Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 11th February 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 11th 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 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. RAMPART: (noun) किले की दीवार
Meaning: a defensive wall of a castle or walled city, having a broad top with a walkway and typically a stone parapet.
Synonyms: barricade, bulwark, embankment, bastion.
Antonyms: peril, risk, jeopardy, hazard.
Usage: Soldiers formed a rampart around the city in order to protect Jericho from being overtaken.

2. INCONCEIVABLE: (adjective) अचिंतनीय
Meaning: not capable of being imagined or grasped mentally; unbelievable.
Synonyms: implausible, improbable, incredible, incogitable.
Antonyms: plausible, reasonable, tenable, conceivable.
Usage: When I looked at my outrageous hospital bill, I blinked at the inconceivable amount.

3. MINGLE: (verb) आपस में मिलना
Meaning: mix or cause to mix together.
Synonyms: blend, alloy, admix, coalesce.
Antonyms: divide, unmix, separate, disjoin.
Usage: The spies decided to mingle in with the crowd and see if they could find the killer.

4. THRONG: (verb)-भीड़
Meaning: (of a crowd) fill or be present in (a place or area).
Synonyms: flock, gathering, horde, assemblage.
Antonyms: few, trickle, scantling, bit.
Usage: When the game ended, a throng of fans carried some of the winning players off the field.

5. NOTION: (noun) धारणा
Meaning: a conception of or belief about something.
Synonyms: approach, perception, impression, conception.
Antonyms: concrete, reality, ignorance, misunderstanding.
Usage: When the girl saw how much her friends liked her sugar cookies, she had the notion to open an online bakery.

6. HEART-RENDING (adjective): शोकजनक
Meaning: causing great sadness or distress.
Synonyms: upsetting, traumatic, agonizing, desolate, excruciating.
Antonyms: cheering, delightful, pleasing, exhilarating, thrilling.
Usage: The heart-rending scenes that he witnessed turned him into a social worker and a spiritual thinker.

7. CORUSCATE (verb): उज्जवल होना
Meaning: (of light) flash or sparkle.
Synonyms: scintillate, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle.
Antonyms: converge, darkle, dull.
Usage: The flashlight was used to coruscate a message to the other campers across the lake.

8. SUPINE (adjective): लापरवाह
Meaning: failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence.
Synonyms: spineless, pliant, submissive, inactive.
Antonyms: proactive, fecund, vivacious, tenacious.
Usage: My brother-in-law is a lazy fellow who will sleep with his head up in a supine position all day long.

9. PERAMBULATE (verb): इधर-उधर टहलना
Meaning: to travel by foot for exercise or pleasure
Synonyms: saunter, stroll, tramp, meander.
Antonyms: run, sprint, ride, dawdle.
Usage: They decided to take a short cut and perambulate over the large hill.

10. CONFABULATE (verb): बातचीत करना
Meaning: to talk informally
Synonyms: cackle, chat, patter, schmooze.
Antonyms: be silent, be quiet.
Usage: Guests gathered in the hallway to confabulate about the weather and make small talk.

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