19 Jul 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). Harness
Meaning: hitch up, put something, saddle, yoke, couple,
Definition: put a harness on (a horse or other draught animal)
Usage: How to groom a horse and harness it.

2). Burgeoning
Meaning: Expand, spring up, shoot up, mushroom, boom, multiply, snowball
Definition: begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.
Usage: Manufacturers are keen to cash in on the burgeoning demand

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

4). Evolve 
Meaning: develop, progress, make progress, spread, extend
Definition: develop gradually
Usage: The company has evolved into a major chemical manufacturer

5). Obsolete
Meaning: Out of date, outdated, outmoded
Definition: no longer produced or used; out of date
Usage: The disposal of old and obsolete machinery.


6). Affluent
Meaning: wealthy, rich, prosperous, opulent, well off, moneyed, comfortable
Definition: (especially of a group or area) having a great deal of money; wealthy.
Usage: The affluent societies of the western world

7). Relevant
Meaning: pertinent, applicable, apposite, material, apropos, to the point
Definition: closely connected or appropriate to the matter in hand.
Usage:  What small companies need is relevant advice.

8). Woe 
Meaning: misery, sorrow, distress, sadness, unhappiness, heartache
Definition: great sorrow or distress (often used hyperbolically)
Usage: The Everton tale of woe continued.

9). Multitude  
Meaning: army, sea, abundance, profusion, host, horde, mass
Definition: a large number of people or things.
Usage: A multitude of medical conditions are due to being overweight.

10). Herald
Meaning: single, indicate, announce, point to, spell, presage, augur, portent, promis
Definition: be a sign that (something) is about to happen
Usage: The speech heralded a change in policy.

   
 



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