Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 1st August 2018

Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam

Dear Readers, we are providing to you Word List from The Newspaper to improve your word power. It will help you to enhance your word power as well as you can understand the correct usage of the word. Your reading habit can make all the difference. If you are not able to read a newspaper for Teaching Exam. We will post important words every day from editorial section.

1. Repercussions
Meaning: something usually bad or unpleasant that happens as a result of an action, statement, etc.
Synonym: impact,influence
Sentence: “your decision not to go to college will have repercussions you'll feel for years to come”

Meaning: to make (something) weaker or less noticeable
Synonym: desiccate ,damp
Sentence: “He took aspirin to deaden the pain.”

3. Boondocks
Meaning: rough country filled with dense brush
Synonym: boonies,nowhere
Sentence: “a former city girl who was still adjusting to life in the boondocks”

Meaning: causing great harm or damage often in a way that is not easily seen or noticed
Synonym: baneful,noxious
Sentence: “She thinks television has a pernicious influence on our children.”

Meaning: a sharp tool used for cutting the skin
Sentence: “The doctor used a lancet to proceed the surgery.”

Meaning: to convince (someone) not to do something
Synonym: deter, discourage
Sentence: “He tried to dissuade her from her intention to drop out of college”

Meaning: secret or mysterious : known or understood by only a few people
Sentence: “A theory filled with arcane details”

Meaning: a serious and intent mental state
Synonym: serious, sedate
Sentence: “ I'll accept only an earnest apology from you”

Meaning: to make a pillaging or destructive raid on
Synonym: worry,annoy
Sentence:  “The invaders harried the village's residents.”

Meaning: a tendency to act or think in a particular way
Sentence: He has a disposition toward criminal behavior.

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