Important Vocabulary Notes for Competitive Examinations (Set-174)
1. Exhort [ig-zawrt]
Example : Record low retail inflation poses a monetary policy dilemma for the RBI.
2. Dilemma [dih-lem-uh]
Example : Stellar run-getter.
3. Stellar [stel-er]
Example : Ever since her international debut as a 16-year-old in a game against Ireland in 1999, she steadily grew in stature, batting with aplomb, scoring critical runs and shepherding her team.
4. Debut [dey-byoo, di-, dey-byoo, deb-yoo]
5. Stature [stach-er]
6. Aplomb [uh-plom, uh-pluhm]
7. Shepherd [shep-erd]
Example : Today she is a colossus, and it is not surprising.
8. Colossus [kuh-los-uh s]
Example : Consistency has been her second skin and confidence a steady ally.
9. To fit like a second skin
10. Ally [verb uh-lahy; noun al-ahy, uh-lahy]