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The article title is: ‘UNICEF India Partners with FICCI for #Reimagine Campaign’.
Did you find words that were absolutely new? Great! Below are the explanations given for some of those difficult words you found. Go through them slowly and don’t forget to do the exercises at the end.
Important words and idioms from the article
Meaning: exposed to the possibility of being harmed physically or emotionally
Synonyms: in danger, in peril, in jeopardy, at risk, endangered, unsafe
Antonyms: well protected, invulnerable, resilient, immune to, above
Usage: I feel very vulnerable after sharing my feelings
Forms: Vulberability (noun)
Meaning: consequences or after-effects of a significant unpleasant event
Synonyms: repercussions, after-effects, by-product, fallout, corollary, consequences
Antonyms: antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason
Usage: The aftermath of war is never pleasant
Meaning: (a) make movable or capable of movement
(b) prepare and organize (troops) for active service
Synonyms: marshal, muster, rally
Usage: They will mobilize an army of doctors to fight coronavirus
Forms: Mobilization (noun)
Meaning: causing or tending to cause destruction
Synonyms: annihilatory, calamitous, cataclysmal, destructive, devastative, disastrous, ruinous
Antonyms: nondestructive, preservative
Usage: War will have a devastating effect on our economy
Forms: Devastation (noun), devastating (verb)
Meaning: relating to, or involving conscious mental activities/concerned with act of knowing
Synonyms: analytic, coherent, consequent, rational, reasonable
Antonyms: casuistic, eristic , fallacious, misleading, sophistic, specious
Usage: This involves a lot of cognitive input
Forms: Cognition (noun)
Q1) If the words ‘aftermath’ and ‘causation’ make a perfect pair, select the correct pair from the following set of words following the same logic:
Q2) Create sentences of your own with the following words:
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