Words from today’s Times of India newspaper you must know. Words like “Reconnaissance” and “Morgue” shall make your visiting this page worth your time. Learn what they mean from today’s newspaper.
|Alleged||report or maintain|
|Botched||of an embarrassing mistake|
|Demonic||Of or pertaining to a demon or to demons; demoniac.|
|Dilapidated||Decayed; fallen into partial ruin; injured by bad
usage or neglect.
|Embattled||Having indentations like a battlement.|
|Embattled||Having the edge broken like battlements; — said of a
bearing such as a fess, bend, or the like.
|Embattled||Having been the place of battle; as, an embattled plain
|Entail||That which is entailed.|
|Entail||An estate in fee entailed, or limited in descent to a
particular class of issue.
|Entail||The rule by which the descent is fixed.|
|Entail||Delicately carved ornamental work; intaglio.|
|Entail||To settle or fix inalienably on a person or thing, or on a
person and his descendants or a certain line of descendants; — said
especially of an estate; to bestow as an heritage.
|Entail||To appoint hereditary possessor.|
|Entail||To cut or carve in a ornamental way.|
|Enumerate||To count; to tell by numbers; to count over, or tell
off one after another; to number; to reckon up; to mention one by one;
to name over; to make a special and separate account of; to recount;
as, to enumerate the stars in a constellation.
|Eschew||To shun; to avoid, as something wrong, or from a feeling of
distaste; to keep one’s self clear of.
|Eschew||To escape from; to avoid.|
|Exorbitantly||In an exorbitant, excessive, or irregular manner;
|Fulcrum||A prop or support.|
|Fulcrum||That by which a lever is sustained, or about which it
turns in lifting or moving a body.
|Fulcrum||An accessory organ such as a tendril, stipule, spine, and
|Fulcrum||The horny inferior surface of the lingua of certain
|Fulcrum||One of the small, spiniform scales found on the front edge
of the dorsal and caudal fins of many ganoid fishes.
|Fulcrum||The connective tissue supporting the framework of the
retina of the eye.
|Leverage||The action of a lever; mechanical advantage gained by the
|Liability||The state of being liable; as, the liability of an
insurer; liability to accidents; liability to the law.
|Liability||That which one is under obligation to pay, or for which
one is liable.
|Liability||the sum of one’s pecuniary obligations; — opposed to
|Morgue||A place where the bodies of persons found dead are exposed,
that they may be identified, or claimed by their friends; a deadhouse.
|Ostensibly||In an ostensible manner; avowedly; professedly;
|Pleasantry||That which denotes or promotes pleasure or good humor;
cheerfulness; gayety; merriment; especially, an agreeable playfulness
in conversation; a jocose or humorous remark; badinage.
|Reconnaissance||The act of reconnoitering; preliminary examination
|Reconnaissance||An examination or survey of a region in reference
to its general geological character.
|Reconnaissance||An examination of a region as to its general
natural features, preparatory to a more particular survey for the
purposes of triangulation, or of determining the location of a public
|Reconnaissance||An examination of a territory, or of an enemy’s
position, for the purpose of obtaining information necessary for
directing military operations; a preparatory expedition.
|Slaughter||The act of killing.|
|Slaughter||The extensive, violent, bloody, or wanton destruction
of life; carnage.
|Slaughter||The act of killing cattle or other beasts for market.|
|Slaughter||To visit with great destruction of life; to kill; to
slay in battle.
|Slaughter||To butcher; to kill for the market, as beasts.|
|Stealth||The act of stealing; theft.|
|Stealth||The thing stolen; stolen property.|
|Stealth||The bringing to pass anything in a secret or concealed
manner; a secret procedure; a clandestine practice or action; — in
either a good or a bad sense.
|Swivel||A piece, as a ring or hook, attached to another piece by a
pin, in such a manner as to permit rotation about the pin as an axis.
|Swivel||A small piece of ordnance, turning on a point or swivel; —
called also swivel gun.
|Swivel||To swing or turn, as on a pin or pivot.|
|Trammelled||catch in or as if in a trap|
|Vicious||Characterized by vice or defects; defective; faulty;
|Vicious||Addicted to vice; corrupt in principles or conduct;
depraved; wicked; as, vicious children; vicious examples; vicious
|Vicious||Wanting purity; foul; bad; noxious; as, vicious air,
|Vicious||Not correct or pure; corrupt; as, vicious language;
|Vicious||Not well tamed or broken; given to bad tricks; unruly;
refractory; as, a vicious horse.
|Vicious||Bitter; spiteful; malignant.|
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