24 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). Prerequisites
Meaning: precondition, essential, requirement
Definition: a thing that is required as a prior condition for something else to happen or exist.
Usage: Sponsorship is not a prerequisite for any of our courses.

2). Erratic
Meaning: unpredictable, variable, inconstant
Definition: not even or regular in pattern or movement; unpredictable.
Usage: Can you explain his swings of mood, his erratic behavior?

3). Mundane
Meaning: dull, boring, unexciting
Definition: lacking interest or excitement; dull.
Usage: His mundane, humdrum existence.

4). Elusive
Meaning: difficult, evasive, slippery
Definition: difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
Usage: He tried to reach her by telephone, but she continued to be elusive.

5). Multitude
Meaning: mass, mountain, a lot
Definition: a large number of people or things.
Usage: A multitude of medical conditions are due to being overweight.

6). Ubiquitous
Meaning: everywhere, all-over, omnipresent
Definition: present, appearing, or found everywhere.
Usage: His ubiquitous influence was felt by all the family.

7). Dormant
Meaning: asleep, resting, slumbering
Definition: (of an animal) having normal physical functions suspended or slowed down for a period of time; in or as if in a deep sleep.
Usage: The bacteria may lie dormant in the bird.

8). Nurturing
Meaning: parent, support, raise
Definition: care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing.
Usage: Ram was nurtured by his parents in a close-knit family.

9). Cumbersome
Meaning: unmanageable, inconvenient
Definition: large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use; unwieldy.
Usage: Cumbersome diving suits.

10). Acclimatize
Meaning: adjust, adapt
Definition: become accustomed to a new climate or new conditions; adjust.
Usage: It's unknown whether people will acclimatize to increasingly warm weather.


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