Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 13th March 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 13th March 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.TINGE (verb) रंग देना
Meaning: color slightly.
Synonyms: dye, stain, shade, suffuse.
Antonyms: decolorize, whiten, blanch, bleach.
Usage: The sky had become a dark shade of indigo, tinged with the remnants of deep magenta.

2. CONTENTIOUS (adjective) विवादास्पद
Meaning: causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.
Synonyms: disputable, debatable, moot, vexed.
Antonyms: agreeable, nonbelligerent, pacific, peaceful.
Usage: This last piece of evidence is particularly contentious and likely to feature prominently in the appeal.

3.  ABIDING (adjective) स्थायी
Meaning: (of a feeling or memory) lasting a long time; enduring.
Synonyms: persisting, long-lasting, everlasting, perpetual.
Antonyms: short-lived, ephemeral, transitory, transient.
Usage: The abiding interest in Korner is patriotic and political rather than literary.

4. IMPLICITLY (adverb) अप्रत्यक्ष
Meaning:  in a way that is not directly expressed; tacitly.
Synonyms: absolutely, totally, utterly, unconditionally.
Antonyms: bluntly, explicitly, openly, clearly.
Usage: She implicitly suggested that he was responsible for the error.

5. STRIVE (verb) उद्यम करना
Meaning: make great efforts to achieve or obtain something.
Synonyms: labour, toil, strain, struggle
Antonyms: quit, dally, laze, fribble
Usage: Any community that meets resistance always strives harder to prove its worth and value to society.

6. MAR (verb) बिगाड़ना
Meaning: impair the quality or appearance of.
Synonyms: ruin, spoil, damage, wreck
Antonyms: improve, enhance, uplift, elevate.
Usage: A bitter expression crossed his features, causing angry wrinkles to mar his face.

7. RECRIMINATION (noun) आरोप
Meaning: an accusation in response to one from someone else.
Synonyms: retaliation, counterattack, accusation, condemnation.
Antonyms: acquiescence, acceptance, avowal, assent.
Usage: But already the parties are preparing the ground for recriminations over the failure of the entire process.

8. DULY (adverb) विधिवत
Meaning: in accordance with what is required or appropriate; following proper procedure or arrangement.
Synonyms: fittingly, aptly, appropriately, suitably.
Antonyms: improperly, inappropriately, incongruously, incorrectly.
Usage:  I never trust a buyer until I have his contract in my hand, duly signed and witnessed.

9. JINGOISM (noun) अंधराष्ट्रीयता
Meaning: extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.
Synonyms: chauvinism, patriotism, nationalism, nativism.
Antonyms: internationalism, anti-nationalism, treachery, unbias.
Usage: It could be construed as proof of the decline of society into simple jingoism.

10. BANE (noun) विपत्ति
Meaning: a cause of great distress or annoyance.
Synonyms: scourge, plague, ruination, destruction.
Antonyms: benefit, blessing, boon, felicity.
Usage: That evil is malevolent violence, a curse that is the bane of our human existence.

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