Daily Vocabulary from THE HINDU – Episode 109 – April 27, 2017


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Youtube Channel    The Hindu Editorial

In today’s episode we will be going to explore THE HINDU’s editorial “Politics and the police: On reinstating Kerala DGP Senkumar” for words with rich vocabulary.

Word 1

Dispensations

Class : Noun
Meaning : the action of distributing or supplying something.

Synonyms : Distribution, Administration
Antonyms : Prohibitions, Collection

Example Sentences:

They were given a dispensation to take most of the first week off

Scholarship is conveyed to a wider audience than under the old dispensation

Word 2

Unfettered

Class : Verb
Meaning : release from restraint or inhibition.

Synonyms : Unchained, Released
Antonyms : Bound, Ceremonial

Example Sentences:

The slightest breach of a commitment to free and unfettered inspections – any place, any time – should be met by force.

The spirit of open and unfettered academic inquiry must be preserved.

Word 3

Indictment

Class : Noun
Meaning : a formal charge or accusation of a serious crime.

Synonyms : Charge, Complaint
Antonyms : Apology, Justification

Example Sentences:

They presented the indictment and brought the charges on behalf of the Commonwealth.

the indictment of twelve people who had imported cocaine

Word 4

Abide

Class : Noun
Meaning : accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation).

Synonyms : Comply With, Tolerate
Antonyms : Leave, Reject

Example Sentences:

True love abides and can make it through rough patches and conflict.

The schoolboy was bailed to live where directed by social services and he must abide by any rules.

Word 5

Verdict

Class : Adjective
Meaning : a decision on a disputed issue in a civil or criminal case or an inquest.

Synonyms : Decision, Resolution
Antonyms : Accusation, Suggestion

Example Sentences:

He refuses even though he and his friends believe the court’s verdict unjust.

Each competitor had to sing two numbers before the judges made their verdict .

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