13 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). Rehabilitate
Synonyms: reintegrate, readapt, retrain
Meaning: restore (someone) to health or normal life by training and therapy after imprisonment, addiction, or illness.
Usage : helping to rehabilitate former criminals

2). Asylums
Synonyms: mental hospital, mental institution, psychiatric hospital
Meaning: an institution for the care of people who are mentally ill.
Usage : he'd been committed to an asylum

3). Prevarication
Synonyms: dishonesty, distortion, lie, equivocation
Meaning: a person dishonest to his organization
Usage : My hesitation and prevarication had apparently not inspired my interlocutor with confidence in me.

4). Exacerbating
Synonyms: aggravate, make worse, worsen, inflame, compound
Meaning: make (a problem, bad situation, or negative feeling) worse.
Usage : Rising inflation was exacerbated by the collapse of oil prices

5). Indecorously
Synonyms: improper, unseemly, unbecoming, undignified, immodest, indecent, immoral
Meaning: not in keeping with good taste and propriety; improper
Usage : a pub crawl with sundry indecorous adventures

6). Assertion   
Synonyms: declaration, contention, statement, claim, submission, swearing
Meaning: a confident and forceful statement of fact or belief
Usage : His assertion that his father had deserted the family

7). Incongruity
Synonyms: inappropriateness, dissonance, difference, inconsistency, lack of harmony
Meaning: the state of being incongruous; incompatibility
Usage : the incongruity of his fleshy face and skinny body disturbed her the incongruity of his fleshy face and skinny body disturbed her

8). Adjudication
Synonyms: arbitration, refereeing, umpiring
Meaning: The action or process of adjudicating
Usage : The matter may have to go to court for adjudication

9). Pervasive
Synonyms: prevalent, penetrating, extensive, general, common, universal, rife
Meaning: (especially of an unwelcome influence or physical effect) spreading widely throughout an area or a group of people.
Usage : ageism is pervasive and entrenched in our society

10). Vacillate
Synonyms: dither, teeter, waver, hesitate, oscillate, fluctuate
Meaning: waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive.
Usage : I vacillated between teaching and journalism     

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