2 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). Despicable

Meaning: Contemptible, loathsome, hateful, detestable, reprehensible, awful, heinous
Definition: deserving hatred and contempt.
Usage: despicable crime.

2). Traumatize
Meaning: distrub, shock, bother, hurt, mortify, pain, upset
Definition: subject to lasting shock as a result of a disturbing experience or physical injury.
Usage: The children were traumatized by separation from their families

3). Atrocity   
Meaning: iniquity, violation, crime, wrong, offence, affront, scandal, injustice.
Definition: an extremely wicked or cruel act, typically one involving physical violence or injury.
Usage: A textbook which detailed war atrocities

4). incalculable  
Meaning: inestimableuntold, immeasurable, uncountable, indeterminable, incomputable
Definition: too great to be calculated or estimated
Usage: An archive of incalculable value.

5). Myopic  
Meaning: unimaginative, uncreative, narrow-minded, short-term, small-mind
Definition: lacking foresight or intellectual insight
Usage: The government still has a myopic attitude to public spending.

6). Pertinent
Meaning: Relevant, apposite, appropriate, suitable, fitting, fit, apt, apropos
Definition: relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite
Usage: She asked me a lot of very pertinent questions

7). Unsavoury
Meaning: unpalatable, unappetizing, unpleasant, disagreeable, uninviting, unattractive
Definition: disagreeable to taste, smell, or look at
Usage:  They looked at the scanty, unsavoury portions of food doled out to them

8). Perspective
Meaning: Outlook, view, viewpoint, point of view, standpoint, position, stand, attitude
Definition: a particular attitude towards or way of regarding something; a point of view.
Usage: Most guidebook history is written from the editor's perspective.

9). Rapture
Meaning: ecstasy, bliss, euphoria, exaltation, joy, transport, rhapsody, delight, pleasure
Definition: a feeling of intense pleasure or joy
Usage: Leonora listened with rapture.

10). Curse  
Meaning: Execrate, imprecate, hoodoo
Definition: invoke or use a curse against.
Usage: It often seemed as if the family had been cursed.

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