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.Pernicious
    Meaning – To have a harmful effect
    Usage– Thepernicious influences of vote bank politics are leading to country’s downfall.

    2.Abash
    Meaning – Make ashamed, to embarrass
    Usage– He handed in a term paper that he hadunabashedly copied from the National
    Enquirer.

    3.Garrulous
    Meaning – Talkative, chatty
    Usage– Tom is gregarious andgarrulous. He loves to hang out with the gang and gab.

    4.Abate
    Meaning – To reduce
    Usage– Taxabatement is a reduction in taxes

    5.Decimate
    Meaning – To kill or destroy a large part of
    Usage– When locusts attack a crop, they sometimesdecimate it, leaving very little that’s fit for human consumption.

    6.Unscrupulous
    Meaning – Dishonest or unfair
    Usage – Theunscrupulous employer not only cut his worker’s pay, but also did not grant him a medical leave.

    7.Malaise
    Meaning– A feeling of unease
    Usage – During the 1930s, the resulting decrease in birthrates was closely linked to the economicmalaise brought about by the Great Depression.

    8.Excruciating
    Meaning – Very painful
    Usage – His leg injury caused him anexcruciating pain.

    9.Equity
    Meaning – Equality/ a stock or any other security representing ownership
    Usage – There is noequityin the government’s tax cuts; only the rich benefit.

    10. Shoulder to shoulder
    Meaning – To be at par with something or someone
    Usage– The two armies foughtshoulder to shoulder against the joint enemy

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