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Thursday, 28 February 2013

Charlatan


#074
Charlatan
- A person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill; a fraud.
- A person who pretends or claims to have more knowledge or skill than he or she possesses.

Usage
- Ankit Fadia is like many charlatans who gets published in one article and rides the wave of not only poor journalism but also his own hype. [From : Forbes India]
- Let's get these charlatans for what they deserve!
- The magician was so bad, everyone knew he was a charlatan.

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Somersault


#073
SOMERSAULT
- An acrobatic movement in which a person turns head over heels in the air or on the ground and lands or finishes on their feet.
- A complete overturn or reversal, as of opinion.



Example
- His car somersaulted into a ditch.
- Gujarat is a saffron state and the BJP's somersault from Hindu protection to Muslim appeasement is bound to tell on it.

Monday, 18 February 2013

Pasture

#072
PASTURE
- Land covered with grass and other low plants suitable for grazing animals, esp. cattle or sheep.
- Land or a plot of land used for grazing.

Pasture Land

Example :
- There are insurance programs which ensure farmers get a fair yield for their PASTURE land.
A nice Quote :
You often say, "I would give, but only to the deserving." 
The trees in your orchard say not so, nor the flocks in your PASTURE. 
They give that they may live, for to withhold is to perish.


Thursday, 14 February 2013

Hacienda

#071
HACIENDA

- A large estate or plantation especially in Spanish-speaking country.
- The main house on such an estate.


Wednesday, 13 February 2013