English Skill Building – 12
Vocabulary – 12
Learn six new words and phrases with practical examples
As soon as the session started, the opposition leader launched a broadside on the government for its failure to protect the minorities.
In the election meeting a follower of the prime minister sang a paean in his praise that embarrassed both the leader and many in the audience.
The Pakistanis get justifiably angry when Indian leaders talk to them in a condescending manner. They feel it to be an affront to their pride.
The contrast between Aurangzeb and Akbar is stark. While the former was a bigot, the latter was a liberal in his attitude towards religion.
No doubt, despite so many flaws, President Trump manages to galvanize his core supporters each time he is faulted by his critics.
Meaning 1 – The maid was rescued from her 15-day confinement by the police. She was found to be moribund and dehydrated at the hospital.
Meaning 2 – The credit for breathing some life into the moribund Congress Party goes to Rahul Gandhi, but his critics in his own party don’t subscribe to this view.
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