Important Vocabulary Notes for Competitive Examinations (Set-173)
1. Sans [sanz; French sahn]
Example : The encasing ends a four-year struggle to save one of six mummies in the country.
2. Encase [en-keys]
Example : There will be no flexing of muscles; a solution will be reached through dialogue, says govt.
3. Flex [fleks]
Example : These issues arise at a time when economic conditions have toughened, factors Brexiteers say are unrelated to the exiting process, but which critics say were just some of the repercussions they had warned about all along.
4. Repercussion [ree-per-kuhsh-uh n, rep-er-]
Example : The meeting came days after Congress vice-president, who met with the Chinese and Bhutanese envoys in Delhi had questioned PM Narendra Modi’s “silence” on the issue.
5. Envoy [en-voi, ahn-]
Example : RJD sources told The Hindu: “Laluji has nurtured this alliance; he had even campaigned strenuously for JD(U) candidates in 2015.”
6. Alliance [uh-lahy-uh ns]
7. Strenuous [stren-yoo-uh s]
Example : Ms. May had pegged the election around public support for her version of Brexit, which involved leaving the single market in order to satisfy public demand for border controls, as well as exiting the customs union in order for Britain to be able to negotiate tariff-free deals unrestrictedly with the rest of the world.
8. Peg [peg]
Example : Firstly, the practical issues around Brexit — and the interpretation of the “will of the people” vis-à-vis the referendum — seem to be burgeoning rapidly, highlighted by an ongoing controversy over Britain’s membership of the European nuclear industry regulator, Euratom.
9. Referendum [ref-uh-ren-duh m]
10. Burgeon [bur-juh n]