Daily Vocab For Various Competitive Exams: 29th June 2018

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Daily Vocab For Various Competitive Exams: 25th June 2018
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.Doldrums: (noun): अन्यमनस्कता
Meaning: a state of temporary inactivity
Synonyms: abeyance, cold storage, deep freeze, dormancy, holding pattern, latency, moratorium, quiescence, suspense, suspension
Antonyms: continuance, continuation

2. Salvo: (noun) : बौछार
Meaning: a rapid or overwhelming outpouring of many things at once
Synonyms: barrage, blitz, blitzkrieg, bombardment, cannonade, drumbeat, drumfire, flurry, fusillade, hail, shower, storm, volley
Antonyms: dribble, drip, trickle

3. Veer: (verb) : दिशा बदलना
Meaning: to change one’s course or direction
Synonyms: detour, deviate, diverge, sheer, swerve, swing, turn, turn off, wheel
Antonyms: straighten

4.Spur: (noun) : प्रोत्साहन
Meaning: something that arouses action or activity
Synonyms: boost, encouragement, goad, impetus, impulse, incentive, incitation, incitement, instigation, momentum, motivation, provocation, stimulant, stimulus, yeast
Antonyms: counterincentive, disincentive

5. Predicament: (noun) : कठिन परिस्थिति
Meaning: a difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
Synonyms: bind, dilemma, fix, hole, impasse, jam, mire, pickle, quagmire, spot

6. Glut: (verb) : ज़्यादा खाना
Meaning: to fill with food to capacity
Synonyms: cram, gorge, sate, stuff, surfeit
Antonyms: diet, fast

7. Inevitable: (adjective) : जो टल न सके
Meaning: impossible to avoid or evade
Synonyms: certain, ineluctable, inescapable, necessary, sure, unavoidable, unescapable
Antonyms: avoidable, evadable, uncertain, unsure

8. Impervious: (adjective) : अप्रवेशनीय
Meaning: not allowing penetration (as by gas, liquid, or light)
Synonyms: impenetrable, impermeable, tight
Antonyms: penetrable, permeable, pervious

9. Obdurate: (adjective) : पाषाणहृदय
Meaning: having or showing a lack of sympathy or tender feelings
Synonyms: callous, case-hardened, cold-blooded, compassionless, desensitized, hard, hard-boiled, hard-hearted, heartless, indurate, inhuman, inhumane, insensate, insensitive, ironhearted, merciless, pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, soulless, stony (also stoney), take-no-prisoners, thick-skinned, uncharitable, unfeeling, unmerciful, unsparing, unsympathetic
Antonyms: charitable, compassionate, humane, kindhearted, kindly, merciful, sensitive, softhearted, sympathetic, tender, tenderhearted, warm, warmhearted

10. Austerity: (noun) : कठोरता
Meaning: sternness or severity of manner or attitude.
Synonyms: rigor, acerbity, asperity, gravity, grimness, harshness
Antonyms: informality, mildness, unimportance, kindness

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