Advanced Word List 2-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (Smoke in the woods – The Hindu Apr 09, 2018)

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

Smoke in the woods – The Hindu Apr 09, 2018

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

  1. overdue (adjective) – latebehind schedule/timedelayed.
  2. neoliberal (adjective) – relating to an economic policy model that supports value of free market competition by the private sectors which with little government control over it.
  3. conundrum (noun) – problem, difficulty, mystery.
  4. fodder (noun) – food, especially dried hay or straw, for cattle and other livestock.
  5. sediment (noun) – silt, remains/deposited earth/mud.
  6. downstream (adjective) – relating to the place closer to the mouth of a stream/river.
  7. biodiversity (noun) – the number and variety of species (plants & animals) in a particular geographic region.
  8. carbon sequestration (noun) – Carbon sequestration describes long-term storage of carbon dioxide or other forms of carbon to either mitigate or defer global warming and avoid dangerous climate change. It has been proposed as a way to slow the atmospheric and marine accumulation of greenhouse gases, which are released by burning fossil fuels (Courtesy: Wikipedia).
  9. imperial (adjective) – monarchical, authoritative, commanding/domineering.
  10. statist (adjective) – relating to the principle that the government should control both economic or social policy.
  11. paradigm shift (noun) – a fundamental and important change with new ideas/thinking.
  12. forest produce (noun) – timber, non timber and minor minerals found inside or brought from a forest, among other things.
  13. charade (noun) – a ridiculous act/show, false display, farce.
  14. run out (phrasal verb) – use up, be exhausted, be finished.
  15. lopsided (adjective) – asymmetrical, unequal, one-sided.
  16. devolution (noun) – decentralization, delegation, distribution.
  17. concurrence (noun) – agreement, consensus, consent/approval.
  18. haze (noun) – confusion, vagueness, muddle.
  19. platitude (noun) – cliché, overworked saying, overused saying.
  20. carping (verb) – complaining, grumbling,
  21. monoculture (noun) – the agricultural practice of producing or growing a single crop in a (farming) field at a time.
  22. decimate (verb) – eliminate, remove; to severely damage or destroy a large part of (something).
  23. entail (verb) – cause/produce, generate, prompt.
  24. statutorily (adverb) – legitimately, permissibly, judicially/legally.
  25. revamp (verb) – reorganize, restructure, rearrange/overhaul.
  26. impetus (noun) – motivation, stimulus, encouragement/ boost.
  27. sequester  (verb) – isolate, segregate, set apart.
  28. monies (noun) – plural form of money.
  29. fall back on (phrasal verb) – resort/turn to, use, employ.
  30. rope in (phrasal verb) – enlist, engage, persuade.
  31. overlook (verb) – supervise, oversee, monitor/observe.

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

Advanced Word List 2-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary

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