Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 14th March 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 14th 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.  WANE (Verb) : पतन
Meaning: (of a state or feeling) decrease in vigour or extent; become weaker.
Synonyms: decrease, decline, diminish, dwindle, shrink
Antonyms: increase, grow
Example: When the investigators ran out of leads, the intensity of the murder investigation started to wane.

2. ACQUITTAL (Noun) : दोषमुक्ति
Meaning: a judgement or verdict that a person is not guilty of the crime with which they have been charged.
Synonyms: absolution, clearing, exoneration
Antonyms: conviction
Example: When there is not enough evidence, a criminal case will usually end with an acquittal.

3. REDOUND (Verb) : सहायता देना
Meaning: come back upon; rebound on.
Synonyms: react, recoil, resound, return
Example: After I was fired, I was hopeful that the job fair would hopefully redound to good job opportunities.

4. GLOAT (Verb) : आनंदित होना
Meaning: dwell on one's own success or another's misfortune with smugness or malignant pleasure.
Synonyms: exult, rejoice, relish
Antonyms: commiserate, sympathize
Example: If you are the winner of a contest, you should not gloat and make your competitors feel inferior.

5. SIDLE (Verb) : तिरछे चलना
Meaning: walk in a furtive, unobtrusive, or timid manner, especially sideways or obliquely.
Synonyms: creep, sneak, slink, slip, slide
Antonyms: march, stride
Example: Because the cars were packed in the driveway, I had to sidle between them in order to get to the house.

6. VITIATE (Verb) : भ्रष्ट करना
Meaning: spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of.
Synonyms: annihilate, negate, quash
Antonyms: allow, permit
Example: You made a good decision, so don’t vitiate it by boasting about your success.

7. BUFFER (Verb) : के प्रभाव को कम या मध्यम करना
Meaning: lessen or moderate the impact of (something).
Synonyms:  soften, lessen, diminish, moderate, mitigate,
Antonyms: intensify
Example: The aromatherapy massage was helping to buffer some of the strain.

8. OBFUSCATE (Verb) : अंधेरा करना
Meaning: make obscure, unclear, or unintelligible.
Synonyms: obscure, complicate
Antonyms: clarify
Example: The arrogant doctor went out of his way to obfuscate my condition.

9. CONFLATE (Verb) : सम्मिश्रित
Meaning: combine (two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc.) into one.
Synonyms: merge, amalgamate, consolidate, unify
Antonyms: divide,  separate
Example: To conflate art and science, teachers must design activities that blend the two.

10. RESUSCITATE (Verb) : पुनर्जीवित करना
Meaning: make (something) active or vigorous again.
Synonyms: revive, regenerate, restore, rejuvenate
Antonyms: destroy
Example: Hopefully the water will resuscitate the drooping plant.

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