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Daily Vocabulary Words: List of Daily Used Words in Leading Indian Newspapers
Hi there. Welcome to this special section @ Wordpandit. Our endeavour here is straightforward: highlighting daily vocabulary words that you would come across in leading newspapers in the country. We have included the following newspapers in our selection:
• The Times of India
• The Economic Times
• Hindustan Times
• Mint
• Indian Express
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Word-1: Fragile
Meaning: It is weak or uncertain and unlikely to be able to resist strong pressure or attack.
Synonyms: Delicate, feeble, frail, weak, brittle, crisp, crumbly, decrepit, fine, flimsy, fracturable, frangible, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. The incident ruptures a recent and fragile cease-fire.
2. He’s feeling a bit fragile after last night’s party.
3. The assassination could do severe damage to the fragile peace agreement that was signed last month.

Word-2: Conjure
Meaning: To affect or influence by or as if by invocation or spell / to effect, produce, bring, etc., by or as by magic.
Synonyms: Crave, adjure, ask, beg, beseech, brace, entreat, importune, pray, supplicate, urge.
Usage Examples:
1. Dieting always conjures images of endless cottage cheese salads.
2. The woman practising witchcraft claimed that she could conjure up the spirits of the dead.
3. Can you conjure up a picture of imperial life in ancient Egypt?

Word-3: Sacrilege
Meaning: Treating something holy or important without respect.
Synonyms: Blasphemy, crime, curse, desecration, heresy, impiety, mockery, offense, profanation, profaneness, profanity, sin, violation, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. She regarded the damage done to the painting as sacrilege.
2. Refusal of payment, forgery or any other misuse became treason or sacrilege and attracted savage penalties.
3. But Cizek never draws on a child’s drawing; that would be a sacrilege.

Word-4: Teetotaller
Meaning: A person who abstains from alcohol might choose tea as his or her alternative beverage.
Synonyms: Abstainer, abstinent, prohibitionist, total abstainer.
Usage Examples:
1. His entertainment featured abundant wine and cigars, though he was a non-smoking teetotaller.
2. He certainly enjoyed perfect health, helped, he claimed, by being a teetotaller and, in later life, a vegetarian.
3. As a teenager, Derek was athletic, a non-smoker and a teetotaller.

Word-5: Proscription
Meaning: The act of not allowing something / the act of saying officially that something is banned.
Synonyms: Ban, bar, constraint, embargo, exclusion, inhibition, injunction, interdict, interdiction, negation, obstruction, prevention, prohibition, refusal, repudiation, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. There is no proscription in Chinese laws and regulations concerning the legal status of condominium associations.
2. Such considerations motivated the SETI group at the International Academy of Astronautics to reject a proscription of transmissions to the sky.
3. Many police departments attempt to impose ethical standards and effective policing through policy, proscription, and punishment.

Word-6: Ubiquitous
Meaning: Existing or being everywhere at the same time: constantly encountered: widespread.
Synonyms: Everywhere, omnipresent, pervasive, universal, all over, ubiquitary, wall-to-wall.
Usage Examples:
1. Plastic containers are ubiquitous nowadays.
2. Ubiquitous skylarks sang madly in the blue above.
3. A ubiquitous feature of post-colonialism is the state’s dominance in capital accumulation.

Word-7: Reparation
Meaning: Payment for harm or damage/something done or paid in expiation of a wrong.
Synonyms: Apology, atonement, indemnity, payment, redress, remuneration, renewal, repayment, restitution, adjustment, damages, dues, emolument, expiation, indemnification, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. What should be the reparation for a mother whose child was murdered?
2. What should be the reparation for a five-year-old child unfairly deprived of a father for 18 years?
3. Anaximander could have used the reparation of injustice model to explain many phenomena.

Word-8: Embolden
Meaning: To make someone brave or willing to take more risks.
Synonyms: Buoy, energize, inspire, invigorate, reassure, spur, sway, boost, cheer, exhilarate, goad, inspirit, push, rally, refresh, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. The adolescent is emboldened with a narcissistic belief in the omnipotence of logical thought.
2, this latest phase has also emboldened Bush to press forward with his agenda in strong, conservative strokes.
3. Their highly publicized forays energized and emboldened the Catholic Right.

Word-9: Legalese
Meaning: Language used by lawyers and in legal documents that is difficult for ordinary people to understand.
Usage Examples:
1. He would bring legal stuff to me and say, ‘You’re better at legalese than me.’
2. To the ordinary person, who hasn’t spent three years grinding through law school, legalese gets its point across as clearly and effortlessly as a dose of ancient Greek.
3. There is never a shortage of entrants sent in by people baffled by bureaucratic language and befuddled legalese.

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