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Word List-1 (To Improve English Vocabulary)
- trying (adjective) – annoying, irritating; troublesome.
- differential (adjective) – distinctive, dissimilar, divergent.
- taint (noun) – stain, blot, blemish.
- hand down (phrasal verb) – utter, give, read/recite.
- grapple with (phrasal verb) – tackle, confront; deal with/face.
- fray (noun) – battle/fight, contest, competition.
- statutory (adjective) – mandatory, necessary, essential.
- time-bound (adjective) – related to a certain moment or era in time.
- expedite (verb) – speed up, accelerate, quicken.
- gingerly (adverb) – cautiously, carefully, delicately.
- apparent (adjective) – evident, obvious, clear.
- inherently (adverb) – naturally, basically, intrinsically.
- languid (adjective) – relaxed, lazy, slow.
- adjournment (noun) – postponement, rescheduling, deferral.
- interlocutory (adjective) – relating to dialogue/conversation.
- stall (verb) – stop, obstruct, impede/hinder.
- prosecution (noun) – indictment, accusation, charge.
- flea bite (noun) – very small sum, pittance, peanuts.
- badge (noun) – sign, symbol, indication.
- victimhood (noun) – the state of being a victim.
- redound (verb) – contribute/conducive to, result in, lead to.
- smack of (phrasal verb) – have the flavour of, give the impression of (something negative).
- engender (verb) – cause, produce, create (a feeling).
- discriminatory (adjective) – biased, unfair, prejudiced.
- trafficking (adjective) – relating to the activity of buying and selling goods/people illegally.
- moot (adjective) – questionable, debatable; unresolved/unsettled.
- lest (conjunction) – in case/just in case, for fear that, in order to avoid.
- remedy (noun) – solution, answer, antidote/panacea.
- universal (adjective) – general, ubiquitous, comprehensive/common.
- prosecutor (noun) – lawyer who press the government’s case against someone accused of a crime.
- expediency (noun) – convenience, advantage, benefit/gain.
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