Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 12th June 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 an 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. EMANCIPATE : स्वतंत्र करना
Meaning:to give people social or political freedom and rights
Synonyms:liberate, loosen
Antonyms:detain, hold
Example:It neither made him to be human to his slaves, nor to emancipate them.

2. UNFETTERED : निरंकुश
Meaning: not bound by shackles and chains
Synonyms: unbounded, free
Antonyms: chained, bounded
Example: Writers are unfettered by the normal rules of sentence structure.

3. SEMINAL (adjective)  लाभदायक
Meaning: Strongly influencing later developments.
Synonyms: Influential, Formative, Important, Primary.
Antonyms: Dull, Inessential, Minor, Unsubstantial.
Usage: Faraday's law are seminal in the field of chemistry.

4. VANDALIZE : उपद्रव मचाना
Meaning:to intentionally damage property belonging to other people
Synonyms:demolish, damage
Antonyms:build, construct
Example:When I went back, my truck had been vandalized.

5. EPONYMOUS (adjective) नामस्रोत
Meaning:  of, relating to, or being the person or thing for whom or which something is named.
Synonyms: namesake, cognominal, homonymous, swashbuckling.
Antonyms: anonymous, pseudo, unidentified, undisclosed.
Usage: By a curious coincidence all the names of eponymous heroes chanced to remind people of beasts.

6. MUSTER (Verb) : संग्रह
Meaning: collect or assemble (a number or amount).
Synonyms: assemble, collect, congregate, convene
Antonyms: avoid, destroy, disperse, dodge
Example: The two cricket teams muster in their respective huddles before each play.

7. DIMINUTION (Noun) : अवनति
Meaning: a reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
Synonyms: curtailment,  contraction, constriction, restriction, limitation
Antonyms: increase, expansion, growth
Example:  The diminution of food court monitors has resulted in an increase in food fights at the high school.

8. Punctilious (Adjective) - समयनिष्ठ (पाबंद)
Meaning: showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour.
Synonym: meticulous, conscientious, careful, diligent, attentive,
Antonym: careless, easy-going, slapdash
He was punctilious in providing every amenity for his customers.

9. SLEAZY : तुच्छ
Meaning: dirty, cheap, or not socially acceptable, especially relating to moral or sexual matters
Synonyms: trashy, sordid
Antonyms: good, nice
Example: This part of town is full of sleazy bars and hotels.

10. PANOPLY (noun) धूमधाम
Meaning: a splendid display.
Synonyms: show, pomp, array, exhibit.
Antonyms: concealment, cover, hiding, plainness.
Usage: The bowler's exciting panoply of spin bowling won over the critics.


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