8 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). Gambol   
Meaning: frolic, frisk, dance, skip, jump, leap, bounce
Definition: run or jump about playfully.
Usage: The mare gambolled towards Constance.

2). Indeterminate
Meaning: Undetermined, undefined, unfixed, unsettled, indefinite, unknown
Definition: not exactly known, established, or defined.
Usage: The carpet is an indeterminate dull shade.

3). Frivolous
Meaning: glib, joking, jokey, non-serious, senseless, waggish
Definition: not having any serious purpose or value
Usage: Frivolous ribbons and lacy frills.

4). Querulous
Meaning: testy, touchy, prickly, crusty, cross, crabby, surly, miserable, edgy
Definition: complaining in a rather petulant or whining manner
Usage: She became querulous and demanding.

5). Reverie   
Meaning: daydream, trance, fantasy, vision, fancy, musing
Definition: a state of being pleasantly lost in one's thoughts; a daydream.
Usage: A knock on the door broke her reverie.


6). Exaggerate
Meaning: Overstate, overstress, overvalue, magnify, inflate
Definition: represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is.
Usage: She was apt to exaggerate any aches and pains.

7). Conroversial
Meaning: disputed, contended, at issue, moot, disputable, under discussion
Definition: giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement.
Usage: Years of wrangling over a controversial bypass.

8). Deceitful
Meaning: dishonest, lying, mendacious, false, dealing, cheating, cunning, sly, guileful, scheming, designing
Definition: guilty of or involving deceit; deceiving or misleading others.
Usage: A deceitful politician.

9). Incite
Meaning: stir up, Whip up, work up, instigate
Definition: encourage or stir up (violent or unlawful behaviour).
Usage: They conspired to incite riots.

10). prejudice
Meaning: preconception, prejudgement,
Definition: preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
Usage: English prejudice against foreigners.

  

 



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