Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 4th February 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 4th 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.FATAL : घातक
Meaning:causing or capable of causing destruction
Synonyms:destructive, fateful
Antonyms:fortunate, assisting
Example:The withdrawal of funds was fatal to the project.

2. ADAPT : अनुकूलन
Meaning: to accommodate oneself to a new condition, setting, or situation
Synonyms:accustom, fit
Antonyms:neglect, refuse
Example:Dogs are known for their ability to quickly adapt to their environments.

3.ADVERSARIAL : विरोधात्मक
Meaning:relating to hostile opposition
Synonyms:opposed, adverse
Antonyms:accepted, favourable
Example:An adversarial attitude will make you many enemies in life.

4.AUSTERE : कठोर
Meaning:stern and forbidding
Synonyms:exacting, rigid
Antonyms:flexible, calm
Example:My boss had an austere expression on her face.

5.COINCIDE : मेल खाना
Meaning:to happen at the same time
Synonyms:concur, correspond
Antonyms:differ, disagree
Example:It wasn’t until after I booked my ticket that I realized the concert coincided with my finals.

6.DIRE : भयानक
Meaning:hopeless and dangerous or fearful
Synonyms: serious, drastic
Antonyms:mild, trivial
Example:When the police didn’t explain what was happening right away, Jane knew that the situation must be dire.
  7.EMPIRICAL : प्रयोगसिद्ध
Meaning:derived from experience, observation, or an experiment
Synonyms:experimental, factual
Antonyms:unproved, theoretic
Example:You need empirical evidence to support your claim.

8.IMPOSITION : आरोपण
Meaning:an unnecessary burden
Synonyms:cheating, hoax
Antonyms:honesty, reality
Example:If it’s not too much of an imposition, could you proofread my paper?

9.LUCRATIVE : लाभप्रद
Meaning:capable of making a lot of money
Synonyms:profitable, fruitful
Example:Writing books isn’t a particularly lucrative career, unless you’re J.K. Rowling.

10.OBSOLETE : पुराने ढंग का
Meaning:no longer used
Synonyms:retired, outdated
Antonyms:new, fresh
Example:Historians assumed record players would be obsolete by now, but in fact they’re making a huge comeback.


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