Saturday, July 11

12 VOCABULARY (THE HINDU EDITORIALS)

1) Entails : అనివార్యం

Meaning: involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.

Synonyms: make necessary, require

Antonyms: excludes, omits

2) Alacrity : ఉల్లాసం

Meaning: brisk and cheerful readiness.

Synonyms: eagerness, willingness, readiness

Antonyms: apathy

3) Contagion : అంటు వ్యాధి

Meaning: a disease spread by close contact.

Synonyms: contamination, infection, disease

Antonyms: advantage, cleanliness, purification

4) Dodgy : అగౌరవం

Meaning: dishonest or unreliable.

Synonyms: dishonest, deceitful, not to be trusted

Antonyms: honest, reputable

5) Throes : బాధల్లో, చింతల్లో

Meaning: intense or violent pain and struggle

Synonyms: agony, pain, paroxysm

Antonyms: comfort, contentment, ecstasy