Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 19th February 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 19th 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. FRUGAL : किफायती
Meaning:simple and plain and costing little.
Synonyms:careful, prudent
Antonyms:careless, wasteful
Example:He built up his savings by being very frugal.

2. RISIBLE : हास्योन्मुख
Meaning: lacking in quality or usefulness that it deserves to be laughed at
Synonyms:amusing, funny
Antonyms:dull, serious
Example:She's been making risible attempts to learn the trumpet.

3. IMBIBE : पी लेना
Meaning:to drink
Synonyms:ingest, absorb
Antonyms:abstain, fast
Example:If I imbibe too much soda, I find that I am troubled with extreme bouts of hiccupping.

4. DISSONANCE : मतभेद
Meaning:disagreement between people
Synonyms:discord, conflict
Antonyms:harmony, accord
Example:There is a great deal of dissonance between what a liar says and does.

5. IGNORANCE : अज्ञान
Meaning:lack of knowledge, understanding, or information about something
Synonyms: disregard, dumbness
Antonyms:cognizance, knowledge
Example:The man’s ignorance of all things political caused him to appear foolish when he tried to talk politics.

6. MEAGER : अल्प
Meaning:very small or not enough
Synonyms:scanty, less
Antonyms:enough, plentiful
Example:Her meager salary is not enough to pay her living expenses.

7. CONDONE : माफ करना
Meaning:to accept or allow behaviour that is wrong
Synonyms:excuse, ignore
Antonyms:attend, regard
Example:If the government is seen to condone violence, the bloodshed will never stop.

8. FLAWLESS : दोषरहित
Meaning:perfect or without mistakes
Synonyms:perfect, absolute
Antonyms:corrupt, blemished
Example:The countdown was flawless, and the space missile went off exactly on schedule.

9. IMPECCABLE : त्रुटिहीन
Meaning:perfect, with no problems or bad parts
Synonyms:perfect, unimpaired
Antonyms:defective, imperfect
Example:Even in her own lands, the matriarch's rank had to be absolutely impeccable to allow her to speak.

10. ONSET : शुरुआत, आक्रमण
Meaning:the moment at which something unpleasant begins
Synonyms:commencement, outset
Antonyms:end, conclusion
Example:The new treatment can delay the onset of the disease by several years.

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