9 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). Jubilation    
Meaning: Exultation, Joy, elation, glee, triumph
Definition: a feeling of great happiness and triumph.
Usage: Unbelievable scenes of jubilation.

2). Plummet
Meaning: Plunge, fall headlong, hurtle, dive, drop, crash, nosedive
Definition: fall or drop straight down at high speed.
Usage: A climber was killed when he plummeted 300 feet down an icy gully.

3). Unscrupulous
Meaning: unprincipled, unethical, immoral, amoral, sly, bad, improper, wicked, sinful,
Definition: having or showing no moral principles; not honest or fair
Usage: Unscrupulous landlords might be tempted to harass existing tenants.

4). Unpalatable
Meaning: disagreeable, unpleasant, displeasing, unattractive, regrettable, unwelcome, nasty, horrible
Definition: difficult to put up with or accept
Usage: The unpalatable fact that many of the world's people are starving.

5). Substantial   
Meaning: Considerable, real, material, weighty, solid, sizeable, meaningful, Major, marked, useful
Definition: of considerable importance, size, or worth.
Usage: A substantial amount of cash.

6). Exacerbate
Meaning: Aggravate, make worse, worsen, inflame, compound
Definition: make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.
Usage: Rising inflation was exacerbated by the collapse of oil prices.

7). Empirical
Meaning: Observed, seen, factual, actual, real, first-hand
Definition: based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic.
Usage:  They provided considerable empirical evidence to support their argument.

8). Rigour
Meaning: accuracy, correctness, exactitude, diligence, carefulness, exactness
Definition: the quality of being extremely thorough and careful.
Usage: His analysis is lacking in rigour.

9). Inexorable
Meaning: relentless, unstoppable, inevitable, inescapable
Definition: impossible to stop or prevent.
Usage: The seemingly inexorable march of new technology.

10). Lacklustre
Meaning: Dry, flat, lifeless, tame, tired, colourless, dull
Definition: lacking in vitality, force, or conviction; uninspired or uninspiring.
Usage: No excuses were made for the team's lacklustre performance.



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