Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 6th March 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 6th 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. COMMISSION : दलाली
Meaning:the use of payment to request something
Synonyms:obligation, errand
Antonyms: deposition
Example:This painting was commissioned by a rich merchant in 1589.

2. COMPETENT : सक्षम
Meaning: sufficiently qualified
Synonyms: capable, skilled
Antonyms: inefficient, inept
Example:We need to hire a competent web developer to create a good website for our company.

3. DESOLATE : उजाड़
Meaning: bare, barren, empty
Synonyms: bleak, lonesome
Antonyms: bright, inhabited
Example: When her son left for a year abroad, she felt desolate.

4. DREARY : सुनसान, उदास
Meaning: sad, gloomy, dull
Synonyms: boring, depressing
Antonyms: cheerful, exciting
Example: The gray clouds in the sky made the day feel dreary.

5. INDIFFERENCE : उदासीनता
Meaning: apathy, emotional detachment
Synonyms: disdain, disregard
Antonyms: esteem, respect
Example: The girl’s indifference toward her brother upset their parents.

6. MATERIALISTIC : भौतिकवादी
Meaning: superficial; focus on material possessions
Synonyms: greedy, profane
Antonyms: ungreedy, spiritual
Example: Many people accuse Americans of being materialistic.

7. PARAMOUNT : ऊंचे दर्जे का
Meaning: predominant, superior, most important
Synonyms: outstanding, predominant
Antonyms: unimportant, last
Example: Our paramount concern is the safety of our employees.

8. READILY : सहज में
Meaning: right away and without difficulty
Synonyms: easily, promptly
Antonyms: difficultly, unwillingly
Example: Water was readily available at different points in the race.

9. SCRUTINIZE : जाँचना
Meaning: to examine carefully and critically
Synonyms: analyze, check
Antonyms: forget, ignore
Example: The teacher scrutinized her student's essays.

10. SENTIMENT : भावुकता
Meaning: a tender or moving gesture
Synonyms: feeling, passion
Antonyms: antipathy, dislike
Example: Even though I’m not a big fan of porcelain dolls, I appreciated the sentiment.

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