Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 31st January 2019

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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. FLEDGLING
Meaning: a person or organization that is immature, inexperienced, or underdeveloped.
Synonyms: emerging, dawning, beginning; developing
Antonyms: declining, mature
Example: One of these was a fledgling author by the name of Ayn Rand.

2. STIFLE
Meaning: prevent or constrain (an activity or idea).
Synonyms: constrain, hinder, hamper, impede
Antonyms: encourage
Example:  She put her hand over her mouth to stifle the cough.

3. VEST
Meaning: confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone.
Synonyms:  endow, lodge, lay, place
Antonyms: refuse, take, dislodge
Example: Executive power is vested in the President.

4. STYMIE
Meaning: prevent or hinder the progress of.
Synonyms: hamper, hinder, obstruct, inhibit,
Antonyms: assist, help
Example: Such a relationship will certainly stymie a positive editorial association.

5. RECALCITRANT
Meaning: having an obstinately uncooperative attitude towards authority or discipline.
Synonyms:  intractable, unmanageable, ungovernable, refractory
Antonyms: amenable, docile, compliant
Example: But even the most recalcitrant could embrace one of the chesterfields or comfy cardigans.

6. INTRINSIC
Meaning: belonging naturally; essential.
Synonyms: inherent, innate, inborn, inbred, congenital
Antonyms: extrinsic, acquired
Example: Study has an intrinsic worth, as well as helping you achieve your goals.

7. CONUNDRUM
Meaning: a confusing and difficult problem or question.
Synonyms:  difficulty, quandary, dilemma; puzzle, enigma,
Example: His administration is facing a familiar conundrum.

8. REINVIGORATE
Meaning: give new energy or strength to.
Synonyms: enliven, rejuvenate, renew, revitalize
Antonyms: destroy, ruin
Example: This not only alleviates boredom, but it can also reinvigorate you.

9. ENTICE
Meaning: attract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage.
Synonyms: tempt, allure, lure, attract
Antonyms: repel, dissuade
Example: Each member of the relay race needs to entice others to be on the team.

10. RELEGATE
Meaning: assign an inferior rank or position to.
Synonyms: consign, banish, exile, downgrade
Antonyms: upgrade, promote
Example: We shall relegate this problem to the organizing committee


    
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