7 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 – 07.10.2016
1). Dilatory   
Meaning: Slow, unhurried, tardy, lax, sluggish, idle, indolent
Definition: slow to act.
Usage: He had been dilatory in appointing a solicitor

2). Cardinal  
Meaning: Fundamental, basic, main, chief, primary, prime, first
Definition: of the greatest importance; fundamental..
Usage:  Two cardinal points must be borne in mind

3). Braggart
Meaning: Brag, show-off, trumpeter, poser, egotist
Definition: a person who boasts about their achievements or possessions
Usage: braggart men

4). Assuage  
Meaning: Relieve, ease, alleviate, smother, lessen, lower
Definition: make (an unpleasant feeling) less intense
Usage: The letter assuaged the fears of most members

5). Penury   
Meaning: extreme/dire poverty, pennilessness, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence  
Definition: the state of being very poor; extreme poverty.
Usage: He couldn't face another year of penury

6). Tenuous  
Meaning: Slight, flimsy, weak, fragile, shaky
Definition: very weak or slight
Usage: The tenuous link between interest rates and investment

7). Turbid   
Meaning: murky, muddy, thick,  
Definition: (of a liquid) cloudy, opaque, or thick with suspended matter.
Usage: The turbid estuary

8). Verbose  
Meaning: wordy, garrulous, talkative, voluble, effusive
Definition: (using or expressed in more words than are needed.
Usage: Much academic language is obscure and verbose

9). Venerate    
Meaning:  revere, respect, worship, hallow, deify
Definition: regard with great respect; revere
Usage:  Philip of Beverley was venerated as a saint

10). Viscous    
Meaning: Sticky, gummy, tacky, syrupy  
Definition: having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid; having a high viscosity
Usage: Viscous lava



 


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