Important Vocabulary for Teaching Exams | 8th 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.

BENEVOLENT(adjective) भलाई करनेवाला
Meaning: kind, generous
Synonyms: caring, benign
Antonyms: cruel, hateful
Usage: Many cultures believe in benevolent spirits.

COUNTERACT(verb) रोक-थाम करना
Meaning: to work in opposition to
Synonyms: halt, negate
Antonyms: allow, aid
Usage: This ingredient seems to counteract the other ones.

OUST(verb) बाहर निकालना
Meaning: to remove
Synonyms: eject, evict
Antonyms: give, allow
Usage: Sick and tired of putting up with his bad moods, the pirates ousted their captain.

 REGNANT (adjective)  प्रबल होनेवाला
Meaning: reigning; ruling.
Synonyms: dominant, governing, rampant, influential.
Antonyms: powerless, ineffectual, inadequate, ineffective.
Usage: After all, a queen regnant sits on the throne and the monarchy must be feeling pressure from its seemingly more progressive neighbors.

BENIGNANT (adjective)  कृपालु
Meaning: having or marked by sympathy and consideration for others.
Synonyms: benevolent, compassionate, humane, kindhearted.
Antonyms: atrocious, brutal, callous, fiendish.
Usage: The queen had a benignant reputation and was loved for her caring treatment of others.

STENTORIAN (adjective)  बुलंद
Meaning: (of a person's voice) loud and powerful.
Synonyms: booming, clangorous, piercing, roaring.
Antonyms: soothing, muffled, muted, softened.
Usage: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.

 Placate (Verb): सांत्वना देना
Meaning: make (someone) less angry or hostile.
Synonym: appease, assuage, conciliate, pacify
Antonym: aggravate, annoy, antagonize, bother, provoke
Usage: The police officer tried to placate the two scared drivers at the scene of the accident.

Contrite (Adjective): मनोव्यथित
Meaning: feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong.
Synonym: remorseful, repentant, penitent, regretful
Antonym: unrepentant, defiant
Usage: She must be humble and contrite.

Abdicate (Verb): त्यागना
Meaning: (of a monarch) renounce one's throne.
Synonyms: resign, retire
Usage: Because the mother chose to abdicate her role as a parent, her children have become the terrors of the neighborhood.

 Copious (Adjective): प्रचुर
Meaning: abundant in supply or quantity.
Synonym: abundant, ample, extensive
Antonym: lacking, meager, rare
Usage: The storm produced a copious amount of rain.

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