AUGUST 16 and 17, 2017 DAILY ENGLISH WORDS OF THE HINDU

  1. Scathing– Harmful, injurious, bitterly severe.

  2. Euphemism– a mild or indirect word or expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh. Mild alternative, polite term.

  3. Stalwart– loyal, reliable, and hard-working

  4. Mulls– think about (something) deeply and at length

  5. Ramparts– a defensive wall of a castle or walled city

  6. Spearheaded– lead (an attack or movement)

  7. Lambast– criticize (someone or something) harshly

  8. Exorbitant– unreasonably high (of a price or amount charged)

AUGUST 15, 2017 DAILY ENGLISH WORDS OF THE HINDU

  1. Amicable– characterized by friendliness and absence of discord
  2. Whitewash– a victory by the same side in every game of a series
  3. Palable– able to be touched or felt, tangible
  4. Jolted– push or shake (someone or something) abruptly and roughly, give surprise or shock

AUGUST 12-14, 2017 DAILY ENGLISH WORDS OF THE HINDU

  1. Pragmatic– dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations
  2. Scanty– Small or insufficient in quantity or amount
  3. Reminisce– indulge in enjoyable recollection of past events
  4. Scintillating– sparkling or shining brightly, brilliantly and excitingly clever or skilful
  5. Bewitching– charm, beguile, delight, fascinate
  6. Impunged– dispute the truth, validity, or honesty of (a statement or motive)

AUGUST 11, 2017 DAILY ENGLISH WORDS OF THE HINDU

  1. Eulogised– To praise some for good work
  2. Disfigurement– spoiling the appearance of something or someone
  3. Plunge– Push or dive or thrust quickly and energetically
  4. Electrocuted – injure or kill (someone) by electric shock