Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 1st June 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 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.STIFLE (Verb)दाब रखना
Meaning: prevent or constrain (an activity or idea).
Synonyms: constrain, hinder, hamper, impede
Antonyms: encourage
Example:  She put her hand over her mouth to stifle the cough.

2.ENTICE(Verb) लुभाना
Meaning: attract or tempt by offering pleasure or advantage.
Synonyms: tempt, allure, lure, attract
Antonyms: repel, dissuade
Example: Each member of the relay race needs to entice others to be on the team.

3.CULMINATION(Noun)पराकाष्ठा
Meaning: the final act
Synonyms: climax, end
Antonyms: start
Example: The culmination of the performance was unforgettable.

4.HOSTILE(Adjective)शत्रुतापूर्ण
Meaning: harmful or dangerous
Synonyms: dangerous, violent
Antonyms: safe,  friendly
Example: The voices around the corner sounded angry, hostile even.

5.ENNUI (Noun) विरक्ति
Meaning: a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.
Synonym: boredom, tedium, listlessness.
Antonym: animation, contentment.
Example: Listening to your dull story about becoming a librarian is leaving me in a state of ennui.

6.CULLING (Verb) चुनाव करना
Meaning: select from a large quantity; obtain from a variety of sources.
Synonyms: elect, select, choose, pick.
Antonyms: reject, disapprove, repudiate, spurn.
Example: In nine months, we as a group, tracked an unknown number of missing children, culling out two hundred and eleven Howie attempted to locate.

7.FLEECE (Verb): धन हथियाना
Meaning: obtain a great deal of money from (someone), typically by overcharging or swindling them.
Synonyms: swindle, cheat, defraud, deceive, trick,
Antonyms: give, offer
Example: Joining arms, they set out to fleece their latest victims.

8.ABERRATION (Noun): विपथन
Meaning: a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one.
Synonyms: anomaly, deviation, divergence, abnormality, irregularity, variation,
Antonyms: normality, usualness, conformity. regularity
Example: A person with one blue eye and one green eye is said to have a genetic aberration.

9.POIGNANT (Adjective)हृदयविदारक
Meaning: evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
Synonyms: affecting, pitiful, piteous, pitiable, pathetic,
Antonyms: cheerful, indifferent
Example: Because the poignant movie reminded me of my painful childhood, it made me cry.

10.DRUB (Verb)पीटना
Meaning: hit or beat (someone) repeatedly.
Synonyms: thrash, trounce, spank, beat
Antonyms: aid
Example: Continuing to drub the victim with his fist, the attacker didn’t stop until the police showed up.

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