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beget [ bi-GET ]
 transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr. v. ) to procreate, spawn or breed
2. (tr. v.) to cause
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The young couple who survived the accident hoped they could beget children and live a normal family life.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 They hope success will beget success and they will be able to muddle through.
CNN, China: From Tiananmen through today, Jaime FlorCruz, 4 June 2009.
 
nirvana [ nir-VAH-nuh' ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a state characterized by freedom from pain, troubles and worries of the external world
2. salvation through the union of Atman with Brahma
3. an ideal condition of unworldly happiness or heavenly state
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He said that nirvana was unattainable but there were others in his class who believed otherwise.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Those keen to adopt mindfulness training as a mere means to a happier life ignore the fact that the ideas Buddhists have traditionally wanted people to be mindful of are not necessarily comfortable ones, even if they ultimately lead the way to nirvana.
The Telegraph, The miserable results of our quest for happiness, Julian Baggini, 13 January 2010.
 
geniality [ jee-nee-AL-i-tee ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a friendly disposition
2. courteous and pleasant
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He became the most popular student in school because of his geniality.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 His face was rather long and cheerful, he had fine eyes, and in his appearance and manner could express geniality or, when necessary, a serious composure.
The telegraph, Moctezuma: the leader who lost an empire, 21 September 2009.
 
awry [ uh'-RAHY ]
 adjective, adverb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (adv.) in a position that is twisted toward one side
2. (adv.) away from the proper course
3. (adj.) with a sidewards twist or askew
4. (adj.) amiss
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The sudden gust of wind blew the girl's neatly combed hair all awry.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 A play in a prestigious Frankfurt theater went awry when four of Germany's top actors decided to substitute vodka for water.
BBC, Friday's Quote of the Day, 29 January 2010.
 
fallow [ FAL-oh ]
 noun, adjective, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (adj. ) plowed and left uncultivated
2. (adj.) inactive or not in use
3. (adj.) pale yellow or light brown
4. (n.) the act of plowing land and leaving it unseeded
5. (tr. v.) to plough and leave the land unseeded
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The fallow field was the farmer's way of ensuring that it would become fertile the following season.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 Mohseni, who started the country's top television network, Tolo TV, said he's just trying to revive Afghan culture after the fallow Taliban era when music and television were banned.
CNN, Fight for future of Afghanistan's culture plays out on TV, Andrew Tkach, 6 August 2009.
 
Spelled Pronunciation Key
Stress marks: [ CAPS ] indicates the primary stressed syllable, as in newspaper [NOOZ-pey-per ] and information [ in-fer-MEY-shuh' n ]
CONSONANTS
[b] boy, baby, rob
[d] do, ladder, bed
[f] food, offer, safe
[g] get, bigger, dog
[h] happy, ahead
[j] jump, budget, age
[k] can, speaker, stick
[l] let, follow, still
[m] make, summer, time
[n] no, dinner, thin
[ng] singer, think, long
[p] put, apple, cup
[r] run, marry, far, store
[s] sit, city, passing, face
[sh] she, station, push
[t] top, better, cat
[ch] church, watching, nature, witch
[th] thirsty, nothing, math
[th'] this, mother, breathe
[v] very, seven, love
[w] wear, away
[hw] where, somewhat
[y] yes, onion
[z] zoo, easy, buzz
[zh] measure, television, beige
 
VOWELS
[a] apple, can, hat
[ey] aid, hate, day
[ah] arm, father, aha
[air] air, careful, wear
[aw] all, or, talk, lost, saw
[e] ever, head, get
[ee] eat, see, need
[eer] ear, hero, beer
[er] teacher, afterward, murderer
[i] it, big, finishes
[ahy] I, ice, hide, deny
[o] odd, hot, woffle
[oh] owe, road, below
[oo] ooze, food, soup, sue
[oo'] good, book, put
[oi] oil, choice, toy
[ou] out, loud, how
[uh] up, mother, mud
[uh'] about, animal, problem, circus
[ur] early, bird, stirring
 
FOREIGN SOUNDS
[a*] Fr. ami
[kh*] Scot. loch, Ger. ach or ich
[œ] Fr. feu, Ger. schön
[r*] Fr. au revoir, Yiddish rebbe
[uh*] Fr. oeuvre
[y*] Fr. tu, Ger. über
 
SAMPLE NASALIZED VOWELS
[an*] Fr. bien
[ahn*] Fr. croissant
[awn*] Fr. bon
[œn*] Fr. parfum
[in*] Port. Principe
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CAT Question of the Day
In a trapezium ABCD, AB||CD, AB = 2010 cm, CD = 1000 cm, ∠DAB = 40° and ∠ABC = 50°.

