English Vocabulary (Meaning-Usage) Reference- “The Hindu”

    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.Hindrance

    Meaning: A thing that provides resistance, delay, or obstruction to something or someone
    Usage:ahindrance to the development process

     

    2.Dormant

    Meaning: (Of an animal) having normal physical functions suspended or slowed down for a period of time; in or as if in a deep sleep
    Usage:dormantbutterflies

     

    3.Gasp

    Meaning: catch one’s breath with an open mouth, owing to pain or astonishment.
    Usage:A womangasped in horror at the sight of him

     

    4.Sedition

    Meaning: Conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch
    Usage:It is a defence againstseditionand socialism

     

    5.Abduct

    Meaning: Take (someone) away illegally by force or deception; kidnap
    Usage:The millionaire who disappeared may have beenabducted

     

    6.Snatch

    Meaning: Quickly seize (something) in a rude or eager way
    Usage:Shesnatched a biscuit from the plate

     

    7.Scoff

    Meaning: Speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way
    Usage:Patrick professed toscoffat soppy love scenes in films

     

    8.Levy

    Meaning: Impose (a tax, fee, or fine)
    Usage:A tax of two per cent waslevied on all cargoes

     

    9.Impeach

    Meaning: Call into question the integrity or validity of (a practice)
    Usage:There is no desire toimpeach the privileges of the House of Commons

     

    10.Racist

    Meaning: A person who believes that a particular race is superior to another

    Usage:I had a fear of being called aracist
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