11 Aug 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.
Daily Vocabulary Words – 11.08.2016

1). Shrewd
Meaning: astute, sharp, acute, intelligent
Definition: having or showing sharp powers of judgement; astute.
Usage: She was shrewd enough to guess the motive behind his gesture.

2). Subvert
Meaning: destabilize, unsettle, overthrow, overtum
Definition: undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).
Usage: An attempt to subvert democratic government

3). Emergence
Meaning: disclosure, exposure, publication
Definition: the process of becoming visible after being concealed.
Usage: I misjudged the timing of my emergence.

4). Muster
Meaning: assemble, bring together, mobilize
Definition: assemble (troops), especially for inspection or in preparation for battle.
Usage: They had mustered 50,000 troops.

5). Ordeal
Meaning: trail, tribulation, test.
Definition: a very unpleasant and prolonged experience.
Usage: The ordeal of having to give evidence.

6). Infallible
Meaning: error free, flawless, perfect
Definition: incapable of making mistakes or being wrong.
Usage: She had an infallible sense of timing.

7). Assiduous
Meaning: careful, diligent, attentive
Definition: showing great care and perseverance.
Usage:  She was assiduous in pointing out every feature.

8). Shoddy
Meaning: Poor Quality, inferior, rubbishy
Definition: badly made or done.
Usage: We're not paying good money for shoddy goods.

9). Inducement
Meaning: incentive, attraction, encouragement, temptation
Definition: a thing that persuades or leads someone to do something.
Usage: Companies were prepared to build only in return for massive inducements

10). Contemptuous
Meaning: scornful, disdainful, disrespectful, insulting, insolent
Definition: showing contempt; scornful.
Usage: She was intolerant and contemptuous of the majority of the human race.

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