24 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). Adamant
Meaning: unshakeable, immovable, inflexible
Definition: refusing to be persuaded or to change one's mind.
Usage: He is adamant that he is not going to resign.

2). Malice
Meaning: spite, hostility, hate
Definition: the desire to harm someone; ill will.
Usage: The malice of evil men who hated his good qualities.

3). Notorious
Meaning: with a bad reputation, ill-famed
Definition: typically for some bad quality or deed.
Usage: The country's most notorious drug trafficker.

4). Impertinent
Meaning: rude, insolent, impolite
Definition: not showing proper respect; rude.
Usage: She asked a lot of impertinent questions.

5). Fascinate
Meaning: engross, captivate, absorb, interest
Definition: attract the strong attention and interest of (someone).
Usage: I've always been fascinated by computers.

6). Burlesque
Meaning: take-off, imitation, send-up
Definition: an absurd or comically exaggerated imitation of something, especially in a literary or dramatic work; a parody.
Usage: A novel which is a burlesque of the literary life.

7). Lament
Meaning: wail, moan, crying
Definition: a passionate expression of grief or sorrow.
Usage: His mother's night-long laments for his father

8). Guile
Meaning: cunning, craft, art
Definition: sly or cunning intelligence.
Usage: He used all his guile and guts to free himself from the muddle he was in.

9). Keen
Meaning: eager, anxious, impatient
Definition: having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm.
Usage: His publishers were keen to capitalize on his success.

10). Divine
Meaning: godly, godlike, angelic
Definition: of or like God or a god

Usage: Jesus is one person in both divine and human natures.

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