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 CGL 2018 and SSC CHSL 2018 Exams are the latest opportunities. 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.
Meaning: Spread gradually through an area or group of people.
Synonyms: disseminated, filter, pass, spread.
Antonyms: flood, pour, gush, surge.
Usage: I hope to visit some of these ideas that are now percolating with regard to the worship experiences of today.
Meaning: Oppressed or treated badly by people in power.
Synonyms: persecuted, exploited, repressed, tyrannized.
Antonyms: protected, respected, guarded, favored.
Usage: His claim to be a representative of the downtrodden masses is, of course, completely bogus.
3. USURIOUS (adjective) अति ब्याज
Meaning: rate of interest that is unfairly high.
Synonyms: avaricious, acquisitive, rapacious, covetous.
Antonyms: affordable, moderate, generous, undulating.
Usage: Can you lend to the poor without charging usurious interest?
4. BUDGE (verb) हटना
Meaning: Change an opinion.
Synonyms: retract, yield, acquiesce, compromise.
Antonyms: resist, object, confront, oppose.
Usage: That’s why the bosses have so far been refusing to budge over the pay and conditions.
5. GRANULAR (adjective) दानेदार
Meaning: Resembling or consisting of small grains or particles.
Synonyms: powdery, grainy, gritty, sandy.
Antonyms: soft, fine, smooth, glossy.
Usage: In the dry state, granular soil particles can be easily separated and identified.
6. SCURRY (verb) जल्दी जल्दी दौड़ना
Meaning: (of a person or small animal) move hurriedly with short quick steps.
Synonyms: scamper, scuttle, dash, rush.
Antonyms: amble, stroll, crawl, saunter.
Usage: We have come to see the tornado in all of its glory, not the ant-like humans that scurry about in its path.
7. CONTRAVENTION (noun) उल्लंघन
Meaning: An action which offends against a law, treaty, or other ruling.
Synonyms: breach, violation, infringement, transgression.
Antonyms: compliance, conformity, obedience, adoption.
Usage: These powers must be exercised on consideration of the likelihood of damage or distress caused by the contravention of the Act.
8. IMPERATIVE (adjective) अनिवार्य
Meaning: Of vital importance; crucial.
Synonyms: indispensable, exigent, essential, urgent.
Antonyms: negligible, insignificant, trivial, secondary.
Usage: It is imperative that couples should communicate in order to know the root of the conflict.
9. SALUTARY (adjective) लाभदायक
Meaning: (especially with reference to something unwelcome or unpleasant) producing good effects; beneficial.
Synonyms: profitable, productive, helpful, useful.
Antonyms: irrelevant, unprofitable, damaging, deleterious.
Usage: A rise in joblessness could cancel out the strong euro’s salutary effect on consumer spending.
10. CONDIGN (adjective) अनुरूप
Meaning: appropriate to the crime or wrongdoing; fitting and deserved.
Synonyms: earned, merited, warranted, justified.
Antonyms: undeserved, undue, unfair, unjust.
Usage: Condign punishment was rare when the criminal was a man of high social standing.
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