Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 1st May 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. LANGUISH: दुर्बल
Meaning: to exist in an unpleasant or unwanted situation, often for a long time
Synonyms: dwindle, faint
Antonyms: build, develop
Example: After languishing in obscurity for many years, her early novels have recently been rediscovered.

2. PUMMEL: कूटना
Meaning: to defeat someone easily at a sport
Synonyms: bash, batter
Antonyms: compliment, fail
Example: The boxer had pummeled his opponent into submission by the end of the fourth round.

3. ARCTIC: उत्तरी ध्रुवी
Meaning: extremely cold
Synonyms: cold, freezing
Antonyms: hot, torrid
Example: Arctic air stung New England with freezing temperatures.

4. SCALDING: गरम
Meaning: If a liquid is scalding, it is extremely hot
Synonyms: blazing, blistering
Antonyms: cold, cool
Example:  Against her will, hot scalding tears burst from her eyes and down her cheeks.

5. ABOMINATE: घृणा करना
Meaning: to hate something very much
Synonyms: abhor, despise
Antonyms: admire, approve
Example: Eventually one has to bring people together and sit down with those whose records one abominates.

6. SUBJUGATE: अधीन करना
Meaning: to treat yourself, your wishes, or your beliefs as being less important than other people or their wishes or beliefs
Synonyms: conquer, enslave
Antonyms: lose, release
Example: Reporters must subjugate personal political convictions to their professional commitment to balance.

7. ADHERE: पालन ​​करना
Meaning: to continue to obey, believe in, or support something, esp. a custom or belief
Synonyms: comply, heed
Antonyms: disobey, ignore
Example: College coaches have to adhere to the rules about recruiting high school students.

8. ADROIT: निपुण
Meaning: very skillful and quick in the way you think or move
Synonyms: adept, artful
Antonyms: clumsy, awkward
Example: She was adroit at removing my armor, which she did well and beautifully.

9. SPRIGHTLY: उत्साहयुक्त
Meaning: (especially of old people) energetic and in good health
Synonyms: agile, bouncy
Antonyms: apathetic, inactive
Example: The 14th century saw the beginning of a new literature of travel in sprightly and informing travelogues.

10. EXORBITANT: अत्यधिक
Meaning: (of prices and demands) much too large
Synonyms: enormous, outrageous
Antonyms: cheap, good
Example: The interest charged on most credit cards is exorbitant.


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