26 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 – 26.10.2016
(Hindu Editorial Page)
1). Robust
Meaning: durable, resilient, tough, hard-wearing, long-lasting, well made,
Definition: (of an object) sturdy in construction
Usage: a robust metal cabinet

2). Perhaps 
Meaning: maybe, possibly, conceivably, feasibly
Definition: used to express uncertainty or possibility.
Usage:  perhaps I should have been frank with him

3). Towering   
Meaning: high, tall, lofty, sky-high, steep
Definition: extremely tall, especially in comparison with the surroundings.
Usage: Hari looked up at the towering buildings

4). Progenitor
Meaning: ancestor, forefather, forebear, parant
Definition: a person who originates a cultural or intellectual movement.
Usage: his children were the progenitors of many of Scotland's noble families

5). Dynamism
Meaning: activity , progress
Definition: the quality of being characterized by vigorous activity and progress.
Usage: the dynamism and strength of the economy

6). Asymmetric
Meaning: lopsided, unsymmetrical, crooked
Definition: having parts which fail to correspond to one another in shape, size, or arrangement; lacking symmetry.
Usage: the church has an asymmetrical plan with an aisle only on one side

7). Prop
Meaning: buttress, support, brace, underpin, reinforce
Definition: support or keep in position
Usage: she propped her chin in the palm of her right hand

8). Assiduous
Meaning: diligent, careful, meticulous, thorough, sedulous, attentive
Definition: showing great care and perseverance.
Usage: She was assiduous in pointing out every feature

9). Episodic
Meaning: intermittent, irregular, sporadic, periodic, fitful
Definition: occurring occasionally and at irregular intervals.
Usage:  volcanic activity is highly episodic in nature

10). Impervious
Meaning: impermeable, impenetrable, waterproof
Definition: not allowing fluid to pass through.
Usage: an impervious layer of basaltic clay


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