In continuing with its politics of regional identity, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi won a second term in office in India’s newest State, pushing the national party, the Congress, to a distant second.
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Below is today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Time after time: on TRS victory) – Dec 14, 2018.
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Today’s Vocabulary for The Hindu Editorial (Time after time: on TRS victory) – Dec 14, 2018
- Time after time (phrase)
Meaning – frequently, often, repeatedly.
- Bank on (phrasal verb)
Meaning – rely on, depend on, count on.
- Swear in (verb) – शपथ लेना
Meaning – to take an oath while starting a new official job (in an official ceremony).
Synonyms – instate, induct, invest, inaugurate, introduce, admit into office
Sentence – He was sworn in as president on 10 July.
- Calculated (adjective) – परिकलित, उपयुक्त
Meaning – (of an action) done with full awareness of the likely consequences.
Synonyms – deliberate/purposeful, premeditated, pre-planned.
Sentence – Victims of vicious and calculated assaults.
- Pay off (phrasal verb)
Meaning – be successful, be effective, get results.
- Handsomely (adverb) – खूबसूरत, उदारता के साथ
Meaning – Thoroughly and impressively.
Synonyms – substantially, to a large extent; impressively.
Sentence – He took a vital wicket as England won handsomely.
- Capitalise on (verb) – पूँजी के रूप में बदलना
Meaning – take advantage of, exploit, benefit from.
Synonyms – profit from, turn to account, make capital out of, make the most of
Sentence – Their emboldened foreign rivals will be working just as hard to capitalize on their gains.
- Carve out (phrasal verb)
Meaning – create, establish, take out (something with effort from a whole).
- Runaway (adjective) – आपत्ति से भागनेवाला
Meaning – A person who has run away, especially from their family or an institution.
Synonyms – effortless, decisive, overwhelming/landslide.
Sentence – A teenage runaway finds herself on the road to perdition after she gets involved in crime.
- Credit (noun) – श्रेय, आकलन करना
Meaning – Public acknowledgement or praise, given or received when a person’s responsibility for an action or idea becomes apparent.
Synonyms – praise, commendation, acknowledgement/recognition.
Sentence – The Prime Minister was quick to claim the credit for abolishing the tax.
- Bring into being (phrase)
Meaning – create, originate, establish.
- Bifurcation (noun) – द्विभाजन
Meaning – The division of something into two branches or parts.
Sentence – The bifurcation of the profession.
- Concede (verb) – स्वीकार करना
Meaning – Admit or agree that something is true after first denying or resisting it.
Synonyms – give up, relinquish, hand over/surrender.give up, relinquish, hand over/surrender.
Sentence – I had to concede that I’d overreacted
- Breakaway (noun) – तितर-बितर हो जाना
Meaning – A divergence or radical change from something established or long-standing.
Synonyms – separatist, secessionist, dissenting group.
Sentence – This is a breakaway from the traditional five-night run so be sure to book your seat before it is too late.
- Entrench (verb) – मोरचा करना, मोरचाबंदी करना
Meaning – Establish (an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely.
Synonyms – establish, root/set, anchor.
Sentence – Ageism is entrenched in our society.
- Parallel (adjective) – समानांतर
Meaning – (of lines, planes, or surfaces) side by side and having the same distance continuously between them.
Synonyms – similar, corresponding, equivalent.
Sentence – The road runs parallel to the Ganga River.
- Slip (verb) – चूक
Meaning – (of an object) accidentally slide or move out of position or from someone’s grasp.
Synonyms – fall, drop, slide.
Sentence – Her bag slipped from her grasp, spilling its contents across the tiled floor.
- Attribute (verb) – गुण
Meaning – Regard something as being caused by.
Synonyms – ascribe, hold responsible for connect/associate with.
Sentence – His resignation was attributed to stress.
- Cynical (adjective) – निंदक
Meaning – Believing that people are motivated purely by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity.
Synonyms – sceptical, doubtful, distrustful.
Sentence – He was brutally cynical and hardened to every sob story under the sun.
- Implications (noun) – निहितार्थ, उलझाव
Meaning – The conclusion that can be drawn from something although it is not explicitly stated.
Synonyms – consequence/outcome, ramification, repercussion.
Sentence – Someone certainly wanted that implication to be made.
- Wary (adjective) – सावधान
Meaning – Feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.
Synonyms – cautious, careful, circumspect.
Sentence – He was truly despairing, but the muted female voice was firm, but understandably wary.
- Facilitate (verb) – सुविधा प्रदान करना
Meaning – Make (an action or process) easy or easier.
Synonyms – enable, assist, help.
Sentence – Schools were located in the same campus to facilitate the sharing of resources.
- Terrain (noun) – इलाक़ा, भू-भाग
Meaning – A stretch of land, especially with regard to its physical features.
Synonyms – territory, ground, area/sphere.
Sentence – They were delayed by rough terrain.
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