The Hindu Editorial (Ethics first) – Jun 13, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (Ethics first) – Jun 13, 2018

Transplantation of human organs is today a mature programme in many States, making it possible for people with kidney, liver, heart and lung failure to extend their lives.. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Ethics first) – Jun 13, 2018.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Ethics first) – Jun 13, 2018:  

  1. provision (noun) – facilities, services, arrangements.
  2. altruistically (adverb) – unselfishly, selflessly, disinterestedly.
  3. lay down (phrasal verb) – formulate, stipulate, insist (on a rule).
  4. seemingly (adverb) – apparently, supposedly, evidently.
  5. preferential (adjective) – special, favoured, advantageous.
  6. account for (phrasal verb) – constitute, form, provide (a specific amount).
  7. pioneer (noun) – pathfinder, front runner, spearhead.
  8. orderly (adverb) – well organized, organized, efficient, methodical/systematic.
  9. deceased (adjective) – recently dead, expired, passed away.
  10. commerce (noun) – trading, dealing, trafficking.
  11. domicile (noun) – the country in which a person is said to have his permanent residence.
  12. for one (phrase) – (few people) agree/do something even if all others disagree/ don’t do.
  13. shed/throw/cast light on (phrase) – explain, elucidate, clarify.
  14. overlook (verb) – fail to notice/observe, ignore, disregard.
  15. erode (verb) – (gradually) deteriorate, destroy, spoil.
  16. kin (noun) – relatives, relations, family.


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The Hindu Editorial (Ethics first) - Jun 13, 2018

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