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 


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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