The Hindu Editorial (Picking out plastic) – Jul 12, 2019

The Hindu Editorial (Picking out plastic) – Jul 12, 2019

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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Picking out plastic) – Jul 12, 2019:

  1. pick out (phrasal verb) – detect, distinguish, identify.
  2. address (verb) – attend to, tackle, deal with.
  3. footprint (noun) – the area affected by something.
  4. alacrity (noun) – eagerness, willingness, readiness.
  5. persuade (verb) – motivate, convince, prompt.
  6. put in place (phrase) – initiate, usher in, bring in.
  7. onus (noun) – responsibility, duty, burden.
  8. come up with (phrasal verb) – propose, put forward, present.
  9. retrieval (noun) – regaining, getting back, recapture.
  10. take off (phrasal verb) – do well, turn out well, progress.
  11. landfill (noun) – excavated pit made to dispose waste material.
  12. determined (adjective) – resolute, full of determination, purposeful.
  13. out of sight (phrase) – hidden, concealed, not visible.
  14. alarming (adjective) – worrying, disturbing, shocking/distressing.
  15. prong (noun) – a projecting part of something.
  16. segregation (noun) – separation, setting apart, sorting out.
  17. in spite of (phrase) – despite, notwithstanding, regardless of.
  18. pursue (verb) – engage in, follow, conduct.
  19. business as usual (phrase) – a normal state of affairs, regularity, routine. 
  20. cushion (verb) – mitigate, lessen, reduce (the adverse effects of).
  21. incentivise (verb) – encourage, motivate, galvanize.
  22. accountable (adjective) – answerable, responsible.


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