English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 247 – December 06th, 2017

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1. Cope

Class : Verb
Meaning : (of a person) deal effectively with something difficult.

Synonyms: manage, deal
Antonyms : fail, abandon

Example Sentences

  • The airport has recruited an extra 500 staff to cope with huge influx of supporters.
  • The roads are barely adequate to cope with the present traffic

2. Verge

Class : Verb
Meaning : approach (something) closely; be close or similar to (something).

Synonyms: edge, border
Antonyms : middle, center

Example Sentences

  • Only if society is on the verge of collapse can a communist revolution succeed.
  • He approached companies who were on the verge of bankruptcy before he bought them.

3. Unviable

Class : Adjective
Meaning : not capable of working successfully; not feasible.

Synonyms: unsustainable, depletion
Antonyms : sustainability, viable

Example Sentences

  • We do not want to have something that becomes financially unviable .
  • It’s virtually nothing but a support scheme for unviable French farmers whose ventures exist for historical and cultural, not economic, reasons.

4. Nudge

Class : Noun
Meaning : a light touch or push..

Synonyms: push, poke
Antonyms : pull, emulate

Example Sentences

  • We have to nudge the politicians in the right direction
  • A slight nudge or unintentional push might well be a prelude to an exchange of oral abuse or fist fights.

5. Coterminous

Class : Adjective
Meaning : having the same boundaries or extent in space, time, or meaning.

Synonyms: coextensive, adjoining
Antonyms : nonconcurrent, detached

Example Sentences

  • The boundaries of the committees are coterminous with the 42 police services operating in the same area.
  • Evidently the boundaries of the ‘self’ so conceived is not coterminous with an individual’s own skin.

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