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Words of the day (THE HINDU) 30 June 2020

30/06/2020: Tuesday

Repatriate

send (someone) back to their own country.

Conglomerate

a thing consisting of a number of different and distinct parts or items that are grouped together.

Feud

a prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute.

Impugn

dispute the truth, validity, or honesty of (a statement or motive); call into question.

manoeuvre

a movement or series of moves requiring skill and care

discretion

the quality of behaving or speaking in such a way as to avoid causing offence or revealing confidential information

panacea

a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.

Exacerbate

make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.

extraneous

irrelevant or unrelated to the subject being dealt with.

Overhaul

take apart (a piece of machinery or equipment) in order to examine it and repair it if necessary

arduous

involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.

Plight

a dangerous, difficult, or otherwise unfortunate situation

unprecedented

never done or known before

fissure

a long, narrow opening or line of breakage made by cracking or splitting, especially in rock or earth

hamper

hinder or impede the movement or progress of.

Disseminate

spread (something, especially information) widely.

Empirical

based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic

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