11 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). Unruly
Meaning: disorderly, rowdy, wild
Definition: disorderly and disruptive and not amenable to discipline or control.
Usage: She was scolding some unruly children.

2). Retract
Meaning: Pull in, draw in, pull back.
Definition: draw or be drawn back or back in
Usage: She retracted her hand as if she'd been burnt.

3). Concise
Meaning: succinct, short, brief,
Definition: giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words; brief but comprehensive.
Usage: Concise account of the country's history.

4). Valiant
Meaning: brave, fearless, courageous
Definition: possessing or showing courage or determination.
Usage: She made a valiant effort to hold her anger in check.

5). Lenient
Meaning: merciful, clement, sparing,
Definition: (of a punishment or person in authority) more merciful or tolerant than expected.
Usage: In the view of the Court the sentence was too lenient.

6). Stifle
Meaning: suffocate, choke, asphyxiate
Definition: make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate.
Usage: Those in the streets were stifled by the fumes.

7). Tarnish
Meaning: discolour, stain, rust
Definition: lose or cause to lose lustre, especially as a result of exposure to air or moisture.
Usage: Silver tarnishes too easily.

8). Mandatory
Meaning: obligatory, compulsory, binding
Definition: required by law or mandate; compulsory.
Usage: Wearing helmets was made mandatory for pedal cyclists.

9). Chagrin
Meaning: annoyance, irritation, vexation
Definition: annoyance or distress at having failed or been humiliated.
Usage: To my chagrin, he was nowhere to be seen.

10). Erudite
Meaning: learned, scholarly, well educated,
Definition: having or showing great knowledge or learning.
Usage: Ken could turn any conversation into an erudite discussion.

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