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. TOTTER -लडखड़ाना
Meaning: Move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
Example: You’ve no doubt seen those TV shows where the child who has “made it” is confronted, as a surprise, by her own mother and father, tottering in weakly from backstage.
2. GLISTEN- चमकना
Meaning:To reflect a sparkling light or a faint intermittent glow
Example: My hair glistens in the hot bright lights.
Meaning: Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
Example: I see her standing off under the sweet gum tree she used to dig gum out of; a look of concentration on her face as she watched the last dingy gray board of the house fall in toward the red hot brick chimney.
Meaning: Done in a quiet and secretive way to avoid being noticed
Synonyms: shady, sneaky
Antonyms: honest, open
Example:The look in his eyes became furtive
Meaning:To burn the skin with boiling liquid or steam
Synonyms: blanch, heat
Antonyms: freeze, laud
Example:I dropped a pan of boiling water and scalded my leg.
Meaning:To make something from a piece of wood by cutting off small, thin pieces
Synonyms: trim, erode
Antonyms: extend, increase
Example: An old sailor sat on the dockside, whittling a toy boat.
Meaning:Excessive pride in one’s appearance, qualities, abilities, achievements, etc.; character or quality of being
Synonyms: arrogant, pride
Antonyms: modest, humble
Example: He wants the job purely for reasons of vanity and ambition.
Meaning:A claim or belief that you can succeed or that you are important or have serious value
Synonyms: conceit, snobbery
Antonyms: modesty, honesty
Example:The Chronicle has pretensions to being a serious newspaper.
Meaning:Very surprising or shocking
Synonyms: shocking, astonish
Antonyms: clarify, dull
Example:To call Wild an emotional film would be an egregious disservice to its astounding journey to screen.
Meaning:To make or cause to seem smaller, less, less important, etc
Synonyms: dicrease, reduce
Antonyms: increase, extend
Example:He exploited a physique that most would try desperately to diminish.
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