8 Dec 2015

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Words Of The Day (THE HINDU)- 08/12/2015

EUPHORIA : A feeling of great joy and happiness. antonym - DYSPHORIA.

ADVENT : Arrival that has been awaited;COMING.
example: The advent of machine age.

TANTAMOUNT : Being essentially equal to something;EQUIVALENT.
example: His statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt.

PARAMOUNT : Highest or chief.

POACH : Hunt illegally;Person who poaches is a POACHER.
example: People are poaching elephants for their ivory.

BRUNT : Main force of a blow etc.
example: Bore the brunt of the attack.

EGREGIOUS : Outstandingly odd.
example: Egregious lie.

DUBIOUS : Doubtful;open to doubt.
example: Dubious about agreeing to go.

REGIME : The organization that is the governing authority of a political unit;GOVERNMENT.
example: In the regime of manmohan various progressive steps were taken.

CARCASS : The dead body of an animal.

CORPSE : Dead body of a human being;REMAINS.
example: The end of the police discovery was of a corpse.

EVADE : Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling;escape.
example: They tend to evade their responsibility.

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