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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: Jurisprudence
Meaning: The study of law and the principles on which law is based.
Synonyms: Jurisprudent, correspondence.
Usage Examples:
1. “The Strasbourg jurisprudence is clear and consistent.”
2. “We turn to consider the Strasbourg jurisprudence.”
3. “Born in Lisbon, he studied history, philosophy, and jurisprudence at the University of Lisbon.”

Word-2: Embody
Meaning: To have and show particular qualities or ideas; represent.
Synonyms: Demonstrate, epitomize, exemplify, exhibit, express, illustrate, incorporate, manifest, mirror, personify, realize, stand for, symbolize, typify, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. Olive trees especially may embody the Goddess, for they live long.
2. they embody the spirit of adventure, that sense of infinite newness.
3. Or it may be that these animals somehow embody that peculiar quality of untamed wildness that readers admire and appreciate.

Word-3: Haunting
Meaning: Beautiful, but in a sad way and often in a way that cannot be forgotten.
Synonyms: Eerie, memorable, nostalgic, spooky, nagging, repeated, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. His music is a haunting mix of guitar, synthesizer, oriental gongs and bells.
2. The woodwind was particularly haunting during the slow second movement.
3. A haunting oboe solo introduces the third movement of the concerto.

Word-4: Counter-ballast
Meaning: A mild candy counter clerk who earns extra money by tutoring London and babysitting the twins.
Usage Examples:
1. He has got no ballast, whatever.
2. I bought nine fluorescent light fixtures-bulbs, ballast, and wire.
3. Should a diver need help beyond the reach of safety divers, a counter ballast system is activated, bringing the plate and diver to the surface.

Word-5: Ultra-nationalism
Meaning: “Extreme nationalism that promotes the interest of one state or people above all others.”
Synonyms: Chauvinism, jingoism, extreme patriotism, xenophobia, superpatriotism, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. Minister Weerawansa leads the ultranationalist National Freedom Front, an ally of President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government.
2. The attack follows the murder of Armenian-Turkish editor Hrant Dink earlier this year by an ultranationalist, which prompted extra security measures for writers and journalists.
3. Returning to power ten years after being voted out as prime minister, Netanyahu selected ultranationalist Avigdor Lieberman as foreign minister, which sparked international concern.

Word-6: Fanaticism
Meaning: Extreme beliefs that may lead to unreasonable or violent behaviour.
Synonyms: Bigotry, extremism, hatred, intolerance, zealotry, abandonment, devotion, dogma, enthusiasm, faction, frenzy, immoderation, infatuation, injustice, madness, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. Religious fanaticism, like any totalitarian system, has its violent side.
2. Deep anxiety may cause obsessive behaviour, fanaticism or strict adherence to religion for the wrong reasons.
3. Petty-bourgeois fanaticism can be good for you.

Word-7: Resurgence
Meaning: A new increase of activity or interest in a particular subject or idea that had been forgotten for some time.
Synonyms: Comeback, rebirth, rebound, recovery, rejuvenation, renaissance, renewal, restoration, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. recent years have seen a resurgence, and the spotlight is again on vaccination.
2. And, indeed, they helped to establish a new resurgence of interest in the sociology of law.
3. Despite its resurgence in 1994, the future of the Green Party at the national level remains uncertain.

Word-8: Reiterate
Meaning: To say or do something for a second time, such as for emphasis.
Synonyms: Echo, renew, repeat, restate, ditto, double-check, ingeminate, iterate, recap, recapitulate, rehash, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. At heart, all these stories reiterate the rescue of the unloved son.
2. To reiterate: every language has its own devices for establishing cohesive links.
3. He had done little except reiterate his protests against Philip’s invasion of his dominions.

Word-9: Whataboutery
Meaning: The practice of repeatedly blaming the other side and referring to events from the past.
Synonyms: Ball-shaped, circular, globular, orbicular, rounded, spheroidal, etc.
Usage Examples:
1. It is whataboutery on turbocharge and is pitiful to behold.
2. The programme also witnessed a glorious moment of whataboutery.
3. The default move in her situation is deflecting blame with ‘whataboutery’.

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