Important Vocabulary for Teaching Exams | 30th July 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. NIMBLY (Adjective) तीव्रता से अदल
Meaning: having or showing quickness of mind
Synonym: alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever
Antonym:  dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull,
Usage: Her nimble fingers make knitting look so easy

2. ENFEEBLEMENT (Noun) दुर्बलीकरण
Meaning: a gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body
Synonym:  decaying, declension, decline, degeneration, descent, deterioration
Antonym: comeback, improvement, rally, recovery, recuperation, rehabilitation
Usage: Daily exercise can help to halt some of the enfeeblement that comes with advanced years.

3. INVIGORATE (Verb) सबल बनाना
Meaning: to give life, vigor, or spirit to
Synonym: amp (up), animate, brace, energize, enliven, fillip, fire
Antonym: damp, dampen, deaden, dull, kill
Usage: The fresh air and sunshine invigorated the children after a long winter indoors.

4. DISENFRANCHISE (Verb) नागरिकता से वंचित करना
Meaning: Deprive of the right to vote.
Synonym: Opress, shackle, coerce
Antonym: Liberate, release, permit
Usage: Government should disenfranchise the people having the voting identity of two cities/states 

5. SCAPEGOAT (Noun) बलि का बकरा
Meaning: A person who is blamed for the wrongdoings of others
Synonym: Whipping boy, victim
Antonym: Armed man, cocked sparrow
Usage: Rajesh always finds a scapegoat to blame whenever he encountered a problem.

6. COY(Adjective) संकोची 
Meaning: intentionally keeping something secret
Synonyms: bashful, timid
Antonyms: forward, unshy
Usage: She gave me a coy look from under her schoolgirl's fringe.

7. INCUR (verb) झेलना
Meaning: become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one's own behavior or actions.
Synonyms: provoke, earn, arouse, induce.
Antonyms: avoid, shun, elude, evade.
Usage: The surgery wasn’t what scared the sick man, it was all of the medical bills he would incur from the procedure.

8. PANDER (verb) बढ़ावा देना
Meaning: gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or taste or a person with such a desire or taste)
Synonyms: indulge, gratify, satisfy, yield.
Antonyms: dissatisfy, deny, refuse, disturb.
Usage: She tries to hold on to as much genuine stuff as she can while pandering to fancier tastes.

9. BRACE (verb) सहारा देना
Meaning: prepare (someone) for something difficult or unpleasant.
Synonyms: nerve, gird, strengthen, fortify.
Antonyms: dampen, deaden, drain, debilitate.
Usage: Along with most of my neighbors in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, I was braced for the presidential transition.

10. SMUG (adjective): आत्मसंतुष्ट
Meaning: having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
Synonyms: bighead, complacency, egotism, vainglory.
Antonyms: diffidence, bashfulness, demureness, shyness.
Usage: Because Rocky had a smug attitude during his meeting with the principal, he projected the image he was proud of his misdeeds.

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