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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 253 – January 03rd, 2018

1. Ailing Class : VerbMeaning : trouble or afflict (someone) in mind or body.. Synonyms: weak, delicateAntonyms : strong, successful Example Sentences And the market is certainly not the tonic for our ailing health service. His ailing physical health has focussed attention on the potential candidates and likely successor. 2. Reckless Class : AdjectiveMeaning :

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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 252 – January 02nd, 2018

1. Perhaps Class : adverb Meaning : used to express uncertainty or possibility. Synonyms: Maybe, Possibly Antonyms : Necessarily, Definitely Example Sentences She suggested to him that perhaps it would be wise if he left by the back door. They suggested that one of the stories could perhaps be expanded to become a novel. 2.

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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 251 – December 16th, 2017

1. Floundered Class : Verb Meaning : struggle or stagger helplessly or clumsily in water or mud.. Synonyms: stumble, struggle Antonyms : succeed, grow Example Sentences Some component firms prospered but many more specialist car component enterprises floundered . If the deer had floundered , she’d have gone into the water herself. 2. Botch Class

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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 250 – December 12th, 2017

1. Militate Class : Verb Meaning : be a powerful or conclusive factor in preventing.. Synonyms: oppose, prevent Antonyms : support, agree Example Sentences There are, however, powerful political forces that militate against any enduring settlement. These factors can militate against researching and introducing new technologies. 2. Tantamount Class : Adjective Meaning : equivalent in

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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 249 – December 11th, 2017

1. Respite Class : Noun Meaning : a short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant. Synonyms: rest, break Antonyms : continuation, awake Example Sentences Everyone is scurrying for shade and some respite from the sun. The refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering 2. Proffer Class : Verb Meaning

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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 248 – December 07th, 2017

1. Flak Class : Noun Meaning : antiaircraft fire. Synonyms: fire, knock Antonyms : praise, compliment Example Sentences We know she let her drivers take the flak when they carried her, at speed, halfway across the South Island. Approximately 50 enemy aircraft were in the vicinity and the entire area was full of friendly flak

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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 247 – December 06th, 2017

1. Cope Class : Verb Meaning : (of a person) deal effectively with something difficult. Synonyms: manage, deal Antonyms : fail, abandon Example Sentences The airport has recruited an extra 500 staff to cope with huge influx of supporters. The roads are barely adequate to cope with the present traffic 2. Verge Class : Verb

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Video:English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 246 – December 01st, 2017

1. Peril Class : Noun Meaning : serious and immediate danger.. Synonyms: risk, danger Antonyms : security, safeness Example Sentences And then her son would have no choice but to face the greatest peril of his life. Agitated behavior often develops abruptly and at times has potential for immediate peril . 2. Conjure Class :

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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 245 – November 30th, 2017

1. Flux Class : Noun Meaning : continuous change Synonyms: flow, change Antonyms : stability, steadiness Example Sentences The whole political system is in a state of flux It’s the study and analysis of that flux that seem to have become his life’s work. 2. Squabbling Class : Noun Meaning : a noisy quarrel about

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English Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 244 – November 28th, 2017

 1. Harping Class : Verb Meaning : talk or write persistently and tediously on a particular topic. Synonyms: repeat, reiterate Antonyms : accomplish, achieve Example Sentences We hear elected officials harping on about social partnership and citing meaningless macroeconomic fundamentals which signify absolutely nothing for most people. I know he hates it when I harp

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