Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 19th April 2019


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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. AMICABLE (Adjective) : मैत्रीपूर्ण
Meaning: characterized by friendliness and absence of discord.
Synonyms: cordial, civil, courteous
Antonyms: unfriendly, hostile
Example: If you were a bit more amicable, people would not be afraid to approach you.

2. HYSTERIA (Noun) : वातोन्माद 
Meaning: exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement.
Synonyms: frenzy, wildness, attack
Antonyms: calmness, self-possession
Example: The hostages were in a state of hysteria when they were rescued by the police.

3. BEWITCH (Verb) : मोहित करना 
Meaning: enchant and delight (someone).
Synonyms: captivate, enchant, entrance, enrapture, beguile
Antonyms: repel
Example: Evil witches bewitched the children and ate them for lunch once they were under their spell.

4. VITIATE (Verb) : भ्रष्ट करना
Meaning: spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of.
Synonyms: blemish, cripple, deface
Antonyms: fix, mend, reconstruct
Example: Because of the obnoxious behavior of the defendant, the judge instructed the jury not to allow their personal feelings vitiate their objectivity in the case.

5. TANTAMOUNT (Adjective) :समान
Meaning: equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.
Synonyms: analogous, connate
Antonyms: disparate, distinct
Example: His statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt.

6. VIE (Verb) :  प्रतियोगिता करना
Meaning: compete eagerly with someone in order to do or achieve something.
Synonyms: compete, contest, contend
Example: In the championship game, the two teams will vie for the national title.

7. VILE (Adjective) : नीचतापूर्ण 
Meaning: extremely unpleasant.
Synonyms: foul, nasty, unpleasant, bad, disagreeable
Antonyms: pleasant
Example: In the fairytale, the vile queen tried to get rid of her stepdaughter.

8. HEURISTIC (Adjective) : खोज करने मे सहायक
Meaning: enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves.
Synonyms: probing, examining
Antonyms: incurious
Example: The purpose of the heuristic class is to teach people through personal trials.

9. DESULTORY (Adjective) : अनियोजित 
Meaning: lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm.
Synonyms: casual, superficial, sporadic
Antonyms: orderly, systematic
Example: At the party, the unfriendly boy made desultory conversation with a few of the other children.

10. PARRY (Verb) : बचाव 
Meaning: answer (a question or accusation) evasively.
Synonyms: evade, avoid, dodge
Antonyms: confront, encounter
Example: She put on her sunglasses to parry his probing eyes.



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