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Friday, 24 October 2014

Lessors

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Lessors
- A person who leases or lets a property to another.
- One that conveys property by lease

Image Credits : Tim Green

Usage :
- To keep the average fleet age low, IndiGo usually phases out aircraft older than 6 years. Of the 100 aircraft IndiGo has received , 16 have already been returned to their lessors.

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Psephology

Psephology
- The statistical study of elections and trends in voting.

Voters waiting for their turn to cast vote in India State.
Image Credits :  Al Jazeera English
Usage:
- Psephology is second cousin to astrology and every man is his own opinion poller and pundit.
- Psephology is hardly an exact science but it does provide a road map in uncertain political waters,



Monday, 22 September 2014

Kaput

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Kaput
- Broken and useless.
- No longer working or effective.

Image Credits : Dyniss Rainer 
Usage:
- I hope it does not go kaput, i will not be able to replace it.
- Ferry with 500 passengers goes kaput in river Meghna.

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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Cloak and Dagger

Cloak and Dagger
- Is a term sometimes used to refer to situations involving intrigue, secrecy, espionage, or mystery.
- Pertaining to, characteristic of, or dealing in espionage or intrigue, esp. of a romantic or dramatic kind.




Usage:
- He said lack of transparency and the cloak and dagger mode of drafting the bill, the insane pace with which it was pushed through the state legislature and parliament compounded problems.
- This is a cloak and dagger operation. If I told you about it, I am obliged to kill you, and make it look like suicide.


Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Skirmish

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Skirmish
- A minor battle in war, as one between small forces or between large forces avoiding direct conflict.
- Any brisk conflict or encounter.

Image Credits : HystericalMark

Usage:
- A skirmish over the rules before the debate began.
- From that time forward there had been a skirmish almost every day.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Aficionado

Aficionado
- A person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about an activity or subject.
- An enthusiastic admirer or follower; a fan.

Image Credits : Manuel M. V


Usage :
- He's a sudoku aficionado.
- Aficionados of the bullfight
- Movie aficionados.

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

AU REVOIR

AU REVOIR
- Good-bye until we meet again.
- Used to express farewell.

Image Credits : BK

Usage:
- She ended it with: "Good bye is an unhappy word. I prefer au revoir."