Daily Vocabulary for SSC Exams: 28 March 2019

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 CPO Exam is 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.GRAFT (noun) घूस
Meaning: Bribery and other corrupt practices used to secure illicit advantages or gains in politics or business.
Synonyms: corruption, deceit, fraudulence, subornation.
Antonyms: incorruptibility, honesty, probity, virtue.
Usage: From oil rip offs to mail scams, the country is infamous for fraud, kickbacks and graft.

2. STAMPEDE (noun) भगदड़
Meaning: A sudden panicked rush of a number of horses, cattle, or other animals.
Synonyms: rush, flight, rout, scattering.
Antonyms: retreat, standing.
Usage: The herd was fleeing back to the high land in a wild stampede.

3. RICKETY (adjective) जर्जरित
Meaning: (of a structure or piece of equipment) poorly made and likely to collapse.
Synonyms: dilapidated, ramshackle, derelict, ruinous.
Antonyms: stable, sturdy, durable, strong.
Usage: She then directed them to the fourth floor, giving them the choice of the stairs or a rickety lift.

4. FORECLOSE (verb) रोकना
Meaning: Rule out or prevent (a course of action).
Synonyms: preclude, prevent, remove, avert.
Antonyms: unbound, permit, allot, co-operate.
Usage: The decision effectively foreclosed any possibility of his early rehabilitation.

5. IMPERVIOUS (adjective) अभेद्य
Meaning: unable to be affected by.
Synonyms: unreceptive, invulnerable, indifferent, insusceptible.
Antonyms: affected, exposed, responsive, vulnerable.
Usage: Over the last couple of years, he had become impervious to the disrespect and ignorance of his classmates.

6. SETBACK (noun) विलंब
Meaning: A reversal or check in progress.
Synonyms: difficulty, mishap, hitch, complication.
Antonyms: advance, breakthrough, assistance, headway.
Usage: But in order to win a war, you have to have the vision and determination to fight it despite setbacks and political difficulties.

7. SLUMP (noun) मंदी
Meaning: A sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something.
Synonyms: decrease, lowering, devaluation, depreciation
Antonyms: upturn, growth, progress, surge.
Usage: The slump in prices was largely attributed to inferior quality tea being produced by various India gardens.

8. BUCK (verb) विरोध करना
Meaning: Oppose or resist (something oppressive or inevitable).
Synonyms: oppose, contradict, defy, fight.
Antonyms: capitulate, submit, succumb, surrender.
Usage: But despite the market hurdles they face, some small brewers are bucking the trend.

9. BUOY (verb) उत्साह बढाना
Meaning: Make (someone) cheerful and confident.
Synonyms: rally, animate, invigorate, comfort.
Antonyms: depress, discourage, dishearten, dispirit.
Usage: She thinks they must be restaurant reviews and this buoys her spirits since she imagines it must mean the food is good.

10. STEM (verb) प्रतिबंध करना
Meaning: Stop or restrict (the flow of something).
Synonyms: staunch, halt, restrain, curb.
Antonyms: drive, impel, propel, stir.
Usage: It is a low tech but highly effective way of stemming the flow of illegal immigrants into this country.