21 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). Provincial
Meaning: small-town, non-metropolitan, non-urban, back woods, backwater
Definition: of or concerning a province of a country or empire of or concerning a province of a country or empire.
Usage: Provincial elections.

2). Rebuke
Meaning: reprimand, reproach, scold, admonish, chide, upbraid, criticize
Definition: express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behaviour or actions express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behaviour or actions.
Usage: she had rebuked him for drinking too much.

3). Lambasted
Meaning: criticize, castigate, chastise, censure, condemn
Definition: criticize (someone or something) harshly.
Usage: They lambasted the report as a gross distortion of the truth.

4). Blare
Meaning: Blast,  sound loudly, toot, honk, shriek, screech
Definition: make or cause to make a loud, harsh sound.
Usage: The ambulance arrived outside, siren blaring.

5). Tinkle
Meaning: ring, jingle, jangle, chime, peal, ding, ping
Definition: make or cause to make a light, clear ringing sound.
Usage: Cool water tinkled in the stone fountains.

6). trumpet
Meaning: proclaim, announce, declare, broadcast, blazon
Definition: proclaim widely or loudly.
Usage: The press trumpeted another defeat for the government.

7). Percussion
Meaning: crash, bang, smash, clash, bump, thump
Definition: the striking of one solid object with or against another with some degree of force.
Usage: the clattering percussion of objects striking the walls and the shutters.

8). Wade
Meaning: paddle, wallow, dabble, slop, plod
Definition: walk with effort through water or another liquid or viscous substance.
Usage: He waded out to the boat.

9). Impeccable
Meaning: flawless, faultless, unblemished, spotless, perfect, exemplary
Definition: in accordance with the highest standards; faultless.
Usage: He had impeccable manners.

10). Perplex
Meaning: puzzle, baffle, mystify, worry, befuddle, addle, fog, throw
Definition: make (someone) feel completely baffled
Usage: She was perplexed by her husband's moodiness.

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