Over a month after Jamal Khashoggi was murdered inside the Saudi Arabian Consulate in Istanbul, there remain many unanswered questions.
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Below is today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Saudi whodunnit: on Khashoggi’s murder) – Nov 13, 2018.
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Today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Saudi whodunnit: on Khashoggi’s murder) – Nov 13, 2018
- Whodunnit (noun) – जासूसी कहानी
Meaning – A story or play about a murder in which the identity of the murderer is not revealed until the end.
Synonyms – thriller, detective novel, detective story, murder story.
Sentence – In some ways this film is a whodunit as well as a horror flick.
- Shed light on (phrase)
Meaning – explain, elucidate, clarify.
- The consulate (noun) – वाणिज्य दूतावास
Meaning – The building in which a consul’s duties are carried out.
Synonyms – diplomatic mission, mission, embassy, ministry, delegation, deputation.
Sentence – He called at the consulate in Palestine to pick up a visa.
- Contradict (verb) – खंडन, विरोध करना
Meaning – Deny the truth of (a statement) by asserting the opposite.
Synonyms – deny, disagree, give the lie to.
Sentence – He did not contradict what he said last week.
- Mounting (adjective) – बढ़ते, ढांचा खड़ा करना
Meaning – A backing, setting, or support for something.
Synonyms – increasing, growing, intensifying.
Sentence – Such mountings are frequently used to support lenses, windows, and small mirrors.
- Rogue (adjective) – दुष्ट, धूर्त
Meaning – A dishonest or unprincipled man.
Synonyms – unprincipled, disobedient, dishonest, troublesome.
Sentence – He is so convincingly cocky you want to slap him for being such a rogue.
- Extradite (verb) – अपराधी देना, अपराधी को प्रत्यर्पित करना
Meaning – Hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.
Synonyms – deport, hand over, repatriate, expel.
Sentence – Brazil refused to extradite him to Britain.
- Turn down (phrasal verb)
Meaning – reject, dismiss, discard, rule out.
- Dismember (verb) – टुकड़े करना, विभाजन करना
Meaning – Cut off the limbs of (a person or animal)
Synonyms – cut off, mutilate, disjoint.
Sentence – He watched a doctor dismember the body.
- Aide (noun) – सहयोगी, अंगरक्षक
Meaning – An assistant to an important person, especially a political leader.
Synonyms – right-hand man, deputy, assistant, confidante.
Sentence – The president and his aides are simply saying right now they’re going to do what it takes.
- Persuade (verb) – राज़ी करना, सहमत कराना
Meaning – Induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.
Synonyms – convince, influence, coax, prompt.
Sentence – He said the drivers were persuaded to move their cars before the towing company arrived.
- Perpetrator (noun) – अपराधी
Meaning – A person who carries out a harmful, illegal, or immoral act.
Sentence – The perpetrators of this horrific crime must be brought to justice.
- Bring to light (phrase)
Meaning – reveal, disclose, expose/identify.
- Call on (phrasal verb)
Meaning – demand, ask, request/appeal to.
- Stalemated (adjective) – गतिरोध
Meaning – Having reached a situation in which further action or progress by opposing or competing parties seems impossible.
Synonyms – deadlocked, standstilled, checkmated.
Sentence – The currently stalemated peace talks.
- Get away (phrasal verb)
Meaning – escape, run away, flee/abscond.
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