Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 4th 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. DIN (Noun) : शोर,कोलाहल
Meaning: a loud, unpleasant, and prolonged noise.
Synonyms: babel, bedlam, clash, clatter
Antonyms: calm, order, peace, quiet
Example: The din from my neighbour’s party will probably keep me up all night.

2. PATRONAGE (noun) : प्रश्रय देना
Meaning: support of a cause
Synonyms: aegis, auspices, backing, subsidy
Antonyms: attack, blockage, obstruction, opposition
Example: Your patronage of the arts program will allow our students to put on four plays this year.

3. VEX (verb) : खीझाना
Meaning: make (someone) feel annoyed, frustrated, or worried, especially with trivial matters.
Synonyms: afflict, agitate, annoy, exasperate
Antonyms: aid, appeade, calm, comfort
Example: Because you are having a bad day, do not assume the entire world is out to vex you.

4. GRIM (adjective) : विकट
Meaning: very serious or gloomy.
Synonyms: stern, forbidding, uninviting, unapproachable
Antonyms: amiable, pleasant
Example: His expression was grim when he told them they had lost their jobs.

5. UNTRAMMELLED (adjective) : बेरोक
Meaning: not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not restricted or hampered.
Example: He was not free to give her the untrammelled life that she deserved.

6. LOCUS (noun) : ठिकाना
Meaning: a particular position or place where something occurs or is situated
Synonyms: arrangement, location, condition, circumstances
Antonyms: boon, disarrangement
Example: The locus of these intersections is the quadratrix.

7. DISCORD (noun) : मतभेद
Meaning: disagreement between people.
Synonyms: strife, conflict, friction, hostility
Antonyms: agreement, accord, harmony
Example: A note of discord has crept into relations between the two countries.

8. INVASIVE (adjective) : आक्रमणशील
Meaning: tending to spread very quickly and undesirably or harmfully.
Synonyms: nosy, interfering
Example:  The samples tested in this series may not include a high proportion of health care staff involved in invasive procedures.

9. OMINOUS (adjective) : अमंगलसूचक
Meaning: giving the worrying impression that something bad is going to happen; threateningly inauspicious.
Synonyms: threatening, menacing, baleful, forbidding
Antonyms: promising, auspicious, propitious
Example: There were ominous dark clouds gathering overhead.

10. VITIATE (verb) : विदूषित करना
Meaning: spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of.
Synonyms: annihilate, negate, quash, abate
Antonyms: allow, help, permit, affirm
Example: Changes at this point may actually vitiate the entire system.


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