31 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). Ephemeral
Meaning: transitory, transient, fleeting, passing, short-lived
Definition: lasting for a very short time.
Usage: Fashions are ephemeral: new ones regularly drive out the old.

2). Relinquish
Meaning: renounce, give up, part with, hand over
Definition: voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up.
Usage: He relinquished his managerial role to become chief executive.

3). Insurgent
Meaning: revolutionary, rebel, multineer
Definition: a person fighting against a government or invading force; a rebel or revolutionary.
Usage: Government troops were fighting insurgents.

4). Morose
Meaning: bad-tempered, in an bad mood, sullen, gloomy
Definition: sullen and ill-tempered.
Usage: She was morose and silent when she got home.

5). Exhilarate
Meaning: thrill, excite, make very happy
Definition: make (someone) feel very happy, animated, or elated.
Usage: She was exhilarated by the day's events.

6). Deface
Meaning: spoil, damage, injure
Definition: spoil the surface or appearance of (something), for example by drawing or writing on it.
Usage: A graffiti artist who defaced buildings and motorway bridges.

7). Treason
Meaning: disloyalty, faithlessness
Definition: the crime of betraying one's country, especially by attempting to kill or overthrow the sovereign or government.
Usage: They were convicted of treason.

8). Allegiance
Meaning: obedience, faithfulness, loyalty
Definition: loyalty or commitment to a superior or to a group or cause.
Usage: Those wishing to receive citizenship must swear allegiance to the republic.

9). Freak
Meaning: unusual, anomalous, untypical, abnormal
Definition: a very unusual and unexpected event or situation.
Usage: The teacher says the accident was a total freak.

10). Sequel
Meaning: follow-up, continuation
Definition: a published, broadcast, or recorded work that continues the story or develops the theme of an earlier one.
Usage: The film was successful enough to inspire a sequel.

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