Daily Vocabulary For SSC CGL And CPO Exam 2018: 22 May

Dear Aspirants,

Daily Vocab for Various Competitive Exams



In this modern era, everything seems incomplete without the involvement of English in our daily life. And no one can deny the importance of Vocabulary that is a momentous section to score up to the mark. SSC CPO And SSC CGL 2018 Exams are nearby opportunities where dealing with English Section may demand a grip over enticingly illustrious words.

We are providing prominent words for each day facilitated with synonyms, antonyms, their proper usage through examples which will surely ease your grapple of storing apt number of  words in your memory for longer time and in an effective way. It will be our pleasure to add up in your efficiency with each passing day leaving you well prepared for vying part of life.


1. ENSCONCE (verb) छिपना
Meaning: to put into a hiding place
Synonyms: bury, cache, conceal, hide, install, establish, park, shut, plant, lodge, position, seat, entrench, shelter.
Antonyms: divulge, unveil, uncover, disclose, confuse.
Usage: Ensconced in the closet, the woman hoped the home invader would not find her.

2. MOTE (noun)  कण 
Meaning: a tiny piece of a substance; a speck.
Synonyms: bit, crumb, dribble, fleck, flyspeck, grain, granule, nugget, particle, patch, scrap, scruple, snip, snippet.
Antonyms:  hunk, lump, slab, abundance, bushel, deal, heaps, loads, mass, mountain, peck, pile, pot, profusion.
Usage: A mote of sand in the girl’s shoe irritated her until she stopped to wipe it away.

3. APROPOS (adjective) अनुरूप
Meaning: very appropriate to a particular situation.
Synonyms: pertinent, relevant, apposite, apt, applicable, suitable, germane, befitting, significant, opportune, felicitous, timely.
Antonyms: inappropriate, inapt, inadmissible, extraneous, immaterial, inapplicable, irrelative, irrelevant, pointless.
Usage: Since Sameer just left the room, this is the apropos moment for us to discuss his surprise party.

4. CONCOMITANT (adjective) सहगामी
Meaning: naturally  accompanying or associated.
Synonyms:attendant, collateral, related, connected, linked, accessory, auxiliary, resultant, consequent.
Antonyms: unassociated, unconnected, unrelated, indifferent, unbound.
Usage: That it is apparently devoid of psychical concomitant need not imply that the impressions concerned in it are crude and inelaborate.

5.  ELYSIAN (adjective) स्वर्गिक
Meaning: relating to or characteristic of heaven or paradise.
Synonyms: heavenly, paradisal, paradisiacal, celestial, empyrean, superlunary, divine.
Antonyms: earthly, terrestrial, worldly, anti-utopian, dystopian, hellish, infernal
Usage: Falling down from the heavens, the elysian rays made the water sparkle and twinkle.

6. STULTIFY (verb) वृथा करना
Meaning: cause to lose enthusiasm and initiative, especially as a result of a tedious or restrictive routine.
Synonyms: hamper, impede, obstruct, thwart, suppress, smother, repress, counteract, trammel, restrain.
Antonyms: consolidate, augment, glorify, exacerbate, exalt, stir, elevate, accentuate, strengthen.
Usage: By referencing actual statistics, he was able to stultify his opponent’s argument.

7. NIHILISM (noun) शून्यवाद
Meaning: the rejection of all religious and moral principles, in the belief that life is meaningless.
Synonyms: cynicism, rejection, repudiation, renunciation, denial, abnegation; disbelief, non-belief, unbelief, skepticism.
Antonyms: belief, faith, optimism, approval, discipline, ratification.
Usage: The rebels urged the people to grab hold of nihilism and remove all government officials from office.

8. BADINAGE (noun) परिहास
Meaning: humorous or witty conversation.
Synonyms: banter, chaff, jesting, joshing, raillery, repartee, barb, gag, gambit, jest, joke, quip.
Antonyms: bullying, criticism, argument, fight.
Usage: The president was in a good mood as he walked through the crowd and made several voters laugh with his witty badinage.

9. MELLOW (adjective) मधुर
Meaning: (especially of a sound, flavour, or color) pleasantly smooth or soft; free from harshness.
Synonyms: dulcet, sweet-sounding, tuneful, euphonious, melodious, mellifluous; fruity, smooth, warm, rich, mellifluent.
Antonyms: rugged, abrading, irritating, roughening, grim, gruff, abrasive, caustic, coarse, hard, harsh, rough, scathing, stern.
Usage: His mellow voice and his qualitative speech made everyone applaud him.

10. EXCORIATE (verb) आलोचना करना
Meaning: to criticize harshly and usually publicly.
Synonyms: abuse, assail, attack, bash, castigate, lambaste, savage, scathe, slam, vituperate, decry, imprecate.
Antonyms: acclaim, commend, compliment, hail, laud, praise, glorify, admire, exalt.
Usage: The stern judge will excoriate the behavior of the repeat offender by sentencing him to thirty years in prison.



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