Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 25th February 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 25th 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. BAFFLED : विस्मित कर
Meaning:to cause someone to be completely unable to understand or explain something
Synonyms:astound, bewilder
Antonyms:comfort, enlighten
Example:She was completely baffled by his strange behaviour.

2. PROMULGATE : घोषणा करना
Meaning:to announce something publicly, especially a new law
Synonyms:declare, notify
Antonyms:gather, collect
Example:The new law was finally promulgated in the autumn of last year.

3.DAZZLING : चमकदार
Meaning: extremely attractive or exciting
Synonyms:great, bright
Antonyms:dull, plain
Example:Hikers traveled to the dazzling waterfall with the water cascading down several rocks creating a rainbow.

4.SUBLIME : उदात्त
Meaning:extremely good, beautiful, or enjoyable
Synonyms:divine, exalted
Antonyms:bad, inferior
Example:A great deal of literature is only the obvious transformed into the sublime.

5.RESILIENT : लचीला
Meaning:able to quickly return to its usual shape after being bent, stretched, or pressed
Synonyms:strong, tough
Antonyms:delicate, weak
Example:This rubber ball is very resilient and immediately springs back into shape.

6. REFRAIN : विरत करना
Meaning: to avoid doing or stop yourself from doing something
Synonyms:burden, strain
Antonyms:comfort, allow
Example:We refrained from talking until we knew that it was safe.

7. ASTUTE : चतुर
Meaning:able to understand a situation quickly and see how to take advantage of it
Synonyms:crafty, canny
Antonyms:foolish, inept
Example:He was politically astute, and was soon appointed to a number of powerful committees in Congress.

8. ACCENTUATE : बल देना
Meaning:the action of emphasizing something or making it more noticeable
Synonyms: highlight, emphasize
Antonyms:mask, ignore
Example:The new policy only serves to accentuate the inadequacy of help for the homeless.

9. SLANDEROUS : निंदात्मक
Meaning:false, and damaging to someone's reputation
Synonyms:defamatory, malicious
Example:Until people can prove their slanderous accusations, I will not believe them.

10. WAIL : विलाप
Meaning:to make a long, high cry, usually because of pain or sadness
Synonyms:whine, grieve
Antonyms:praise, approve
Example:The women gathered around the coffin and began to wail, as was the custom in the region.

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