Daily Vocabulary For SSC CGL And CPO Exam 2018: 17th May

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. PEJORATIVE (adjective) अपमानजनक
Meaning: expressing contempt or disapproval.
Synonyms: disparaging, derogatory, deprecatory, slanderous, vituperative, contemptuous, invective, contumelious.
Antonyms: applauding, approving, friendly, appreciative, kindhearted, sympathetic, commendatory, laudatory.
Usage: While the movie critic made pejorative comments about the film’s plot, he praised the lead actor.

2. RECIDIVISM (noun) फिर से अपराध करने लगना
Meaning: a tendency to relapse into a previous condition or mode of behavior.
Synonyms: relapse, reversion, lapse, reverting, backsliding.
Antonyms: get well, begin, recede, claim, progressive
Usage: The mentor program hopes to reduce recidivism by keeping juvenile offenders off the streets.

3. STYMIE (verb) निस्र्पाय बनाना
Meaning: prevent or hinder the progress of.
Synonyms: impede, interfere, hamper, obstruct, inhibit, thwart, foil, spoil, stall, shackle, fetter, stop, cripple, scotch.
Antonyms: unclog, unplug, free, liberate, release, untie, loosen, encourage, promote, aid, assist, facilitate.
Usage: The raging blizzard stymied the rescuers' attempts to find the stranded mountain climbers.

4. SUFFUSE (verb) फैलाना
Meaning: gradually spread through or over.
Synonyms: permeate, bathe, pervade, imbue, inculcate, infuse, ingrain, fill, load, impregnate, steep.
Antonyms: deprive, divest, strip, empty, eliminate, depleted, drizzle, dribble, lacking.
Usage: When the injured man fell to the ground, blood started to suffuse around him.

5. TRENCHANT (adjective) तीव्र
Meaning: vigorous or incisive in expression or style.
Synonyms: cutting, pointed, piercing, penetrating, sharp, keen, acute, emphatic, forthright, blunt, mordant, pungent, scathing, caustic, acidulous.
Antonyms: rounded, smooth, soft, blunt, dull, obtuse, ineffective, listless.
Usage: Sometimes your tone of voice is so trenchant that you come across as being a mean person

6. REPREHENSIBLE (adjective) दोषारोपण करने योग्य
Meaning: deserving censure or condemnation.
Synonyms: deplorable, disgraceful, discreditable, despicable, culpable, ignoble, errant, objectionable, odious, opprobrious, repugnant, unforgivable, sinful, scandalous, iniquitous.
Antonyms: guiltless, innocent, blameless, faultless, impeccable, irreproachable, flawless.
Usage: A reprehensible tyrant, who oppressed his country for decades, has finally been brought to justice.

7. STOLID (adjective) निष्ठुर
Meaning: calm, dependable, and showing little emotion.
Synonyms: impassive, phlegmatic, placid, apathetic, unimaginative, indifferent, dull, bovine, lumpish, lethargic, torpid.
Antonyms: emotional, lively, imaginative, animated, dynamic, effervescent, exuberant, vivacious
eloquent, revelatory, demonstrative, expressive.
Usage: Even though the homeless little girl appeared to be hungry, my friend remained stolid and did not give her any money for food

8. ASSAY (verb) जॉँचना
Meaning: examine (something) in order to assess its nature.
Synonyms: evaluate, assess, analyze, examine, test, check, inspect, appraise, investigate, scrutinize, probe.
Antonyms: default, laxity, inattention, coalesce, dereliction, omission, heedlessness, delinquency, neglect, disregard.
Usage: They assayed the gold to determine its purity.

9. SCAD (noun) ढेर सारा
Meaning: a large number or quantity.
Synonyms: oodles, multiplicity, plenty, hoard, cluster, agglomeration, abundance, passel, bulk, assemblage, haul.
Antonyms: little, individual, one.
Usage: I have four dozen muffins to bake and scads of other things to do like cookies and cake for tomorrow afternoon.

10. TARRY (verb) विलंब करना
Meaning: to move or act slowly.
Synonyms: crawl, creep, dally, dawdle, delay, dillydally, drag, lag, linger, loiter, lollygag, mope.
Antonyms: barrel, course, dash, fly, hasten, hurry, race, run, rush, scoot, scud, scurry, whirl, whisk.
Usage: The dean tarried in making his decision of who should win the award.

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