Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 13th February 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.PUMMEL : कूटना
Meaning:to hit someone or something repeatedly, esp. with your fists
Synonyms:bash, batter
Antonyms:lose, surrender
Example:She hates watching boxers pummel and be pummeled in the ring.

2.ORNATE : सरूप
Meaning:having a lot of complicated decoration
Synonyms:beautiful, elegant
Antonyms:dull, plain
Example:Some students are put off studying his work because of the ornate language of the poetry

3. DINGY : मैला
Meaning: Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
Synonyms:dirty, drab
Antonyms:bright, clean
Example: I see her standing off under the sweet gum tree she used to dig gum out of; a look of concentration on her face as she watched the last dingy gray board of the house fall in toward the red hot brick chimney.

4.FURTIVE: गुपचुप
Meaning: Done in a quiet and secretive way to avoid being noticed
Synonyms: shady, sneaky
Antonyms: honest, open
Example:The look in his eyes became furtive

5. SCALD: पानी से जलना
Meaning:To burn the skin with boiling liquid or steam
Synonyms: blanch, heat
Antonyms: freeze, laud
Example:I dropped a pan of boiling water and scalded my leg.

6.REQUISITE : अपेक्षित
Meaning:necessary or needed for a particular purpose
Synonyms:essential, precondition
Antonyms:nonessential
Example:He lacked the requisite skills for the job.

7. ARTICULATE : सपष्ट रूप से भावना व्यक्त करना
Meaning:able to express thoughts and feelings easily and clearly
Synonyms:expressive, eloquent
Antonyms: misrepresented, unclear
Example:She gave a witty, entertaining, and articulate speech.

8. MANTLE : परदा
Meaning:a covering, or a layer of something that covers a surface
Synonyms:veil, blanket
Antonyms:uncover
Example:They escaped under the mantle of darkness.

9.ACCOST : संभाषण करना
Meaning:to go up to or stop and speak to someone in a threatening way
Synonyms:confront, address
Antonyms:ignore, refrain
Example:I'm usually accosted by beggars and drunks as I walk to the station.

10.DODGE : चकमा
Meaning:to avoid something unpleasant
Synonyms:ploy, scheme
Antonyms:real
Example:The Senator dodged questions about his relationship with the actress.

    
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