4 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). Leniency
Meaning: mercifulness, mercy, clemency, lenity, forgiveness
Definition: The fact or quality of being more merciful or tolerant than expected; clemency.
Usage: The court could show leniency.

2). Reluctant
Meaning: Unwilling, disinclind, grudging, resisting, opposed
Definition: unwilling and hesitant; disinclined.
Usage: She seemed reluctant to answer.

3). Curb
Meaning: Restraint, restriction, check, brake, rein, control, limit
Definition: a check or restraint on something.
Usage: Plans to introduce tougher curbs on insider dealing.

4). Frustrate
Meaning: defeat, foil, block, stop, counter, spoil, check, dash, crush
Definition: prevent (a plan or attempted action) from progressing, succeeding, or being fulfilled
Usage: The rescue attempt was frustrated by bad weather.

5). Enact
Meaning: make law, pass, approve, ratify, validate, sanction, authorize, accept
Definition: make (a bill or other proposal) law.
Usage: legislation was enacted to attract international companies.

6). Betray
Meaning: break one's promise to, be disloyal to, be unfaithful to, break faith with, play someone false, fail, let down
Definition: expose (one's country, a group, or a person) to danger by treacherously giving information to an enemy.
Usage: A double agent who betrayed some 400 British and French agents to the Germans.

7). Alleviate
Meaning: Reduce, quiet, relieve, dilute, modify, moderate
Definition: make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.
Usage: He couldn't prevent her pain, only alleviate it.

8). Tangible
Meaning: touchable, palpable, tactile, material, physical, real, substantial
Definition: perceptible by touch.
Usage: the atmosphere of neglect and abandonment was almost tangible.

9). Demonstrate
Meaning: reveal, bespeak, indicate, signify, signal, denote, show, display
Definition: clearly show the existence or truth of (something) by giving proof or evidence.
Usage: Their shameful silence demonstrates their ineptitude.

10). Narrate
Meaning: tell, relate, report, relay, retail, detail, unfold
Definition: give a spoken or written account of.
Usage: The story is narrated by the heroine.



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