Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 22nd January 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 22nd January 2019


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. SCEPTICAL : उलझन में
Meaning: not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations.
Synonyms: dubious, doubtful, cynical, distrustful
Antonyms: believer
Example: The skeptical woman wanted to get a psychic reading even though she didn’t believe that people could see the future.

2. EKE : बढ़ाना
Meaning: make an amount or supply of something last longer by using or consuming it frugally.
Synonyms: save, augment,
Antonyms: squander
Example: She managed to eke out her student loan till the end of the year.

3. CURATE : व्यवस्थित
Meaning: select, organize, and look after the items in (a collection or exhibition).
Example: Both exhibitions are curated by the Centre's director.

4. GOSPEL : तथ्य
Meaning: a thing that is absolutely true.
Synonyms: fact, doctrine, truth, authority
Antonyms: doubt, unbelief
Example: Missionaries were sent to preach the Gospel.

5. CYNICISM : निराशावाद
Meaning: an inclination to believe that people are motivated purely by self-interest; scepticism.
Synonyms: scepticism, doubt, distrust, mistrust
Antonyms: optimism
Example: He's often been accused of cynicism in his attitude towards politics.

6. CORROBORATION : पुष्टिकरण
Meaning: evidence which confirms or supports a statement, theory, or finding; confirmation.
Synonyms:  verification, attestation, affirmation, ratification
Example: The prosecution provided corroboration for her allegation.

7. RENUNCIATION : अस्वीकार, त्याग
Meaning: the formal rejection of something, typically a belief, claim, or course of action.
Synonyms: repudiation, rejection, abandonment
Antonyms: agreement, approval, claim, sanction
Example: He made a renunciation of his chairmanship.

8. SCAB : पपड़ी
Meaning: a dry, rough protective crust that forms over a cut or wound during healing.
Synonyms: blister, crater, defect, wound
Antonyms: perfection
Example: A scab formed on his leg.

9. UNABATED : अक्षीण
Meaning: without any reduction in intensity or strength.
Synonyms: incessant, persistent
Antonyms: intermittent, relenting
Example: They danced all night with unabated energy.

10. GRAPEVINE : अफवाह
Meaning: used to refer to the circulation of rumours and unofficial information.
Synonyms: gossip, hearsay, rumor
Antonyms: truth
Example: I heard on the grapevine that he was leaving - is it true?

No comments