The Hindu Lead Article (A case of confused thinking) – Jul 13, 2019

The Hindu Lead Article (A case of confused thinking) – Jul 13, 2019

The draft National Education Policy (NEP) 2019 recommends a restructuring of school years and the curriculum,… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s advanced word list-1 for The Hindu Lead Article (A case of confused thinking) – Jul 13, 2019.

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 for The Hindu Lead Article (A case of confused thinking) – Jul 13, 2019:

  1. emphasise (verb) – draw attention to, highlight, make a point of.
  2. curriculum (noun) – syllabus, subjects, programme of studies.
  3. spirit (noun) – ethos, morale/ethics, essence/principles.
  4. assessment (noun) – opinion, analysis, evaluation.
  5. laundry list (noun) – a long or exhaustive list of people or things.
  6. coherent (adjective) – unified, united, consolidated.
  7. envision (verb) – imagine, visualize, envisage.
  8. sustainably (adverb) – reasonably, sensibly, legitimately.
  9. equitable (adjective) – fair, reasonable, sensible.
  10. vibrant (adjective) – strong, intense; spirited, determined.
  11. proclaim (verb) – declare, pronounce, announce (publicly).
  12. preach (verb) – proclaim, teach, moralize.
  13. articulate (verb) – express, point out, mention.
  14. objective (noun) – aim, intention, purpose.
  15. holistic (adjective) – wholesome, comprehensive/entire, integrated.
  16. multilingualism (noun) – the use of  several languages.
  17. worthwhile (adjective) – valuable, helpful, useful.
  18. quite (adverb) – completely, fully, entirely.
  19. means (noun) – method, way, mode.
  20. a host of (noun) – lot, large number, great quantity.
  21. articulation (noun) – statement/assertion, expression/statement, talk.
  22. proficiency (noun) – ability, competence, skill.
  23. aesthetic (noun) – a set of principles which defines a particular person/artist’s work.
  24. literacy (noun) – knowledge.
  25. send out (phrasal verb) – produce, give.
  26. compassion (noun) – care, concern, empathy.
  27. curiosity (noun) – strong desire, interest.
  28. imply (verb) – say indirectly, suggest, hint.
  29. rational (adjective) – logical, sensible, reasonable.
  30. nit-picking (noun) – fault-finding, criticism, complaining.
  31. shoddiness (noun) – improperness, lowness, wrongness.
  32. interpretation (noun) – reading, evaluation, review; understanding.
  33. reflect (verb) – indicate, show/display, reveal.
  34. acquisition (noun) – acquiring, collection/procurement, appropriation.
  35. immersion (noun) – intentness, involvement, engrossment.
  36. stipulate (verb) – formulate/specify, prescribe, set down/ lay down.
  37. yield (verb) – produce, provide, give.
  38. nuanced (adjective) – delicate, subtle, accurate.
  39. abstract (noun) – conceptual, notional, intellectual/academic.
  40. casualty (noun) – victim, sufferer, loser.
  41. in spite of (phrase) – despite, although.
  42. plethora (noun) – excess, abundance, surplus/too many.
  43. overarching (adjective) – all-inclusive, complete, all-embracing, comprehensive.
  44. secular (adjective) – non-religious.

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 1. Click each one of the words above for their definition, more synonyms, pronunciation, example sentences, phrases, derivatives, origin and etc from http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/.bigotry, narrow-mindedness
2. Definitions (elementary level) & Synonyms provided for the words above are my personal work and not that of Oxford University Press. Tentative definitions/meanings are provided for study purpose only and they may vary in different context. 
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