Daily Vocabulary: 22nd July 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.

SLUMP (verb) गिर पड़ना
Meaning: undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount.
Synonyms: plummet, plunge, tumble, decline.
Antonyms: rise, ascend, grow, soar.
Example: When the task force was putting together its original report, the world price of oil had slumped as low as $10 a barrel.

SIEGE (Noun): घेराबंदी 
Meaning: a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling those inside to surrender.
Synonyms: blockade, barricade, restriction
Antonyms: clearance, opening
Example: During the siege of the village, the villagers were forced to give up their property.

TIZZY(noun)घबराहट
Meaning: a state of nervous excitement or agitation.
Synonyms: acrimony, animosity, annoyance, chagrin.
Antonyms: calm, calmness, delight, ease
Example: Her mother was in a tizzy over Liz’s divorce.

FARRAGO (noun) संमिश्रण
Meaning: a confused mixture.
Synonyms: mishmash, jumble, hodgepodge, turmoil.
Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
Example: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.

REBOUND(verb) वापस आना
Meaning: If an action rebounds on you, it does not have the effect you hoped for but has an unpleasant effect on you instead
Synonyms: recoil, recuperate
Antonyms: weaken, hurt
Example: His continual demands for sympathy rebounded on him because his friends finally stopped listening.

HABITUAL(adjective)अभ्यस्त
Meaning: usual or repeated
Synonyms: addicted, perpetual
Antonyms: infrequent, occasional
Example: Longer prison sentences will help keep habitual criminals off the streets.

SPLENDID(adjective) उत्कृष्ट
Meaning: excellent, or beautiful and impressive
Synonyms: excellent, amazing
Antonyms: dull, normal
Example: It is a splendid and challenging book which seeks answers to large questions in interesting cultural and psychological agendas.

CONSTERNATION (Noun) सनसनी
Meaning: a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
Synonyms:  perturbation, anxiety, distress, disquiet,
Antonyms: satisfaction
Example: I sleep in consternation not knowing where my keys are.

MOOT (Adjective)  विवादास्पद
Meaning: subject to debate, dispute, or uncertainty.
Synonyms: debatable, arguable, problematic, contentious
Antonyms: certain, definite
Example: It is again a moot point whether India’s ASAT test and its positioning as a critical element in India’s strategic defense capability, will have the desired impact that the nation’s leaders hope for.



                                    

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