Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 30th January 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 30th 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.EXHAUSTIVE : संपूर्ण
Meaning:leaving nothing out
Synonyms:extensive, thorough
Antonyms:incomplete, partial
Example:Despite an exhaustive search of the apartment, I could not find my car keys.

2.SHUNT : अलग धकेलना
Meaning:to push or shove something
Synonyms:avoid, deter
Antonyms:aid, allow
Example:It’s unfortunate that our society tends to shunt older workers to retirement before they are ready.

3.HECKLE : सवालों से बात काटना
Meaning:to interrupt a speaker with insulting or rude comments
Synonyms:bully, ridicule
Antonyms:please, praise
Example:The crowd began to boo and heckle the comedian as he bombed his comedy set.

4.MISERY : कष्ट
Meaning:a state of suffering
Synonyms:suffering, despair
Antonyms:ease, joy
Example:Living in a state of misery, the refugees suffered greatly because of their country’s war.

5.GAUNT : कृश
Meaning:extremely skinny, typically because of illness or starvation
Synonyms:grim, thin
Antonyms:fat, heavy
Example:After being held in a dark basement for three months, the prisoner was gaunt and weak.

6.CHAOTIC : अराजक
Meaning:disordered state
Synonyms:disordered, turbulent
Antonyms:normal, organized
Example:The overfilled and chaotic ICU floor had nurses and doctors running from room to room.

7.OPPRESS : अत्याचार करना
Meaning:to hold down through use of force or fear
Synonyms:afflict, harass
Antonyms:aid, comfort
Example:The dictator uses fear to oppress his people.

8.LUNACY : पागलपन
Meaning:stupid or foolish behavior
Synonyms:idiocy, foolishness
Antonyms:wisdom, sense
Example:With bizarre behavior from the loud singing woman, the neighbors realized the lunacy that the woman had.

9.INFAMOUS : बदनाम
Meaning: having a negative reputation
Synonyms:hateful, vile
Antonyms:gentle, good
Example:The singer is infamous for his loud costumes.

10.IRATE : क्रुद्ध
Meaning:tremendously angry
Synonyms:annoyed, furious
Antonyms:happy, calm
Example:The irate judge had the unruly defendant removed from the courtroom.

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