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Daily Vocabulary Words: List of Daily Used Words in Leading Indian Newspapers
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• The Times of India
• The Economic Times
• Hindustan Times
• Mint
• Indian Express
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Word-1: Enmeshed
Meaning: To catch or involve someone in something unpleasant or dangerous which is difficult to escape.
Synonyms: Caught, entangled, involved, embroiled, implicated, netted, snarled, tangled, trapped, entangled, incriminated, snared, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. But I was too enmeshed in my pain to give him the genuinely happy smile he needed.
2. Many trade union leaders had become enmeshed in participation in income policies and arrangements for long-term contracts.
3. Sexless, motiveless, enmeshed in guilt for someone else’s crimes.

Word-2: Vigilantism
Meaning: The practice of ordinary people in a place taking unofficial action to prevent crime or to catch.
Synonyms: thuggery, gangsterism, incivility
Usage Examples:
1. The onus is now on the Libyan people to show restraint and respect for the rule of law in dealing with regime officials and soldiers and to refrain from vigilantism and retributive justice.
2. There has been recurrent talk by the government about registering all Internet users, and many worry that a wave of online threats and vigilantism could serve as a pretext to impose new limits on users.
3. The first film hinted at this possibility, thrusting the hero and his alter-ego into a world where Wayne’s frivolity was as despised as Batman’s vigilantism.

Word-3: Maelstrom
Meaning: A situation with great confusion, disagreement, or violence.
Synonyms: Chaos, turmoil, uproar, pandemonium, tumult, disorder, chaos, commotion, unrest, confusion, mayhem, unrest, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. One mistake would spill me into the maelstrom on my right.
2. In the postgame maelstrom, Switzer was among the first to take the podium.
3. Featuring prominently in the centre of this maelstrom was the towering figure of Richard Baxter.

Word-4: Aberration
Meaning: The fact or an instance of deviating or being aberrant, especially from a moral standard or normal state.
Synonyms: Abnormality, anomaly, oddity, irregularity, deviation, peculiarity, eccentricity, quirk, divergence, exception, rarity, strangeness, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. The views expressed by Rice were not an aberration; they were a reflection of the Bush camp’s views.
2. If it occurred, aberration was not recorded, and the female line took second place.
3. The losses this year are an aberration, and the company will continue to grow.

Word-5: Flamboyance
Meaning: The quality of being very confident in your behaviour and liking to be noticed by others.
Synonyms: Verve, dash, flair, brio, panache, ostentation, pzazz, pizzazz, ostentatiousness, swank, swagger, extravagance, bravura, pomp
Usage Examples:
1. Even as court fashion took another turn towards flamboyance, the sombre three-piece look endured in smart society.
2. I think that behind much of that flamboyance in his earlier years was a fund of timidity and reticence.
3. They symbolized all the money around, the flamboyance expected of the richest nation on earth.

Word-6: Masculinity
Meaning: The characteristics that are traditionally thought to be typical of or suitable for men.
Synonyms: Manliness, machismo, manhood, macho, maleness, toughness, mannishness, muscularity, ruggedness, boyhood, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. His old-fashioned masculinity is the cause of continual merriment on my part.
2. Chapter 10, sections 10.2 and 10.5 discuss femininity, masculinity and youth cultures.
3. Simply combining methods associated with femininity and masculinity, does not challenge the discourses of gender which support these associations.

Word-7: Swagger
Meaning: To walk, esp. with a swinging movement, in a way that shows that you are confident and think you are important.
Synonyms: Grandstand, parade, strut, showboat, posture, flounce, peacock, swank, pose, brandish, flourish, lord, Swashbuckle, show off
Usage Examples:
1. And every so often, a transvestite would swagger past, some more obvious than others.
2. Teenagers wearing face masks swagger through small towns carrying Kalashnikovs.
3. Remarkably, they can still swill and swagger simultaneously, weaving toward an exit.

Word-8: Polarisation
Meaning: The action or process of affecting radiation, especially light.
Usage Examples:
1. The LNB feed horn throat may have a polarisation rotation scale.
2. Facing the satellite, the clockwise polarisation is positive, and the negative is anticlockwise.
3. The transmitted beam consists only of photons with the perpendicular polarisation.

Word-9: Floppy
Meaning: Something that is floppy is loose rather than stiff, and tends to hang downwards.
Synonyms: limp, flaccid, slack, flabby, relaxed, drooping, droopy, sagging, saggy, hanging, dangling, pendulous, loose
Usage Examples:
1. A floppy hat screened her face.
2. The respective lead singers’ floppy fringes and pouting lips are another story entirely.
3. He’s got floppy blond hair that’s always falling in his eyes.

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