10 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). Haggard
Meaning: unwell, unhealthy, sickly
Definition: looking exhausted and unwell, especially from fatigue, worry, or suffering.
Usage: She was pale and haggard.

2). Enigma
Meaning: mystery, puzzle, riddle.
Definition: a person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand
Usage: How it works is a complete enigma to me.

3). Jocular
Meaning: humorous, funny, witty, comic
Definition: fond of or characterized by joking; humorous or playful.
Usage: She sounded in a jocular mood.

4). Rebuke
Meaning: reprimand, reproach, scold
Definition: express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behaviour or actions.
Usage: She had rebuked him for drinking too much.

5). Remiss
Meaning: irresponsible, careless, thoughtless
Definition: lacking care or attention to duty; negligent.
Usage: It would be very remiss of me not to pass on that information.

6). Forsake
Meaning: desert, leave, quit
Definition: abandon or leave.
Usage: He would never forsake Tara.

7). Clemency
Meaning: mercy, mercifulness, mildness
Definition: mercy; lenience.
Usage: The high court commuted his prison term to five years as an act of clemency.

8). Vague
Meaning: indistinct, indefinite, indeterminate, unclear;
Definition: of uncertain, indefinite, or unclear character or meaning.
Usage: Many patients suffer vague symptoms.

9). Brittle
Meaning: breakable, splintery
Definition: hard but liable to break easily.
Usage: Glass is a brittle material.

10). Grueling
Meaning: exhausting, tiring,
Definition: extremely tiring and demanding.

Usage: He undertook a grueling three-mile run.

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