Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 23rd April 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 23rd 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. FRIABLE :  नाज़ुक 
Meaning: easily broken into small pieces
Synonyms: fragile, breakable
Antonyms: strong, unbreakable
Example: The cliffs themselves are built of volcanic sands and ashes, and many of the strata are exceedingly light and friable.

2. COY : संकोची 
Meaning: intentionally keeping something secret
Synonyms: bashful, timid
Antonyms: forward, unshy
Example: She gave me a coy look from under her schoolgirl's fringe.

3. BRAZEN : बेशर्म
Meaning: obvious, without any attempt to be hidden
Synonyms: blatant, bold
Antonyms: humble, meek
Example: In a brazen assault, the gang fired their weapons at the policeman.

4. INSOLENT : असभ्य 
Meaning: rude and not showing respect
Synonyms: arrogant, brassy
Antonyms: modest, humble
Example: Students were often inattentive, sometimes even insolent, and showed relatively little interest in their work.

5. OBSTREPEROUS : प्रचंड
Meaning: difficult to deal with and noisy
Synonyms: loud, blusterous
Antonyms: calm, silent
Example: Only a few highly publicised cases have been manipulated to give the impression of obstreperous owners.

6. SULLY : अशुद्ध करना 
Meaning: to ruin or damage
Synonyms: corrupt, defile
Antonyms: clean, enhance
Example: If the chemical plant is built near the resort, it will probably sully the clean air in the area.

7. PROFANE : अपवित्र
Meaning: vulgar and inappropriate
Synonyms: coarse, nasty
Antonyms: kind, polite
Example: The young star’s profane behavior caused his music label to drop him from its roster.

8. SERVILE : गुलामी करना 
Meaning: eager to serve and please someone else in a way that shows a lack of respect for yourself
Synonyms: abject, beggarly
Antonyms: dominant, aggressive
Example: The vast majority of bond-servants had been freed in the city, and legally servile statuses largely abolished.

9. CAPTIOUS : नुकताचीन
Meaning: always looking for faults; hard to please
Synonyms: censorious, carping
Antonyms: flattering, praising
Example: When my captious teacher grades my essays, she always finds a minor error in my work.

10. ARDUOUS : मुश्किल 
Meaning: demanding great effort or labor; difficult
Synonyms: exhausting, grueling
Antonyms: facile, easy
Example: Needless to say, mastering a foreign language is an arduous challenge.

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