17 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 – 17.09.2016
1). Rampage  
Meaning: riot, tear, run amok, storm, charge
Definition: (especially of a large group of people) move through a place in a violent and uncontrollable manner.
Usage: Several thousand demonstrators rampaged through the city

2). Hostility
Meaning: antagonism, bitterness, malevolence, malice, rancor, venom, anger, hatred
Definition: hostile behaviour; unfriendliness or opposition.
Usage:  Their hostility to all outsiders

3). Vacillate
Meaning: dither, teeter, temporize, hesitate, fluctuate,  
Definition: waver between different opinions or actions; be indecisive.
Usage: I vacillated between teaching and journalism.

4). Ordained
Meaning: appoint, induct, install, invest, anoint, consecrate
Definition: make (someone) a priest or minister; confer holy orders on
Usage: He was ordained a minister before entering Parliament

5). Provision
Meaning: supply, delivery, furnishing, allocation, distribution, presentation   
Definition: The action of providing or supplying something for use.
Usage: New contracts for the provision of services

6). Stipulation
Meaning: condition, precondition, provision, prerequisite, specification
Definition: a condition or requirement that is specified or demanded as part of an agreement
Usage: They donated their collection of prints with the stipulation that they never be publicly exhibited

7). Mausoleum
Meaning: tomb, sepulcher, crypt, vault, catacomb
Definition: a stately or impressive building housing a tomb or group of tombs
Usage: The cathedral was built in 1517 as a royal mausoleum

8). Entrench
Meaning: establish, settle, lodge, set, root, install, plant, embed, anchor, seat
Definition: establish (an attitude, habit, or belief) so firmly that change is very difficult or unlikely.
Usage: Ageism is entrenched in our society

9). Deception
Meaning: deceit, duplicity, fraud, guile, pretence, artifice
Definition: the action of deceiving someone.
Usage:  Obtaining property by deception.

10). Astounding
Meaning: amazing, astonishing, shocking, surprising, stunning
Definition: surprisingly impressive or notable

Usage: The summit offers astounding views.

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