Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 24th 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. HARK (verb) सुनना
Meaning: to pay attention especially through the act of hearing
Synonym: attend, harken, hear, hearken, heed, listen, mind
Antonym: ignore, tune out
Usage: Upon hearing the offending ringing, the teacher sarcastically cried, "Hark! Could that possibly be a cell phone?"

2. UNFLINCHING (Adjective) बेहिचक
Meaning: showing no signs of slackening or yielding in one's purpose
Synonym: determined, dogged, grim, implacable, relentless, unappeasable
Antonym: slackening, softening, yielding
Usage: He was unflinching in his determination to see that justice was done.

3. NIMBLY (Adjective) तीव्रता से अदल
Meaning: having or showing quickness of mind
Synonym: alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever
Antonym:  dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull,
Usage: Her nimble fingers make knitting look so easy

4. ENFEEBLEMENT (Noun) दुर्बलीकरण
Meaning: a gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body
Synonym:  decaying, declension, decline, degeneration, descent, deterioration
Antonym: comeback, improvement, rally, recovery, recuperation, rehabilitation
Usage: Daily exercise can help to halt some of the enfeeblement that comes with advanced years.

5. INVIGORATE(Verb) सबल बनाना
Meaning: to give life, vigor, or spirit to
Synonym: amp (up), animate, brace, energize, enliven, fillip, fire
Antonym: damp, dampen, deaden, dull, kill
Usage: The fresh air and sunshine invigorated the children after a long winter indoors.


6. DYNAMISM  (noun) गतिशीलता
Meaning: the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time.
Synonym: beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, energy, Esprit
Antonym: lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity
Usage: Voters were attracted to the young challenger's dynamism, charisma, and progressive ideas.

7. PLURALISM (noun) बहुलवाद  
Meaning: the quality or state of being plural
Synonym: more than one, double, multiple.
Antonym: single, only one, one at a time.
Usage: He spoke of the benefits of cultural pluralism.

8. LAUDABLE (Adjective) प्रशंसनीय
Meaning: deserving of high regard or great approval
Synonym: admirable, applaudable, commendable, credible, estimable
Antonym: censurable, discreditable, illaudable, reprehensible
Usage: You showed laudable restraint in dealing with that ridiculously demanding customer

9. FERVOUR (Noun) जोश
Meaning: great warmth and earnestness of feeling
Synonym: ardor, passion, zeal.
Antonym: impassiveness, impassivity, insensibility, insensibleness
Usage: Surprised by the fervor that her parents' old love letters contained when she discovered them in the attic.

10. EVANGELIZE (noun) इंजील
Meaning: to try to convert (a group or area) to a different religion (especially Christianity).
Synonym: lecture, platitudinize, preach, preachify, sermonize
Antonym: deconvert, dissuade, endure, hold, idle, keep
Usage: The missionaries set out to evangelize the world.

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