2 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). Recede
Meaning: retreat, go back, move back, move away
Definition: go or move back or further away from a previous position
Usage: The floodwaters had receded.

2). Critical
Meaning: censorious, condemnatory, scathing, criticizing, disapproving, negative
Definition: expressing adverse or disapproving comments or judgements.
Usage: I was very critical of the previous regime.

3). Prominent
Meaning: Important, well known, leading, noted, public, foremost, big, top, great, famed
Definition: important; famous.
Usage: She was a prominent member of the city council.

4). Gullible
Meaning: credulous, innocent, simple, unsceptical, unworldly, ignorant
Definition: easily persuaded to believe something; credulous.
Usage: An attempt to persuade a gullible public to spend their money.

5). Forgoing
Meaning: do without, go without, give up, surrender, eschew
Definition: go without (something desirable).
Usage: She wanted to forgo the tea and leave while they could.

6). Gauge
Meaning: measure, calculate, compute, work out, determine, ascertain
Definition: estimate or determine the amount, level, or volume of.
Usage: Astronomers can gauge the star's intrinsic brightness.

7). Incipient
Meaning: developing, impending, growing, emerging, emergent, dawning
Definition: (of a person) developing into a specified type or role.
Usage: We seemed more like friends than incipient lovers.

8). Malevolent
Meaning: malicious, spiteful, hostile, evil-minded, baleful, bitter
Definition: having or showing a wish to do evil to others.
Usage: The glint of dark, malevolent eyes.

9). Proposition
Meaning: theory, hypothesis, thesis, argument, premise, postulation, theorem, concept, idea, statement
Definition: a statement or assertion that expresses a judgement or opinion.
Usage: The proposition that high taxation is undesirable.

10). Soar
Meaning: fly up, wing, wing its way
Definition: fly or rise high in the air.
Usage: The bird spread its wings and soared into the air.

 

 




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