26 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). Lynch
Synonyms: hang, hang by the neck
Meaning: (of a group of people) kill (someone) for an alleged offence without a legal trial, especially by hanging.
Usage: Her father had been lynched by whites.

2). Arid
Synonyms: dry, dried up, waterless, as dry as a bone, thirsty, Dull
Meaning: lacking in interest, excitement, or meaning..
Usage: His arid years in suburbia

3). Impresario
Synonyms: Organizer, manager, producer, stage manager
Meaning: a person who organizes and often finances concerts, plays, or operas
Usage: Amit Shah plays impresario to this knee-jerk nationalism.

4). Gravitas
Synonyms: dignity, seriousness, solemnity, gravity, loftiness, grandeur
Meaning: dignity, seriousness, or solemnity of manner..
Usage: A post for which he has the expertise and the gravitas

5). Manace
Synonyms: Danger, peril, risk, hazard, threat
Meaning: a person or thing that is likely to cause harm; a threat or danger.
Usage: A new initiative aimed at beating the menace of drugs

6). Fetish   
Synonyms: fixation, obsession, compulsion, mania
Meaning: a form of sexual desire in which gratification is linked to an abnormal degree to a particular object, item of clothing, part of the body, etc..
Usage: A man with a fetish for surgical masks

7). Blatant
Synonyms: flagrant, manifest, unmistakable, open, obvious
Meaning: (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly
Usage: Blatant lies

8). Sacrosanct
Synonyms: sacred, hallowed, inviolable, inviolate, untouchable
Meaning: (especially of a principle, place, or routine) regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with
Usage: The individual's right to work has been upheld as sacrosanct

9). Martyr  
Synonyms: suffer from, be a constant sufferer from, have chronic
Meaning: a person who displays or exaggerates their discomfort or distress in order to obtain sympathy
Usage: She wanted to play the martyr

10). Swoop
Synonyms: dive, descend, drop, plunge, pitch
Meaning: (especially of a bird) move rapidly downwards through the air.
Usage: The barn owl can swoop down on a mouse in total darkness  

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