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.
Meaning: encourage or assist (someone) to do something wrong.
Synonyms: ferment, incite, instigate, encourage.
Antonyms: constrain, curb, inhibit, tame.
Usage: If you abet violence in your home, you should not be surprised if your children grow up to be abusers.
Meaning: unwilling or refusing to change one’s views or to agree about something.
Synonyms: uncompromising, resolute, inexorable, inveterate.
Antonyms: submissive, tractable, acquiescent, subservient.
Usage: John remained intransigent in restricting his gift to the rescue children.
Meaning: relating to or situated on the banks of a river.
Synonyms: riverine, coastal, continental, seaside.
Antonyms: intercontinental, inland.
Usage: This serious defect of solid weirs, where the riparian lands are liable to be injured by inundations, can be slightly mitigated by keeping down the crest of the weir somewhat below the required level.
Meaning: the quality or habit of arriving or being ready on time.
Synonyms: alacrity, aptness, readiness, timeliness.
Antonyms: tardiness, unpunctuality, belatedness, slowness.
Usage: Berg had gained the confidence of his superiors by his promptitude and accuracy and had arranged his money matters very satisfactorily.
Meaning: the fact or quality of using more words than needed; wordiness.
Synonyms: loquacity, garrulity, volubility, tautology.
Antonyms: brevity, compactness, concision, succinctness.
Usage: As expressions get more complicated the need to reduce the verbosity of type specification gets more compelling.
Meaning: clean and fresh as if new; spotless.
Synonyms: immaculate, flawless, unmarked, unblemished.
Antonyms: mucky, vandalized, marred, besmirched.
Usage: As curator of the town museum, I keep all of the artifacts in pristine condition.
Meaning: a small flow of liquid.
Synonyms: ooze, drizzle, sprinkle, dribble.
Antonyms: flood, inundation, deluge, outpouring.
Usage: He felt the tears trickle under his spectacles and hoped they would not be noticed.
Meaning: a written law passed by a legislative body.
Synonyms: regulation, enactment, decree, resolution, promulgation.
Antonyms: refrain, unwritten, inflate, forbear.
Usage: The statute prohibits businesses from selling alcohol to minors.
Meaning: set someone or something in conflict or competition with.
Synonyms: contend, vie, grapple, wrestle.
Antonyms: agree, charge, fuse, calcify.
Usage: I would pit my command staff against any Fortune 500 company.
Meaning: dangerously high or steep.
Synonyms: sheer, steep, plumb, slanted.
Antonyms:gentle, gradual, flat, horizontal.
Usage: Taylor made the precipitous mistake of agreeing to babysit before she checked her schedule.