19 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). Horrific
Meaning:    dreadful, horrendous, horrifying, horrible
Definition: causing horror.
Usage: horrific injuries.

2). Hinder
Meaning: hamper, be a hindrance to, obstruct, impede, inhibit
Definition: make it difficult for (someone) to do something or for (something) to happen.
Usage: language barriers hindered communication between scientists.

3). Burrow
Meaning: tunnel, dig (out), excavate, grub, mine, bore, drill
Definition: (of an animal) make a hole or tunnel, typically for use as a dwelling.
Usage: Moles burrowing away underground.

4). Jolted
Meaning: :push, thrust
Definition: push or shake (someone or something) abruptly and roughly.
Usage: A surge in the crowd behind him jolted him forwards.

5). Implication
Meaning:    suggestion, inference, insinuation, innuendo, hint
Definition: the conclusion that can be drawn from something although it is not explicitly stated.
Usage: The implication is that no one person at the bank is responsible.

6). Miserly
Meaning: mean, niggardly, parsimonious, close-fisted
Definition: of or characteristic of a miser.
Usage: his miserly great-uncle proved to be worth nearly £1 million.

7). Proximity
Meaning: closeness, nearness, presence, juxtaposition, propinquity, adjacency
Definition: nearness in space, time, or relationship
Usage: Do not operate microphones in close proximity to television sets.

8). Hostile
Meaning: antagonistic, aggressive, confrontational, belligerent, Militant
Definition: showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.
Usage: a hostile audience.

9). Inalienable
Meaning: inviolable, absolute, sacrosanct, unchallengeable, unassailable
Definition: not subject to being taken away from or given away by the possessor.
Usage: the shareholders have the inalienable right to dismiss directors.

10). Trivia
Meaning: (petty) details, minutiae, niceties, technicalities, trivialities, trifles, irrelevancies, non-essentials
Definition: details, considerations, or pieces of information of little importance or value.
Usage: we fill our days with meaningless trivia.


  


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