As we all know that now a day’s in All Banking Exams and other competitive exams most of the English Sections were taken from Editorial pages. So it is essential to have a sound knowledge and understanding of English vocabulary. So here we are presenting you Vocabulary from “The Hindu”.

1.       Furlough (noun) – involuntary break, temporary leave.

2.       Cessation (noun) – termination, stopping, discontinuation.

3.       Encore (noun) –  replay, repetition, repeat.

4.       Seismic (adjective) – of/having great effects.

5.       Congressional (adjective) – relating to a national legislative body of the US.

6.       Dysfunction (noun) – problem; disruption.

7.       Stem from (phrasal verb) – originate from, arise from, come from.

8.       Partisan (adjective) – biased, prejudiced, one-sided.

9.       Politicking (noun) – engagement in political activity.

10.   Sign off on (phrasal verb) – give approval to.

11.   Stopgap (adjective) – temporary, provisional, interim.

12.   Hum (verb) – be busy, be active.

13.   In question (phrase) – under discussion, under consideration, to be discussed.

14.   Tide over (phrasal verb) – sustain, keep someone going, help/assist (someone in difficulty).

15.   Fiscal gap (noun) – a measure of a government’s total indebtedness.

16.   Hardline (adjective) – uncompromising, strict/tough, inflexible.

17.   Clemency (noun) – mercy, leniency, forgiveness/forbearance.



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