The Hindu Editorial (Texan outreach) – Sep 24, 2019

The Hindu Editorial (Texan outreach) – Sep 24, 2019

The Houston gathering of the Indian diaspora in the U.S. on Sunday addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump was a resounding… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Texan outreach) – Sep 24, 2019.

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Today’s word list-1 for The Hindu Editorial (Texan outreach) – Sep 24, 2019:

  1. outreach (noun) – the level of reaching out/activity/effort; involvement.
  2. diplomacy (noun) – international politics, foreign affairs, foreign policy.
  3. at one’s best (phrase) – on top form, in the pink, in great shape.
  4. diaspora (noun) – the people who spread/scatter from their own country to places across the world.
  5. resounding (adjective) – very great/terrific, huge/massive.
  6. implied (adjective) – implicit, indirect, hinted/suggested.
  7. pre-eminent (adjective) – important, distinguished, prominent.
  8. heft (noun) – ability, influence; weight/strength.
  9. centrality (noun) – important/essential part of something.
  10. effusive (adjective) – unrestrained, unreserved, enthusiastic.
  11. reflection (noun) – indication, display, demonstration.
  12. radical (adjective) – severe, serious, rigorous.
  13. spur (verb) – stimulate, prompt, propel.
  14. ovation (noun) – applause, clapping, praise.
  15. emphasise (verb) – draw attention to, highlight, make a point of.
  16. autonomy (noun) – independence, freedom, self-government/rule.
  17. galvanise (verb) – inspire, spur, encourage.
  18. entice (verb) – attract, tempt, induce.
  19. unintended (adjective) – not planned;  ill-advised, ill-considered.
  20. in turn (phrase) –  successively, sequentially, in succession.
  21. notwithstanding (adverb) – nonetheless/nevertheless, despite that, however/still.
  22. fraught with (adjective) – full of, filled with, loaded with.
  23. bid (noun) – attempt, effort, endeavour/try.
  24. jamboree (noun) – rally, gathering, conference.
  25. unprecedented (adjective) – not done or experienced before.
  26. call out (phrasal verb) – draw attention to someone’s bad actions.
  27. by and large (phrase) – mostly, to a great extent, on the whole
  28. to take a dim view (phrase) – disapprove of, find unacceptable, be against.
  29. draw on (phrasal verb) – have recourse to, look to, make use of/utilize.
  30. Nehruvian (adjective) – relating to the (political) ideologies/policies of Jawaharlal Nehru.
  31. secularism (noun) – the belief that religion should not have a strong influence in education or other public parts of society.
  32. stony (adjective) – unfriendly, expressionless, heartless.
  33. endorsement (noun) – support, backing, approval.
  34. music to one’s ears (phrase) – very pleasant, gratifying/satisfying to hear.
  35. underlying (adjective) – fundamental, basic, primary.
  36. to one’s liking (phrase) – to one’s taste; pleasing.
  37. noteworthy (adjective) – significant, notable, important.
  38. partisan (adjective) – biased, prejudiced, one-sided, preferential.


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