Important Vocabulary For All Teaching Exam: 12th January 2019



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 the editorial section.




1. EMBROIL (verb) उलझाना
Meaning: to involve in conflict or difficulties
Synonyms: enmesh, ensnare, ensnarl, entangle.
Antonyms: emancipate, liberate, acclimate, relieve.
Example: The politician’s racist comments embroiled him in a great deal of controversy.

2. SPLURGE (verb) पैसे उड़ाना
Meaning: to spend extravagantly or ostentatiously.
Synonyms: squander, fling, dissipate, disburse.
Antonyms: accumulate, hoard, conserve, preserve.
Example: I feel like splurging on a new dress.

3. EMULATE (verb) अनुकरण करना
Meaning: to use (someone or something) as the model for one's speech, mannerisms, or behavior.
Synonyms: imitate, reecho, repeat, follow.
Antonyms: neglect, reprove, proscribe, affront.
Example: Josh is trying to emulate the success of his well-accomplished mother.

4. PETULANT (adjective) चिड़चिड़ा
Meaning: easily irritated or annoyed.
Synonyms: choleric, grouchy, grumpy, peevish.
Antonyms: affable, cordial, genial, gregarious.
Example: Because she whined about everything on the movie set, the studio head described the actress as petulant.

5. PLUCKY (adjective) हिम्मती
Meaning: having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties.
Synonyms:  courageous, intrepid, valiant, valorous.
Antonyms: timid, timorous, gutless, frightful.
Example: His plucky attitude made him a great candidate for police officer training academy.

6. RELENT (verb) नरम पड़ना
Meaning: to cease resistance (as to another's arguments, demands, or control).
Synonyms: concede, give in, submit, succumb.
Antonyms: combat, confront, counter, defy.
Example: Because my father is very angry, he won’t relent on my harsh punishment.

7. INCONGRUOUS (adjective) असंबद्ध
Meaning: not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something.
Synonyms: discordant, conflicting, clashing, inconsistent.
Antonyms: accordant, compatible, concordant, conformable.
Example: Wearing a rain jacket in sunny weather is quite incongruous.

 8. INTERNMENT (noun) नजरबंदी
Meaning: the state of being confined as a prisoner, especially for political or military reasons.
Synonyms: restraint, restriction, entrapment, detention.
Antonyms: emancipation, liberation, redemption, release.
Example: Everyone had to produce an identity card, including those actually in the internment camps.

9. FORESEEABLE (adjective) प्रत्याशा योग्य
Meaning: able to be foreseen or predicted.
Synonyms: predictable, anticipated, foreseen, presumable.
Antonyms: unpredictable, atypical, irresolute, indeterminate.
Example: It is foreseeable that we will get married but I’m not sure how soon.

10. CLOUT (noun) ताकत
Meaning: influence or power, especially in politics or business.
Synonyms: influence, dominion, predominance, supremacy.
Antonyms: helplessness, powerlessness, impuissance, frailty.
Example: Looking to build a business, the entrepreneur was looking to establish clout in the community.


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