Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 24th January 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 24th 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.AVID: उत्सुक
Meaning:actively interested in 
Antonyms:dispassionate, dull
Example:Gerald is an avid soccer fan.

2.BENEVOLENT : भलाई करनेवाला
Meaning:kind, generous
Synonyms:caring, benign
Antonyms:cruel, hateful
Example:Many cultures believe in benevolent spirits.

3.BRAWL : विवाद
Meaning:an intense, loud fight
Synonyms:argument, battle
Antonyms:agreement, calm
Example:A brawl broke out at school today after one student accused another of cheating.

4.CLOUT : ताकत
Meaning:special advantage or power
Synonyms:sway, influence
Example:Children of rich and famous people often believe they have a lot of clout.

5.COUNTERACT : रोक-थाम करना
Meaning:to work in opposition to
Synonyms:halt, negate
Antonyms:allow, aid
Example:This ingredient seems to counteract the other ones.

6.DEVISE : उपाय करना
Meaning:to come up with
Synonyms:formulate, plan
Antonyms:destroy, ruin
Example:Lana devised a plan to make herself famous.

7.ENDOW : प्रदान करना 
Meaning:to equip
Synonyms:enable, empower
Antonyms:reduce, refuse
Example:According to the myth, the gods endowed him with the gift of healing

8.FOMENT : भड़काना
Meaning:to stir up
Synonyms:arouse, incite
Antonyms:calm, conclude
Example:The civilians accused their leader of fomenting political unrest.

9.OUST : बाहर निकालना
Meaning:to remove
Synonyms:eject, evict
Antonyms:give, allow
Example:Sick and tired of putting up with his bad moods, the pirates ousted their captain.

10.QUIRK : जुगत

Meaning:a strange habit
Synonyms:irregularity, trait

Example:His biggest quirk is his love for old marbles.

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