Daily Vocabulary for SSC Exams: 3rd February 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. Speaking of Govt Exams, SSC Stenographer, SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam, are the latest opportunities following SSC CPO & SSC CGL 2018 Exams. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List. Learn the words and make your own sentences based on the given word list. Here are a few challenging words from an article published in a reputed newspaper. Follow SSCADDA to take over daily challenging words.

1. INNOCUOUS : अहानिकरMeaning: not harmful or offensive.

Synonyms: harmless, safe, non-dangerous, non-poisonous

Antonyms: harmful, obnoxious

Example: While you may think bullying is innocuous, it leaves a lasting scar on its victim.

2. DOLE : अंशदान

Meaning: benefit paid by the state to the unemployed.

Synonyms: benefit, allowance, charity, benefit

Antonyms: forfeit, loss

Example: Do any of these people have jobs or are they all freeloading on the public dole?

3. PAUCITY : न्यूनता

Meaning: the presence of something in only small or insufficient quantities or amounts.

Synonyms: scarcity, dearth, shortage, rarity

Antonyms: abundance

Example: Because of the paucity of our oil supply, we need to seek out other fuel resources.

4. PROBE : छानबीन

Meaning: a thorough investigation into a crime or other matter.

Synonyms: investigation, inquiry, examination, scrutiny

Example: An independent investigator will probe the allegations of racial bias in police hiring.

5. MIRE : मुसीबत में फसना

Meaning: involve someone or something in (a difficult situation).

Synonyms: entangle, embroil, enmesh, involve

Example: The woman worked two jobs in order to remove herself from the mire of poverty.

6. Mettle : दिलेरी

Meaning: a person’s ability to cope well with difficulties; spirit and resilience.

Synonyms: fortitude, tenacity, spirit, valour

Antonyms: cowardice, timidity, weakness

Example: To prove his mettle and show that he was daring enough to join the club, Timmy had to spend an hour alone in the haunted house on the hill.

7. SHREWD : कुशल

Meaning: having or showing sharp powers of judgement; astute.

Synonyms: astute, sharp-witted, sharp, acute, intelligent

Antonyms: stupid, unwise, ingenuous

Example: As a motivational speaker, Clark is a shrewd manipulator of human emotions.

8. IMPASSE : गतिरोध

Meaning: a situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock.

Synonyms: deadlock, dead end, stalemate, checkmate, stand-off; standstill

Antonyms: solution, boon

Example: Because of the impasse between workers and management, the factory has been closed for two weeks.

9. FETTER : बेड़ी

Meaning: confine or restrict (someone).

Synonyms: restrict, restrain, constrain, confine, limit; hinder

Antonyms: aid, allow, assist, expedite

Example: The budget crisis is a fetter to the city’s plan for repairing the highways.

10. PARRY : बचाव

Meaning: answer (a question or accusation) evasively.

Synonyms: evade, sidestep, avoid, dodge

Antonyms: attract, allow, confront, encounter

Example: Before Mary walked away, she tried to parry Ann’s insult with one of her own.

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