Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 27th March 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 27th 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 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. LOUSY : घटिया
Meaning:very bad
Synonyms:awful, horrible
Antonyms: good, great
Example:The pizza was so incredibly lousy that she wouldn’t even give it to her worst enemy.

2. WRETCHED : निम्न गुणवत्ता का
Meaning: unpleasant or of low quality
Synonyms: abject, deplorable
Antonyms: blessed, bright
Example:The people live in wretched conditions, with no running water.

3. IMPERTINENT : अभेद्य
Meaning:rude and not showing respect, especially towards someone older or in a higher position than you
Synonyms: arrogant, brash
Antonyms: kind, polite
Example:I hope he didn't think I was being impertinent when I asked him about his private life.

4. DERISIVE : व्यंग्यात्मक
Meaning:mocking and ridiculing
Synonyms: cheeky, scornful
Antonyms: polite, respectful
Example:The bully let out a derisive laugh when mocking his classmate’s nerdy glasses.

5. ELUSION : टाल-मटोल
Meaning:The action of escaping from or avoiding a danger, enemy, or pursuer, typically in a skillful or cunning way.
Synonyms: prevention, escapism
Antonyms: stay, confront
Example:His continued elusion of the authorities frustrated the President.

6. INDIGENOUS : स्वदेशी
Meaning:naturally existing in a place or country rather than arriving from another place
Synonyms:domestic, endemic
Antonyms:alien, foreign
Example:The Navajos are among the indigenous people of North America.

7. GUSSY : सुशोभित
Meaning:to make someone or something look more attractive or impressive
Synonyms: adorn, beautify
Antonyms: deface, spoil
Example:The museum will put finishing touches on new exhibits and gussy up old ones in time for the grand reopening.

8. RECENSION : पाठ-चयन
Meaning:the act of revising a text
Synonyms: alteration, revision
Antonyms: worsening
Example:Even an excellent book must undergo recension from time to time, as no book is as good as it could be in its very first iteration.

9. ENDEARING : प्रीतिकर
Meaning:bringing forth feelings of love and affection
Synonyms:captivating, charming
Antonyms:hateful, loathsome
Example:You have to wonder about people who donʼt find kittens and puppies endearing.

10. INSENTIENT : बेसुध
Meaning:lifeless or not having feelings or emotions
Synonyms: senseless, unfeeling
Antonyms: erudite, astute
Example:Still-life paintings of insentient fruit baskets and other inanimate objects are the artist’s favorite to create.


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