Advanced Word List 1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (No place for young girls – The Hindu Apr 13, 2018)

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No place for young girls – The Hindu Apr 13, 2018

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 To Learn English And To Improve Vocabulary:

  1. semblance (noun) – appearance, approximation, show.
  2. nomadic (adjective) – wandering, roaming, travelling/rambling. Nomads are people who have no permanent home, travel from place to place in search of food (for them and their herd of animals).
  3. grim (adjective) – dreadful, horrible, terrible.
  4. chronicle (noun) – a series of events.
  5. battered (adjective) – assaulted, thrashed, abused/victimized.
  6. connivance (noun) – collusion; conspiracy, secret plan/understanding.
  7. charge sheet (noun) – an official document on which a police officer enters details of the charge against a person.
  8. untouched (adjective) – unaffected, unchanged, uninfluenced.
  9. unmoved (adjective) – unaffected, unfeeling, unemotional.
  10. graphically (adverb) – clearly, explicitly, vividly.
  11. brutality (noun) – cruelty, savagery, inhumanity/atrocity.
  12. abduct (verb) – kidnap, hold hostage, hijack.
  13. sedate (verb) – cause someone calm/sleep by giving a drug.
  14. lust (noun) – strong sexual desire.
  15. strain every nerve (phrase) – struggle, labour, make every effort.
  16. muscle (verb) – influence/coerce by political pressure.
  17. sabotage (verb) – damage, spoil, impair/undermine.
  18. mobilisation (noun) – the act of bringing people together for a particular cause.
  19. stringent (adjective) – strict, severe, tough/rigorous.
  20. defile (verb) – damage, spoil, degrade.
  21. dastardly (adjective) – wicked, evil, heinous.
  22. far from it (phrase) – to denote that truth is exactly opposite to what is mentioned.
  23. fringe group (noun) – an outer part of a larger organization/group which with extreme views.
  24. patronage (noun) – assistance, support, backing.
  25. blatant (adjective) – obvious, flagrant/glaring, shameless.
  26. subvert (verb) – undermine, destabilize, weaken.
  27. herd (noun) – a large group (of animals).
  28. resurgence (noun) – revival, re-emergence, reappearance.
  29. warped (adjective) – abnormal, strange; distorted/twisted.
  30. hypocrisy (noun) – false virtue, falseness/duplicity, double-dealing.
  31. deprive (verb) – deny/prevent a person from having something.
  32. swiftly (adverb) – quickly, rapidly, fast.
  33. wholly (adverb) – completely, totally, entirely/fully.
  34. unjust (adjective) – wrongful, unfair, groundless.
  35. potent (adjective) – powerful, strong, effective.
  36. armoury (noun) – a range of resources ready for a particular use.
  37. perpetrator (noun) – some one who does immoral, harmful and illegal activities.
  38. traumatise (verb) – appal, horrify distress; to make someone upset mentally & emotionally.
  39. humiliate (verb) – embarrass, make someone feel ashamed.
  40. defamatory (adjective) – defaming, abusive, malicious.
  41. marauding (adjective) – to go around (or roam about) to attack people/steal things.
  42. empowerment (noun) – accreditation, authorization, validation.
  43. rhetoric (noun) – heroics, hyperbole/extravagant language.

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