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Today’s article title is: Struggling to find work under MGNREGS, Bihar migrants head back to cities
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Important words and idioms from the article
Meaning: to establish or apply as a charge or penalty
Synonyms: assess, charge, exact, fine, lay, levy, put
Usage: We will impose a fine for this act
Forms: Imposition (noun)
Meaning: the most important or influential position in a debate or movement
Usage: In the pandemic, doctors and nurses are on the frontline.
Meaning: to cause to go or be taken from one place to another
Synonyms: consign, pack (off), send, ship, shoot, transfer, transmit, transport
Antonyms: accept, receive
Usage: We can dispatch the parcel today
Forms: Dispatch (noun)
Meaning: to have a relation or connection
Synonyms: appertain, apply, bear, refer, relate
Usage: The message pertains to the conversation we had yesterday
Meaning: to provide evidence or information for
Synonyms: back, bolster, buttress, reinforce (also reenforce), shore (up), substantiate, support
Antonyms: undercut, undermine, weaken
Usage: His personal experience does not corroborate your faith in the essential goodness of people
Forms: Corroboration (noun)