27 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 – 27.09.2016
1). Jubilant  
Meaning: Overjoyed, exultant, joyful, rejoicing, gleeful, euphoric, ecstatic, transported
Definition: feeling or expressing great happiness and triumph.
Usage: a large number of jubilant fans ran on to the pitch

2). Comprehend
Meaning: understand, grasp, take in, see, apprehend, follow, make sense of, fathom, make out
Definition: grasp mentally; understand.
Usage:  he couldn't comprehend her reasons for marrying Lovat

3). Moratorium
Meaning: embargo, ban, prohibition, suspension, stay, stoppage, halt
Definition: a temporary prohibition of an activity
Usage: a moratorium on the use of drift nets

4). Feud  
Meaning: quarrel, fight, argue, bicker, squabble, dispute, clash
Definition: be engaged in a prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute.
Usage: Hoover feuded with the CIA for decades

5). Deafen  
Meaning: Make deaf, make temporarily deaf,                  
Definition: cause (someone) to lose the power of hearing permanently or temporarily.
Usage: We were deafened by the explosion

6). Fortune  
Meaning: chance, accident, coincidence, destiny, foruity
Definition: chance or luck as an arbitrary force affecting human affairs.
Usage: some malicious act of fortune keeps them separate

7). Envy  
Meaning: Jealousy, desire, enciousness
Definition: a feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else's possessions, qualities, or luck.
Usage: She felt a twinge of envy for the people on board

8). Flaunt
Meaning: parade, exhibit, show off, draw attention to
Definition: display (something) ostentatiously, especially in order to provoke envy or admiration or to show defiance
Usage: newly rich consumers eager to flaunt their prosperity

9). Jibe  
Meaning:  taunt, sneer, jeer, insult, barb
Definition: an insulting or mocking remark; a taunt.
Usage:  a jibe at his old rivals.

10). Grisly   
Meaning: gruesome, horrid, fearful, hideous, macabre, dire, awful
Definition: causing horror or disgust.

Usage: The town was shaken by a series of grisly crimes

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