10 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 – 10.10.2016
1). Abhorrent
Meaning: detestable, hateful, loathsome, execrable
Definition: inspiring disgust and loathing; repugnant.
Usage: Racism was abhorrent to us all

2). Renounce
Meaning: reject, repudiate, abandon, resign
Definition: formally declare one's abandonment of (a claim, right, or possession)
Usage:  Isabella offered to renounce her son's claim to the French Crown

3). Bizarre
Meaning: Strange, peculiar, odd, funny, curious, offbeat, outlandish, queer
Definition: very strange or unusual.
Usage: a bizarre situation

4). Scurrilous
Meaning: abusive, vituperative, derogatory, pejorative, libelous
Definition: making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation.
Usage: A scurrilous attack on his integrity

5). Calumny
Meaning: slander, libel, character assassination, calumniation
Definition: the making of false and defamatory statements about someone in order to damage their reputation; slander.
Usage: A bitter struggle marked by calumny and litigation

6). Abundant
Meaning: plentiful, copious, ample, profuse, rich, liberal, opulent
Definition: existing or available in large quantities; plentiful.
Usage: There was abundant evidence to support the theory

7). Applaud
Meaning: clap, cheer, whistle, praise, commend, salute
Definition: show approval or praise by clapping.
Usage: The crowd whistled and applauded

8). Exonerate
Meaning: absolve, clear, acquit, discharge , release, relive, free
Definition: (of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing.
Usage: an inquiry exonerated those involved

9). Meritorious
Meaning: praiseworthy, admirable, estimable, creditable, excellent
Definition: deserving reward or praise.
Usage:  A medal for meritorious conduct

10). Reproach
Meaning: rebuke, reproof, reproval, admonition, scolding
Definition: the expression of disapproval or disappointment
Usage: He gave her a look of reproach


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