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.

    1). Raucous(adjective)

    Meaning: making or constituting a disturbingly harsh and loud noise.

    Synonyms: Harsh, Strident, squawky, sharp, grating
    Usage: Raucousyouths.

    2). Contagion (Noun)

    Meaning: the communication of disease from one person to another by close contact.

    Synonyms: contamination, infection, disease, illness
    Usage: The rooms held no risk ofcontagion.

    3). Sumptuous (adjective)

    Meaning: splendid and expensive-looking.

    Synonyms: Lavish, deluxe, luxurious, magnificent, palatial, rich
    Usage: The banquet was asumptuous, luxurious meal.

    4). Succulent (adjective)

    Meaning: (of food) tender, juicy, and tasty.
    Synonyms: juicy, moist, lush, soft, tender, fresh
    Usage: Asucculent steak.

    5). Gloat (verb)

    Meaning: dwell on one’s own success or another’s misfortune with smugness or malignant pleasure.

    Synonyms: delight in, relish, take great pleasure in, revel in, crow over
    Usage: His enemiesgloated over his death.

    6). Startle(verb)

    Meaning: cause to feel sudden shock or alarm
    Synonyms: Surprise, scare, alarm, make someone jumb
    Usage: A sudden sound in the doorwaystartledher.

    7). Seclusion (noun)

    Meaning: the state of being private and away from other people.
    Synonyms: isolation, solitude, retreat, privacy, withdrawal
    Usage: They enjoyed ten days of peace andseclusion.

    8). Gullible (adjective)

    Meaning: easily persuaded to believe something; credulous
    Synonyms: credulous, over-trusting, trustful, unsuspecting, simple, ignorant
    Usage: An attempt to persuade agulliblepublic to spend their money.

    9). Pernicious(adjective)

    Meaning: having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way
    Synonyms: harmful, damaging, destructive, injurious, hurtful, detrimental
    Usage: Thepernicious influences of the mass media.
    10). Loathe(verb)

    Meaning: feel intense dislike or disgust for.

    Synonyms: hate, detest, abhor, despise, abominate
    Usage: Sheloathed him on sight

    Online Mock Tests 2019: