Daily Vocabulary: 25th January

Word: Undermine (दुर्बल बना देना)
Meaning: erode the base or foundation of (a rock formation)
Synonyms: weaken, impair, subvert
Antonyms: strengthen, encourage
Usage in a sentence: The scandal threatened to undermine the institution of the Presidency.

Word: Consolidate (संघटित करना)
Meaning: make (something) physically stronger or more solid.
Synonyms: merge, unite, combine, strengthen
Antonyms: separate, weaken, divide
Usage in a sentence: The company is planning to consolidate its business activities at a new site in Arizona.

Word: Requisite (मांग/ अपेक्षित)
Meaning: a thing that is necessary for the achievement of a specified end. [Noun]
Synonyms: essential, necessary, required, indispensable
Antonyms: non-essential, optional
Usage in a sentence: She lacks the requisite experience for the job.

Word: Acumen (कुशाग्रता)
Meaning: the ability to make good judgements and take quick decisions.
Synonyms: shrewdness, sharpness, sharp-wittedness, cleverness, brightness
Antonyms: dullness, foolishness
Usage in a Sentence: He had demonstrated considerable business acumen.

Word: Charisma (प्रतिभा)
Meaning: compelling attractiveness or charm that can inspire devotion in others.
Synonyms: magnetism, charm, allure, glamour, fascination
Antonyms: ugliness, unattractiveness, offensiveness
Usage in a Sentence: He has neither the policies nor the personal charisma to inspire people.

Word: Vest (अधिकृत करना)
Meaning: confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone.
Synonyms: endow, lodge, entrust to
Antonyms: disapprove, divest
Usage in a sentence: The local planning authorities are vested with powers to regulate land use and development.

Word: Contest (संघर्ष करना)
Meaning: an event in which people compete for supremacy in a sport or other activity, or in quality. (Noun)
Synonyms: competition, dispute, challenge, fight
Antonyms: collaborate, concord, support, compromise
Usage in a Sentence: She plans to contest a seat in Congress next year.

Word: Retrograde (प्रतिगामी)
Meaning: directed or moving backwards. [Adjective]
Synonyms: reverse, rearward, regressive, downhill,
Antonyms: progress, advance, modern
Usage in a Sentence: The closure of the factories is seen as a retrograde step.

Word: Embark (प्रारम्भ करना)
Meaning: begin (a course of action).
Synonyms: start, commence, launch
Antonyms: disembark, end, finish
Usage in a sentence: He is about to embark on a new business venture.

Word: Overturn (नष्ट करना)
Meaning: abolish, invalidate, or reverse (a previous system, decision, situation, etc.) [Verb]
Synonyms: overthrow, upset, reverse
Antonyms: build, allow, permit
Usage in a Sentence: He accused his opponents of wanting to overturn the government.

Register here for more regular updates and study material

Download Upcoming Government Exam Calendar 2021

×

Download success!

Thanks for downloading the guide. For similar guides, free study material, quizzes, videos and job alerts you can download the Adda247 app from play store.

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.
Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Login

OR

Forgot Password?

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Sign Up

OR
Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Forgot Password

Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you an OTP to verify it's you.


Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Enter OTP

Please enter the OTP sent to
/6


Did not recive OTP?

Resend in 60s

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Change Password



Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Almost there

Please enter your phone no. to proceed
+91

Join India's largest learning destination

What You Will get ?

  • Job Alerts
  • Daily Quizes
  • Subject-Wise Quizes
  • Current Affairs
  • Previous year question papers
  • Doubt Solving session

Enter OTP

Please enter the OTP sent to Edit Number


Did not recive OTP?

Resend 60

By skipping this step you will not recieve any free content avalaible on adda247, also you will miss onto notification and job alerts

Are you sure you want to skip this step?

By skipping this step you will not recieve any free content avalaible on adda247, also you will miss onto notification and job alerts

Are you sure you want to skip this step?