Friday, September 22, 2017

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - September 22 2017 (Day 16)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - September 22 2017 (Day 16)

Learn English Vocabulary From News Papers - September 22 2017 (Day 16)

The Indian Express

Graft

Ex-Judge in CBI net for graft,...


meaning: (verb) piece of living tissue or plant cut from one body and used to repair other body damaged part.
(noun) act of getting money through dishonest way ( कलम लगाना, घूस,  कठोर परिश्रम)


examples:
1. Although he denied graft charges, the judge found him guilty.
2. It was a skin graft operation which restored his face.





Wager

Three daily wagers, inspecting a sewer line in Noida, found dead.


meaning: act of betting, an agreement or pledge to pay money as outcome of matter, ( दांव, जो कुछ बाजी पर लगाया जाय)
Note: In the newspaper headline, it refers to laboureres who work on daily wages i.e. receive money based on the work done on daily basis.


examples:
1. I don't think Sri Lanka will win the match. What's your wager?  (bet)
2. Does it matter the sewer cleaner risks life for just ₹ 100 as a wager?



To bar
Rocky barred from taking charge...


meaning: to prevent or prohibit someone from doing something. ( रोकना, भीतर न आने देना)

examples:
1. When policemen came to arrest him, his followers barred their path.
2. The third storey's door is barred.



Forensic

Using forensic psychology to probe Pushkar death...

meaning: scientific methods to the investigation of crime, relating to courts of law ( विधि चिकित्साशास्त्र संबंधी, अदालती)

examples:
1. The forensic team found gunshot residue on the victim's hand.
2. There are some college professors and one is a forensic pathologist.



Divisive

Divisive politics ruining India's global reputation.

meaning: Creating division or disunity (बांटनेवाला)

examples:
1. When money talks, all divisive religions speak same language.
2. Abortion has always been a divisive issue.

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