Thursday, October 1

12 VOCABULARY (THE HINDU EDITORIALS)

1) Legacy (Noun) వారసత్వం

Meaning: an amount of money or property left to someone in a will.

Synonyms: bequest, inheritance, heritage

Antonyms: forfeit, hurt, loss

 

2) Catapulted (Verb) ఒక్కసారిగా

Meaning: hurl or launch (something) with or as if with a catapult.

Synonyms: propel, launch, hurl

Antonyms: catch, hold, collect

 

3) Embroiled (Verb) చిక్కుకోవడం

Meaning: involve (someone) deeply in an argument, conflict, or difficult situation.

Synonyms: involve, entangle, ensnare

Antonyms: exonerated, free, freed

 

4) Splinter (Noun) – చిన్న ముక్క, పుడక

Meaning: a small, thin, sharp piece of wood, glass, or similar material broken off from a larger piece.

Synonyms: sliver, shiver, chip

Antonyms: whole, entirety, lot

 

5) Assertion (Noun) – ప్రకటన

Meaning: a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief.

Synonyms: declaration, contention, statement

Antonyms:  denial, desertion