The Hindu Editorial (Punish the police) – Feb 05, 2020
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Today’s word list-2 for The Hindu Editorial (Punish the police) – Feb 05, 2020:
- high-handedness (noun) – arrogance, heavy-handedness, oppressiveness.
- rank (verb) – rate, classify, categorize.
- sedition (noun) – incitement of rebellion against authority; agitation, trouble making/provocation against a government.
- provision (noun) – term, clause, requirement.
- personnel (noun) – staff, employees, workforce.
- so far (phrase) – until now, up to the present, up to this point.
- allegedly (adverb) – supposedly, purportedly, reportedly.
- seditious (adjective) – provocative, agitational; dissident/insurgent.
- inflammatory (adjective) – provocative, provoking, agitating, fomenting.
- pursue (verb) – engage in, conduct, take up, follow.
- right-wing (adjective) – conservative, rightist, alt-right.
- be subjected to (verb) – put through, undergo, experience.
- sustained (adjective) – continuous, constant, steady.
- harassment (noun) – persecution, persistent annoyance, coercion/intimidation.
- utter (adjective) – complete/thorough, consummate/out and out, absolute.
- disregard (noun) – indifference, neglect, lack of attention.
- egregious (adjective) – shocking, horrible/terrible, very bad.
- impunity (noun) – immunity, exemption/freedom from punishment, special treatment.
- allegation (noun) – charge, accusation, indictment.
- condemnable (adjective) – objectionable, unjustifiable, reprehensible.
- interrogation (noun) – cross-questioning, cross-examination, probing.
- invoke (verb) – cite, refer to; bring forth, evoke.
- provoke (verb) – incite, arouse, induce.
- breach (noun) – contravention, violation, breaking, non-compliance.
- enmity (noun) – opposition, hatred/hate, bitterness.
- bizarre (adjective) – strange, unusual, unconventional/eccentric, ridiculous.
- be bandied about (verb) – spread, discuss, propagate, rumour (an idea in a casual way).
- exemplify (verb) – typify, epitomize, represent/illustrate.
- silence (verb) – suppress, quieten, stop.
- deem (verb) – regard as, consider; view as.
- outdated (adjective) – out of date, old-fashioned, outmoded.
- portray (verb) – represent, depict, characterize, describe.
- dissent (noun) – disagreement, disapproval, opposition.
- disaffection (noun) – dissatisfaction, disgruntlement, discontent/hostility.
- ingredient (noun) – element, part, component.
- imminent (adjective) – at hand, approaching, coming.
- incitement (noun) – provocation, stirring up, encouragement.
- take up arms (phrase) – fight, clash; engage in a fight/conflict/war.
- resort to (verb) – have recourse to, adapt, turn to.
- pervasive (adjective) – prevalent, extensive, ubiquitous, omnipresent.
- exemplary (adjective) – serving as a warning, cautionary, deterrent.
- arbitrary (adjective) – random/capricious, casual, unreasonable, irrational/illogical, groundless.
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