Word List-2-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (Billed for change – The Hindu Mar 31 2018)

Today’s Word List-2-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary.

Billed for change – The Hindu Mar 31 2018

The Union Cabinet this week approved six out of the dozens of changes to the contentious National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill that were suggested by a Parliamentary Standing Committee earlier this month. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Today’s Word List-2 To Learn English And To Improve Vocabulary:

  1. contentious (adjective) – controversial, debatable, disputed.
  2. bridge course (noun) – a course could give you a second chance to pursue your first career choice like dental BDS graduates, alternative-medicine (homeopathy, ayurveda & etc) graduates to become MBBS doctors/ to prescribe modern medicines (to address shortage of doctors).
  3. axe (verb) – cancel, withdraw, abandon/terminate.
  4. appellate (adjective) – (of a court) dealing with cases on appeal to review the decision of a lower court.
  5.  aggrieve (verb) – oppress, treat unfairly, distress/upset.
  6. bat for (verb) – support, help, aid.
  7. gesture (noun) – action, deed; sign/indication.
  8. please (verb) – satisfy, gratify, make someone feel good.
  9. vastness (noun) – hugeness, immensity, enormity/magnitude.
  10. go far (phrase) –  succeed, prosper, make progress.
  11. skyrocket (verb) – increase, rise, escalate.
  12. deficiency (noun) – imperfection, weakness, shortcoming.
  13. logistical (adjective) – relating to organization and planning.
  14. administer (verb) – manage, operate, regulate.
  15. obvious (adjective) – clear, apparent, evident.

Today’s Word List-2 To Learn English And To Improve Vocabulary:

Word List-2-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary-31 Mar 2018Note:   

  1. Click each one of the words above for their definition, more synonyms, pronunciation, example sentences, phrases, derivatives, origin and etc from http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/.
  2. Definitions (elementary level) & Synonyms provided for the words above are my personal work and not that of Oxford University Press. Tentative definitions/meanings are provided for study purpose only and they may vary in different context. Use it with the corresponding article published on the source (website) via the link provided. 
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