The Hindu Lead Article (When Brecht speaks as Ambedkar) – Sep 21, 2018

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 for The Hindu Lead Article (When Brecht speaks as Ambedkar) – Sep 21, 2018:

  1. Brecht (proper noun) – the great German poet, writer/playwright.
  2. parable (noun) – moral story, tale, fable.
  3. the wherewithal (noun) – resources, means, reserves.
  4. hide-tough (adjective) – relating to act tough & hide weakness.
  5. wicked (adjective) – immoral, wrongful, unrighteous.
  6. intrigue (noun) – plotting, planning, conspiracy.
  7. cunning (adjective) – clever, skilful, deceitful.
  8. invariably (adverb) – always, every time, each time.
  9. niche (noun) – ideal/suitable position/place..
  10. bound to (adjective) – certain/sure, very likely, guaranteed.
  11. enthral (verb) – captivate, fascinate, attract.
  12. bookworm (noun) – a person who likes reading/studying a lot.
  13. bespectacled (adjective) – wearing glasses.
  14. hoot (noun) – shout, scream, disapproval.
  15. non denominational (adjective) – universal, all-embracing/all-inclusive, non-sectarian.
  16. timeless (adjective) – classical, lasting, ageless.
  17. vanquish (verb) – conquer, defeat , repress.
  18. celebratory (adjective) – in remembrance, in memory, commemorative.
  19. centenary (adjective) – relating to a hundredth anniversary.
  20. lamentation (noun) – complaint, sorrow, moaning.
  21. swing (verb) – change, alter, shift.
  22. mighty (adjective) – powerful, forceful, destructive.
  23. rumble (verb) – (of stomach) make sound in hunger
  24. illustrious (adjective) – well known, noted, important.
  25. meddle with (verb) – handle, interfere intrude/intervene unwantedly.
  26. wittiest (adjective) – humorous, funny.
  27. profoundly (adverb) – extremely, intensely, greatly.
  28. mind-rinsingly (adverb) – brainwashingly.
  29. protagonist (noun) –  chief participant, mainstay; supporter/upholder.
  30. perish (verb) – disappear, vanish, fade.
  31. echo (verb) – repeat,  imitate, reiterate.
  32. perils (noun) – difficulties, dangers, risks.
  33. blow up (phrasal verb) – explode, detonate, go off.
  34. laboriously (adverb) – in a manner that takes considerable effort & time.
  35. propensity (noun) – talent, skill, capability, inclination.
  36. impulse (noun) – (strong & sudden) urge/instinct, compulsion, need.
  37. recite (verb) – repeat from memory, quote, render.
  38. incitement (noun) – provocation, inducement, egging on.
  39. disaffection (noun) – dissatisfaction, discontent, frustration.
  40. ill will (noun) – ill feeling, unkindness, dislike.
  41. virtue (noun) – goodness/good quality, morality, merit/strength.
  42. imprison (verb) – jail, confine, incarcerate/put in prison.
  43. vein (noun) – quality, flavour, tone.
  44. time and again (phrasal verb) – repeatedly, frequently, often.
  45. oppression (noun) – persecution,  ill treatment, suppression.
  46. immemorial (adjective) – ancient, long-standing, very old.
  47. awakening (noun) – arousal, inspiration, stimulation.
  48. therein (adverb) – in that place.
  49. selfhood (noun) – individuality, self, uniqueness.

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