Daily Vocabulary For SSC CGL And CPO Exam 2018: 6 June

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.  FRANTICALLY (adverb)  पागलपन
Meaning: in a distraught way owing to fear, anxiety, or other emotion.
Synonyms: amuck, berserk, frenziedly, harum-scarum, hectically, helter-skelter, madly, pell-mell, heedlessly, hotheadedly, recklessly, wantonly, chaotically, riotously.
Antonyms: calmly, collectedly, composedly, coolly, imperturbably, peacefully, placidly, self-composedly, serenely, meekly, mildly, passively.
Usage: The veterinarian ran frantically from room to room looking for the escaped hamster.

2.  PETRIFY (verb)   हक्का बक्का कर देना
Meaning: to deprive of emotional or intellectual vitality.
Synonyms: castrate, dampen, deaden, dehydrate, desiccate, devitalize, enervate, lobotomize
burn out, debilitate, do in, drain, enfeeble.
Antonyms: abet, brace, energize, enliven, invigorate, quicken, stimulate, vitalize, vivify
boost, embolden, fortify, hearten, inspire, lift.
Usage: Peer pressure have so petrified the thinking of the company's top brass that they haven't produced an innovative product in years.

3.  SWERVE (verb)  झटके से मुड़ना
Meaning: change or cause to change direction abruptly.
Synonyms: veer, go off course, deviate, skew, diverge, sheer, curve, twist, weave, zigzag, turn aside, branch off, sidetrack.
Antonyms: straighten, unbend, uncurl.
Usage: The car swerved sharply to avoid the squirrel in the road.

4.  RIVETING (adjective)  दिलचस्प
Meaning: holding the attention or provoking interest
Synonyms: absorbing, arresting, consuming, engaging, engrossing, enthralling, fascinating, gripping, immersing, interesting, intriguing, involving.
Antonyms: sterile, unexciting, dreary, humdrum, pedestrian, demoralizing, discouraging, boring, monotonous, tedious, uninteresting.
Usage: Dressed in dark clothes with dark hair and olive skin with a dark stare, he was both riveting and frightening.

5.  QUAFF (verb)  एक ही साँस में पीना
Meaning: drink (something, especially an alcoholic drink) heartily.
Synonyms: swallow, gulp, guzzle, slurp, imbibe, ingest, consume, sup, sip, lap; take alcohol, indulge, tipple, carouse, overdrink, tope, glug, swig, swill, slug.
Antonyms: spit, eject, throw up,
Usage: The huge athlete was able to quaff down a gallon of water in less than two minutes.

6.  OTIOSE (adjective)  प्रभावहीन
Meaning: producing no results
Synonyms: abortive, barren, fruitless, futile, ineffective, ineffectual, inefficacious, unavailing, unproductive, unprofitable, useless, vain.
Antonyms: feasible, functional, practicable, realizable, usable, workable, deadly, effective, effectual, efficacious, efficient, fruitful, potent, productive, virtuous.
Usage: Since you haven't read the book, I suppose that it would be otiose to inquire what you thought of it.

7.  HUBRIS (noun)  अभिमान
Meaning: excessive pride or self-confidence.
Synonyms: arrogance, conceit, conceitedness, haughtiness, pride, vanity, self-importance, self-conceit, pomposity, superciliousness, hauteur.
Antonyms: humbleness, modesty, timidity, discreetness, meekness, decency, propriety, virtue, unpretentiousness.
Usage: The leader of the cult had so much hubris he believed the government would never be able to capture him.

8.  SLATE (verb)  आलोचना करना
Meaning: criticize severely.
Synonyms: attack, pillory, lambaste, condemn, flay, savage, revile, vilify, crucify, hammer, slam, maul, pummel, paddle, thump.
Antonyms: praise, commend, applaud, acclaim, compliment, admiration, extol, glory, kudos, encomium, exaltation, eulogy.
Usage: The new play was slated by the critics.

9.  FOIST (verb)  थोपना
Meaning: impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on.
Synonyms: impose, force, thrust, offload, unload, dump, palm off, fob off; shift on to; pass off, impose, inflict, counterfeit, fake, forge, distort, falsify.
Antonyms: aid, help, overlook, prevent.
Usage: Despite public opinion, the president chose to foist his inadequate healthcare plan on the nation.

10.  PROCURE (verb)  परिश्रम से प्राप्त करना
Meaning: obtain (something), especially with care or effort.
Synonyms: acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, earn, gain, garner, get, realize, reap, secure.
Antonyms: accord, give, grant, pay, give up, relinquish, surrender, yield, forfeit, lose.
Usage: If you would like to go on the school field trip, you must first procure your parents’ signature on this permission form.

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