9 Dec 2015

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Words Of The Day (THE HINDU)- 09/12/2015

RATIFY : Approve and express assent;SIGN.

RECTIFY : Make right or correct;CORRECT;REPAIR;AMEND.

STOIC : Seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain;IMPASSIVE
example: A stoical sufferer.

COFFER : A Chest especially for storing valuables.
example: Coffers of AAP dried up.

CYNIC : A person who is critical of the motives of the others;FAULTFINDER.

AUSTERITY : The trait of great self-denial(especially refraining from worldly pleasures).
example: The government is bringing austerity measures to deal with the government expenses.

ASCETIC : Someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline;ABSTAINER.

RIDICULOUS : Inspiring scornful pity;SILLY;LUDICROUS;LAUGHABLE.

LYNCH : Kill without legal sanction(especially killing of a person by mob)
example: The blood thirsty mob lynched the alleged killer of the child.

ABRUPT : Surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner;SUDDEN.
example: I was shocked by his abrupt remarks.

BRUSQUE : Marked by rude or peremptory shortness;CURT;SHORT.

PRAGMATIC : Concerned with practical matters.
example: A pragmatic approach to the matter.

APATHETIC : adj. showing little or no emotion.

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