The Hindu Editorial (HIV reality check) – Dec 31, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (HIV reality check) – Dec 31, 2018

A 23-year-old pregnant woman in Tamil Nadu tested positive for HIV after receiving a unit of blood at a government hospital blood bank, indicating glaring lapses in screening procedures. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (HIV reality check) – Dec 31, 2018.

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (HIV reality check) – Dec 31, 2018

  1. reality check (phrase) – something which helps us to see a situation with the real facts than ideas, concepts, hopes & etc.
  2. devastate (verb) – shatter, shock, traumatize/distress.
  3. lapse (noun) – failure/blunder, mistake/error, negligence/oversight.
  4. glaring (adjective) – obvious, visible, apparent.
  5. screening (noun) – evaluation or investigation.
  6. transfuse (verb) – inject, impart, instil.
  7. diagnose (verb) – identify, determine, detect.
  8. certainty (noun) – assurance, confidence, sureness.
  9. window period (noun) – the time between potential exposure to HIV and when the test reveals for sure if the
    person has HIV.
  10. obtain (verb) – get, acquire, be given.
  11. consent (noun) – agreement, assent, permission/approval.
  12. consent (verb) – agree to, allow, accept to.
  13. imperative (adjective) – very important, critical, necessary.
  14. viable (adjective) – practicable, feasible, realistic.
  15. keep something in check (phrase) – restrain, keep under control, control.
  16. precautionary (adjective) – preventive, safety, protective.
  17. protracted (adjective) – prolonged, extended/extensive, lengthy.
  18. keep away (phrasal verb) – stay away, keep away, withdraw.

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