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Today’s article title is: National Education Policy 2020: All You Need to Know
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: redesign, revamping/ to move fast enough to get even with
Synonyms: reconstruction, reconversion, redesign, redo/ catch, catch up (with), overtake
Antonyms: fixation, stabilization/ Fall short
Usage: The overhaul of the room took years/ The horses overhauled the rabbits in the race
Meaning: operating or standing on its own
Synonyms: independent, self-contained, discrete
Antonyms: attached, connected, joined, linked
Usage: The WX-567 is a standalone device and your one-stop guide for getting your queries answered
Meaning: typical/what is expected of a group, class, or series
Synonyms: average, normal, par, standard
Antonyms: abnormality, anomaly, deviation, exception, rarity
Usage: Getting up early is the norm at camp
Meaning: to bring to or be in a state of agreement/to set in order
Synonyms: sort, line up, arrange, array, balance, classify, codify
Antonyms: derange, disarrange, disarray, disorder, rumple, upset, misalign
Usage: The people standing to the right have to align with those standing to their left.
Forms: Alignment (noun)
Meaning: having or showing exceptional knowledge, experience, or skill in a field
Synonyms: accomplished, ace, skilled, competent, proficient
Antonyms: amateur, inexperienced, inexpert, unprofessional, unseasoned, unskilled
Usage: After years of practice, she has become adept at the sport
Q1) If the words ‘Adept’ and ‘inexpert’ 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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