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. INVEIGLE (verb) प्रलोभन देना
Meaning: persuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery.
Synonyms: cajole, wheedle, coax, persuade.
Antonyms: dissuade, discourage, deter, disenchant.
Usage: During the trial, the witnesses described how the defendant used deception to inveigle his clients into investing in his scam.
2. APROPOS (adjective) उचित
Meaning: very appropriate to a particular situation.
Synonyms: appropriate, pertinent, relevant, apt.
Antonyms: impertinent, inapposite, irrelative, irrelevant.
Usage: While the words may seem a bit strange, they are apropos and relate to the topic we are discussing.
3. REFRACTORY (adjective) दुराग्राही
Meaning: stubborn or unmanageable.
Synonyms: recalcitrant, obstreperous, insubordinate, intractable.
Antonyms: obedient, manageable, amenable, compliant.
Usage: Most teenagers go through a refractory phase where they don’t want to listen to authority figures.
4. ACCRETION (noun) संवृद्धि
Meaning: growth or increase by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter.
Synonyms: addendum, addition, increment, proliferation.
Antonyms: abatement, decline, depletion, diminishment.
Usage: Sophia was convinced that the accretion of ice on her car’s windshield was preventing her wipers from operating correctly.
5. 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.
6. PARIAH (noun) परित्यक्त
Meaning: an outcast.
Synonyms: outcast, exile, derelict, deportee.
Antonyms: fellow, insider, comrade, attender.
Usage: The informant testified under anonymity rather than risk becoming a pariah in his community.
7. REPROBATE (noun) नीच
Meaning: an unprincipled person.
Synonyms: rogue, scoundrel, villain, wretch.
Antonyms: upright, virtuous, principled, righteous
Usage: Although the old man pretended to be a reprobate in public, in private he did a lot of good deeds for the homeless.
8. BELEAGUER (verb) अवरोध करना
Definition: lay siege to.
Synonyms: besiege, beset, pester, badger.
Antonyms: aid, amend, alleviate, encourage.
Usage: The troops plan to beleaguer the enemy’s city walls until the white flag is raised.
9. FIESTA (noun) उत्सव
Definition: an event marked by festivities or celebration.
Synonyms: festival, carnival, fest, fete.
Antonyms: lamentation, dirge, dumps, despondence.
Usage: To prepare for the fiesta, food was bought for the feast, balloons and streamers for the decorations and sunglasses to watch the parade.
10. REVERE (verb) सम्मान
Definition: feel deep respect or admiration for (something)
Synonyms: respect, admire, cherish, appreciate.
Antonyms: blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate.
Usage: Environmentalists say that everyone should revere Mother Nature and take better care of our natural resources.
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