English Vocabulary with Meaning and Examples


(1) (i) Allusions ( संकेत
)

Meaning: 
Indirect reference
Example : The poem is full of allusions.
(ii)
Illusion (
भ्रम , छल
)
Meaning: a deceptive show
Example:
Indian mythology regards the material world as an illusion.

(2)
(i) Ail (
बीमार होना)
Meaning: to be ill

Example:
What ails the Industry is to be sorted out?

(ii)
Ale 
(
शराब)
Meaning: a drink

Example:
He has gone to the ale – house.

(3)
 (i)
Braise
Meaning: cook with oil and water
Example:  I like braised cabbage.
(ii) Brays (चीक, गधे की
आवाज
)
Meaning: loud, harsh cry of donkey
Example: A donkey is braying.
 
(4)
Canter (
कदमताल , हलकी
सरपट
दौड़ाना)
Meaning: a moderate gallop

Example:
When a horse canters, it moves at a speed that is slower than a gallop but
faster than a trot.

(ii) Cantor (गायक)
Meaning: singer
Example: an official who sings liturgical
music and leads prayer in a synagogue.
(5)
(i) Eyelet (
सूराख)
Meaning: 
small hole for laces

Example:
My shoes have eight eyelets.

(6)
Farther (
दूर)
Meaning: more distant
Example: Delhi is farther from Alwar in a comparison to Jaipur.
(ii) Further (आगे का)
Meaning: next
Example: Please settle the case without any
further delay.
(7)
(i)  Fain
(
प्रसन्नतापूर्वक)
Meaning: gladly
Example:  She would fain on seeing me.
(ii) Feign (ढोंग करना)
Meaning: pretend
Example: When his boss scolded him, he
feigned as a deaf.
(8)
(i) Gaff (
भाला)
Meaning: a barbed spear
Example: A gaff is a pole with a point or
hook at one end, which is used for catching large fish.
(ii) Gaffe (ग़लतफ़हमी , भारी भूल
)
Meaning: a stupid mistake
Example: He made an embarrassing gaffe at the
convention last weekend.
(9)
(i) Hammock  (
खटोला)
Meaning: 
rope bed
Example: A hammock is a piece of strong cloth
or netting which is hung between two supports and used as a bed.
(ii) Hummock (छोटी पहाड़ी)
Meaning: low rounded hill
Example: A hummock  is a small raised area of ground, like a very
small hill.
(10)
(i) Hew  (
काटना)

Meaning:
to chop

Example: He fell, peeled and hewed his own
timber.
(ii) Hue (रंग)
Meaning: a colour
Example: 
The same hue will look different indifferent light.