Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 26th February 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 26th 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.INVEIGLE (verb) प्रलोभन देना
Meaning: persuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery.
Synonyms: cajole, wheedle, coax, persuade.
Antonyms: dissuade, discourage, deter, disenchant.
Usage: During the trial, the witnesses described how the defendant used deception to inveigle his clients into investing in his scam.

2. APROPOS (adjective) उचित
Meaning: very appropriate to a particular situation.
Synonyms: appropriate, pertinent, relevant, apt.
Antonyms: impertinent, inapposite, irrelative, irrelevant.
Usage: While the words may seem a bit strange, they are apropos and relate to the topic we are discussing.

3.REFRACTORY (adjective) दुराग्राही
Meaning: stubborn or unmanageable.
Synonyms: recalcitrant, obstreperous, insubordinate, intractable.
Antonyms: obedient, manageable, amenable, compliant.
Usage: Most teenagers go through a refractory phase where they don’t want to listen to authority figures.

4.ACCRETION (noun) संवृद्धि
Meaning: growth or increase by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter.
Synonyms: addendum, addition, increment, proliferation.
Antonyms: abatement, decline, depletion, diminishment.
Usage:  Sophia was convinced that the accretion of ice on her car’s windshield was preventing her wipers from operating correctly.

5.INURE (verb) सहनशील बनाना
Meaning: accustom (someone) to something, especially something unpleasant.
Synonyms: accustom, habituate, acclimatize, adapt.
Antonyms: enervate, enfeeble, debilitate, incapacitate.
Usage: The hardship of army training inured her to the rigors of desert warfare.

6. PARIAH (noun) परित्यक्त
Meaning: an outcast.
Synonyms: outcast, exile, derelict, deportee.
Antonyms: fellow, insider, comrade, attender.
Usage: The informant testified under anonymity rather than risk becoming a pariah in his community.

7. REPROBATE (noun) नीच
Meaning: an unprincipled person.
Synonyms: rogue, scoundrel, villain, wretch.
Antonyms: upright, virtuous, principled, righteous
Usage: Although the old man pretended to be a reprobate in public, in private he did a lot of good deeds for the homeless.

8. BELEAGUER (verb) अवरोध करना
Definition: lay siege to.
Synonyms: besiege, beset, pester, badger.
Antonyms: aid, amend, alleviate, encourage.
Usage: The troops plan to beleaguer the enemy’s city walls until the white flag is raised.

9. FIESTA (noun) उत्सव
Definition: an event marked by festivities or celebration.
Synonyms: festival, carnival, fest, fete.
Antonyms: lamentation, dirge, dumps, despondence.
Usage: To prepare for the fiesta, food was bought for the feast, balloons and streamers for the decorations and sunglasses to watch the parade.

10. REVERE (verb) सम्मान
Definition: feel deep respect or admiration for (something)
Synonyms: respect, admire, cherish, appreciate.
Antonyms: blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate.
Usage: Environmentalists say that everyone should revere Mother Nature and take better care of our natural resources.



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