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  • 1. Vocabulary
  • 2. Words… • Oppressed or treated badly by people in power – Brittle – Damsel – Downtrodden – Thousands of downtroden Hindu families from Pakistan are arriving in India • Mechanical or habitual repetition – Phonetic – Rote – Rotund – Some kids learn grammaer rules by rote • Bitterly regret a past event and wish it undone – Rue – Nuance – Iconic – Suresh will always rue the day he turned down the offer
  • 3. Words… • A storehouse for threshed grain – Chum – Granary – Barrow – In ancient times, people built huge granaries • Make excuses for – Gloze – Gloss – Chagrin – Ram’s behaviour was rather glozed • Compel compliance with – Obscure – Enforce – Resent – The police could not enforce the ban
  • 4. Words… • Think out or plan beforehand – Miser – Premeditate – Foolhardy – Shyam was charged with premeditated murder • A person who is present at an event but is not participating in it – Bystander – Arcane – Chipmunk – In India bystanders donot act to prevent any accident • Carried by the thing specified – Borne – Ornate – Flashy – Common cold is an air borne disease
  • 5. Words… • Divide into two parts – Camaraderie – Bisect – Belly – In a medical course students are taught how to bisect animals • The right of self government – Animate – Autonomy – Byte – Many hill tribes are fighting for their autonomy • Exaggerate the importance or seriousness of – Doze – Dramatize – Concur – Reema always dramatized even the smallest of the events
  • 6. Words… • To play with typically in a nervous way – Twiddle – Twaddle – Pavlova – Just before the interview he began twiddling with his tie • Dignified, imposing or grand – Menace – Stately – Tailcoat – Shuchi built a stately mansion in Dehradun • A person who shows people their seat in a cinema – Usher – Urchin – Damsel – The usher helped us find our seat in the dark
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