13 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). Malevolent
Meaning: spiteful, bitter, poisonous
Definition: having or showing a wish to do evil to others.
Usage: She shot a malevolent glare at her companion.

2). Stringent
Meaning: strict, severe, tough
Definition: (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting.
Usage: The safety regulations are very stringent.

3). Proposition
Meaning: theory, argument, premise
Definition: a statement or assertion that expresses a judgement or opinion.
Usage: They advanced the proposition that investors prefer high earnings growth.

4). Plausible
Meaning: believable, credible, likely
Definition: (of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.
Usage: A plausible explanation.

5). Soared
Meaning: glide, plane, float
Definition: maintain height in the air without flapping wings or using engine power.
Usage: The gulls soared on the summery winds.

6). Naive
Meaning: innocent, artless, inexperienced
Definition: (of a person) natural and unaffected; innocent.
Usage: Andy had a sweet, naive look when he smiled.

7). Sarcastic
Meaning: sardonic, ironic, derisive
Definition: Marked by or given to using irony in order to mock or convey contempt.
Usage: I've had enough of your sarcastic comments.

8). Lethargy
Meaning: inaction, slowness, dullness
Definition: a lack of energy and enthusiasm.
Usage: There was an air of lethargy about him.

9). Nebulous
Meaning: unclear, cloudy, misty
Definition: in the form of a cloud or haze; hazy.
Usage: The figure was still nebulous—she couldn't quite see it.

10). Quest
Meaning: search, hunt, pursuit
Definition: a long or arduous search for something.
Usage: The quest for a reliable vaccine has intensified.

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