Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 6th February 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 6th February 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 Banking 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. ACRIMONY : रूखापन
Meaning: bitterness or ill feeling.
Synonyms: bitterness, rancour, resentment, ill feeling
Antonyms: goodwill
Example: The acrimony of the dispute has shocked a lot of people.

2. INFINITESIMAL : अतिसूक्ष्म
Meaning: extremely small.
Synonyms: minute, tiny, minuscule, inappreciable
Antonyms: huge
Example: The amounts of radioactivity present were infinitesimal.

3. LURID : भयंकर
Meaning: presented in vividly shocking or sensational terms.
Synonyms: sensational, sensationalist, melodramatic, exaggerated
Antonyms: restrained, discreet
Example: You can read all the lurid details of the affair in today's paper.

4. MALAISE : अस्वस्थता
Meaning: a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify.
Synonyms: unhappiness, restlessness, uneasiness, unease
Antonyms: comfort, well-being
Example: It is a malaise that affects both intellectuals and the masses.

5. OGLE : घूरना
Meaning: stare at in a lecherous manner.
Synonyms: stare, gawk
Antonyms: ignore, neglect
Example: Most women dislike being ogled .

6. PEEVISH : तुनुकमिज़ाज
Meaning: having or showing an irritable disposition.
Synonyms: irritable, irascible, fractious, fretful, cross, petulant
Antonyms: affable, easy-going
Example: The whole team was peevish after losing the game.

7. QUINTESSENTIAL : सर्वोत्कृष्ट
Meaning: representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class.
Synonyms: typical, prototypical, stereotypical, archetypal, classic
Example:  Paris, the quintessential city of freedom and discretion, he could lead a double life.

8. SUAVE : सुशील
Meaning: (especially of a man) charming, confident, and elegant.
Synonyms: charming, sophisticated, debonair, urbane
Antonyms: unsophisticated, rude
Example: He was tall and suave, careful in dress, careful in behaviour.

9. TIRADE : निंदा-भाषण
Meaning: a long, angry speech of criticism or accusation.
Synonyms: diatribe, invective, polemic, denunciation, rant
Antonyms: compliment, praise
Example: She launched into a tirade against the policies that ruined her business.

10. VILE : घिनौना
Meaning: extremely unpleasant.
Synonyms: foul, nasty, unpleasant, bad, disagreeable
Antonyms: pleasant
Example:  A vile smell assailed my nostrils.

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