The Hindu Editorial (Deadly roads in India) – Oct 11, 2018

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The Hindu Editorial (Deadly roads in India) – Oct 11, 2018

The Road Accidents in India report of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways for 2017 comes as a disappointment. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Deadly roads in India) – Oct 11, 2018.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Deadly roads in India) – Oct 11, 2018:

  1. fatality (noun) – death, casualty, victim.
  2. jolt (verb) –  surprise, shock, stun.
  3. reiterate (verb) – repeat, say again, restate.
  4. quantum shift (noun) – small, discrete (indivisibly distinct) steps made for a big change over time.
  5. cripple (verb) – injure, damage, disable.
  6. remedy (noun) – solution, answer, antidote/panacea.
  7. highlight (verb) – underline, emphasize, underscore.
  8. incremental (adjective) – gradual, step-by-step.
  9. transformation (noun) – change, amendment, sea change.
  10. glaring (adjective) – obvious, visible, apparent.
  11. seize of (verb) – be aware, be informed of.
  12. fulfil (verb) – accomplish, achieve, execute.
  13. enforcement (noun) – imposition, implementation, execution.
  14. green commuter (noun) – cyclist, pedestrian (walker).
  15. contested (noun) – disputed, debated, argued.
  16. scholar (noun) – intellectual, academic, learned person.
  17. cumulatively (adverb) – as a total/whole, collectively.
  18. public infrastructure (noun) – the basic facilities, services (and quality of life) that are essential to a country & its public.
  19. water down (phrase) – weaken, dilute; moderate, tone down.
  20. in spite of (phrase) – despite, notwithstanding, regardless of.
  21. endanger (verb) – imperil, jeopardize, risk.
  22. tenure (noun) – term, period, time (in office).
  23. paradigm shift (noun) – a fundamental and important change with new ideas/thinking.
  24. dismal (adjective) – bad, awful, terrible.
  25. lack (verb) –  be lacking, be deficient in, require/need.
  26. accountability (noun) – responsibility, liability, answerability.

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The Hindu Editorial (Deadly roads in India) - Oct 11, 2018

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