24 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). Quixotic
Meaning: idealistic, unbusinesslike, romatic, extravagant, visionary, unworldly
Definition: extremely idealistic; unrealistic and impractical
Usage: A vast and perhaps quixotic project.

2). Brazen
Meaning: bold, shameless, forward, unashamed, unabashed, unblushing
Definition: bold and without shame.
Usage: He went about his illegal business with a brazen assurance

3). Ingenious
Meaning: inventive, creative, imaginative, original, innovative, resourceful, inspired
Definition: (of a person) clever, original, and inventive.
Usage: He was ingenious enough to overcome the limited budget

4). Naive
Meaning: innocent, artless, guileless, trustful, unaffacted, fond, wide-eyed, simple
Definition: (of a person) natural and unaffected; innocent
Usage: Andy had a sweet, naive look when he smiled

5). Suave
Meaning: charming, sophisticated, debonair, urbane, polished, dignified, gentlemanly, gallant
Definition: (especially of a man) charming, confident, and elegant.
Usage: All the waiters were suave and deferential

6). Epicure
Meaning: gourmet, gourmand, connoisseur,gastronome
Definition: a person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink
Usage: They see themselves as epicures—delighting in food that is properly prepared

7). Magnanimous
Meaning: generous, charitable, benevolent, open-handed, bountiful, liberal, princely, kind, kindly
Definition: generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person
Usage:  She should be magnanimous in victory

8). Paragon  
Meaning: Model, good example, apotheosis, exemplar, paradigm, acme, shining example
Definition: a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence
Usage: Your cook is a paragon.

9). Aesthetic
Meaning: Connoisseur, genteel
Definition: concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty
Usage: The pictures give great aesthetic pleasure.

10). Gregarious
Meaning: sociable, social, companionable, clubbable, convivial
Definition: (of a person) fond of company; sociable
Usage: He was a popular and gregarious man.


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