The Hindu Editorial (Winning trust) – Jul 23, 2018

The Hindu Editorial (Winning trust) – Jul 23, 2018

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Today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Winning trust) – Jul 23, 2018: 

  1. churn (noun) – disorder, confusion, mess up.
  2. faintest (superlative adjective) of faint (adjective) – slight, slender, slim/small.
  3. bring down (phrasal verb) – oust, remove, dismiss (from a position/power).
  4. reckon (verb) – consider/judge, evaluate, estimate.
  5. worth one’s while (adjective) – worthwhile; valuable, worth the effort, useful/beneficial.
  6. ragtag (adjective) – untidy, disorganized, disreputable/incongruous.
  7. keen on (adjective) – interested in, attracted by; passionate about.
  8. far from (phrase) – not, not at all, nowhere near.
  9. motion (noun) – proposal, submission, plan (for action).
  10. light (verb) – minimize, reduce, lessen.
  11. abstain (verb) – not vote, decline/refuse to vote.
  12. rank (noun) – a large group (of people).
  13. defiance (noun) – non-compliance, disobedience; resistance.
  14. sail through (phrasal verb) – succeed easily at.
  15. play out (phrasal verb) – turn out, work out, conclude/end.
  16. bifurcation (noun) – division of something into two branches or parts.
  17. count (verb) – consider, think,regard/view as.
  18. set the scene (phrase) – precede/lead to, pay the way for, clear the way for.


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