Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 7 2017 (Day 8)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 7 2017 (Day 8)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - August 7 2017 (Day 8)

The Indian Express

Illiberal

Cultural nationalism illiberal leads to intolerance 


meaning: intolerant, narrow-minded (अनुदार, संकुचित)


Examples:
1. Hitler was a dictator and used illiberal means to torture Jews.
2. An illiberal society does not do any good to mankind.





Inmate

Inmate turns AC compressor into 'water cooler'


meaning:  a prisoner ( क़ैदी)


Examples:
1. The jailor is very strict, he plans to keep a close eye on every inmate.
2. Mental health of inmates has been a big concern for jail authorities.




Abattoir 

Bihar minister asks for list of illegal Abattoirs 


meaning: slaughterhouse (बूचड़खाना)

Examples:
1. Many farmers don't slaughter their own animals but sell them to abattoirs
2. Many states have banned cow slaughtering in abattoirs.



Grope

Teacher held after photos of him groping student goes viral

meaning: to feel with your hands, to touch someone when the person does not like it (ज़बर्दस्ती छूना, अंधेरे में टटोलना)

Examples:
1. I groped around the wall nearest the door until I found a light switch.
2. He groped and abused her.