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November 23, 2015

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu" - 23rd November 2015

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Hi Friends, I am Kani. Here I am sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated November 23, 2015. Happy Reading :)

Topic 1 : "Clues from the Mali attack"

  1. Siege -  Surrounding and blockading something (city, town, hotel)
  2. underscore - to make evident
  3. Lethal - Capable of causing death
  4. One–upmanship - behavior in which someone tries to get an advantage by doing better things than someone else
  5. Exacerbate - to increase the worst situation (violence)
  6. Invasion - the act of entering as an enemy (army)
  7. Ethnic - related to a sub group
  8. Regime - the period during which a particular government is in power
  9. Rebellion - An organized resistance or opposition to a government or other authority
  10. Morphed - to change something
  11. Outflank - to do ​better than an ​opponent by ​winning an ​advantage over him or her
  12. Bolster - to support or strengthen
  13. Jolted - To make suddenly active or effective
  14. Intervention - to intentionally ​​involve in a ​difficult ​situation in ​order to ​improve it or ​prevent it from getting ​worse
  15. Insurgent - a person fighting against a government
  16. Vulnerable - exposed to the possibility of being attacked

Topic 2 : "Victory for Total Football"

  1. Apogee - the highest point in the development of something (climax)
  2. Rivalry - competition
  3. Overtones - an additional
  4. Intense - strong
  5. victor - a person who defeats an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competition
  6. Pugnacity - The power or will to fight
  7. Instilled - to inject
  8. Merely - simply
  9. Underpinning - to serve as a foundation
  10. Eespouse - to support
  11. Tenacity - the quality of being determined to do or achieve something
  12. Heaped - filled or covered with
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