1. In situ
• In the original place.
Usage: Frescoes have been left in situ.
• In the appropriate position.
Usage: Her guests were all in situ.
• Wound or injure a person or animal so that part of the body is permanently damaged.
Usage: 100,000 soldiers were killed or maimed.
• The outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.
Usage: She tried to force her thoughts back into some semblance of order.
• Resemblance or similarity.
Usage: It bears some semblance to the thing I have in mind.
• Incels, a portmanteau of “involuntary celibates”, are members of an online subculture who define themselves as unable to find a romantic or sexual partner despite desiring one, a state they describe as inceldom.
• Incel are often characterized by resentment, misogyny, misanthropy, self-pity, self-loathing, racism, a sense of entitlement to sex, and the endorsement of violence against sexually active people.
• Zakat is an Islamic finance term referring to the obligation that an individual has to donate a certain proportion of wealth each year to charitable causes.
Usage: Hafiz urged his children to send money home to relatives or to the needy, in the Muslim tradition of charity known as zakat.
• Not likely to cause offence or disagreement and somewhat dull.
Usage: That seemingly anodyne effort quickly ran into a little trouble.
• A subtle or subsidiary quality, implication, or connotation.
Usage: The decision may have political overtones.
• A firm warning or reprimand.
Usage: He received numerous admonitions for his behaviour.
9. Swear off
• To promise, pledge, or be determined not to do, use, eat, or imbibe something anymore.
Usage: Thank you, but I don’t drink. I swore off alcohol when my father was killed by a drunk driver.
• Make something bad or unsatisfactory better.
Usage: The reform did much to ameliorate living standards.
11. Gross value added
• In economics, gross value added is the measure of the value of goods and services produced in an area, industry or sector of an economy.
• In national accounts GVA is output minus intermediate consumption; it is a balancing item of the national accounts’ production account