20 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.

1). Inadvertent
Meaning: unintentional, unintended, accidental, unpremeditated
Definition: not resulting from or achieved through deliberate planning.
Usage: An inadvertent administrative error occurred that resulted in an over payment.

2). Exonerate
Meaning: absolve, clear, acquit,
Definition: (of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing.
Usage: The inquiry exonerated Lewis and his company.

3). Hostile
Meaning: antagonistic, aggressive, confrontational, belligerent
Definition: showing or feeling opposition or dislike; unfriendly.
Usage: He wrote a ferociously hostile attack.

4). Stimulus
Meaning: Spur, encouragement, boost, prompt
Definition: a thing that arouses activity or energy in someone or something; a spur or incentive.
Usage: If the tax were abolished, it would act as a stimulus to exports.

5). Constrain
Meaning: compel, force, drive, oblige   
Definition: compel or force (someone) to follow a particular course of action.
Usage: Children are constrained to work in the way the book dictates.

6). Receptive
Meaning: Open-mined, responsive, flexible 
Definition: willing to consider or accept new suggestions and ideas.
Usage: A receptive audience.

7). Lethargy
Meaning: sluggishness, inertia, inactivity, inaction,
Definition: a lack of energy and enthusiasm.
Usage: There was an air of lethargy about him.

8). Debilitate
Meaning: weakening, enfeebling, enervating, enervative
Definition: make (someone) very weak and infirm.
Usage: He was severely debilitated by a stomach upset  .

9). Aggregate
Definition: a material or structure formed from a mass of fragments or particles loosely compacted together.
Usage: The specimen is an aggregate of rock and mineral fragments.

10). Tumultuous
Meaning: loud, thunderous, ear-shattering
Definition: making an uproar or loud, confused noise.
Usage: He left the stage to tumultuous applause.

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