10 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). Thrive
Meaning: Flourish, prosper, develop well, bloom, succeed
Definition: (of a child, animal, or plant) grow or develop well or vigorously.
Usage: The new baby thrived.

2). Coherence
Meaning: Consistence, logicality, good sense, Organization, soundness
Definition: the quality of being logical and consistent.
Usage: This raises further questions on the coherence of state policy.

3). Alacrity
Meaning: Eagerness, willingness, readiness
Definition: brisk and cheerful readiness.
Usage: She accepted the invitation with alacrity

4). Ascertain
Meaning: discover, findout, estavlish, fix, determine, settle, decide, confirm, divine
Definition: find (something) out for certain; make sure of.
Usage: An attempt to ascertain the cause of the accident.

5). Fraternity
Meaning: profession, body of workers
Definition: a group of people sharing a common profession or interests.
Usage: Members of the hunting fraternity.


6). Voluntarity
Meaning: of one's own free will, of one's own accord, of one's own volition, of one's own choice, of one's own choosing, by choice, by preference
Definition: of one's own free willof one's own free will.
Usage: He voluntarily attended a police station.

7). Seldom
Meaning: rarely, hardly, hardly ever, scarcely ever, scarcely,
Definition: not often; rarely.
Usage:  Islay is seldom visited by tourists.

8). Bemoan
Meaning: lament, bewail, deplore, complain about
Definition: express discontent or sorrow over (something).
Usage: It was no use bemoaning her lot.

9). Cursory
Meaning: perfunctory, casual, super
Definition: hasty and therefore not thorough or detailed.
Usage: A cursory glance at the figures.

10). Ignominy
Meaning: Shame, humiliation, embarrassment, mortification
Definition: public shame or disgrace.
Usage: The ignominy of being imprisoned.


  

 



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