Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 6th May 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 6th 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. STRUT (Verb) : अकड़कर चलना
Meaning: walk with a stiff, erect, and apparently arrogant or conceited gait.
Synonyms: swagger, swank, parade,
Example: The rooster would strut in the yard when trying to impress the hens.

2. PRELUDE (Noun) : प्रस्तावना
Meaning: an action or event serving as an introduction to something more important.
Synonyms: preliminary, overture, opening, preparation
Antonyms: completion, conclusion
Example: Movie trailers are often used as a prelude to feature films.

3. BELITTLE (Verb) : मूल्य घटना
Meaning: dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant.
Synonyms: disparage, denigrate, deprecate, downgrade
Antonyms: praise, magnify
Example: There is no reason for you to belittle my wardrobe simply because your clothes are more expensive than the ones I own.

4. DELVE (Verb) : उलट-पुलट कर ढूंढ़ना
Meaning: research or make painstaking inquiries into something.
Synonyms: investigate, probe, examine, explore
Antonyms: ignore, neglect
Example: Because she was planning a trip, the woman began to delve into a search for plane tickets.

5. WHIMSICAL (Adjective) : सनकी
Meaning: acting or behaving in a capricious manner.
Synonyms: volatile, capricious, temperamental, impulsive
Antonyms: boring, serious
Example: The whimsical music made me feel like a little kid again.

6. HAPLESS (Adjective) : अभागी
Meaning: (especially of a person) unfortunate.
Synonyms: unfortunate, unlucky
Antonyms: fortunate, lucky
Example: When Jason lost his wife and job on the same day, he knew he was a hapless soul.

7. GNAW (Verb) : क्षय करना
Meaning: cause persistent distress or anxiety.
Synonyms: nag, torment, torture, trouble
Antonyms: assuage, soothe
Example: The dog started to gnaw on his leash.

8. BOUT (Noun) : अवधि
Meaning: a short period of intense activity of a specified kind.
Synonyms: spell, period, time, stretch, stint
Antonyms: stagnation
Example: The bout of intensive running led to my preparation for the Boston Marathon.

9. LOFTY (Adjective) : अभिमानी
Meaning: haughty and aloof.
Synonyms: haughty, proud, aloof, arrogant
Antonyms: modest
Example: The football players have set a lofty goal in their bid to win all their home games this year.

10. PLUMMET (Verb) : गिरना या गिराना
Meaning: fall or drop straight down at high speed.
Synonyms: plunge, drop, crash, decline
Antonyms: ascend, increase
Example: Experts predicted compact disc sales would plummet when the ability to download music became available.

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