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April 12, 2016

Vocabulary from Indian Express Editorial dated 12/04/2016

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Hello Friends,
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.

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