11 Sep 2016

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 – 11.09.2016
1). Legitimate
Meaning: legal, lawful, licit, authorized, valid, upright, allowable
Definition: conforming to the law or to rules.
Usage: His claims to legitimate authority

2). Fiction  
Meaning: Novels,  stories, narration, story telling
Definition: literature in the form of prose, especially novels, that describes imaginary events and people.
Usage:  they were supposed to be keeping up the fiction that they were happily married

3). Abide  
Meaning: obey, observe, follow, keep to, conform to, accept, accede to
Definition: accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation).
Usage: I said I would abide by their decision.

4). Espionage
Meaning: Spying, undercover work, intelligence, cyber-espionage, counter-espionage
Definition: the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information
Usage: The camouflage and secrecy of espionage

5). Manslaughter
Meaning: Killing, murder, slaying
Definition: the crime of killing a human being without malice aforethought, or in circumstances not amounting to murder
Usage: The defendant was convicted of manslaughter

6). Bankrupt
Meaning: insolvent, without, bare of, denuded of
Definition: (of a person or organization) declared in law as unable to pay their debts.
Usage: His father went bankrupt and the family had to sell their home

7). Prevalent
Meaning: widespread, frequent, usual, common, general, universal
Definition: widespread in a particular area or at a particular time.
Usage:  The social ills prevalent in society today

8). Eradicating
Meaning: eliminate, do away with, remove, suppress
Definition: destroy completely; put an end to
Usage: This disease has been eradicated from the world

9). Stern  
Meaning: serious, unsmiling, stony, flinty, steely, disapproving, sober         
Definition: (of a person or their manner) serious and unrelenting, especially in the assertion of authority and exercise of discipline.
Usage:  A smile transformed his stern face.

10). Guts
Meaning: instinctive, intuitive, impulsive, natural, basic, emotinal
Definition: used in reference to a feeling or reaction based on an instinctive emotional response rather than considered thought

Usage: I had a gut feeling that something was wrong.

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