Vocabulary Tricks Part 11: A Library


Books are rightly considered as man's best friends. They give us company whether we are happy or in distress. A library is the best place to access books easily. It is a treasure house of knowledge. A good library is an asset to an educational institute. Students can increase their knowledge by visiting a library in their spare time. The atmosphere in good libraries is peaceful and scholarly.
A library keeps textbooks, novels, newspapers and journals. So, readers can keep themselves equipped with the latest innovations and current events. All the readers are expected to abide by the rules of a library.
Poor students who cannot afford books, a library is a boon for them. Thus, a library renders a great help to such students.
A library has been revolutionized by the internet. The Internet has improved facilities in a library.


WORDS WITH MEANING AND ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES


Distress

Meaning: Extreme anxiety, sorrow, or pain
Example: It is difficult to care people experiencing mental distress.
Synonym: anguish, suffering, pain, agony, ache

Access

Meaning: The right or opportunity to use or benefit from something
Example: Do you have internet access?
Synonym: the opportunity to use, permission to use

Treasure house

Meaning: A place for keeping valuable objects
Example: The third floor is the treasure house for the art lovers.
Synonym: coffers, repository

Asset

Meaning: A useful or valuable thing or person
Example: Schools are an asset to the community
Synonym: benefit, advantage, blessing, good point

Spare time

Meaning: Leisure or free time
Example:We should have spare time for our hobbies.

Scholarly

Meaning: Involving or relating to serious academic study
Example: These journals are scholarly.
Synonym: academic, educational, scholastic, professorial

Equipped

Meaning: Prepare (someone) mentally
Example: I don't think he is equipped for the modern age.
Synonym: prepare, qualify, suit, endow

Innovation

Meaning: A new method, idea, product, etc.
Example: He is always open to new ideas and innovations

Abide by

Meaning: Accept or act in accordance with (a rule, decision, or recommendation)
Example: I said I would abide by their decision.
Synonym: comply with, obey, observe, follow, keep to

Afford

Meaning: Have enough money to pay for
Example: He is unable to afford a new computer.
Synonym: pay for, bear the expense of

Boon

Meaning: A thing that is helpful or beneficial
Example: High oil prices a boon to energy-producing regions.
Synonym: blessing, godsend, bonus, good thing

Render

Meaning: Provide or give (a service, help, etc.)
Example: She always renders help to the needy.
Synonym: supply, furnish, make available, contribute

Revolutionized

Meaning: Change (something) radically or fundamentally
Example: New theory will revolutionize the whole of science.
Synonym: transform, alter dramatically, transfigure
Smart Prep Kit for Banking Exams by Ramandeep Singh - Download here

Join 40,000+ readers and get free notes in your email

0 comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for commenting. It's very difficult to answer every query here, it's better to post your query on IBPSToday.com