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The Hindu – Daily Vocabulary Words 27 January 2020
|Meanings & Synonyms||Antonyms||
|Commemorate||Recall and show respect for someone or something.
Mark or celebrate an event or person) by doing or producing something.
Celebrate, pay tribute to, Pay homage to, Honour, Salute
|Forget, Disregard, Contemn, Despise, Profane, Neglect, Dishonour, Ignore, Overlook.||A statue has been built to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the poet’s birthday|
|Deliberation||Long and careful consideration or discussion.
Thought, Thinking, Consideration, Reflection, Contemplation
|After hours of deliberation, the council came to a decision.|
|Dubious||Hesitating or doubting.
Doubtful, Uncertain, Unsure, In doubt, Hesitant, Undecided
|I was rather dubious about the whole idea.|
|Money laundering||The concealment of the origins of illegally obtained money, typically by means of transfers involving foreign banks or legitimate businesses.||He was convicted of money laundering and tax evasion.|
|Outlandish||Looking or sounding bizarre or unfamiliar.
Aberrant, Abnormal, Bizarre
|Ordinary, Commonplace, Conventional
|She liked to dress in outlandish clothes.|
|Plenary||Unqualified, Absolute, Unconditional, Unlimited, Unrestricted, Unqualified, Absolute.
A plenary meeting is one at which all the members of a group or organization are present, especially at a conference
|They will reconvene in early March to continue deliberations, before bringing the rules to a full plenary of members for a vote.|
|Purported||Appearing or stated to be true, though not necessarily so; Alleged.||Conceal, Deny, Disclaim, Hide||Thus, the theory both predicts and purports to explain an association between these two variables.|
|Scrutiny||Critical observation or examination.
Inspection, Survey, Scan, Study, Perusal
|Glance, Cursory look
|I’d never faced that kind of scrutiny before.|
|Watchdog||An individual or group that monitors the activities of another entity (such as an individual, corporation, non-profit group, or governmental organization) on behalf of the public to ensure that entity does not behave illegally or unethically.||Now the officer has been disciplined after a police watchdog group found that his lie at least partly caused the suspect’s suicide.|
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