The Hindu Lead Article (When free speech is truly free) – Mar 22, 2019

The Hindu Lead Article (When free speech is truly free) – Mar 22, 2019

Freedom is a theme which is going to come up again and again through this election. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s advanced word list-1 for The Hindu Lead Article (When free speech is truly free) – Mar 22, 2019.

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 for The Hindu Lead Article (When free speech is truly free) – Mar 22, 2019:

  1. again and again (phrase) – many times, repeatedly, frequently.
  2. discourse (noun) – discussion, talk, debate.
  3. invoke (verb) – cite, refer to, adduce.
  4. diverse (adjective) – various, multiple, manifold.
  5. hold forth (phrasal verb) – speak/talk at length, discourse, orate/preach.
  6. notion (noun) – idea, belief, conception.
  7. anonymously (adverb) – in a way without mentioning a name of the person publicly.
  8. paradoxically (adverb) – ironically, unexpectedly, strangely.
  9. inherent (adjective) – basic, fundamental, implicit (part of something).
  10. tension (noun) – strained relations, strain/unease, hostility.
  11. conducive (adjective) – favourable, beneficial, advantageous.
  12. hatred (noun) – hate, dislike, hostility.
  13. deliberate (adjective) – intentional, considered, predetermined.
  14. under the guise of (phrase) – pretence, false show, false display,
  15. ulterior (adjective) – hidden, secondary, undisclosed.
  16. cognitive (adjective) – related to the mental processes (cognition) of thinking, understanding, learning, remembering.
  17. utterance (noun) – statement, expression, pronouncement/remark.
  18. outspoken (adjective) – forthright, direct, candid/frank.
  19. pay the price (phrase) – experience bad/unpleasant result of something that you have done.
  20. intimidate (verb) – frighten, scare, terrorize, overawe.
  21. slander (verb) – defame, decry, misrepresent.
  22. sedition (noun) – incitement (to riot/rebellion), agitation, trouble making/provocation.
  23. cherished (adjective) – revered, adored, admired/esteemed.
  24. sustain (verb) – keep alive, prolong, retain.
  25. dilute (verb) – lessen, diminish, reduce.
  26. subsidise (verb) – support, contribute to, make a contribution to, capitalize.
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The Hindu Lead Article (When free speech is truly free) – Mar 22, 2019

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