8 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 – 08.10.2016
1). Reticence   
Meaning: reserve, restraint, inhibition, shyness, modesty
Definition: the quality of being reticent; reserve.
Usage: The traditional emotional reticence of the British

2). Ruse
Meaning: Ploy, stratagem, tactic, move, device, scheme, trick
Definition: an action intended to deceive someone; a trick
Usage:  Emma tried to think of a ruse to get Paul out of the house

3). Preempt
Meaning: Foretall, prevent, secure
Definition: take action in order to prevent (an anticipated event) happening; forestall
Usage: The government pre-empted a coup attempt

4). Rancour  
Meaning: bitterness, spite, hate, ill will, vitriol
Definition: bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long standing.
Usage: He spoke without rancour

5). Recluse    
Meaning: hermit, ascetic                                               
Definition: a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.
Usage: She has turned into a virtual recluse

6). Remorse   
Meaning: contrition, repentance, guilt, sorrow, compunction
Definition: deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed.
Usage: They were filled with remorse and shame

7). Sensual   
Meaning: physical, carnal, bodily, animal  
Definition: of or arousing gratification of the senses and physical, especially sexual, pleasure.
Usage: The production of the ballet is sensual and passionate

8). Undulate   
Meaning: rise and fall, surge, wave, billow, roll, swell, ripple  
Definition: move with a smooth wave-like motion.
Usage: Her body undulated to the thumping rhythm of the music

9). Wary     
Meaning:  cautious, careful, chary, alert, prudent
Definition: feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.
Usage:  Dogs which have been mistreated often remain very wary of strangers

10). Trite     
Meaning: hackneyed, banal, vapid, ordinary, predictabe
Definition: (of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse

Usage: This point may now seem obvious and trite


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