Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 31st December 2018

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 31st December 2018

Vocabulary is an important part of English that helps you deal with all kinds of questions in objective as well as descriptive papers of various exams. In the recently concluded Defence Exams, we witnessed that a major part of the exam was based on vocabulary. Many questions were vocab based and we can expect the same in the upcoming exams. It becomes very important to learn ample amount of words for the upcoming Government Job Exams. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List . Here is a list of words from daily Editorials. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list.

1. Apposite : उपयुक्त
Meaning: apt in the circumstances or in relation to something.
Synonym: appropriate, suitable, fitting, befitting
Antonym: inappropriate
Sentence: My daughter and I usually disagree about which clothing items are apposite for school.

2.Serenity : शांति, निस्तब्धता
Meaning: the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled.
Synonym: peace, tranquility, calm, composure
Antonym : clamor, din, noise
Sentence: He thought of her serenity as a foil for his intemperance.

3.Masquerade : बहाना
Meaning: a false show or pretence
Synonym: pretence, deception, pose, disguise
Antonym: honesty,openness, reality
Sentence: Envy of the rich could no longer masquerade as love of the poor.

5.Obviate : निवारण करना
Meaning: remove (a need or difficulty).
Synonym: avert, forestall,prevent, preclude
Antonym : cultivate, encourage, forward, foster
Sentence: The widening or duplication of tunnels to obviate one way working of wide barges soas to avoid long delays.

6. Irate : क्रुद्ध
Meaning: feeling or characterized by great anger.
Synonym: angered,incensed, enraged, incandescent
Antonyms: calm, composed
Sentence: The irate king returned, and devised another scheme to doom the lucky boy.

7.Covenant : प्रतिज्ञापत्र
Meaning: an agreement., agree by lease, deed, or other legal contract.
Synonym: accord, deal, bargain, settlement
Antonym: disagreement, denial, misunderstanding, refusal
Sentence:  Similar to covenant payments, the gift is made net of basic rate tax.

8. Droll : हंसी उड़ाना
Meaning: curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement.
Synonym: funny, mirthful, chucklesome, hilarious
Antonyms: serious
Sentence: The band have a droll sense of humour.

9. Pacify : शांत करना
Meaning: quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of.
Synonyms: tranquilize, quieten, placate, conciliate
Antonyms: provoke, enrage, inflame
Sentence: It was difficult for the police to pacify the angry crowd.

10.Trenchant : कटु
Meaning: vigorous or incisive in expression or style.
Synonyms: incisive, cutting, pointed, piercing,
Antonyms: woolly, vague
Sentence:  The trenchant and inspiring comments of the scholars impressed the audience greatly.

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