20 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). Spawned
Meaning: releases, deposit egg,
Definition: (of a fish, frog, mollusc, crustacean, etc.) release or deposit eggs
Usage: The fish spawn among fine-leaved plants.

2). Casuistry
Meaning: sophistry, sophism, chicanery, quibbling,
Definition: the use of clever but unsound reasoning, especially in relation to moral questions; sophistry.
Usage: The minister is engaging in nothing more or less than casuistry

3). Callous
Meaning: Heartless, unfeeling, uncaring, cold, hard, cruel, harsh
Definition: showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.
Usage: His callous comments about the murder made me shiver

4). Slovenly   
Meaning: scruffy, untidy, messy, unkempt, slatternly, dishavelled, blowsy, down at heel
Definition: (especially of a person or their appearance) untidy and dirty
Usage: A fat, slovenly ex-rock star

5). Verbose
Meaning: wordy, loquacious, garrulous, talkative, voluble, orotund, expansive, babbling, prating
Definition: using or expressed in more words than are needed
Usage: Much academic language is obscure and verbose.

6). Mandate
Meaning: instruction, directive, direction, decree, command, order, injunction, edict, charge
Definition: an official order or commission to do something.
Usage: A mandate to seek the release of political prisoners

7). Smacks
Meaning: slap, blow, spank, cuff, clout, thump, punch, rap, swat, crack
Definition: a sharp slap or blow, typically one given with the palm of the hand.
Usage:  She gave Mark a smack across the face.

8). Relentless  
Meaning: persistent, continuing, contant, continual, non-stop, lasting, never-ending, steady
Definition: unceasingly intense
Usage: The relentless heat of the desert.

9). Crucify   
Meaning: condemn, attack, tear apart, arraign, denounce, pillory, malign, revile, vilify
Definition: criticize (someone) severely and unrelentingly.
Usage: Our fans would crucify us if we lost.

10). Stringent
Meaning: strict, firm, rigid, rigorous, severe, harsh, tight, exacting, stiff
Definition: (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting

Usage: Stringent guidelines on air pollution.


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