Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 5th February 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 5th 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. ABET (verb) उकसाना
Meaning: encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong.
Synonyms:  ferment, incite, instigate, encourage.
Antonyms:  constrain, curb, inhibit, tame.
Usage:  If you abet violence in your home, you should not be surprised if your children grow up to be abusers.

2. INTRANSIGENT (adjective)  दुराग्रही
Meaning: unwilling or refusing to change one's views or to agree about something.
Synonyms: uncompromising, resolute, inexorable, inveterate.
Antonyms: submissive, tractable, acquiescent, subservient.
Usage: John remained intransigent in restricting his gift to the rescue children.

3. RIPARIAN (adjective) तटीय
Meaning: relating to or situated on the banks of a river.
Synonyms: riverine, coastal, continental, seaside.
Antonyms: intercontinental, inland.
Usage: This serious defect of solid weirs, where the riparian lands are liable to be injured by inundations, can be slightly mitigated by keeping down the crest of the weir somewhat below the required level.

4. PROMPTITUDE (noun) सामयिकता
Meaning: the quality or habit of arriving or being ready on time.
Synonyms: alacrity, aptness, readiness, timeliness.
Antonyms: tardiness, unpunctuality, belatedness, slowness.
Usage: Berg had gained the confidence of his superiors by his promptitude and accuracy and had arranged his money matters very satisfactorily.

5. VERBOSITY (noun) शब्दाडंबर
Meaning: the fact or quality of using more words than needed; wordiness.
Synonyms: loquacity, garrulity, volubility, tautology.
Antonyms: brevity, compactness, concision, succinctness.
Usage: As expressions get more complicated the need to reduce the verbosity of type specification gets more compelling.

6. PRISTINE (adjective) मूल
Meaning: clean and fresh as if new; spotless.
Synonyms: immaculate, flawless, unmarked, unblemished.
Antonyms: mucky, vandalized, marred, besmirched.
Usage: As curator of the town museum, I keep all of the artifacts in pristine condition.

7. TRICKLE (noun)  बूंद-बूंद
Meaning: a small flow of liquid.
Synonyms: ooze, drizzle, sprinkle, dribble.
Antonyms: flood, inundation, deluge, outpouring.
Usage: He felt the tears trickle under his spectacles and hoped they would not be noticed

8. STATUTE (noun) अधिनियम
Meaning: a written law passed by a legislative body.
Synonyms: regulation, enactment, decree, resolution, promulgation.
Antonyms: refrain, unwritten, inflate, forbear.
Usage: The statute prohibits businesses from selling alcohol to minors.

9. PIT (verb) विरोध करना
Meaning: set someone or something in conflict or competition with.
Synonyms: contend, vie, grapple, wrestle.
Antonyms: agree, charge, fuse, calcify.
Usage: I would pit my command staff against any Fortune 500 company.

10. PRECIPITOUS (adjective) बहुत ढालू
Meaning: dangerously high or steep.
Synonyms: sheer, steep, plumb, slanted.
Antonyms: gentle, gradual, flat, horizontal.
Usage: Taylor made the precipitous mistake of agreeing to babysit before she checked her schedule.


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