Pratik Ankar again. J
Here I am sharing Vocabulary from Indian Express’s Editorial page dated April 12, 2016.
Hope this will help you.
Words from “Know Your Kashmir” Section.
- Dissension (Noun)- Disagreement that leads to discord.
- Discern (Verb) – Recognize or find out.
- Nipped in the bud (Phrase) – Suppress or destroy something in an early stage.
- Intervention (Noun) – Interference by a state in another’s affair.
- Crescendo (Noun) – The progressive increase in intensity / The most intense point reached.
- Dissuade (Verb) – Persuade someone not to take a particular course of action.
- Turbulent (Adjective) - Characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not stable or calm.
- Transpire (Verb) – Secret come to be known, revealed / happen, occur.
- Accolades (Noun) - An expression of praise or admiration.
- Desecrate (Verb) – Treat a sacred place or thing with violent disrespect.
- Sanctity (Noun) - The state or quality of being holy, sacred, or saintly
- Instigate (Verb) – Bring about or Initiate an action.
- Imprudently (Adverb) – Not showing care of the consequences of action.
- Discretion (Noun) - The quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offence or revealing confidential information
- Fervour (Noun) – Intense and passionate feeling.
Words from “The Next Leader of The UN” Section.
- Xenophobia (Noun) – An unreasonable fear or hatred of foreigners or strangers or of that which is foreign or strange.
- Embody (Verb) – To represent a quality or an idea exactly.
- Reassert (Verb) – To do something to show you still have power.
Words from “Passing The Test” , “Inviting Disaster” and “The Next Superstar” Sections.
- Fracas (Noun) – A noisy argument or fight.
- Escalating (Adjective) – Increase in rates, price, amount, etc.
- Jingoistic (Noun) – Someone who behaves their own country is always best.
- Sedition (Noun) – Language or behavior that is intended to persuade other people to oppose their government.
- Audacious (Adjective) – Showing a willingness to take risk or offend people.
- Dismal (Adjective) – Sad and without hope.
- Ostensibly (Adverb) – Appearing or claiming to be one thing when it is really something else.
- Connive (Verb) – To plan secretly and dishonestly for something to happen that will be your advantage.
- Subvert (Verb) – Try to destroy or damage something, especially an established political system.
- Abet (Verb) – To help or encourage someone to do something wrong or illegal.
- Emasculation (Noun) – To reduce the effectiveness of something (Formal meaning)
- Conspire (Verb) – To plan secretly with other people to do something bad, illegal, or against someone’s wish.
- Coveted (Adjective) – Strongly desired by many.
- Reminiscent (Adjective) – Making you remember of particular person, event, or thing.
- Plonk (Verb) – To put down (Specially without taking care).
Please correct me if I got wrong somewhere. This time I made it section wise because yesterday a friend didn’t able to find the words on the Editorial page.