Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 22nd 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.POLYMATH(noun)  बहुश्रुत
Meaning: a person of wide knowledge or learning.
Synonyms: intellectual, genius
Antonyms: Fool, illiterate
Usage: His CV reads something like a masterclass in being a polymath: he was an accomplished musician and designer.

2.Vacillate(verb)संदेह करना
Meaning: Waiver between different opinion or actions.
Synonym: temporize, hesitate, oscillate
Antonym: resolute
Usage: You might vacillate between ordering pizza and burger as both are testy.

3.Molder(verb) गलना
Meaning: Slowly decay or disintegrate, especially because of neglect.
Synonym: decay, decompose
Antonym: Renew, restore
Usage: if you store your books in the damp basement of your uncle's house, they are sure to molder.

4.Exhort(verb)समझाना
Meaning: Strongly encourage or urge to do something
Synonym: enjoin, adjure,
Antonym: discourage
Usage: Priya tries to Exhort her friend about her career. but she is not ready to listen.

5. Dearth(Noun)अकाल
Meaning: A scarcity or lack of something.
Synonym: meagreness, scantiness
Antonym: abundance, a surfeit
Usage: A dearth of nutritious food is a serious problem.

6.Titter(verb)दबी हुई हँसी
Meaning: Give a short, half-suppressed laugh, giggle
Synonym: giggle, snigger
Antonym: Graon, moan
Usage: The teen girls tittered at her light-hearted curse.

7.Slipshod(adjective)असावधानीपूर्ण
Meaning: characterized by a lack of care, thought, or organization.
Synonym: careless, lackadaisical
Antonym: meticulous, painstaking
Usage: Ravi did a slipshod job. His scholarship is slipshod at best.

8.Incommodious(Adjective) असुविधाजनक
Meaning: Causing inconvenience or discomfort
Synonym: annoying, awkward
Antonym: convenient, comfortable
Usage: Because the heating unit is not working, it is rather incommodious in the house. 

9.BUOYED(verb)बढ़ावा देना
Meaning: to sustain or encourage (often followed by up)
Synonyms: bolster, boost
Antonyms: depress, deplete
Usage: Her courage was buoyed by the doctor's assurances.

10.RATIFIED(verb)पुष्टि करना
Meaning: confirmed or made official
Synonyms: approve, confirm
Antonyms: deny, destroy
Usage: For the rule change to be approved, it must be ratified by 8 out of 10 teams.


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