8 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). Malicious
Meaning: spiteful, malevolent, hostile, bitter,
Definition: Characterized by malice; intending or intended to do harm.
Usage: He was found guilty of malicious damage.

2). Collaborate
Meaning: work jointly on an activity or project
Definition: cooperate, get together.
Usage: India has collaborated with several nations on space projects.

3). Obsolete
Meaning: out of date, outdated, outmoded
Definition: no longer produced or used; out of date.
Usage: The disposal of old and obsolete machinery.

4). Arouse
Meaning: cause, induce, prompt
Definition: evoke or awaken (a feeling, emotion, or response).
Usage: Something about the man aroused the guard's suspicions.

5). Harass
Meaning: pester, badger, hound,
Definition: subject to aggressive pressure or intimidation.
Usage: Children always harass their mother.

6). Fortified
Meaning: secure, protect, surround
Definition: provide (a place) with defensive works as protection against attack.
Usage: The knights fortified their citadel as a defence against raids.

7). Delegate
Meaning: representative, envoy, emissary
Definition: a person sent or authorized to represent others, in particular an elected representative sent to a conference.
Usage: Congress delegates rejected the proposals.

8). Compensate
Meaning: recompense, repay, pay back
Definition: give (someone) something, typically money, in recognition of loss, suffering, or injury incurred; recompense.
Usage: Payments were made to farmers to compensate them for cuts in subsidies.

9). Croon
Meaning: sing softly, hum, lilt, carol,
Definition: hum or sing in a soft, low voice, especially in a sentimental manner.
Usage: She was crooning to the child.

10). Obscure
Meaning: unclear, uncertain, unknown
Definition: not discovered or known about; uncertain.
Usage: He was born about 1650 though his origins and parentage remain obscure.

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