30 May 2016

English Vocabulary (Meaning-Usage) Reference- “The Hindu”

English Vocabulary (Meaning-Usage) Reference- “The Hindu”
English Vocabulary (Meaning-Usage) Reference- “The Hindu”:
Dear Readers, list of important English Vocabulary words, and its meaning with example sentence were given here. Candidates those who are preparing for banking and all competitive exams can use this.

1). Misery
Meaning: unhappiness, distress, hardship
Definition: a state or feeling of great physical or mental distress or discomfort.
Usage: A man who had brought her nothing but misery.

2). Inexorable
Meaning: relentless, unstoppable, unavoidable
Definition: impossible to stop or prevent.
Usage: The seemingly inexorable march of new technology.

3). Backlash
Meaning: comeback, recoil, retaliation
Definition: a public backlash against racism.
Usage: The move provoked a furious backlash from union leaders.

4). Bait
Meaning: decoy, fly, troll
Definition: food placed on a hook or in a net, trap, or fishing area to entice fish or other animals as prey.
Usage: Herrings make excellent bait for pike.

5). Cajole
Meaning: persuade, wheedle, get round
Definition: persuade (someone) to do something by sustained coaxing or flattery.
Usage: He hoped to cajole her into selling him her house.

6). Condone
Meaning: allow, let pass, turn a blind eye to
Definition: accept (behaviour that is considered morally wrong or offensive).
Usage: The college cannot condone any behaviour that involves illicit drugs.

7). Apprehend
Meaning: arrest, catch, capture
Definition: arrest (someone) for a crime.
Usage: A warrant was issued but he has not been apprehended.

8). Colossal
Meaning: huge, massive, gigantic
Definition: extremely large or great.
Usage: A colossal amount of mail.

9). Belligerent
Meaning: hostile, aggressive, threatening, argumentative
Definition: hostile and aggressive.
Usage: The mood at the meeting was belligerent.

10). Brittle
Meaning: Breakable, splintery, delicate
Definition: hard but liable to break easily.
Usage: Her bones became fragile and brittle.

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