With that smile — The Hindu (Dec 06, 2017)

With that smile — The Hindu (Dec 06, 2017)

Shashi Kapoor made his debut as a hero well into Hindi cinema’s Golden Age in 1961 with Yash Chopra’s DharmputraFor further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Word List-2 (To Improve English Vocabulary)

  1. indie (adjective) – independant; not belonging to a major ( film) company.
  2. revival (noun) – improvement, betterment; restoration.
  3. ghost (of) (noun) – trace, hint, suggestion.
  4. to the fore (phrase) – in to a leading position.
  5. underscore (verb) – call attention to, emphasize, highlight.
  6. trauma (noun) – a distressing or disturbing, torment experience.
  7. bigotry (noun) – prejudice, partiality; intolerance.
  8. fissure (noun) – rift, split; disagreement.
  9. splashier (comparative adjective of splashy) – ostentatious, showy, flamboyant.
  10. crooked-teeth (noun) – a misalignment or incorrect relation between teeth.
  11. amiable (adjective) – friendly, good-natured, nice.
  12. outpace (verb) – surpass, outshine, exceed.
  13. inheritor (noun) – heir, successor, next-in-line.
  14. crossover (noun) – the method of attaining success in a different field.
  15. afloat (noun) – on high, in the sky, above.
  16. underlying (adjective) – fundamental, basic, essential.
  17. incur (verb) – suffer, experience, be subject to.
  18. cage (in) (phrasal verb) – confine, restrict, prevent.
  19. smoulder (verb) – show suppressed emotions.
  20. dilemma (noun) – difficulty, problem, conundrum.
  21. wily (adjective) – very clever, shrewd, crafty.
  22. outlast (verb) – outlive, survive, live longer than.



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