Important Vocabulary For All Teaching Exam: 16th March 2019



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. In the recently concluded Teaching Exams, we witnessed that a major part of the exam was based on vocabulary. Many questions were vocab based and we can expect the same in the upcoming exams. It becomes very important to learn ample amount of words for the upcoming Government Job Exams. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List . Here is a list of words from daily Editorials. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list.

1.  DISCERNIBLE (adjective) प्रत्यक्ष
Meaning: able to be perceived by a sense or by the mind.
Synonyms: detectable, distinguishable, palpable, perceptible.
Antonyms: impalpable, imperceptible, inappreciable, intangible.
Usage: Even though Jane used makeup to cover the bruises on her face, the marks were discernible to me.

2. CANON (noun) सिद्धांत
Meaning: a general law or criterion by which something is judged.
Synonyms: principle, rule, tenet, standard.
Usage: All they have is administrative fiat which fails any of the canons of the rule of law.

3. COVERT (adjective) प्रच्छन्न
Meaning: not openly acknowledged or displayed.
Synonyms: furtive, clandestine, surreptitious, stealthy.
Antonyms: evident, manifest, obvious, public.
Usage: It's all about covert operations and leaving as little evidence and traces as possible.

4. MANOEUVRE (noun) युक्ति
Meaning: a carefully planned or cunning scheme or action.
Synonyms: stratagem, tactic, gambit, ploy.
Antonyms: innocence, candor, simplicity, incapacity.
Usage: A reasonable bridge building effort between activists and experts on both sides to try to address the issues through tactical maneuvers might be useful.

5. EERILY (adverb) भयपूर्वक
Meaning: in a strange and frightening manner.
Synonyms: hauntingly, creepily, scarily, spookily.
Antonyms: dulcetly, pleasingly, pleasantly, agreeably.
Usage: In front of him stood a masked man clutching a knife in one hand, grinning eerily at him.

6. STERN (adjective) कठोर
Meaning: (of a person or their manner) serious and unrelenting, especially in the assertion of authority and exercise of discipline.
Synonyms: grave, sober, austere, frowning.
Antonyms: benign, gentle, mild, tender.
Usage: All are stern judges and they expect others to be as serious about everything as they are.

7. WOO (verb) प्रीति करना
Meaning: seek the favor, support, or custom of.
Synonyms: chase, pursue, ingratiate,
Antonyms: deter, affront, repulse, reject.
Usage: Political parties have roped in Bollywood stars only to woo the young.

8. NEXUS (noun) कड़ी
Meaning: a connection or series of connections linking two or more things.
Synonyms: junction, intersection, link, linkage.
Antonyms: detachment, division, partition, split.
Usage: Along with examining the major political issues of the day, his new column will focus on the increasingly controversial nexus between business and politics.

9. CONFLATE (verb) मिलाना
Meaning: combine (two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc.) into one.
Synonyms: amalgamate, converge, unify, fuse.
Antonyms: divide, part, separate, rupture.
Usage: To conflate art and science, teachers must design activities that blend the two.

10. PETULANT (adjective) तुनुकमिज़ाज
Meaning: easily irritated or annoyed.
Synonyms: choleric, grouchy, grumpy, peevish.
Antonyms: affable, cordial, genial, gregarious.
Usage: When the movie started, the petulant infant would not stop crying because of the loud noise.


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