Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 22 2017 (Day 12)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 22 2017 (Day 12)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 22 2017 (Day 12)


To Purge

EPS and OPS are one again, move to purge Sasikala loyalists, all eyes on Dinakaran


meaning: to get rid of people from an organization (निकाल देना)

Examples:
1. Purge the data of those whose subscriptions have expired.
2. She is so superstitious that she hired an astrologer to purge evil spirits from her house.




Convergence

There was convergence between AIADMK, BJP...


meaning: two or more things come together to form a new whole (एक ओर झुकाव)

Examples:
1. Michelangelo used a convergence of medical science and art in his sculptures.
2. A smartphone is a convergence of computer and a communicating device.



Anecdotal

Petitioner against article 35A says she has 'anecdotal' proof that she is from Kashmir.


meaning: based on personal observations rather than facts (वास्तविक)

Examples:
1. The court rejects the case since these anecdotal reports can't be considered as evidence.
2. There are anecdotal accounts that people saw a ghost in that house.


Deadlock

Solution to Doklam deadlock soon: Rajnath

meaning: a situation in which agreement can't be reached between the two parties, a stalemate (गतिरोध)

Examples:
1. The fight between the two boxers was a bloody deadlock.
2. The company accepting the union's demands thus ending the deadlock.


Fugitive

Barcelona fugitive shot dead after a 5-day manhunt


meaning: a person who is running away or hiding from the police (भगोड़ा)

Examples:
1. Vijay Mallya has been pronouced a fugitive for his loan defaulting case.
2. There are some other cases involving fugitives from justice.

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