23 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). Posterity
Meaning: future generations, succeeding generations
Definition: all future generations of people.
Usage: the names of those who died are recorded for posterity on a framed scroll.

2). Relinquish
Meaning: renounce, give up, part with turn over
Definition: voluntarily cease to keep or claim; give up.
Usage: he relinquished his managerial role to become chief executive.

3). Persuade
Meaning: convince, talk someone into, induce
Definition: induce (someone) to do something through reasoning or argument.
Usage: it wasn't easy, but I persuaded him to do the right thing.

4). Ancestry
Meaning: forebears, forefathers, parentage
Definition: one's family or ethnic descent.
Usage: he was proud of his Irish ancestry.

5). Propulsion
Meaning: thrust, motive force, impluse
Definition: the action of driving or pushing forwards.
Usage: they dive and use their wings for propulsion under water.

6). Ephemeral
Meaning: transient, fleeting, passing
Definition: lasting for a very short time.
Usage: fashions are ephemeral: new ones regularly drive out the old.

7). Dissuade
Meaning: discourage, deter, prevent, disincline
Definition: persuade (someone) not to take a particular course of action.
Usage: his friends tried to dissuade him from flying.

8). Persist
Meaning: persevere, continue, carry on
Definition: continue in an opinion or course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
Usage: the minority of drivers who persist in drinking.

9). Scarce
Meaning: short, in short supply, scant
Definition: (especially of food, money, or some other resource) insufficient for the demand.
Usage: as raw materials became scarce, synthetics were developed.

10). Perpetual
Meaning: everlasting, never-ending, eternal, permanent
Definition: never ending or changing.
Usage: the population lived in a perpetual state of fear.






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