Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 20th April 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 20th April 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. TRANQUILITY : शांति
Meaning: a peaceful, calm state, without noise, violence, worry, etc.
Synonyms: calmness, coolness
Antonyms: chaos, loudness
Example: Not surprisingly, the desire for tranquility among local inhabitants is almost palpable.

2. REBOUND : वापस आना
Meaning: If an action rebounds on you, it does not have the effect you hoped for but has an unpleasant effect on you instead
Synonyms: recoil, recuperate
Antonyms: weaken, hurt
Example: His continual demands for sympathy rebounded on him because his friends finally stopped listening.

3. INVIGORATE : प्रोत्साहन
Meaning: to give new energy or strength to someone or something
Synonyms: boost, stimulate
Antonyms: discourage, dissuade
Example: They argued that a cut in the tax rate would invigorate the economy.

4. HABITUAL : अभ्यस्त
Meaning: usual or repeated
Synonyms: addicted, perpetual
Antonyms: infrequent, occasional
Example: Longer prison sentences will help keep habitual criminals off the streets.

5. TRANSIENT : क्षणिक
Meaning: lasting for only a short time; temporary
Synonyms: temporary, short- lived
Antonyms: permanent, forever
Example: The weakness was transient, and soon I was feeling strong again.

6. REFUTE : खंडन करना
Meaning: to say or prove that a person, statement, opinion, etc. is wrong or false
Synonyms: contradict, counter
Antonyms: approve, allow
Example: When mistakes are discovered in proofs, the theorems themselves are usually not refuted.

7. SPLENDID : उत्कृष्ट
Meaning: excellent, or beautiful and impressive
Synonyms: excellent, amazing
Antonyms: dull, normal
Example: It is a splendid and challenging book which seeks answers to large questions in interesting cultural and psychological agendas.

8. REVIVE : पुनर्जीवित होना
Meaning: to come or bring something back to life, health, existence, or use
Synonyms: energize, overcome
Antonyms: break, depress
Example: They recognized that the country would revive only if it thoroughly disengaged from the chaos of the old regime.

9. IMPEDE : अवरोध करना
Meaning: to make it more difficult for something to happen or more difficult for someone to do something
Synonyms: block, curb
Antonyms: advance, aid
Example: Shortages of medicine were impeding the effort to control diseases.

10. OXYMORON : विरोधाभास अलंकार
Meaning: two words used together that have, or seem to have, opposite meanings
Synonyms: adumbration, allegory
Antonyms: truth, honesty
Example:The term 'constitutional democracy' can be interpreted as either an oxymoron or a tautology.

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