Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 3rd May 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 3rd May 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. LEEWAY (Noun) : छूट/गुंजाइश 
Meaning: the amount of freedom to move or act that is available.
Synonyms: freedom, scope
Example: My boss grants me leeway to make my own decisions.

2.  STONEWALL (Verb): रुकावट डालना 
Meaning: delay or obstruct (a request, process, or person) by refusing to answer questions or by being evasive.
Synonyms: delay, rebuff
Example: Picketing protestors were determined to stonewall the peace talks and keep the lockout going.

3. INTRANSIGENCE (Noun) : हठ/ कट्टरता 
Meaning: refusal to change one's views or to agree about something.
Synonyms: inflexibility, stubbornness, obstinacy
Example: I can’t understand Rachel’s intransigence, considering that we have undeniable proof that her idea is incorrect.

4. PROACTIVE (Adjective) : सक्रिय 
Meaning: (of a person or action) creating or controlling a situation rather than just responding to it after it has happened.
Synonyms: enterprising, energetic
Example: Emergency procedures are proactive measures to ensure everyone’s safety.

5. NUDGE (Verb) :कुहनी से हलका धक्का मारना 
Meaning: coax or gently encourage (someone) to do something.
Synonyms: prompt, encourage, coax, stimulate
Antonyms: discourage, dissuade
Example: After her late night out partying, both parents nudge their daughter to wake her up during the church service.

6. PROLIFERATION  (Noun) : तीव्र वृद्धि /फैलाव 
Meaning: rapid increase in the number or amount of something.
Synonyms: expansion, spread
Antonyms: stagnation
Example: Because of quick housing proliferation over the past few years, it’s much easier to find a dorm room at my college.

7. DEBASE (Verb) : अवमूल्यन करना 
Meaning: reduce (something) in quality or value; degrade.
Synonyms: degrade, demean, disgrace, undermine
Antonyms: enghance
Example: The politician tried to debase his rival’s good reputation by spreading false rumors about him.

8. DEXTEROUS (Adjective) : निपुण 
Meaning: showing or having skill, especially with the hands.
Synonyms: deft, agile, adroit, efficient
Antonyms: clumsy
Example: Since I do not often use my left hand, I am not dexterous when I use it for writing.

9. CULMINATE (Verb) : पराकाष्ठा पर पहुंचना 
Meaning: reach a climax or point of highest development.
Synonyms: peak, climax
Antonyms: start, begin
Example: At the end of the night, the concert will culminate in a huge fireworks display.

10. FLAGRANT (Adjective) : कुख्यात 
Meaning: (of an action considered wrong or immoral) conspicuously or obviously offensive.
Synonyms: blatant, glaring, obvious, overt, evident,
Antonyms:  unobtrusive, slight
Example: The bruises on the boy’s legs revealed the flagrant abuse he had suffered at home.

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