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August 18, 2016

English Vocabulary from Indian Express dated 15th August 2016

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Hello Friends, I am Pratik Ankar. Here I am sharing the English Vocabulary from Indian Express dated 15th August 2016. Happy Reading :)



Note: No Editorial on Sunday 14th August 2016.

Indian Express  August 15, 2016  Ravana in Utter Pradesh.

  • Heritage – Property that is or may be inherited / Valued things such as historic buildings that have been passed down from previous generations.
  • Inhabitant – A person or animal that lives in or occupies a place.
  • Mound – A raised mass of earth or other material / A small hill / A heap or pile.
  • Elucidate – Make something easier to understand.
  • Cusp – A pointed end where two curves meet (like crescent moon)
  • Disdain – Contempt, scorn.
  • Vivid – Bright.
  • Transgress – To go beyond a limit.
  • Potsherd – Broken pieces of pottery.
  • Shrine – Place of worship.
  • Decapitate – To cut off the head of.
  • Progeny – Descendant.
  • Vicinity – Nearness with someone.
  • Paraphernalia -  Personal belonging.
  • Revere – To honour, to have deep respect for.
  • Remnant – The part left over.
  • Mutilated – To deprive of a limb or other part.
  • Proscription – To put a person out of the protection of the law.
  • Wreak – Ruin, destruction.

Indian Express  August 15, 2016  Before Una.

  • Menial – Of or fit for servants.
  • Precedent – A judicial decision that serves as an authority for deciding a later case.
  • Farce – Ridiculous comedy.
  • Apt – Suitable, proper or appropriate.
  • Promulgate – To declare publicly.
  • Hamlet – Small village.
  • Inflict – To cause to suffer.
  • Perpetrate – To perform, to commit.
  • Bleak – Bare.
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