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Today’s article title is: Trio of women lawyers push for change in India’s creaking legal corridors
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Important words and idioms from the article
Meaning: excuse oneself from a case because of a potential conflict of interest or lack of impartiality.
Usage: The judge will recuse himself on grounds of personal knowledge of the case
Forms: Recusal (noun)
Meaning: relating to a patriarch/relating to or denoting a system of society or government controlled by men
Usage: The societal constructs today are mostly patriarchal
Forms: Patriarchy (noun)
Meaning: less plentiful than what is normal, necessary, or desirable
Synonyms: exiguous, hand-to-mouth, light, niggardly, poor, scant, scanty, scarce, skimp, skimpy, slender, slim, spare, sparing, sparse, stingy
Antonyms: abundant, ample, bountiful, copious, generous, liberal, plenteous, plentiful
Usage: And then he gave me a meager amount of food
Meaning: the state or fact of being exactly the same in number, amount, status, or quality
Synonyms: coequality, equality, equivalence, equivalency, par, sameness
Antonyms: imparity, inequality, nonequivalence
Usage: There needs to be parity in what schools spend on girls’ and boys’ sports
Meaning: a mild or pleasant word group of words that is used instead of one that is unpleasant or offensive
Synonyms: expression, idiom, phrase
Usage: Please excuse me if my euphemism is difficult to understand