13 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 – 13.09.2016
1). Jargon
Meaning: Slang, cant, idiom, argot, patter
Definition: special words or expressions used by a profession or group that are difficult for others to understand.
Usage: legal jargon

2). Evocative
Meaning: Reminiscent, suggestive, redolent
Definition: bringing strong images, memories, or feelings to mind
Usage:  Powerfully evocative lyrics
3). Beneath
Meaning: Underneath, below, further down, lower down
Definition: extending or directly underneath something.
Usage: A house built on stilts to allow air to circulate beneath.

4). Sheer   
Meaning: utter, complete, absolute, total, pure, perfect, patent
Definition: nothing other than; unmitigated (used for emphasis)
Usage: she giggled with sheer delight

5). Plague
Meaning: afflict, bedevil, torment, trouble, beset, dog, curse
Definition: cause continual trouble or distress to
Usage: He has been plagued by ill health

6). Archive  
Meaning: file, log, catalogue, pigeonhole
Definition: place or store (something) in an archive.
Usage: The entire directory will be archived

7). Liberate
Meaning: set free, free, release, let out, let go, discharge, deliver
Definition: set (someone) free from imprisonment, slavery, or oppression.
Usage: The serfs had been liberated

8). Retreat
Meaning: withdraw, retire, draw back, pull back, pull out, fall back, give way
Definition: (of an army) withdraw from enemy forces as a result of their superior power or after a defeat
Usage: The French retreated in disarray

9). Combat  
Meaning: battle, fighting, action, conflict, war, warfare    
Definition: fighting between armed forces.
Usage:  Five Hurricanes were shot down in combat.

10). Retract
Meaning: Pull in, draw in, pull back, sheathe, put away
Definition: draw or be drawn back or back in
Usage: She retracted her hand as if she'd been burn.

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