17 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.
Daily Vocabulary Words – 17.08.2016
1). Commemorative
Meaning: Memorial, remembrance, celebratory, celebrative
Definition: acting as a memorial of an event or person.
Usage: Minister of State ManojSinha today released a commemorative postage stamp on Tourism in India on the occasion of 70th Independence day

2). Disaster
Meaning: catastrophe, tragedy, act of god, calamity
Definition: a sudden accident or a natural catastrophe that causes great damage or loss of life.
Usage:   US President Barack Obama issued a disaster declaration for flood-devastated Louisiana

3). Ravage
Meaning: ruin, destroy, raze, damage, lay waste, wipe out.
Definition: cause severe and extensive damage to.
Usage: The hurricane ravaged southern Florida.

4). Swell  
Meaning: Expand, bulge, distend, inflate, balloon, bloat, grow, increase, rise
Definition: become or make greater in intensity, number, amount, or volume
Usage: The flooding submerged large parts of the region on Sunday, three days after water-swelled streams and rivers began rising

5). Interim  
Meaning: meantime, meanwhile, interval, interlude
Definition: the intervening time
Usage: In the interim I'll just keep my fingers crossed.

6). Curtain
Meaning: hanging, screen, blind, window hanging
Definition: a screen of heavy cloth or other material that can be raised or lowered at the front of a stage
Usage: She drew the curtains and lit the fire

7). Boast
Meaning: Brag, crow, swagger, swank, own, enjoy, have
Definition: talk with excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one's achievements, possessions, or abilities
Usage:  She boasted about her many conquests

8). Intercept
Meaning: Stop, head off, cut off
Definition: obstruct (someone or something) so as to prevent them from continuing to a destination.
Usage: Intelligence agencies intercepted a series of telephone calls.

9). Pave
Meaning: Cover, surface, floor, top, finish
Definition: cover (a piece of ground) with flat stones or bricks; lay paving over
Usage: China Satellite will pave the way to a hack-proof communication system.

10). Feasibility
Meaning: Practicability, practicality, workability, viability
Definition: the state or degree of being easily or conveniently done.
Usage: The feasibility of screening athletes for cardiac disease.

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