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August 10, 2016

English Vocabulary from Indian Express dated 9th August 2016

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Hello Friends, I am Pratik Ankar. Here I am sharing the English Vocabulary from Indian Express dated 9th August 2016. Happy Reading :)



Indian Express  August 9, 2016 : What upsets the PM.
  • Castigate – To criticise severely.
  • Belated – Too late.
  • Cynic – One who questions goodness.
  • Exhort – To urge.
  • Outburst – Sudden and violent expression of emotion.
  • Reminiscent – reminding one of.
  • Dignity – Nobility.
  • Proponent – Bringing forward.
  • Sundry – Various, several.
  • Vandalism – Deliberate destruction caused by a vandal.
  • Invoke – To call upon for help.
  • Jeopardise – To endanger.
  • Malaise – Feeling of bodily discomfort.
  • Crusader – Campaign against evil.
  • Inflict – (on, upon) to cause to suffer.
  • Malady – Disease.
  • Impinge – (on, upon) to make impact.
  • Caricature – Ridiculously exaggerated portrayal.
  • Obfuscate – To obsecure.
  • Fringe – Ornamental border on a fabric.
  • Zealot – Fanatic.
  • Defile – To make dirty.
  • Deviate – To turn aside.
  • Reconcile – To make friendly again.
  • Adhere – To stick fast to.
  • Savvy – To know, to understand.
  • Fiction – Something imagined or made up.
  • Troll – 
    • To sing a refrain.
    • A supernatural or a giant or a mischievous but friendly dwarf (In Sweden and Norway mythological stories).
  • Demagogue – Agitator.
  • Engulf – To swallow up.
  • Potent – Powerful.
  • Inevitable – That cannot be avoided.

Indian Express  August 9, 2016 :  Identity of places.
  • Redress – To correct and compensate.
  • Confess – To admit on acknowledge.
  • Adolescent – Between childhood to womanhood or manhood.
  • Erasure – The act of erasing.
  • Graft – 
    • Bribery
    • Piece of one plant inserted into another to grow.
  • Voyage – Journey by sea or air or in space.
  • Plethora – Something bad in excess.
  • Legacy – Bequest.
  • Consonance – A state of agreement.
  • Humiliation – Mortification.
  • Interlude – Pause between acts of a play.
  • Myriad – Ten thousand or a big number(infinite).
  • Deity – God or goddess.
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