about the measures taken by the Delhi government to increase the recovery rate of covid-affected people.
The article title is: ‘HDFC Bank MD Aditya Puri emerges as the highest paid banker’.
Did you find words that were absolutely new? Great! Below are the explanations given for some of those difficult words you found. Go through them slowly and don’t forget to do the exercises at the end.
Important words and idioms from the article
Meaning: to begin or set-out
Synonyms: jump-start, reactivate, restart, revive, stimulate, spur, rouse, provoke
Antonyms: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Usage: Now that you feel better, let’s kick-start the journey
Meaning: to have as part of a whole
Synonyms: carry, comprehend, contain, embrace, encompass, include, involve, number, subsume, take in
Antonyms: exclude, leave (out), miss out, omit
Usage: The plan will entail leaving behind the non-essentials.
Pronunciation: fis-kuh l
Meaning: of or relating to money, banking, or investments
Synonyms: financial, monetary, pecuniary
Usage: If I want to invest wisely, I need to gain some fiscal knowledge first.
Forms: Fiscal (adjective)
Meaning: to come forth into view or notice
Synonyms: arise, come up, crop (up), materialize, spring (up), surface, appear
Antonyms: disappear ,depart, fade, recede, retreat, sink, submerge, wane
Usage: The sky turns pink as the sun emerges every dawn
Forms: Emergence (noun), Emerged/Emergent (Adjective)
Meaning: not known or experienced before
Synonyms: fresh, new, original, strange, unaccustomed, unfamiliar, unheard-of, unknown, unprecedented
Antonyms: familiar, hackneyed, old, time-honored, tired, warmed-over
Usage: The recently discovered virus is a novel form of the previously known ones
Forms: Novelty (noun)
Q1) If the words ‘novel’ and ‘fresh’ make a perfect pair, select the correct pair from the following set of words following the same logic:
- Fiscal- Non-financial
- Kick-start- Kill
Q2) Create sentences of your own with the following words:
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