Whenever the former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations turned politician says or tweets something in English, all of India looks up for that word in the dictionaries or Google.
In 2019, Shashi Tharoor received the Sahitya Academy Award for his book An Era of Darkness in a non-fiction category in the English language. Tharoor is an acclaimed writer, having authored 19 bestselling works of fiction and non-fiction since 1981, which are centred on India and its history, culture, film, politics, society, foreign policy, and more related themes.
Top 10 unique words by India’s favourite English professor, Shashi Tharoor
Meaning: a thing that is complex and difficult.
Meaning: Womanly qualities; womanliness
Meaning: The fear of long words.
Meaning: The action or habit of estimating something as worthless.
Meaning: Emotional relief gained by using indecent or vulgar language
Meaning: Boastful or inflated talk or behaviour
Meaning: Government by the least suitable or competent citizens of a state.
Meaning: Having a strong urge to write.
Meaning: (of a woman or female mammal) about to give birth; in labour.
Meaning: Hungry or greedy.