11 Oct 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 – 11.10.2016
1). Bankrupt
Meaning: Insolvent, without, denuded of, vacant of
Definition: completely lacking in a particular good quality.
Usage: His father went bankrupt and the family had to sell their home

2). Abundant
Meaning: Plentiful, copious, ample, profuse, rich, lavish, liberal, bountiful, bumber
Definition: existing or available in large quantities; plentiful
Usage:  there was abundant evidence to support the theory

3). Acquittal
Meaning: Absolution, clearing, exoneration, exculpation,
Definition: a judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged.
Usage: the trial resulted in an acquittal

4). Rudimentary
Meaning: Basic, elementary, introductory, early, primary, initial, first
Definition: involving or limited to basic principles.
Usage: He received a rudimentary education

5). Scruple
Meaning: hesitation, compunction, reservation,thoughtd
Definition: a feeling of doubt or hesitation with regard to the morality or propriety of a course of action.
Usage: I had no scruples about eavesdropping

6). Specious
Meaning: misleading, deceptive, false, unsound
Definition: superficially plausible, but actually wrong.
Usage: A specious argument

7). Tenacious
Meaning: firm, tight, fast, clinging, good
Definition: tending to keep a firm hold of something; clinging or adhering closely.
Usage: A tenacious grip

8). Unutterable
Meaning: indescribable, beyond words, unthinkable, inconceivable
Definition: too great or awful to describe.
Usage: Moments of unutterable grief

9). Dissentient
Meaning: dissenting, differing, discordant, negative
Definition: in opposition to a majority or official opinion.
Usage:  dissentient voices were castigated as ‘hopeless bureaucrats

10). Cynicism
Meaning: scepticism, doubt, mistrust, distrust
Definition: an inclination to believe that people are motivated purely by self-interest; scepticism
Usage: public cynicism about politics


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