Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 5th March 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 5th 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. OBFUSCATE (Verb) : अस्पष्ट करना
Meaning: make obscure, unclear, or unintelligible.
Synonyms:  obscure, confuse, blur, muddle
Antonyms: clarify, enlighten, explicate, reveal
Example: Because I am a sympathetic teacher, I avoid using language which will obfuscate my students.

2. FRAGILE (Adjective) : नाजुक
Meaning: (of an object) easily broken or damaged.
Synonyms: breakable, brittle, frangible, frail, dainty
Antonyms: robust, firm
Example: The toys were so fragile my dog destroyed them within minutes.

3. EVANGELICAL (Adjective) : ईसाई धर्म प्रचारक
Meaning:  of or according to the teaching of the gospel or the Christian religion.
Synonyms: scriptural, biblical, Bible-believing, fundamentalist, orthodox
Example: He delivered his speech with evangelical fervour.

4. MIRACULOUS (Adjective) : चमत्कारपूर्ण
Meaning: of the nature of a miracle or having the power to work miracles.
Synonyms: supernatural, preternatural, superhuman, inexplicable, unaccountable
Antonyms: average, believable, credible, common
Example: It was a miraculous talk with a stranger that stopped Jim from ending his life.

5. SURREAL(Adjective) : असली
Meaning: having the qualities of surrealism; bizarre.
Synonyms: unreal, bizarre, unusual, weird, strange
Antonyms: real
Example: The program’s surreal story line was not popular at all with fans of reality television

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

7. FEUD   (Noun) : झगड़ा
Meaning: a prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute.
Synonyms: altercation, conflict, discord, dispute
Antonyms: accord, agreement, calm, concord
Example: There is a long standing feud between mine and my cousin’s families, which is why neither of us will attend the other family’s weddings.

8. ENCRUST (Verb) : ढकना
Meaning: cover or decorate (something) with a hard surface layer.
Synonyms: cover, fill, stuff
Antonyms: strip
Example: The mussels encrust navigation buoys.

9. RESUSCITATE (Verb) : पुनर्जीवित
Meaning: make (something) active or vigorous again.
Synonyms: revive, resurrect, restore, regenerate, revitalize
Example: Although we tried, we could not resuscitate the puppy who got hit by the speeding car.

10. ASSERT (Verb) : दावा करना
Meaning: state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully.
Synonyms: declare, maintain, contend, argue, state, claim
Antonyms: abandon, conceal, deny, hide
Example: It was difficult for the shy young woman to assert herself in class.

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