Daily Vocabulary for Defence Exams: 7th 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. REDACT (
verb) संपादित करना
Meaning: edit (text) for publication.
अर्थ: प्रकाशन के लिए पाठ संपादित करना
Synonyms: correct, rectify, repair, fix.
Antonyms: befoul, deteriorate, diminish, hinder.
Usage: Some of the conclusions in the report have been redacted.

2. INCOHERENT (adjective) असंगत
Meaning: (of spoken or written language) expressed in an incomprehensible or confusing way; unclear.
अर्थ: (बोले या लिखित भाषा का) अबोध्य या भ्रमित तरीके से व्यक्त किया गया; अस्पष्ट
Synonyms:  unclear, confused, muddled, garbled.
Antonyms: coherent, lucid, intelligible, organized.
Usage: David muttered something incoherent and rude and scrambled to his feet, fumbling for the sword.

3. CONFABULATE (verb): बातचीत करना
Meaning: to talk informally
अर्थ: अनौपचारिक रूप से बात करना
Synonyms: cackle, chat, patter, schmooze.
Antonyms: be silent, be quiet.
Usage: Guests gathered in the hallway to confabulate about the weather and make small talk.

4. PURPORTEDLY (adverb) कथित रूप से
Meaning: As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; allegedly.
अर्थ: जैसा कि दिखाई देता है या सत्य वर्णित किया गया है, हालांकि जरूरी नहीं तो; कथित तौर पर।
Synonyms: allegedly, professedly, supposedly, seemingly, superficially
Antonyms: absolutely, authentically, certainly, earnestly, exactly
Usage: The woman found a letter purportedly signed by the Prime Minister.

5. SUPINE (adjective): लापरवाह
Meaning: failing to act or protest as a result of moral weakness or indolence.
अर्थ: कार्य करने में विफल या नैतिक कमजोरी या अकर्मण्यता के परिणामस्वरूप विरोध।
Synonyms: spineless, pliant, submissive, inactive.
Antonyms: proactive, fecund, vivacious, tenacious.
Usage: My brother-in-law is a lazy fellow who will sleep with his head up in a supine position all day long.

6. TACIT (adjective) सूचित
Meaning: understood or implied without being stated.
अर्थ: बिना कहे समझा या निहित किया
Synonyms: implicit, inferred, insinuated, unspoken.
Antonyms: blatant, evident, manifest, explicit.
Usage: In my business, all that is needed for a tacit understanding is a handshake between men.

7.VALEDICTORY (Noun) – विदाई
Meaning: a farewell address.
अर्थ: विदाई के लिए संबोधित करना
Synonym: farewell, goodbye, leaving, parting, departing, going away, last, final
Usage: On the last day of school, seniors wrote a valedictory stating what they would miss about high school and read it in front of the class for their final grade.

8.INTERDICT (Noun) – पाबंदी
Meaning: an authoritative prohibition, in particular
अर्थ: विशेष रूप से, एक आधिकारिक निषेध
Synonym: prohibition, ban, bar, veto, prescription,
Antonym: corroborate, support
Usage: Because I failed most of my classes last term, my parents will probably interdict me from working this semester.

9.  DOWNRIGHT (adjective) सर्वथा
Meaning: (of something bad or unpleasant) utter; complete (used for emphasis).
अर्थ: (कुछ बुरा या अप्रिय) उच्चारण करना; पूर्ण (जोर देने के लिए प्रयुक्त)
Synonyms: total, absolute, thorough, perfect, sheer.
Antonyms: inadequate, incomplete, insufficient, unfinished.
Usage: It was downright bad marking that allowed Dermot Shields head past Larkin from six yards for the lead goal.

10.CONFLATE (verb) मिलाना
Meaning: combine (two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc.) into one.
अर्थ: (जानकारी, पाठ, विचारों आदि के दो या दो से अधिक सेट) को एक में संयोजित करना
Synonyms: amalgamate, converge, unify, fuse.
Antonyms: divide, part, separate, rupture.
Usage: To conflate art and science, teachers must design activities that blend the two.



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