21 Jun 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). Preached
Meaning: give a sermon, evangelize, address, speak
Definition: deliver a sermon or religious address to an assembled group of people, typically in church.
Usage: he preached to a large congregation.

2). Extravagant
Meaning: Thriftless, improvident, wasteful
Definition: lacking restraint in spending money or using resources
Usage: it was rather extravagant to buy both.

3). Malice
Meaning: spitefulness, spite, malevolence, maliciousness, animosity,
Definition: (the desire to harm someone; ill will.
Usage: I bear no malice towards anybody.

4). Ostracise
Meaning: :Exclude, blacklist, cast off,
Definition: exclude from a society or group
Usage: she was declared a witch and ostracised by the villagers.

5). Confessed
Meaning: admit, acknowledge, reveal, make known
Definition: admit that one has committed a crime or done something wrong.
Usage: he confessed that he had attacked the old man.

6). Strides
Meaning: March, stalk, pace, walk
Definition: walk with long, decisive steps in a specified direction.
Usage: he strode across the road.

7). Bolstering
Meaning: Strengthen, support
Definition: support or strengthen
Usage: the fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence.

8). Estrangement
Meaning: Alienation, turning away, antipathy
Definition: the fact of no longer being on friendly terms or part of a social group.
Usage: the growing estrangement of the police from their communities.

9). Detached
Meaning: Unfastened, disconnected, disengaged, parted
Definition: separate or disconnected, in particular.
Usage: he is a detached observer of his own actions.

10). Exodus
Meaning: Mass departure, withdrawal, evacuation
Definition: a mass departure of people.
Usage: the annual exodus of sun-seeking Canadians to Florida.


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