1 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). Abandon
Meaning: Desert, Leave, cast aside,
Definition: cease to support or look after (someone); desert.
Usage: Her natural mother had abandoned her at an early age.

2). Patronage
Meaning: Sponsorship, backing, funding, promotion, support, guaranty, protection
Definition: the support given by a patron.
Usage: The arts could no longer depend on private patronage

3). Traverse
Meaning: cross, negotiate, cross, pass over.
Definition: travel across or through.
Usage: He traversed the forest

4). Recuperate  
Meaning: get better, recover, convalesce, get back to normal
Definition: recover from illness or exertion
Usage: She has been recuperating from a knee injury.

5). Alms  
Meaning: charity, bounty, subsidy, largesse, endowment
Definition: (in historical contexts) money or food given to poor people
Usage: The riders stopped to distribute alms.

6). Attenuate
Meaning: diminished, impaired, reduced, decreased
Definition: reduce the force, effect, or value of
Usage: Her intolerance was attenuated by an unexpected liberalism

7). Vindictive
Meaning: Vengeful, out for revenge, revengeful, avenging, unforgiving, implacable, bitter
Definition: having or showing a strong or unreasoning desire for revenge
Usage:  The criticism was both vindictive and personalized

8). Discomfit
Meaning: embarrass, discomfort, unsettle, unnerve, upset, disturb, perturb, distress
Definition: make (someone) feel uneasy or embarrassed.
Usage: He was not noticeably discomfited by her tone.

9). Accusation
Meaning: allegation, charge, claim, asseveration, blame, criticism, complaint
Definition: a charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong
Usage: accusations of bribery.

10). Indict
Meaning: Charge with, arraign for, take to court for, put on trial for
Definition: formally accuse of or charge with a crime.

Usage: His former manager was indicted for fraud.


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