Proper protocol – The Hindu (Jun 10, 2017)

Proper protocol – The Hindu (Jun 10, 2017)

The revision of antibiotics classes by the World Health Organisation in its list of essential medicines is a welcome step in the global initiative to…  For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Word List-1

  1. push back (against) (phrasal verb) – oppose, resist, prevent.
  2. potent (adjective) – powerful, strong, effective.
  3. frontier (noun) – limit, boundary, border/side/edge.
  4. foresee (verb) – anticipate, predict, expect.
  5. mitigate (verb) – alleviate, reduce, lessen.
  6. realm (noun) – domain, sphere, area.
  7. stewardship (noun) – it is a set of principles that forms the responsible planning and management of resources. Stewardship can be applied to the environment and nature, health, technology, economics and etc.
  8. deploy (verb) – use, utilize, employ.
  9. as a last resort (phrase) – a final course of action when all else has failed.
  10. underscore (verb) – emphasize, highlight, underline.
  11. framework (noun) – scheme, system, organization.
  12. sensitise (verb) – make sensitive, responsive to, reactive to.
  13. enlightened (adjective) – wise, well-informed, modern.
  14. sanitation (noun) – it generally refers to the provision of facilities and services for the  safe disposal of human urine and faeces (Courtesy: WHO)
  15. meningitis (noun) – a serious disease in which the protective membranes (meninges) covering the brain and spinal cord infected with most common symptoms like fever, headache, and neck stiffness.
  16. quest (noun) – search, hunt, pursuit.
  17. scrupulous (adjective) – careful, meticulous, thorough/diligent.
  18. adherence (noun) – commitment, attachment, devotion/bonding.
  19. asymmetry (noun) – non-uniformity, unevenness, lack of equality.
  20. affluent (adjective) – wealthy, rich, well to do.



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One Response to Proper protocol – The Hindu (Jun 10, 2017)

  1. M singh says:

    Dear sir,
    Please, upload Daily The Hindu Editorial words list atleast one. I am exciting user of your website.

    Thank you.

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