Daily Vocabulary For SSC Exams 2018: 3rd January

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 Stenographer, SSC GD Constable 2018 Exam, are the latest opportunities following SSC CPO & SSC CGL 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. SAGE (adjective) बुद्धिमान
Meaning: profoundly wise.
Synonyms: sagacious, erudite, discerning, judicious.
Antonyms: dumb,  imbecile,  moronic, slow-witted.
Usage: A sage suggestion that they think long and hard before deciding to marry at such a young age.

2. PRATTLE (verb) बकबक करना
Meaning:  talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way.
Synonyms: chatter, babble, prate,  ramble.
Antonyms: quiet, silence, enunciate, articulate.
Usage: To make others envious, Reena likes to prattle on about her great job.

3. UNENVIABLE (adjective) अवांछनीय
Meaning: difficult, undesirable, or unpleasant.
Synonyms: disagreeable,  odious, inapt, unwanted.
Antonyms: desirable, enviable, alluring, apposite.
Usage: They already have the unenviable task of supervising some of the most dangerous prisoners in the country.

4. SCUPPER (verb) तबाह करना
Meaning: prevent from working or succeeding; thwart.
Synonyms: ruin, wreck, destroy, devastate.
Antonyms: guard, shelter, shield, swathe.
Usage: The latest information could scupper the peace talks.

5. TROVE (noun) कोष
Meaning: a store of valuable or delightful things.
Synonyms: accumulation, agglomeration, backlog, conglomeration.
Antonyms:  junk, dispersion, reduction, shrinkage.
Usage: I discovered a trove of candy bars and pop tarts in my teen son’s pillow case.

6. WOEBEGONE (adjective)  उदास
Meaning: sad or miserable in appearance.
Synonyms: dejected, forlorn, crestfallen, abject.
Antonyms: blissful, buoyant, cheerful, delighted.
Usage: The mother could tell that her son was woebegone when she told him that he was grounded.

7. MYSTIQUE (noun)  रहस्यपूर्ण
Meaning: a quality of mystery, glamour, or power associated with someone or something.
Synonyms:  charisma, mystery, fascination, aura.
Antonyms: plainness, limpidity, perspicuity, lucidity.
Usage: The detective was captivated by the suspect’s mystique.

8. PALLIATE (verb)  कम करना
Meaning: make (a disease or its symptoms) less severe without removing the cause.
Synonyms: alleviate, relieve, soothe, assuage.
Antonyms: heighten, intensify, aggravate, exacerbate.
Usage: This medicine should palliate your cough at least a little.

9. Plenary (adjective)  परिपूर्ण
Meaning: unqualified; absolute.
Synonyms: unconditional, unlimited, unrestricted, comprehensive.
Antonyms: abbreviated, abridged, diminished, reduced.
Usage: The delegation to the international convention was given plenary authority to negotiate a treaty in the nation’s best interest.

10. REPINE (verb) रोना, आंसू गिराना
Meaning: feel or express discontent; fret.
Synonyms: mope, languish, despondent, lament.
Antonyms: complacent, fulfilled, rejoice, contented.
Usage: The soldiers repine for their families when they are stationed overseas.

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