Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – March 01, 2017

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Youtube Channel    The Hindu Editorial

In today’s episode we will be going to explore THE HINDU’s editorial “Back on track?” for words with rich vocabulary.

 

Word 1

Bilateral 

Class : Adjective

Meaning : having or relating to two sides; affecting both sides

Synonyms : Two-sided, Mutual

Antonyms : Multilateral, Unilateral

Example Sentences:

On the bilateral front, a trade war between China and the United States seems likely under Mr. Trump.

He suffered a bilateral fracture of a rear sesamoid and was euthanized.

 

Word 2

Tie 

Class : Verb

Meaning : attach or fasten with string or similar cord

Synonyms : Bind, Connect

Antonyms : Break, Win

Example Sentences:

The case is tied to the scandal which led to the impeachment of the country’s president, Park Geun-hye.

The deal was signed as Saudi King Salman visited on a multi-nation tour to build up economic ties with Asia.

 

Word 3

Potential 

Class : Noun

Meaning : latent qualities or abilities that may be developed and lead to future success or usefulness

Synonyms : Capacity, Ability

Antonyms : Helpless, Lacking

Example Sentences:

One of the very few potential alternative partners for Frankfurt is China

A Russian city and Qatar’s Doha are seen as potential early candidates for the 2028 Summer Games.

 

Word 4

Concern 

Class : Verb

Meaning : make  someone  anxious or worried

Synonyms : Worry, Disturb

Antonyms : Unconcern, Fun

Example Sentences:

Billy Horschel was outspoken about it and raised his concerns to tour officials.

The world’s richest man is also concerned about social and economic isolation.

 

Word 5

Radicalism 

Class : Noun

Meaning : the political orientation of those who favor revolutionary change in government and society

Synonyms : Ideology, Political orientation

Antonyms : Adjustment, Allowance

Example Sentences:

Radicalism holds increasing appeal, particularly for our young people: this is the key challenge for Europe.

Officials say the written sermons are aimed at preventing radicalism.

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