12 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 – 12.09.2016
1). Deem
Meaning: regard as, consider, judge, adjudge, rate, fin, count, esteem, reckon, account
Definition: regard or consider in a specified way.
Usage: The event was deemed a great success

2). Taboo  
Meaning: Prohibition, proscription, veto, ban, restriction
Definition: a social or religious custom prohibiting or restricting a particular practice or forbidding association with a particular person, place, or thing
Usage:  many taboos have developed around physical exposure

3). Harmonize
Meaning: Coordinate, match, blend, mix, balance
Definition: produce a pleasing visual combination.
Usage: Steeply pitched roofs which harmonize with the form of the main roof.

4). Prolong  
Meaning: Lengthen, make longer, extend, elongate
Definition: extend the duration of
Usage: An idea which prolonged the life of the engine by many years

5). Hatch
Meaning: devise, conceive, concoct, brew, invent, plan, design, formulate
Definition: conspire to devise (a plot or plan)
Usage: The little plot that you and Sylvia hatched up last night

6). Pioneer
Meaning: Settler, colonist, explorer, trailblazer
Definition: a person who is among the first to explore or settle a new country or area.
Usage: The pioneers of the Wild West

7). Prone
Meaning: Susceptible, vulnerable, liable, given, disposed
Definition: likely or liable to suffer from, do, or experience something unpleasant or regrettable.
Usage: Farmed fish are prone to disease

8). Implications
Meaning: Suggestions, inference, innuendo, hint, intimation
Definition: the conclusion that can be drawn from something although it is not explicitly stated
Usage: The implication is that no one person at the bank is responsible

9). Utopian  
Meaning: unworldly, non-material, immaterial       
Definition: modelled on or aiming for a state in which everything is perfect; idealistic.
Usage:  It is based on a utopian ideology.

10). Spur
Meaning: stimulus, incentive, encouragement, stimulant, inducement, prompt
Definition: a thing that prompts or encourages someone; an incentive
Usage: Wars act as a spur to practical invention.

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