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 GD Constable 2018 and SSC CPO Exams are the latest opportunities followed by SSC CGL 2018 and SSC CHSL 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. REDEEM (Verb) : धन देकर बचाना
Meaning: gain or regain possession of (something) in exchange for payment.
Synonyms: retrieve, regain, recover
Antonyms: forfeit, lose, abandon
Example: At the end of Janet’s car lease she will redeem it for another Honda.
Meaning: a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.
Synonyms: liking, inclination, tendency, leaning
Antonyms: disinclination, dislike, antipathy, hate
Example: His proclivity for cooking made him a big hit in the homeowner’s association.
3. INCENSE (Verb) : क्रोध से कुद्ध करना
Meaning: make very angry.
Synonyms: enrage, infuriate, anger, madden
Antonyms: placate, please, calm
Example: News of the salary reduction is sure to incense the workers.
Synonyms: anger, rage, fury, wrath
Antonyms: calmness, comfort, delight
Example: When the celebrity wore the fur coat on the red carpet, she drew the ire of many animal rights activists.
5. SHRILL (Adjective) : अनिमेष
Meaning: (of a voice or sound) high-pitched and piercing.
Synonyms: high-pitched, piercing, high, sharp
Antonyms: low, soft, dulcet
Example: When Rose was stabbed, she let out a shrill scream.
6. HAVEN (Noun) : आश्रय
Meaning: a place of safety or refuge.
Synonyms: refuge, retreat, shelter, sanctuary
Example: In the blizzard, many highway travelers searched for a haven from the freezing wind.
7. HIATUS (Noun) : एक ठहराव
Meaning: a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.
Synonyms: pause, break, interval, interruption, suspension
Antonyms: closure, juncture, misfortune
Example: The professor will take his family on a long vacation during his hiatus.
8. LARGESSE (Noun) : बख्शीश
Meaning: generosity in bestowing money or gifts upon others.
Synonyms: generosity, liberality, munificence, bounty
Antonyms: meanness, miserliness
Example: When I was in need, I benefited from the largesse of an anonymous donor.
9. EXPEDITIOUS (Adjective) : शीघ्र
Meaning: done with speed and efficiency.
Synonyms: speedy, swift, quick, rapid, fast; prompt
Example: The man was saved because of the doctor’s expeditious diagnosis.
10. GERMANE (Adjective) : सार्थक
Meaning: relevant to a subject under consideration.
Synonyms: relevant, pertinent, applicable, apposite
Example: The president will only respond to media questions that are germane to the economic crisis.