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Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Carte Blanche

Carte Blanche
- Unconditional authority; full discretionary power:

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Usage:
- The Supreme Court gave the high courts carte blanche to decide the location of the district courts where the experiment should be held and any other issues concerning the subject.
- The government appears to have given the military carte blanche in Afghanistan.

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Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Linchpin

Linchpin
- A person or thing regarded as an essential or coordinating element.

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Usage:
- He's the linchpin of our team and crucial to my long-term plans.
- This witness is the linchpin of the defense's case.

196 #WordOfTheDay

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

Morbid

Morbid
- Too interested in unpleasant subjects, especially death.
- Relating to or characterized by disease

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Usage:
- A lot of us feel that talking about “Making a Will” is pretty morbid.
- I hop on planes without morbid thoughts.

195 #WordOfTheDay

Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Resuscitate

Resuscitate
- Revive someone from unconsciousness or apparent death.
- Make something active or vigorous again.

Coast Guard saves 2-year-old child who fell from vessel in Chicago
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Usage:
- Paramedics resuscitate man who crashed car.
- Can we resuscitate our struggling share-market?

194 #WordOfTheDay