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Words Of the Day, 14-07-2020, T.H. Newspaper

Amid

Surrounded by; in the middle of

Overture

An orchestral piece at the beginning of an opera, play, etc

Emissary

A person sent as a diplomatic representative on a special mission.

Shebait

A Shebait is any person who serves and supports the deity and works as a manager of the debuttar property. The properties like the temple or any other land or property which is vested with the deity are managed by the Shebait

Escheat

The reversion of property to the state, or (in feudal law) to a lord, on the owner's dying without legal heirs.

Precarious

Not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse.

Largesse

Generosity in bestowing money or gifts upon others


Sycophancy

Obsequious behaviour towards someone important in order to gain advantage


Retribution


Punishment inflicted on someone as vengeance for a wrong or criminal act.


Festering

Becoming worse or more intense, especially through long-term neglect or indifference.


Resentment


Bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly.

Despondency


Low spirits from loss of hope or courage; dejection.


Emblematic

Serving as a symbol of a particular quality or concept; symbolic.


Callous


Showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others


Advent

The arrival of a notable person or thing

Obscure

Not discovered or known about; uncertain.


Conspicuous

Attracting notice or attention


Recalcitrant


Having an obstinately uncooperative attitude towards authority or discipline


Assertive

Having or showing a confident and forceful personality.


Paradigm


A typical example or pattern of something; a pattern or model.


Dichotomy


A division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different


Whammy


An event with a powerful and unpleasant effect; a blow


Obstinate


Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion or chosen course of action, despite attempts to persuade one to do so.


Embargo

An official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a particular country.

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