Recommendation 1 from ‘The Economic Times’

Article Name:‘Mahabharata: Journey through albhabets’

By: ‘Bibek Debroy/ET Bureau’

Think before you speak. Read before you think. : Fran Lebowitz

Summary:

The article has listed alphabets that will bring to the readers those aspects of Mahabharata, which are probably not known to the readers. These alphabets have been listed through the work of Bibek Debroy who is translating the epic into English.

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Epic: Classic
Overall: In general

Recommendation 2 from ‘The NewYorker’

Article Name:‘THE VEXING SIMPLICITY OF NEIL YOUNG’

By: ‘Alec Wilkinson’

Clinging to the surface

Summary:

The writer in this article expresses his opinions about Neil Young. Briefly discussing about the magical effect of reading, he gives a detailed account of his encounters with Young and chronicles the surprise he felt on learning Young’s lack of interest in reading. Further, the article talks about Young’s character, his writing and music, while asking the question if it would have been different if Young had been in contact with poetry or other readings, concluding by talking about his enigmatic character.

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Jalopy: A car that is old and unreliable
Succinctness: Terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words
Exemplified: Clarify by giving an example of

Recommendation 3 from ‘Nat Geo’

Article Name:‘Global Warming Solutions’

By: ‘Deborah Tannen’

Cutting the greenhouse gases

Summary:

The article is about the ongoing environmental damage being done, especially through global warming and the ways to deal with the same. Statistics of Green house Gas(GHG) emissions are given, giving ways to control it and increase energy efficiency, along with discussing another option- of increasing particular gas emissions to maintain a balance in the environment.

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Sequestering: Requisition forcibly, as of enemy property.
Embolden: Give encouragement to.
Interjection: An abrupt emphatic exclamation expressing emotion.

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