29 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). Hegemony
Meaning: Leadership, dominance, supremacy, primacy, authority
Definition: leadership or dominance, especially by one state or social group over others.
Usage: Germany was united under Prussian hegemony after 1871.

2). Daze
Meaning: Stun, stupefy, knock senseless
Definition: (especially of an emotional or physical shock) make (someone) unable to think or react properly.
Usage: she was dazed by his revelations.

3). Bias
Meaning: Diagonal, cross, slant, angle
Definition: a direction diagonal to the weave of a fabric.
Usage: A turquoise silk dress cut on the bias.

4). Lustrous
Meaning: Shiny, glossy, gleaming, satiny, bright
Definition: having lustre; shining.
Usage: Large, lustrous eyes.

5). Virtuous
Meaning: righteous,  good, moral, ethical, lawful
Definition: having or showing high moral standards.
Usage: she considered herself very virtuous because she neither drank nor smoked.

6). Deterrent
Meaning: disincentive, discouragement, restraint, damper, curb
Definition: a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something.
Usage: cameras are a major deterrent to crime.

7). Steadfast
Meaning: Loyal, faithful, committed, trusty, ture
Definition: resolutely or dutifully firm and unwavering.
Usage: Steadfast loyalty.

8). Diligent
Meaning: Industrious, Hard-working, assiduous
Definition: having or showing care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties.
Usage: After diligent searching, he found a parcel.

9). Conceited
Meaning: Vain, egomaniac, pleased with oneself, self-regarding, self-loving
Definition: excessively proud of oneself; vain.
Usage: Fred's so conceited he'd never believe anyone would refuse him.

10). Spurious
Meaning: Fake, false, specious, bogus, not genuine
Definition: not being what it purports to be; false or fake.
Usage: separating authentic and spurious claims.



 



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