15 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 – 15.10.2016
1). Indefatigable
Meaning: tireless, untiring, unwearied, unflagging
Definition: (of a person or their efforts) persisting tirelessly.
Usage: An indefatigable defender of human rights

2). Dilatory
Meaning: slow, unhurried, tardy, lax, slack, idle, lazy
Definition: slow to act.
Usage:  He had been dilatory in appointing a solicitor

3). Martinet
Meaning: disciplinarian, taskmaster, tyrant, drill sergeant
Definition: a person who demands complete obedience; a strict disciplinarian.
Usage: The woman in charge was a martinet who treated all those beneath her like children

4). Unlawful
Meaning: illegal, illicit, illegitimate, against the law
Definition: not conforming to, permitted by, or recognized by law or rules.
Usage: The use of unlawful violence

5). Bequest
Meaning: legacy, inheritance, endowment, estate, heritage, bestowal, donation  
Definition: the action of bequeathing something.
Usage: A painting acquired by bequest

6). Gullible
Meaning: credulous, trustful, naïve, innocent, ignorant, simple, unguared
Definition: easily persuaded to believe something; credulous
Usage: an attempt to persuade a gullible public to spend their money

7). Deceptive
Meaning: misleading, illusory, illusive, ambiguous, delusive,
Definition: giving an appearance or impression different from the true one; misleading
Usage: He put the question with deceptive casualness

8). Elusive
Meaning: difficult to catch/find, difficult to track down
Definition: difficult to find, catch, or achieve.
Usage: Success will become ever more elusive

9). Tyranny
Meaning: despotism, absolutism, autocracy, dictatorship
Definition: cruel and oppressive government or rule.
Usage:  Refugees fleeing tyranny and oppression

10). Rebate
Meaning: refund, repayment, partial refund
Definition: a partial refund to someone who has paid too much for tax, rent, or a utility.
Usage: The scheme eases the move to the council tax by giving rebates in the first year


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