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Today’s article title is: Why vocal for local won’t bother Google
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Important words and idioms from the article
Meaning: standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement
Synonyms: celebrated, exalted, famed, famous, glorious, honored, renowned, reputable
Antonyms: obscure, uncelebrated, unsung
Usage: The post is a very prestigious one
Forms: Prestige (noun)
Meaning: to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly
Synonyms: award, confer, grant, vest
Antonyms: recant, retract, take back, withdraw
Usage: Women were finally accorded the right to vote in 1920
Meaning: an act of notable skill, strength, or cleverness
Synonyms: accomplishment, achievement, attainment, coup, success, triumph
Usage: Everyone knows about the legendary feat of the Ramatukan tribe.
Meaning: being in an original and unused or unspoiled state
Synonyms: brand-new, fresh, mint
Usage: The forest is beautiful and pristine
Forms: Pristinely (adverb)
Meaning: to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem/ to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly
Synonyms: advise, confab, confabulate, consult, counsel, parley, treat/accord, award, grant, vest
Usage: Let me confer with my partner first/ The monarch continue to confer knighthood on those who practice excellence
Forms: Conference (noun)