17 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). Deprived
Meaning: Disadvantaged, Poor, destitute
Definition: suffering a severe and damaging lack of basic material and cultural benefits.
Usage: The charity cares for destitute and deprived children.

2). Emaciated
Meaning: Thin, skeletal, bony
Definition: abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or a lack of food.
Usage: she was so emaciated she could hardly stand.

3). Persuaded
Meaning: Convince, Make, get, influence
Definition: induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.
Usage: it wasn't easy, but I persuaded him to do the right thing.

4). Bulldozed
Meaning: Demolish, Knock down, pull down, clear
Definition: clear (ground) or destroy (buildings, trees, etc.) with a bulldozer.
Usage: developers are bulldozing the site.

5). Instilled
Meaning: Inculcate, Implant, fix, impress
Definition: gradually but firmly establish (an idea or attitude) in a person's mind.
Usage: The standards her parents had instilled into her.

6). Unobtrusive
Meaning: Self-effecting, quiet, modest
Definition: not conspicuous or attracting attention.
Usage: The service was unobtrusive and efficient.

7). Awkward
Meaning: Difficult, tricky
Definition: causing difficulty; hard to do or deal with.
Usage: Some awkward questions.

8). Nurturing
Meaning: Bring Up, care for, look after
Definition: care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing.
Usage: Jarrett was nurtured by his parents in a close-knit family.

9). Acclimatise
Meaning: Adjust, habituate, acculturate, harden
Definition: become accustomed to a new climate or new conditions; adjust.
Usage: it's unknown whether people will acclimatise to increasingly warm weather.

10). Hurdle
Meaning: Difficulty, problem, barrier, obstacle
Definition: a problem or difficulty that must be overcome.
Usage: Many would like to emigrate to the United States, but face formidable hurdles.

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