The Hindu Editorial Vocabulary- Senseless Deaths | 26 June 2020

The Hindu Editorial Article of 20 June 2020- Senseless Deaths.

Words Meaning
Custodial (adjective) Relating to or requiring imprisonment.
Country (noun)
A nation with its own government, occupying a particular territory.
Inure (verb)
Accustom (someone) to something, especially something unpleasant.
Distress (noun) Great pain, anxiety, or sorrow; acute physical or mental suffering; affliction; trouble.
Lodge (verb) Present (a complaint, appeal, claim, etc.) formally to the proper authorities.
Suo Motu (adjective) Relating to an action taken by a court of its own accord, without any request by the parties involved.
Cognizance (noun)
Knowledge or awareness.
Statutory (adjective)
Required, permitted, or enacted by statute.
Probe (noun) A thorough investigation into a crime or other matter.
Autopsy (noun)
A post-mortem examination to discover the cause of death or the extent of disease.
Enforcement (noun)
The act of compelling observance of or compliance with a law, rule, or obligation.
Pervasive (adjective)
(Especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) Spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people.
Atrocity (noun)
An extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.

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Pathology (noun) The science of the causes and effects of diseases, especially the branch of medicine that deals with the laboratory examination of samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes.
Inflict (verb)
Cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something.
Thrash (verb)
Beat (a person or animal) repeatedly and violently with a stick or whip.
Offence (noun)
A breach of a law or rule; an illegal act.
Extortion (noun)
The practice of obtaining something, especially money, through force or threats.
Intimidation (noun)
The action of intimidating someone, or the state of being intimidated.
Bent (adjective)
Dishonest; corrupt.
Inclusion (noun)
The action or state of including or of being included within a group or structure.
Perverse (adjective)
Showing a deliberate and obstinate desire to behave in a way that is unreasonable or unacceptable.
Brass (noun) People in authority or of high military rank.

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