English Vocabulary from “The Hindu News Paper” – 28th July 2017

The shift in Bihar – The Hindu (Jul 28, 2017)

The shift in Bihar – The Hindu (Jul 28, 2017)

Nitish Kumar’s impending split from the Mahagathbandhan, or Grand Alliance, in Bihar had been the subject of speculation for months so that when it came,…. For further reading, visit “The Hindu”.

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Word List-1

  1. impending (adjective) – imminent, close/near,  upcoming.
  2. speculation (noun) – theory, prediction, conjecture/talk.
  3. swiftness (noun) – speediness, rapidity, quickness.
  4. embrace (noun) – welcome, approval, adoption.
  5. proffer (verb) – suggest, propose, put forward.
  6. conviction (noun) – belief, opinion, view.
  7. play fast and loose (phrase) – behave irresponsibly or immorally.
  8. expediency (noun) – advantage, benefit, convenience.
  9. naive (adjective) – ingenuous, inexperienced, natural/innocent.
  10. aversion (noun) – dislike, disinclination, hatred.
  11. fodder (noun) – food, especially dried hay or straw, for cattle and other livestock.
  12. rallying cry (noun) – something (word/phrase/event) that makes people to join and to act in support of a idea/cause.
  13. up against(phrase) – close to; in contact with.
  14. inch (verb) – move slowly & carefully.
  15. overriding (adjective) – most important, primary, main.
  16. steer (verb) – lead, guide, marshal, shepherd.
  17. scenario (noun) – course of events, situation.
  18. electorate (noun) – all the people who entitled to vote in an election.
  19. tie in to (noun) – connection, association, link.
  20. forge (verb) – build, construct, create.
  21. run its course (phrase) – come to an end, terminate/end,  fade away.
  22. durable (adjective) -long-lasting, long-lived, strong/substantial.
  23. score (noun) – the state of affairs, the situation/ position.
  24. naively (adjective) – innocently; naturally, ingenuously.

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