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