14 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 – 14.09.2016
1). Legitimate
Meaning: legal, lawful, authorized, permitted, permissible, allowable
Definition: conforming to the law or to rules.
Usage: His claims to legitimate authority

2). Snazzy
Meaning: stylish, smart, attractive, lovely, gorgeous, stunning
Definition: stylish and attractive.
Usage:  snazzy little silk dresses

3). Sophisticated  
Meaning: Underneath, below, further down, lower down
Definition: having, revealing, or involving a great deal of worldly experience and knowledge of fashion and culture.
Usage: a chic, sophisticated woman.

4). Arbitrations
Meaning: adjudication, meditation, negotiation, intervention, interposition
Definition: The use of an arbitrator to settle a dispute
Usage: Tayside Regional Council called for arbitration to settle the dispute

5). Candid
Meaning: frank, outspoken, forthright, open, honest, truthful, direct, bluff
Definition: truthful and straightforward; frank
Usage: His responses were remarkably candid

6). Bicker  
Meaning: Squabble, argue
Definition: argue about petty and trivial matters.
Usage: couples who bicker over who gets what from the divorce

7). Fluctuate
Meaning: vary, differ, shift, change, alter, waver, swing, alternate
Definition: rise and fall irregularly in number or amount.
Usage: Trade with other countries tends to fluctuate from year to year

8). Cogent
Meaning: convincing, compelling, strong, forceful, powerful, potent, weighty
Definition: (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing.
Usage: They put forward cogent arguments for British membership

9). Narrative
Meaning: account, story, tale, history, description, record, portrayal, report, rehearsal, recital  
Definition: a spoken or written account of connected events; a story.
Usage:  A gripping narrative.

10). Plagues
Meaning: afflict, bedevil, torture, torment, trouble, beset, dog
Definition: cause continual trouble or distress to

Usage: He has been plagued by ill health.

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