27 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). cacophony
Meaning: din,  racket, noise, discord, dissonance, jarring, grating, rasping
Definition: A harsh discordant mixture of sounds
Usage: A cacophony of deafening alarm bells.

2). Brink
Meaning: edge, verge, margin, rim, lip
Definition: the extreme edge of land before a steep slope or a body or water.
Usage: The brink of the cliffs

3). Conscious
Meaning: aware, awake, compos mentis, alert, reponsive, reactive, feeling, sentient
Definition: aware of and responding to one's surroundings.
Usage: Although I was in pain, I was conscious

4). Induct  
Meaning: admit to, allow into, introduce to, install in,
Definition: admit (someone) formally to a post or organization
Usage: Arrangements for inducting new members to an organization

5). Preceive  
Meaning: discern, recongnize, tell, grasp, understand, deduce, conclude, sence, divine, intuit
Definition: become aware or conscious of (something); come to realize or understand
Usage: His mouth fell open as he perceived the truth

6). Emphasis
Meaning: Prominence, importance, significance
Definition: special importance, value, or prominence given to something
Usage: They placed great emphasis on the individual's freedom

7). Evident
Meaning: Obvious, apparent, noticeable, cospicuous, perceptible.
Definition: clearly seen or understood; obvious
Usage:  She ate the biscuits with evident enjoyment

8). Impatient
Meaning: Irritate, annoyed, angry, testy, tetchy, snappy, cross, crabby, moody
Definition: having or showing a tendency to be quickly irritated or provoked
Usage: An impatient motorist blaring his horn.

9). Sonnet
Meaning: ballad, lyric
Definition: a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line
Usage: compose sonnets.

10). Mediocre
Meaning: ordinary, common, commonplace, average
Definition: of only average quality; not very good
Usage: He is an enthusiastic if mediocre painter.


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