The Hindu Lead Article (Lost opportunities in London) – Apr 23, 2018

The Hindu Lead Article (Lost opportunities in London) – Apr 23, 2018

We’re often told journalism is about telling detail. Here’s one from the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London that ended on Friday. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”. Below is today’s advanced word list-1 for The Hindu Lead Article (Lost opportunities in London) – Apr 23, 2018

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Today’s Advanced Word List 1 for The Hindu Lead Article (Lost opportunities in London) – Apr 23, 2018:

  1. peg as (verb) – categorize, identify, recognize.
  2. swiftly (adverb) – quickly, rapidly, fast.
  3. shrug off (phrasal verb) – disregard, dismiss, ignore.
  4. grey (adjective) – without interest, boring, wishy-washy/ineffectual.
  5. communique (noun) – official communication, press release, bulletin.
  6. dark cloud (noun) – thread, menace, state of worry.
  7. Windrush generation (noun) – People arrived in the UK between 1948 and 1971 from Caribbean countries have been labelled as Windrush generation. (Courtesy: BBC).
  8. run-up to (noun) – a period/time before an important event.
  9. unheeded (adjective) – disregarded, ignored, neglected.
  10. spill into (verb) – reveal, disclose, let out/leak.
  11. bring down (phrasal verb) – oust, remove, dismiss (from a position/power).
  12. inculcate (verb) – imbue, infuse, inspire.
  13. flea (noun) – a small wingless, active insect which feeding on blood from dogs (and people).
  14. far-right (noun) – extreme right wing of a political party or group.
  15. rhetoric (noun) – bombast, heroics, hyperbole/extravagant language.
  16. in the wake of (phrase) – aftermath, as a consequence of, as a result of.
  17. populist (adjective) – related to politicians who claim that they are representing the common/ordinary people.
  18. bulwark (noun) – protector, guard, supporter.
  19. revitalise (verb) –  re-energize, strengthen, renew.
  20. plank (noun) – a fundamental point.
  21. ream (noun) – a large/fair amount of something (writing).
  22. hail (verb) – acclaim, praise/applaud, commend.
  23. legacy (noun) – tradition, inheritance, bequest/heritage.
  24. move on (phrasal verb) – develop, progres, prosper/improve.
  25. disparagingly (adverb) –  derogatorily, disrespectfully, dishonourably.
  26. bonanza (noun) –  benefit, advantage, bonus.
  27. entitlement (noun) – rights, claim, prerogative/privilege.
  28. evaporate (verb) – end, cease to exist, come to an end.
  29. vague (adjective) – uncertain, unclear, imprecise/inexact.
  30. unanimous (adjective) – in complete agreement, like-minded, undivided.
  31. tout (verb) –  support, endorse, recommend/urge.
  32. grudging (adjective) – reluctant, unwilling, disinclined.
  33. ringing (adjective) – forceful, unequivocal.
  34. institutionalise (verb) – set up a standard practice in an organisation/ culture.
  35. mooted (adjective) – mentioned, proposed, introduced.
  36. faux (adjective) – imaginary, dreamed-up, unreal/fake.
  37. camaraderie (noun) – friendship, togetherness, solidarity.
  38. steadfast (adverb) – loyal, firm/resolute, single-minded.
  39. fall flat (phrase) – fail, be unsuccessful, suffer defeat/break down.
  40. carry through (phrasal verb) – achieve, accomplish, carry out/realize.
  41. epilogue (noun) – conclusion.
  42. out of touch (phrase) – lacking of knowledge/information; lack of awareness/sympathy.
  43. punctuate (verb) – happen or occur (at intervals).
  44. out of date (adjective) – old-fashioned, outmoded, outdated.
  45. buzz (noun) – thrill, feeling of excitement, feeling of euphoria.
  46. diaspora (noun) – the people who spread/scatter from their own country to places across the world.
  47. disapprobation (noun) – disapproval, dislike, dissatisfaction.
  48. aplenty (adjective) – in large quantities, in large numbers, in abundance.

Today’s Advanced Word List 1 for The Hindu Lead Article (Lost opportunities in London) – Apr 23, 2018:

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