28 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 – 28.10.2016
1). Regiment  
Meaning: Unit, outfit, force
Definition: a permanent unit of an army typically commanded by a lieutenant colonel and divided into several companies, squadrons, or batteries and often into two battalions
Usage: the Royal Highland Regiment

2). Infiltrate   
Meaning: penetrate, invade, intrude on, permeate, enter
Definition: enter or gain access to (an organization, place, etc.) surreptitiously and gradually, especially in order to acquire secret information..
Usage:  the organization has been infiltrated by informers

3). Interrogation  
Meaning: questioning, vross-questioning, carechism, quizzing
Definition: the action of interrogating or the process of being interrogated.
Usage: would he keep his mouth shut under interrogation ?

4). Adjunct
Meaning: Supplement, addition, complement, extra
Definition: a thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part.
Usage: computer technology is an adjunct to learning

5). Armada
Meaning: fleet, flotilla, navy, squadron
Definition: a fleet of warships.
Usage: an armada of forty-five warships

6). Canon  
Meaning: principle, rule, law, tenet, formula
Definition: a general law, rule, principle, or criterion by which something is judged.
Usage: the appointment violated the canons of fair play and equal opportunity

7). Vulnerable
Meaning: at risk, in peril, in danger, unsafe, unprotected
Definition: exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally
Usage: we were in a vulnerable position

8). Thrall  
Meaning: power, control, grip, grasp, yoke
Definition: the state of being in someone's power, or of having great power over someone.
Usage: she was in thrall to her abusive husband

9). Trammel
Meaning: restraint, curb, check, impediment, barrier
Definition: restrictions or impediments to freedom of action.
Usage:  we will forge our own future, free from the trammels of materialism

10). Revere
Meaning: respect, admire, prize, treasure, value
Definition: feel deep respect or admiration for (something) .
Usage: Cezanne's still lifes were revered by his contemporaries


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