28 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). Muster
Meaning: assemble, bring together, call together
Definition: assemble (troops), especially for inspection or in preparation for battle.
Usage: 17,000 men had been mustered on Haldon Hill.

2). Entrench  
Meaning: establish, settle, ensconce, lodge
Definition: establish (an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely
Usage: Ageism is entrenched in our society.

3). Crucial
Meaning: Searching, Critical, deciding, Settling
Definition: decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something.
Usage: Negotiations were at a crucial stage.

4). Repulsion
Meaning : drive back, drive away, fight back, push back
Definition: drive back (an attack or attacker) by force.
Usage: rioters tried to storm the Ministry but were repulsed by police.

5). Elastic
Meaning: Flexible, Stretchy, springy, pliant
Definition: (of an object or material) able to resume its normal shape spontaneously after being stretched or compressed
Usage: A tourniquet of rubber tubing or other elastic material is placed around the upper arm..

6). Envisage
Meaning: Foresee, forecast, foretell, expect
Definition: Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.
Usage: The Rome Treaty envisaged free movement across frontiers.

7). Rigid
Meaning: Still, hard, firm, inflexible, unbending
Definition: unable to bend or be forced out of shape; not flexible
Usage: A seat of rigid orange plastic.

8). Prompt
Meaning: Give rise to, bring about, cause, occasion, result in, lead to
Definition: (of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling).
Usage: The violence prompted a wave of refugees to flee the country.

9). Harnessed
Meaning: hitch up, put something in harness, saddle, yoke, couple
Definition: put a harness on (a horse or other draught animal)
Usage: how to groom a horse and harness it

10). Burgeoning
Meaning: grow rapidly, increase rapidly/exponentially, expand, spring up, shoot up
Definition: begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.

Usage: Manufacturers are keen to cash in on the burgeoning demand.


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