22 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). Flared
Meaning: Blaze, flash, flame
Definition: burn or shine with a sudden intensity.
Usage: A match flared as he lit a cigarette.

2). Triggered
Meaning: activate, set off, set going, trip
Definition: cause (a device) to function.
Usage: Burglars fled empty-handed after triggering the alarm.

3). Advocacy
Meaning: support for, argument for, arguing for, calling for
Definition: public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy.
Usage: His outspoken advocacy of the agreement has won no friends.

4). Allegation
Meaning: claim, assertion, declaration, statement
Definition: a claim or assertion that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically one made without proof.
Usage: He made allegations of corruption against the administration.

5). Agitation
Meaning: anxiety, perturbation, distress, concern
Definition: a state of anxiety or nervous excitement.
Usage: She was wringing her hands in agitation.

6). Eradicate
Meaning: get rid of, eliminate, do away with, remove
Definition: destroy completely; put an end to.
Usage: This disease has been eradicated from the world.

7). Turmoil
Meaning: confusion, disorder, disturbance
Definition: a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty.
Usage: A time of great political turmoil.

8). Fumigate
Meaning: disinfect, purify, sterilize
Definition: disinfect or purify (an area) with the fumes of certain chemicals.
Usage: We got sulphur candles to fumigate the house.

9). Veer
Meaning: career, swing, wheel, twist
Definition: change direction suddenly.
Usage: An oil tanker that had veered off course.

10). Valiant
Meaning: brave, courageous, fearless
Definition: possessing or showing courage or determination.
Usage: She made a valiant effort to hold her anger in check.

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