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Today’s article title is: For big tech, all roads to India’s digital space seem to go through Ambani

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TYCOON

Noun

Pronunciation: tahy-koon

Meaning: a person of rank, power, or influence in a particular field

Synonyms: lord, magnate, mogul, monarch

Usage: He is a business tycoon  


CLAMOR

Noun

Pronunciation: klam-er

Meaning: loud, confused, and usually inharmonious sound

Synonyms:  cacophony, chatter, racket

Antonyms: quiet, silence, stillness

Usage: I can’t bear the clamor downstairs

Forms: Clamor (verb) 


MARQUEE

Noun

Pronunciation: mahr-kee

Meaning: a rooflike shelter, projecting above and over a structure

Synonyms: dome, awning, canopy

Usage:  The old theater in town had a marquee sign

RHETORIC

Noun

Pronunciation: ret-er-ik 

Meaning: language that is impressive-sounding but not meaningful or sincere

Synonyms: bombast, fustian, gas, grandiloquence, hot air, oratory, verbiage, wind

Usage: That politician specialises in rhetoric 

Forms: Rhetorical (adjective)


FRONTIER

Adjective

Pronunciation: fruhn-teer 

Meaning: located at or near a border

Synonyms: borderline, marginal

Antonyms: interior

Usage: That is a frontier town
Forms: Frontier (noun)