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September 21, 2016

English Vocabulary from Indian Express 8th, 9th & 10th September 2016

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Hello Friends, I am Pratik Ankar. Here I am sharing the English Vocabulary from Indian Express from 8th, 9th & 10th 2016. Happy Reading :) 

Surrogacy Tales.
  • Vantage – A place or position affording a good view of something.
  • Patter – A decorative design / a model or design.
  • Turmoil – A state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.
  • Ecstatic – Feeling or expressing overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement.
  • Raked up – Bring to light.
  • Yearning – A feeling of intense longing for something.
  • Devastating – Highly destructive or damaging.
  • Coercion – The practice of persuading someone to d something by using force or threat.
  • Nudge – A light tough or push or prod someone gently in order to draw their attention to something.
  • Silver lining – A consoling aspect of a difficult situation.
  • Compel – Force or oblige someone to do something.
  • Brewing – Of an unwelcome event or situation begin to develop.
  • Trickling – (of a liquid) flow in a small stream.
  • Despite – In spite of; without being affected by.
  • Procreate – Reproduce.
  • Embedding – Fix an object firmly and deeply in a surrounding mass.
  • Creed – A faith.
  • Propel – Drive, push, or cause to move in a particular direction, typically forward.
  • Instinct – Imbued or filled with a quality, especially a desirable one.
  • Leeway – The amount of freedom to move or act that is available.
  • Inheritor / Heir – A person who inherits something; on heir.
  • Empathy – The ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
  • Ulterior – Existing beyond what is obvious or admitted; intentionally hidden.
  • Greed – Intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth, power, or food.
  • Vulnerable – Susceptible to physical or emotional attack or harm.
  • Amiss – Not quite right.
  • Prodded – A poke with a finger, foot or pointed object.
  • Harrow – Cause distress to.
  • Regressive – Becoming less advanced;  returning to a former or less developed state.
  • Efficacy -  The ability to produce a desired or intended result.
  • Purview – The scope of the influence or concerns of something.
  • Catered – Provide food and drink.
  • Introspect – Examine one’s own thoughts or feelings.

Standstill in the valley.
  • Paved – Cover a ground with concrete, stones, etc.
  • Contention – Heated disagreement.
  • Conceivable – Capable of being imagined or grasped mentally.
  • Envisaged – Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.
  • Burgeoning – Begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.
  • Abrogation – The act of repeal by authority.
  • Fore – Situated or placed at front.
  • Inimical – Tending to obstruct or harm.
  • Insurrection – A violent uprising against an authority or government.
  • Secession – The accomplishment of an aim or purpose.
  • Assiduously – Showing great care.
  • Bumbling – Speak in a confused or indistinct way.
  • Covenant – An agreement.

A note for Dr Patel
  • Legacy – An amount for money or property left to someone in a will.
  • Merely – Just, only.
  • Debt – Something typically money that is owed or due.
  • Adept – Very skilled or proficient or something.
  • Maneuvering – Move skillfully or carefully.
  • Enormous – Very large in size, quantity, or extent.
  • Profligate – Spending money in a way that wastes it and is not wise.
  • Captive – Imprisoned or confined.
  • Reluctant – Unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.

Capital Cop-out.
  • Perception – The ability to see, hear, or become aware of something through the sense.
  • Convicted – Declare someone to be guilty of a criminal offense by the verdict of a jury or the decision of judge in a court of law.
  • Persist – Continue firmly or obstinately in an opinion or a course of action in spite of difficulty, opposition, or failure.
  • Despite – In spite of; without being affected by.
  • Abolish – Formally put an end to a system, practice, or institution.
  • Meagre – Lacking in quantity or quality.
  • Mores – The essential or characteristic customs and conventions of a community.
  • Reorient – Change the focus or direction of.
  • Rift – A crack, split, or break in something.
  • Frailties – The condition of being weak and delicate.
  • Morph – Change smoothly from one image to another by small gradual steps.

Mayawati has two choices.
  • Convergence – Several people or thing come together from different directions so as eventually to meet.
  • Orchestrated – Arrange or direct the elements of a situation to produce a desired effect.
  • Formidable – Inspiring fear or respect through being impressively large, powerful, intense, or capable.
  • Apparatus – Equipments or machinery needed for a particular activity or purpose.
  • Precisely – In exact terms.
  • Cohesively – Characterized by or causing something united.
  • Reinforced – Strengthen or support, especially with additional personnel or material.
  • Polarisation – The condition of having or giving polarity.
  • Instance – An example or single occurrence of something.
  • Flock – Congregate or mass in a flock or large group.
  • Cynicism – An inclination to believe that people are motivated purely by self interest.
  • Fray – A situation of intense activity, typically one incorporating an element of aggression or completion.

A leader among lawyers.
  • Impact – Having strong effect on someone or something.
  • Influence – The capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something, or the effect itself.
  • Era – A long and distinct period of history with a particular feature or characteristic.
  • Formative – Serving to form something.
  • Precedent – Preceding in time, order, or importance.
  • Sophisticated – A person with much wordy experience and knowledge of fashion and culture.
  • Locus – A particular position, point, or place.
  • Advent – The arrival of a notable person, thing, or event.
  • Rigorous – Extremely through, exhaustive, or accurate.
  • Jurisprudence – The theory or philosophy or law.
  • Aspired – Direct one’s hopes or ambitions toward achieving something.
  • Eminently – (of a person) famous and respected within a particular sphere or profession.
  • Diminution – A reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
  • Bequeath – Leave (a personal estate or one’s body) to a person or other beneficiary by a will.
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