Daily Vocabulary For SSC CGL And CPO Exam 2018: 15th May

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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. GRAVITAS (noun)  गंभीरता
Meaning: dignity, seriousness, or solemnity of manner.
Synonyms: grandeur, sobriety, distinction, stateliness, majesty, prestige, staidness, nobility.
Antonyms: mischief, rascality, mischievousness, frivolity, roguishness, lightheartedness. 
Usage: It is going to take a commander with a lot of gravitas to lead this discouraged group of soldiers into battle.

2. PANACHE (noun)  आडम्बर
Meaning: flamboyant confidence of style or manner.
Synonyms: stylishness, flair, dash, flourish, verve, zest, spirit, brio, vivacity, vigor, gusto, animation, liveliness, vitality.
Antonyms: maladroitness, clumsiness, retardation, gaucherie, cower, tackiness, ungainliness, inclemency, stiffness. 
Usage: Each morning, the fashionable young man chooses a colorful tie to add panache to one of his many suits.

3. SLEIGHT (noun)  धूर्तता
Meaning: a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end
Synonyms: artifice, dodge, flimflam, gambit, gimmick, jig, knack, ploy, shenanigan, stratagem, trick, wile.
Antonyms: inadequacy, incompetence, ineptitude, ineptness, doltishness, dopiness, dullness, dumbness, fatuity, foolishness, obtuseness.
Usage: He must have employed some sophisticated sleight to con that wary couple out of their money.

4. FALTER (verb)  डगमगाना
Meaning: to show uncertainty about the right course of action
Synonyms: balance, dither, halt, hang back, hesitate, scruple, sway, stagger, teeter, vacillate, waver.
Antonyms: decide, budge, stir, steady, persist, remain, maintain, continue.  
Usage: Martin Luther King, Jr. never once faltered in his demand for equal rights.

5. HYSTERICAL (adjective)  उन्माद
Meaning: affected by or deriving from wildly uncontrolled emotion.
Synonyms: overwrought, unrestrained, frenzied, frantic, wild, feverish, mad, crazed, berserk, maniac, delirious, unhinged, derange, raving. 
Antonyms: placid, serene, tranquil, coolheaded, undisturbed, unperturbed, unshaken, collected, composed. 
Usage: Leaders counseled the people not to get hysterical over the spread of the disease.

6. WOEBEGONE (adjective)  उदास
Meaning: sad or miserable in appearance.
Synonyms: dejected, forlorn, crestfallen, abject, downcast, glum, gloomy, doleful, downhearted, despondent, melancholy, lugubrious, desolate, wretched. 
Antonyms: blissful, buoyant, cheerful, chipper, delighted, glad, gladdened, gladsome, gleeful, joyous, jubilant, sunny, upbeat. 
Usage: The mother could tell that her son was woebegone when she told him that he was grounded.

7. MYSTIQUE (noun)  रहस्यपूर्ण
Meaning: a quality of mystery, glamour, or power associated with someone or something.
Synonyms:  charisma, glamour, mystery, fascination, magic, spell, charm, appeal, allure, awe, aura.
Antonyms: plainness, limpidity, perspicuity, resplendency, lucidity, luster. 
Usage: The detective was captivated by the suspect’s mystique.

8. PALLIATE (verb)  कम करना
Meaning: make (a disease or its symptoms) less severe without removing the cause.
Synonyms: alleviate, ease, relieve, soothe, assuage, allay, dull, soften, lessen, moderate, temper, mitigate, abate. 
Antonyms: hurt, impair, injure, heighten, intensify, sharpen, aggravate, exacerbate. 
Usage: This medicine should palliate your cough at least a little.

9. Plenary (adjective)  परिपूर्ण
Meaning: unqualified; absolute.
Synonyms: unconditional, unlimited, unrestricted, complete, comprehensive, plenipotentiary, integral, intact, grand, whole.
Antonyms: abbreviated, abridged, cut, diminished, reduced, imperfect, incomplete, partial.
Usage: The delegation to the international convention was given plenary authority to negotiate a treaty in the nation's best interest.

10. REPINE (verb)  विलाप करना
Meaning: feel or express discontent; fret.
Synonyms: mope, languish, miserable, upset, despondent, brood, lament, grieve, mourn, sorrow, pine, agonize.
Antonyms: complacent, fulfilled, acclaim, exult, rejoice, contented, satisfied. 
Usage: The soldiers repine for their families when they are stationed overseas.


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