Word List-2-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary (The fall of Lula – The Hindu Apr 09 2018)

Today’s Word List 2-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary.

The fall of Lula – The Hindu Apr 09 2018

The arrest of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva after his conviction in a corruption case is a blow to his Workers’ Party, which hopes to return to power in the October general election. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Today’s Word List-2 To Learn English And To Improve Vocabulary:

  1. conviction (noun) – declaration/pronouncement of guilt, sentence, judgment.
  2. disarray (noun) – disorder, confusion/chaos, disorganization.
  3. blow (noun) – a sudden shock, a sudden disappointment.
  4. exhaust (verb) – use up, finish, deplete.
  5. have come to an end (phrase) – be finished, be completed.
  6. successor (noun) –  heir, descendant; replacement/next in line.
  7. impeach (verb) – indict, charge, accuse (a public official) with a crime done while in office.
  8. allegation (noun) – charge/claim, accusation; complaint.
  9. cook (verb) – falsify, alter, manipulate/misrepresent.
  10. quid pro quo (noun) – Latin word literally meaning “something for something”; exchange, trade, payment (a favour in return for something).
  11. repudiate (verb) – revoke, repeal, overrule.
  12. impunity (noun) – immunity, indemnity, exemption from punishment.
  13. imprison (verb) – put in prison/jail, confine, detain.
  14. heightened (adjective) – intensify, magnify, amplify.
  15. fraught (adjective) – anxious, worried/agitated, panic-stricken.

Today’s Word List-2 To Learn English And To Improve Vocabulary:

Word List-2-Learn English-Improve Vocabulary

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