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.
Daily Vocabulary Words – 04.08.2016
Meaning: follower, supporter, defender, advocate, disciple, votary, member, friend
Definition: someone who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas
Usage: He was a strong adherent of monetarism.
Meaning: onlooker, watcher, looker-on, passer-by, eyewitness
Definition: a person who is present at an event or incident but does not take part.
Usage: Water cannons were turned on marchers and innocent bystanders alike
Meaning: assiduity, rigour, carefulness, conscientiousness, intentness
Definition: careful and persistent work or effort.
Usage: Few party members challenge his diligence as an MP
Meaning: accolade, panegyric, paean, encomium, tribute, testimonial
Definition: a speech or piece of writing that praises someone or something highly, especially a tribute to someone who has just died.
Usage: A eulogy to the Queen Mother.
Meaning: soft, loose, flabby, yielding, slack, lax, toneless.
Definition: soft and hanging loosely or limply, especially so as to look or feel unpleasant.
Usage: She took his flaccid hand in hers.
Meaning: dying, death, passing, expiry, expiration, end
Definition: a person’s death
Usage: Mr Grisenthwaite’s tragic demise.
Meaning: misapprehension, misconception, misleading, mistake, deception, misbelief
Definition: the action of deluding or the state of being deluded.
Usage: What a capacity television has for delusion.
Meaning: capricious, whimsical, random, chance, erratic, unpredictable, wild, casual
Definition: based on random choice or personal whim rather than any reason or system.
Usage: An arbitrary decision.
Meaning: misanthropic, pessimistic
Definition: believing that people are motivated purely by self-interest; distrustful of human sincerity or integrity.
Usage: He was brutally cynical and hardened to every sob story under the sun
Meaning: Succinct, short, brief, pithy, incisive, crisp.
Definition: giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words; brief but comprehensive.
Usage: A concise account of the country’s history.
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