Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU (Part 1) – March 29, 2017

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Youtube Channel    The Hindu Editorial

In today’s episode we will be going to explore THE HINDU’s editorial “Unique distinction: SC’s clarification on Aadhaar gives space for reforms” for words with rich vocabulary.

Word 1

Oral 

Class : Adjective

Meaning : spoken rather than written

Synonyms : Spoken, Verbal

Antonyms : Printed, Written

Example Sentences:

The Texas Supreme Court is currently hearing oral arguments in Pidgeon v.

Their main project is a Somali cookbook, which will be a mixture of recipes and oral history.

 

Word 2

Narrative 

Class : Noun

Meaning : a spoken or written account of connected events

Synonyms : Account, Story

Antonyms : Rambling, Hide

Example Sentences:

The “narratives” of their lives are literally scripted by authors.

Moscow would resurrect the narrative that it was the target of Western plots.

 

Word 3

Reiterate 

Class : Verb

Meaning : say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity

Synonyms : Repeat, Rehearse

Antonyms : Take back, Extension

Example Sentences:

Nurses returned to Olympia this week to reiterate those messages to the Legislature yet again.

He offered no new policies, simply reiterating an Obama administration directive from the previous summer.

 

Word 4

Credential 

Class : Noun

Meaning : a qualification, achievement, quality, or aspect of a person’s background, especially when used to indicate their suitability for something.

Synonyms : Deed, Testament

Antonyms : Disapproval, Refusal

Example Sentences:

Besides, if the Zags lose to South Carolina, haters will squawk that their road to the Final Four was too easy and dismiss their credentials.

Authorities haven’t named the Chinese company that created and sold the credentials.

 

Word 5

Dispel 

Class : Verb

Meaning : make  a doubt, feeling, or belief  disappear

Synonyms : Eliminate, Dismiss

Antonyms : Accept, Keep

Example Sentences:

The Gyp Hills of Kansas easily dispel any misconception that the state is completely flat.

Aitcheson tried to dispel any misconceptions about historic land preservation.

 

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