English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 17th July 2017

The past catches up – The Hindu (Jul 17, 2017)

The past catches up – The Hindu (Jul 17, 2017)

By ordering an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation into more than 80 cases of suspected extra-judicial killings in Manipur, the… For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Word List-1

  1. extrajudicial (adjective) – out-of court, private, unauthorized/unwarranted (by law).
  2. overlook (verb) – disregard, neglect, ignore.
  3. lapse (noun) – failure, mistake, fault.
  4. reiterate (verb) – repeat, say again, restate.
  5. retaliatory (adjective) – termed as a revenge against someone.
  6. rebuff (verb) – reject, refuse, repel.
  7. stall (verb) – stop, obstruct, impede/hinder.
  8. rake up (noun) – recollect, remember, revive.
  9. inaction (noun) – inactivity, apathy/negligence; inertia.
  10. scuttle (verb) – deliberately cause to fail; hurry/hasten.
  11. excesses (noun) – very bad, wrong, violent behaviour.
  12. yield (verb) – comply with, conform to, agree to/ bow down to.
  13. counter-insurgency (noun) – Military or political action taken against the activities of guerrillas or revolutionaries.
  14. come up with (phrasal verb) – produce, propose, put forward/present.
  15. unpalatable (adjective) – uninviting, unappealing, unsavoury.
  16. deprecate (verb) – criticize, censure, condemn.
  17. biased (adjective) – unfairly prejudiced for or against someone or something.
  18. impunity (noun) – immunity, indemnity, exemption from punishment.
  19. repeal (verb) – revoke, cancel, nullify/invalidate.
  20. hostile (adjective) – antagonistic/aggressive, confrontational, unfriendly.
  21. put off (phrasal verb) – postpone, defer, delay.
  22. grossly (adverb) – flagrantly; extremely; excessively.
  23. remedy (verb) – set right, rectify, resolve.

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