Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Meaning of Clandestine, Acquitted

Most journalists presume that readers understand words used in the newspapers. Recently, I came across friends and acquaintances who said they did not understand these words which appear frequently in our newspapers:
 Acquitted: Salman Khan was acquitted:

 In this context To free from a charge or imputation of guilt:
It means also the following: absolveclearexculpateexoneratevindicate.

Quid pro quo
A reciprocal exchange,
 
something given in compensation, especially an advantage or object given in exchange for 

another

Camouflaged:
clothing put on to hide one's true identity or imitate someone or something synonyms disguise, costume, guise
 
Clandestine:   done in a private place or way : done secretly



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