Vocabulary from Economic Times: 24 July 2017

1. Unfettered: मुक्त

Not confined or restricted; free, liberated, released, set free, immune
Example: This writing essentially injected the idea of privacy rights into public discourse, pioneering a debate that continues unfettered today.


2. Paradigm: मिसाल

A typical example or pattern of something; example, pattern, paragon, sample, exemplification
Example: Although conceptions of privacy have since radically transformed with paradigm shifts in technology, the essence of Warren’s and Brandel’s argument remains steadfast: privacy must be a fundamental right.

3. Steadfast: अचल

Resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering; immovable, invariable, irreplaceable, unshakable, still
Example: Although conceptions of privacy have since radically transformed with paradigm shifts in technology, the essence of Warren’s and Brandel’s argument remains steadfast: privacy must be a fundamental right.

4. Inundate: प्लावित करना 

Deluge, submerge, submerse, waterlog, suffuse
Example: These paradigm shifts, and a world inundated with digital technology, legitimises —indeed, demands — a reconceptualization of what constitutes a ‘right’.

5. Breakneck: ख़तरनाक 

Dangerously or extremely fast; dangerous, weighty, endangering, parlous
Example: The breakneck pace of evolution in the digital ecosystem has compelled me to restructure my opinion on this issue in order to assimilate those changes.

6. Assimilate: आत्मसात्‌ करना 

Take in and understand fully (information or ideas)
Example: The breakneck pace of evolution in the digital ecosystem has compelled me to restructure my opinion on this issue in order to assimilate those changes.

7. Ensconce: विराजमान 

Establish or settle (someone) in a comfortable, safe place; install, establish, park, shut, plant
Example: The debate on privacy extends far beyond the Aadhaar-fuelled rhetoric within which it is currently ensconced in the country, and the images of man ‘Orwellian State’ that it conjures.

8. Conjure: जादू करना 

Make (something) appear unexpectedly or seemingly from nowhere; enchant, glamor, fascinate, charm, spellbind
Example: He conjured another cigarette out of the air.

9. Intrusion: घुसपैठ 

Infiltrate, Intrusion, infiltration, obtrusion
Example: Aadhaar is a minor part of digital intrusions into privacy.

10. Loom: पास ही मंडराना / धुंधला दिखाई देना 

Appear as a vague form, especially one that is large or threatening; emerge, appear
Example: A larger, more dangerous threat looms in potential attacks on sovereign data, the consequences of which could range from economic loss to a paralysis of essential government services such as electricity and transportation.

11. Lacuna: अभाव 

An unfilled space; a gap, lack, want, scarcity, shortage, deficit
Example: This lacuna is analogous to leaving our national borders unmanned.

12. Imperil: खतरे में डालना 

Put at risk of being harmed, injured, or destroyed; endanger, jeopardize, risk
Example: We must strike the delicate balance between safeguarding national security and sovereign interest, and ensuring that individual privacy is not imperilled.

13. Circumvent: नाकाम बनाना 

Find a way around (an obstacle); disconcert, defeat, unhinge
Example: Taking inspiration from the EU, we can circumvent the problem by establishing lawful mechanisms to intercept terrorist threats and prevent criminal activity, rather than subscribing to a blanket surveillance policy.

14. Ambit: सीमा 

Limit, range, border, boundary, limitation, extent
Example: A full discussion of this complex issue was beyond the ambit of one book.

15. Tote: ढोना 

Haul, carry, transport, pass over, put across
Example: After all, we smartphone-toting Indians are smart, but transportation often lets us down when it comes to the last mile connectivity, which means adding at least 2,000 steps to our daily average.

16. Skit: प्रहसन 

Farce, comedy, satire, act
Example: An interview with Meena and a comedy 'skit' will also be telecast..

17. Rekindle: फिर से जलाना 

Relight (a fire)
Example: ‘Nepotism Rocks’ even as a joke rekindled a belief in me that it had been cruelly snuffed out ever since Lutyens’ Delhi’s children were told to take a hike and stop moving and shaking.

18. Squally: तूफानी 

Stormy, windy, surly
Example: The wind was followed by a squally shower.

19. Elusive: मायावी 

Deceptive, difficult to find, catch or achieve
Example:  Some things are still elusive.

20. Innuendo: व्यंग्य 

Satire, blandness, taunt, slur
Example: The power of social media extends to politics, where individuals and organisations use rumour, innuendo and abuse to malign rivals.

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