Word List 1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (A fresh deadline – The Hindu Apr 11 2018)

Today’s Word List-1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary.

A fresh deadline – The Hindu Apr 11 2018 

The Centre cannot continue to evade its legal obligation to create a mechanism to implement the Supreme Court’s final verdict in the Cauvery dispute. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Today’s Word List-1 To Learn English And To Improve Vocabulary:

  1. evade (verb) – escape from, stay away from, avoid/dodge.
  2. admonish (verb) – censure, criticize; advise/urge.
  3. embarrass (verb) – make uncomfortable/uneasy, discomfort.
  4. bona fides (noun) – legal acceptability, credibility, authenticity/correctness.
  5. decree (noun) – bill, regulation, judgement.
  6. set off (phrasal verb) – begin, start, initiate.
  7. reluctance (noun) – unwillingness, disinclination, lack of interest.
  8. adversely (adverb) – unfavourably, disadvantageously, badly.
  9. prospect (noun) – possibilities, opportunities, chances (for success).
  10. binding (adjective) – irrevocable, unalterable, mandatory/compulsary.
  11. redeem oneself (verb) – vindicate, free from blame, absolve.
  12. comply with (verb) – abide by, conform to, adhere to/respect.
  13. ambiguity (noun) – inexactness, doubtfulness, uncertainty.
  14. envisage (verb) – foresee, predict, forecast.
  15. disquiet (noun) – unease, distress, agitation.
  16. assuage (verb) – alleviate, mitigate/reduce, relieve.
  17. soar (verb) – rise rapidly, escalate, increase quickly.
  18. fringe group (noun) – an outer part of a larger organization/group which with extreme views.
  19. bound to (adjective) – certain/sure, very likely, guaranteed.
  20. objective (noun) – aim, intention, target/purpose.
  21. irrational (adjective) – unreasonable, illogical, unjustifiable.

Today’s Word List-1 To Learn English And To Improve Vocabulary:

Word List-1-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary


  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/.
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