12 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). Reckoning
Meaning: calculation, estimation, computation, working out, summation
Definition: the action or process of calculating or estimating something.
Usage: The sixth, or by another reckoning eleventh, Earl of Mar.

2). Preacher
Meaning: Minister (of religion), parson, clergyman, clergywoman, apostle, missionary, gospeller
Definition: a person who preaches, especially a minister of religion.
Usage: To preach the Truth to the face of Falsehood!

3). acquisition
Meaning: purchase, accession, addition, asset,  
Definition: an asset or object bought or obtained, typically by a library or museum.
Usage: The legacy will be used for new acquisitions

4). Anxiety  
Meaning: worry, concern, apprehension, fear, tension, suspence
Definition: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome
Usage: He felt a surge of anxiety.

5). Jeopardize
Meaning: threaten, endanger, imperil, menace, risk
Definition: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure
Usage: A devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York's position as a financial centre.

6). Oppressive
Meaning: Harsh, cruel, repressive, tyrannical, autocratic, dictational
Definition: inflicting harsh and authoritarian treatment.
Usage: An oppressive dictatorship.

7). Deplorable
Meaning: disgraceful, shameful, unpardonable, unforgivable
Definition: deserving strong condemnation; completely unacceptable.
Usage:  Children living in deplorable conditions.

8). Contingent
Meaning: Chance, accidental, fortuitous, possible, unforeseen
Definition: subject to chance..
Usage: The contingent nature of the job.

9). Barricade
Meaning: Blockade, obstruct, closeup, bar, block off, fortify
Definition: block or defend with a barricade.
Usage: They barricaded the building and occupied it all night.

10). Reiterate
Meaning: repeat, say again, retell, iterate, harp on, dwell on
Definition: say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity.
Usage: She reiterated that the government would remain steadfast in its support.



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