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August 11, 2016

English Vocabulary from Indian Express dated 11th August 2016

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Hello Friends, I am Pratik Ankar. Here I am sharing the English Vocabulary from Indian Express dated 11th August 2016. Happy Reading :)


Indian Express  August 11, 2016  Sixteen years of solitude.
  • Solitude – Loneliness.
  • Lick – To pass the tongue over.
  • Dab
    • Slight tap.
    • Adept.
  • Premise – Statement on which reasoning ins founded.
  • Oppression – The condition of being oppressed / tyrannize.
  • Spur – Sharp device fixed to a horse rider’s hills.
  • Morse – Mouthful.
  • Halt
    • To come or bring  to stop.
    • To speak or proceed in a hesitating way.
  • Incarcerate – To imprison.
  • Unlettered – Uneducated.
  • Endure – To suffer.
  • Abduct – To kidnap.
  • Enact – To make law.
  • Quell – To suppress.
  • Gruesome – Fearful.
  • Convoy – To escort.
  • Incense
    • The gum giving sweet smell when burnt.
    • To enrage greatly.
  • Repeal – To annul.
  • Conform – To make like.
  • Counsel – Advice.
  • Epic- Heroic.
  • Solidarity – Unity.
  • Matron – Married woman or widow.
  • Relent – To become less stern.
  • Thorn – A sharp pointed growth on the stem of a plant.
  • Confine – To bound or limit.
  • Quench – To put out.

Indian Express  August 11, 2016  A river runs through it.
  • Afflict – To harness, distress or vex.
  • Severe – Strict.
  • Havoc – Devastation.
  • Incur – To bring on oneself.
  • Eke out – To supplement.
  • Inundation – A flood.
  • Shrink – To become smaller.
  • Eroding – To wear away.
  • Hemmed – Folded and sewn border of cloth.
  • Refrain
    • Line of a song repeated at the end of each verse.
    • Not to do something.
  • Tripartite – Having three parts.
  • Accord – To give, to grant.
  • Crucial – Decisive.
  • Culverts – Passage under road.
  • Fury – Rage or wild anger.
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