Daily Vocabulary for SSC Exams: 24th 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. “Isn’t it what you would want for the GD and Interview round?” 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. HARK (verb) सुनना

Meaning: to pay attention especially through the act of hearing

Synonym: attend, harken, hear, hearken, heed, listen, mind

Antonym: ignore, tune out

Usage: Upon hearing the offending ringing, the teacher sarcastically cried, “Hark! Could that possibly be a cell phone?”


2. UNFLINCHING (Adjective) बेहिचक

Meaning: showing no signs of slackening or yielding in one’s purpose

Synonym: determined, dogged, grim, implacable, relentless, unappeasable

Antonym: slackening, softening, yielding

Usage: He was unflinching in his determination to see that justice was done.


3. NIMBLY (Adjective) तीव्रता से अदल

Meaning: having or showing quickness of mind

Synonym: alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever

Antonym:  dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull,

Usage: Her nimble fingers make knitting look so easy


4. ENFEEBLEMENT (Noun) दुर्बलीकरण

Meaning: a gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body

Synonym:  decaying, declension, decline, degeneration, descent, deterioration

Antonym: comeback, improvement, rally, recovery, recuperation, rehabilitation

Usage: Daily exercise can help to halt some of the enfeeblement that comes with advanced years.


5. INVIGORATE(Verb) सबल बनाना

Meaning: to give life, vigor, or spirit to

Synonym: amp (up), animate, brace, energize, enliven, fillip, fire

Antonym: damp, dampen, deaden, dull, kill

Usage: The fresh air and sunshine invigorated the children after a long winter indoors.

6. DYNAMISM  (noun) गतिशीलता

Meaning: the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time.

Synonym: beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, energy, Esprit

Antonym: lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity

Usage: Voters were attracted to the young challenger’s dynamism, charisma, and progressive ideas.


7. PLURALISM (noun) बहुलवाद  

Meaning: the quality or state of being plural

Synonym: more than one, double, multiple.

Antonym: single, only one, one at a time.

Usage: He spoke of the benefits of cultural pluralism.


8. LAUDABLE (Adjective) प्रशंसनीय

Meaning: deserving of high regard or great approval

Synonym: admirable, applaudable, commendable, credible, estimable

Antonym: censurable, discreditable, illaudable, reprehensible

Usage: You showed laudable restraint in dealing with that ridiculously demanding customer


9. FERVOUR (Noun) जोश

Meaning: great warmth and earnestness of feeling

Synonym: ardor, passion, zeal.

Antonym: impassiveness, impassivity, insensibility, insensibleness

Usage: Surprised by the fervor that her parents’ old love letters contained when she discovered them in the attic.


10. EVANGELIZE (noun) इंजील

Meaning: to try to convert (a group or area) to a different religion (especially Christianity).

Synonym: lecture, platitudinize, preach, preachify, sermonize

Antonym: deconvert, dissuade, endure, hold, idle, keep

Usage: The missionaries set out to evangelize the world.

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