Daily Vocab For Various Competitive Exams

Dear Readers, 

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. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list. Here are a few words and phrases from articles published in a reputed Newspaper.

1)Prodigious (adjective): (विलक्षण, अति विशाल)
Meaning– very large in size, force, or extent; enormous
Synonyms-  enormous, huge, colossal, immense, vast, great
Antonyms- small, unexceptional

2)Arbiter(noun) :(मध्यस्थ)
Meaning– one who can settle a disagreement between parties
Synonyms- arbitrator, go-between, mediator, moderator, referee, adjudicator,judge

3)Discretionary (adjective) :(विवेकाधीन)
Meaning– considered to be chosen or voluntary
Synonyms- optional, non-compulsory, voluntary
Antonyms- compulsory, obligatory

4)Levy :(कर लगाना)
Meaning – to impose (a tax or fine) [Verb] , an act of levying a tax, fee, or fine. [Noun]
Synonyms-   impose, charge, exact, demand, raise, collect
Antonyms - discharge, muster out

5)Incumbent (adjective) :(निर्भर)
Meaning–necessary for (someone) as a duty or responsibility; the person or group that currently has the title or position [Noun],
Synonyms-  holder, bearer, occupant, current, existing, present
Antonyms- past, future

6)Substantial (adjective) :(ठोस)
Meaning – referring to something that is greater or larger than normal
Synonyms-: considerable, real, material, weighty, solid, sizeable
Antonyms - insubstantial, worthless

7)Impetus (noun) :(प्रेरणा, कारण)
Meaning – a force that causes something to be done or to become more active
Synonyms-  motivation, stimulus, incitement, incentive, inducement
Antonyms - hindrance

8)Tangible :(वास्तविक, स्पर्श द्वारा प्रत्यक्ष)
Meaning – capable of being touched(Adjective), a thing that is perceptible by touch( Noun)
Synonyms-  touchable, palpable, tactile, material, physical
Antonyms -  intangible, impalpable, untouchable

Idioms/Phrases/Phrasal Verbs

9)Jump through hoops (Idiom) – ( कुछ पाने के लिए कई चुनौतियों को पूरा करना)
Meaning– To face or have to complete many challenges in pursuit of something that one wants/Do just about anything to please someone.
Synonyms- strive, try hard, attempt, endeavour, aim, aspire
Antonyms- drop, give up, quit

10)A bad apple (Phrase) – (एक व्यक्ति जिसका शब्द या क्रियाएं लोगों के पूरे समूह पर नकारात्मक प्रभाव डालती हैं)
Meaning–A person whose own words or actions negatively impacts an entire group of people.

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