12 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 – 12.10.2016
1). Quirky
Meaning: eccentric, odd, outlandish, offbeat, zany, weird
Definition: having or characterized by peculiar or unexpected traits or aspects.
Usage: Her sense of humour was decidedly quirky

2). Reconnaissance
Meaning: survey, exploration, observation, probe, scan
Definition: military observation of a region to locate an enemy or ascertain strategic features
Usage:  An excellent aircraft for low-level reconnaissance

3). Humdrum
Meaning: Dull, boring, tedious, monotomous, banal, ordinary, everyday
Definition: lacking excitement or variety; boringly monotonous.
Usage: humdrum routine work

4). Revamp
Meaning: renovate, redecorate, refurbish, recondition, rehabilitate, rebuild, overhaul
Definition: give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to.
Usage: An attempt to revamp the museum's image

5). Covet
Meaning: desire, crave, have one’s heart set on
Definition: yearn to possess (something, especially something belonging to another).
Usage: I covet one of their smart bags

6). Inadvertently
Meaning: Accidentally, by accident, unwittingly
Definition: without intention; accidentally.
Usage: His name had been inadvertently omitted from the list

7). Misconstrue
Meaning: misunderstand, misinterpret, misconceive, miss, confuse, confound
Definition: interpret (a person's words or actions) wrongly.
Usage: my advice was deliberately misconstrued

8). Nonchalant
Meaning: Feeling, relaxed, calm
Definition: (of a person or manner) feeling or appearing casually calm and relaxed; not displaying anxiety, interest, or enthusiasm.
Usage: She gave a nonchalant shrug

9). Nexus
Meaning: Connection, focal point
Definition: a connection or series of connections linking two or more things.
Usage:  The nexus between industry and political power

10). Arson
Meaning: incendiarism, pyromania, fire-raising, firebombing
Definition: the criminal act of deliberately setting fire to property
Usage: Police are treating the fire as arson


For More English Vocabulary SetsClick Here