28 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 – 28.09.2016
1). Monotonous
Meaning: tedious, dull, unexciting, tiresome, unvaried, prosaic, dreary, colourless
Definition: dull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest..
Usage: The statistics that he quotes with monotonous regularity

2). Annihilate
Meaning: destroy, obliterate, liquidate, eradicate, extinguish, exttinguish
Definition: destroy utterly; obliterate..
Usage:  A simple bomb of this type could annihilate them all

3). Expurgate
Meaning: censor, bowdlerize, blue-pencil, redact, cut, edit
Definition: remove matter thought to be objectionable or unsuitable from (a text or account).
Usage: An expurgated English translation

4). Insanity
Meaning: mental illness, lunacy, instability, madness, loss of reason
Definition: the state of being seriously mentally ill; madness..
Usage: He suffered from bouts of insanity

5). Indignation
Meaning: resentment, affront, anger, distress, unhappiness, hurt, pain, upset, pique, spleen     
Definition: anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment.
Usage: The letter filled Lucy with indignation

6). Passionate
Meaning: intense, ardent, fervent, zealous, fiery, heated, eager, animated, spirited
Definition: having, showing, or caused by strong feelings or beliefs.
Usage: Passionate pleas for help

7). Infuriate
Meaning: enrage, incense, anger, inflame, send into a rage
Definition: make (someone) extremely angry and impatient.
Usage: I was infuriated by your article

8). Brood
Meaning: offspring, young, progeny, spawn
Definition: a family of birds or other young animals produced at one hatching or birth
Usage: A brood of chicks

9). Panacea
Meaning:  universal cure, cure-all, wonder drug, magic formula, magic bullet
Definition: a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
Usage:  The panacea for all corporate ills.

10). Reproachful
Meaning: disapproving, reproving, critical, censorious, admonitory
Definition: expressing disapproval or disappointment.

Usage: She gave him a reproachful look

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