Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 16th 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. EMBLAZON: झलकाना
Meaning: conspicuously inscribe or display a design on.
Synonyms: decorate, embellish
Example: My crafty sister-in-law was able to emblazon my t-shirt with a glittery monogram.

2. ENSHROUD : ओढ़ना
Meaning: envelop completely and hide from view.
Synonyms: conceal, pall
Antonyms: disclose, divulge
Example: The boy is trying to enshroud himself by placing a hoodie over his head.

3. VEX : खीझाना
Meaning: to irritate; annoy
Synonyms: afflict, agitate, annoy, exasperate
Antonyms: aid, appease, soothe
Example: I get irritated when people go out of their way to vex me with their small problems.

4. ESOTERIC : गुप्त
Meaning: mysterious, obscure
Synonyms: abstruse, mystical
Antonyms: common, familiar
Example: The medical research was so esoteric that only a few physicians could actually understand the results.

5. STRANGLEHOLD : गला घोंटना
Meaning: a grip around the neck of another person that can kill by asphyxiation if held for long enough.
Synonyms: grip, monopoly
Example: These companies are determined to keep a stranglehold on the banana industry.

6. CONJOIN: एकत्रित होना
Meaning: join; combine.
Synonyms: adjin, affix, associate, bind
Antonyms: detach, disconnect, disjoin,
Example: America's rise in rates was conjoined with higher rates elsewhere.

7. STASH: छिपाने की जगह
Meaning: store (something) safely in a hidden or secret place.
Synonyms: bury, conceal, disguise, smuggle
Antonyms: expose, reveal
Example: Stash old plastic or paper shopping bags near the rubbish or garbage bin and then you can re-cycle them as bin liners.

8. KNEAD : सानना
Meaning: massage or squeeze with the hands.
Synonyms: massage, rub
Example: Knead the dough lightly, then shape it into a round loaf.

9. SWADDLE : लपेटना
Meaning: wrap (someone, especially a baby) in garments or cloth.
Synonyms: clothe, sheathe, enwrap
Antonyms: uncover, unwrap
Example:  I simply swaddle my quart jar in several kitchen towels.

10. MINCE : एक प्रभावित ढंग से छोटे त्वरित कदम के साथ चलना
Meaning: walk with short quick steps in an affectedly dainty manner.
Synonyms: crumble, waddle
Example: He had a strange, mincing walk.


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