In the recently concluded Banking 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.DEVOLVE (verb) सौंपना
Meaning: transfer or delegate (power) to a lower level, especially from central government to local or regional administration.
Synonyms: depute, assign, consign, entrust.
Antonyms: centralize, retain, preserve, confine.
Usage: The State Government devolving its powers on local self-governments is not to be criticized.
2. SOJOURN (noun) विराम
Meaning: a temporary stay at one place, esp. while traveling.
Synonyms: stay, tarry, visit, stopover.
Antonyms: journey, migration, departure, advance.
Usage: During Dean’s sojourn in Paris, he spent two weeks visiting all of the city’s cultural attractions.
3. REPUGNANT (adjective) प्रतिकूल
Meaning: extremely distasteful; unacceptable.
Synonyms: abhorrent, repulsive, offensive, nauseous.
Antonyms: appealing, desirable, felicitous, pleasing.
Usage: The racist words were repugnant to everyone in the auditorium.
4. EXPUNGE (verb) मिटाना
Meaning: obliterate or remove completely (something unwanted or unpleasant).
Synonyms: eradicate, eliminate, abolish, annihilate.
Antonyms: renovate, repair, restore, revamp.
Usage: Time and the weather have expunged any evidence that a thriving community once existed here.
5. UNTRAMMELED (adjective) बेरोक
Meaning: not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not restricted or hampered.
Synonyms: unobstructed, unhampered, unrestrained, unfettered.
Antonyms: limited, restrained, restricted, obstructed.
Usage: My mother always encourages me to let my untrammeled dreams run wild.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. BLOC (noun) गुट
Meaning: a group of countries or political parties with common interests who have formed an alliance.
Synonyms: association, coalition, federation, confederation.
Usage: The parliamentary members tended to coalesce in blocs, which were alliances in support of particular philosophies.
10. XENOPHOBIC (adjective) अज्ञातजन भीति/ विदेशी द्वेश
Meaning: having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
Synonyms: racist, racialist, ethnocentric, ethnocentrist.
Antonyms: bountiful, permissive, thoughtful, lenient.
Usage: As a result, the new parliament is distinctly more xenophobic and illiberal than its predecessor.