6 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.

1). Blatant
Meaning: Flagrant, glaring, obvious, undisguised, overt, open, manifest
Definition: (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.
Usage: Blatant lies.

2). Exorbitant
Meaning: extortionate, excessive, sky-high, inordinate, huge, enormous
Definition: (of a price or amount charged) unreasonably high..
Usage:  Some hotels charge exorbitant rates for phone calls

3). Frivolous
Meaning: flippant, glib, waggish, joking, jokey, non-serious.
Definition: not having any serious purpose or value.
Usage: Frivolous ribbons and lacy frills.

4). Unprecedented    
Meaning: unparalleled, unequalled, unmatched, unrivalled, without equal
Definition: never done or known before
Usage: The government took the unprecedented step of releasing confidential correspondence

5). Dread
Meaning: fear, be afraid of, worry about
Definition: anticipate with great apprehension or fear
Usage: Jane was dreading the party.

6). Disparate
Meaning: contrasting, different, differing, unlike, dissimilar,
Definition: essentially different in kind; not able to be compared.
Usage: They inhabit disparate worlds of thought

7). Accentuate
Meaning: point up, heighten, stress, spotlight, foreground, frature
Definition: make more noticeable or prominent..
Usage:  His jacket unfortunately accentuated his paunch

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

9). Credence  
Meaning: acceptance, belief, faith, trust, confidence, reliance, traction
Definition: belief in or acceptance of something as true
Usage: Psychoanalysis finds little credence among laymen.

10). Suffice
Meaning: be enough, be sufficient, do, serve,
Definition: be enough or adequate.
Usage: A quick look should suffice.

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