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 SSC CGL 2018 and SSC CHSL 2018 Exams are the latest opportunities. 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. AMICABLE (Adjective) : मैत्रीपूर्ण
Meaning: characterized by friendliness and absence of discord.
Synonyms: cordial, civil, courteous
Antonyms: unfriendly, hostile
Example: If you were a bit more amicable, people would not be afraid to approach you.
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2. HYSTERIA (Noun) : वातोन्माद
Meaning: exaggerated or uncontrollable emotion or excitement.
Synonyms: frenzy, wildness, attack
Antonyms: calmness, self-possession
Example: The hostages were in a state of hysteria when they were rescued by the police.
3. BEWITCH (Verb) : मोहित करना
Meaning: enchant and delight (someone).
Synonyms: captivate, enchant, entrance, enrapture, beguile
Example: Evil witches bewitched the children and ate them for lunch once they were under their spell.
4. VITIATE (Verb) : भ्रष्ट करना
Meaning: spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of.
Synonyms: blemish, cripple, deface
Antonyms: fix, mend, reconstruct
Example: Because of the obnoxious behavior of the defendant, the judge instructed the jury not to allow their personal feelings vitiate their objectivity in the case.
5. TANTAMOUNT (Adjective) :समान
Meaning: equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.
Synonyms: analogous, connate
Antonyms: disparate, distinct
Example: His statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt.
6. VIE (Verb) : प्रतियोगिता करना
Meaning: compete eagerly with someone in order to do or achieve something.
Synonyms: compete, contest, contend
Example: In the championship game, the two teams will vie for the national title.
7. VILE (Adjective) : नीचतापूर्ण
Meaning: extremely unpleasant.
Synonyms: foul, nasty, unpleasant, bad, disagreeable
Example: In the fairytale, the vile queen tried to get rid of her stepdaughter.
8. HEURISTIC (Adjective) : खोज करने मे सहायक
Meaning: enabling a person to discover or learn something for themselves.
Synonyms: probing, examining
Example: The purpose of the heuristic class is to teach people through personal trials.
9. DESULTORY (Adjective) : अनियोजित
Meaning: lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm.
Synonyms: casual, superficial, sporadic
Antonyms: orderly, systematic
Example: At the party, the unfriendly boy made desultory conversation with a few of the other children.
10. PARRY (Verb) : बचाव
Meaning: answer (a question or accusation) evasively.
Synonyms: evade, avoid, dodge
Antonyms: confront, encounter
Example: She put on her sunglasses to parry his probing eyes.