What is the length of the line joining the midpoints of AB and CD?
OPTIONS
 
 1)1000 cm
 2)1010 cm
 3)504 cm
 4)505 cm
 5)None of these
Tip of the Day
Have a strong reason for points that you make during the group discussion. Be prepared to defend your point of view in case other participants do not agree with you.
Last year's Question of the day (03-Feb-09)
The question below consists of a paragraph in which the first and last sentences are identified. Choose the option that has the most logical order of the intermediate sentences.

I. The Desire of Power, or Ambition is the love of ruling, or giving the law to a circle whether more or less extensive.
  1. This we see in the conqueror, who braves every danger, difficulty, and privation, for the attainment of power; and in the statesman, who sacrifices for it every personal advantage, perhaps health and peace.
  2. Such is the desire of exercising power over the minds of men; of persuading a multitude, by arguments or eloquence, to deeds of usefulness; of pleading the cause of the oppressed;- a power of influencing the opinions of others, and of guiding them into sound sentiments and virtuous conduct. 
  3. The principle, however, assumes another form, which, according to its direction, may aim at a higher object. 
  4. When it becomes the governing propensity, the strongest principles of human nature give way before it,- even those of personal comfort and safety.
II. This is a species of power, the most gratifying by far to an exalted and virtuous mind, and one calculated to carry benefit to others wherever it is exerted.
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 1)DACB
 2)BDAC
 3)BADC
 4)DCAB
 5)CABD
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Top Headlines

Samajwadi Party expels Amar Singh, Jaya Prada
The Samajwadi Party on Tuesday expelled the rebel leaders as well as four Uttar Pradesh legislators for criticizing the party leadership publicly. Meanwhile, Congress said Amar Singh has no political future.

Rahul Gandhi has insulted 26/11 martyrs, says Shiv Sena
Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday criticized Rahul Gandhi's statement that NSG men from North India were involved in vanquishing terrorists during Mumbai attacks, saying the remarks were an 'insult' to 26/11 martyrs.

Indian students in trouble as UK halts visa operations
This indefinite suspension is the direct result of a 10-time increase in student visa applications during the period October to December 2009 at three visa application centres in north India.

Cities

30 injured in Hyderabad hospital fire
At least 30 people were injured after a fire broke out at the Park Super Speciality Hospital in Hyderabad. A police officer said some more people could be trapped and efforts were on to rescue them.

Anil Dave to be new CJ of Bombay High Court
Justice Anil Ramesh Dave will be the next Chief Justice of Bombay High Court, official sources said today. Dave, currently the Chief Justice of Andhra Pradesh HC, will take the charge on or before February 15.

Business

SRK, Kajol first Indian actors to ring NASDAQ bell
Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol have become the first Indian actors to ring the opening bell of the world's biggest stock exchange, NASDAQ.

Indians take chunk of Dubai realty sales
Indian investors were responsible for the biggest chunk of real estate sales in Dubai in 2009, a new study has revealed.

Sports

SRK stands by IPL remarks, says India is welcoming
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, on Tuesday, said he was not apologetic for favouring the inclusion of Pakistani players and termed the activities of the party as "undemocratic".

'Ban mild for serial offender Afridi'
Former Australia captain Allan Border has flayed the two-match ban imposed on Shahid Afridi, saying the Pakistani all-rounder, being a 'serial offender', deserved a sterner punishment.

Entertainment

I can't get a date: Preity
The only thing that bothers her are link-ups with co-stars and friends, as a result of which none of her male friends, she says, wants to go out with her.

I want to see Rann, Thackeray tells Big B
Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray has asked megastar Amitabh Bachchan to arrange for a screening of his latest film "Rann", Ram Gopal Varma's take on the media world.

Infotech

Siemens to create 8,000 jobs in India
Europe's biggest engineering group, Siemens, said on Tuesday it would invest $346 million in India over three years.

9 reasons IT Inc is not scared of Obama
Amid talk of fading allure and promises not kept, an embattled Obama has pledged to stop US companies from taking jobs overseas.

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