Daily Vocabulary for SSC Exams: 19th June 2019

Vocabulary is the base of English writing and speaking that creates an authentic and expressive aura around the person that puts this into practice. This vocabulary is prepared for banking aspirants from The Hindu Editorial keeping the focus on the upcoming SSC Exams. These words are influencing and will help you with all sorts of exams and interviews. “The pen is mightier than the sword” this statement justifies our intention. One can make their presence effective, change the course of a conversation or stand out in the crowd just by using the right set of words. From all the examination point of view, vocabulary is something that is going to help you with every step. We hope this article serves the purpose of strengthening your Basic English. Keep learning.

1. DEMEAN: नीचा दिखाना
Meaning: cause a severe loss in the dignity of and respect for (someone or something).
Synonyms: degrading, humiliating, inglorious, abject
Antonyms: admire, elevate, honor, laud
Example: We should not demean any profession.

2. PURPORTEDLY (adverb)  कथित रूप से
Meaning: As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; allegedly.
Synonyms: professedly, supposedly, seemingly, superficially.
Antonyms: absolutely, authentically, certainly, earnestly.
Usage: The fans found a bat purportedly signed by Virat Kohli.

3. RELENT (verb) नरम पड़ना
Meaning: to cease resistance (as to another’s arguments, demands, or control).
Synonyms: concede, give in, submit, succumb.
Antonyms: combat, confront, counter, defy.
Example: Because my mother is very angry, she won’t relent on my severe punishment.

4. TRIFLE (Noun) -तुच्छ
Meaning: a thing of little value or importance.
Synonyms:  bagatelle, inessential, nothing
Antonyms: lot
Example: We should not trouble the CEO over such trifles.

5. SCOFF (Verb) – व्यंग्य
Meaning: speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.
Synonyms: mock, deride, ridicule
Antonyms: flatter, praise, compliment
Example: The rude rich boy thought it was fun to scoff at the poor people at his school.

6. INURE (verb) सहनशील बनाना
Meaning: accustom (someone) to something, especially something unpleasant.
Synonyms: accustom, habituate, acclimatize, adapt.
Antonyms: enervate, enfeeble, debilitate, incapacitate.
Usage: The hardship of army training inured her to the rigors of desert warfare.

7. REVERE (verb) सम्मान
Definition: feel deep respect or admiration for (something)
Synonyms: respect, admire, cherish, appreciate.
Antonyms: blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate.
Usage: If you want to achieve any goal, revere the process & success will follow.

8. ABOMINATE: घृणा करना 
Meaning: to hate something very much
Synonyms: abhor, despise
Antonyms: love, like
Example: They abominated the idea of red-tapism.

9. PROFANE: अपवित्र
Meaning: vulgar and inappropriate
Synonyms: coarse, nasty
Antonyms: kind, polite
Example: They have profaned the long upheld traditions of the Temple.

10. RATIFIED= पुष्टि करना
Meaning: confirmed or made official
Synonyms: approve, confirm
Antonyms: deny, destroy
Example: The proposal was ratified by the concerned authority.