Word of the Day (trenchant)-20MAR21

Word of the Day (trenchant)-20MAR21

Today’s “Word of the Day” is trenchant” and it is an adjective meaning “vigorous, incisive, razor-sharp, acute, pointed, penetrating, severe, clear-cut, stinging”.

Example Sentence: One of India’s foremost public intellectuals, known for his trenchant criticism of Narendra Modi’s government, has resigned from his post at a prestigious university, fuelling a debate about academic freedoms and what Modi’s critics say is a shrinking space for dissent. Pratap Bhanu Mehta stepped down as a professor of political science at Ashoka University on Monday, writing in his letter of resignation that “my association with the university may be considered a political liability (disadvantage/inconvenience)”.

Word of the Day (trenchant)-20MAR21

This word is present in The Guardian article New-builds and the climate emergency and click here to read it.

Courtesy: The Guardian

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