19 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 – 19.09.2016
1). Discrimination
Meaning: prejudice, bias, bigotry, intolerance, partisanship,
Definition: the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people, especially on the grounds of race, age, or sex.
Usage: Victims of racial discrimination.

2). Consciousness
Meaning: awareness, alertness, sentience, responsiveness, wwakefulness
Definition: the state of being aware of and responsive to one's surroundings.
Usage:  She failed to regain consciousness and died two days later

3). Exaggerate
Meaning: overstate, overstress, overvalue, overestimate, magnify
Definition: represent (something) as being larger, better, or worse than it really is.
Usage: She was apt to exaggerate any aches and pains.

4). Debilitate
Meaning: weakening, enervative, tiring, exhausting, devitalizing, draining
Definition: make (someone) very weak and infirm
Usage: He was severely debilitated by a stomach upset

5). Decree 
Meaning: order, edict, command, mandate, precept                
Definition: an official order that has the force of law.
Usage: The decree guaranteed freedom of assembly

6). Introspection
Meaning: brooding, heart-searching, self-absorption
Definition: the examination or observation of one's own mental and emotional processes.
Usage: Quiet introspection can be extremely valuable

7). Peculiar
Meaning: strange, unusual, odd, funny, curious, weird
Definition: different to what is normal or expected; strange.
Usage: He gave her some very peculiar looks

8). Denial
Meaning: contradiction, rebuttal, repudiation
Definition: the action of denying something.
Usage: She shook her head in denial

9). Probed
Meaning:  examine, feel, prod, poke, check
Definition: explore or examine (something), especially with the hands or an instrument.
Usage:  Hands probed his body from top to bottom.

10). Engulf
Meaning: flood, deluge, immerse, swamp, inundate
Definition: (of a natural force) sweep over (something) so as to surround or cover it completely.
Usage: The cafe was engulfed in flames

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