Daily Word-list from Newspapers (05-02-16)

Daily Word-list from Newspapers (05-02-16)

My dear friends,

In the present competitive scenario English plays a very important role in our day to day life. Thus it is essential to have a sound knowledge and understanding of English vocabulary. So here we are presenting you a list of 10 difficult words from today’s newspapers. This will help you to sail and score good marks in English Language section. We will provide Daily Word List on a regular basis.

Here is today’s list of words

1. Eclat – noun – great success अपूर्व सफलता

Synonyms – Acclaim, plaudit

Antonyms – besmirch

E.g. – The company executives achieved éclat by getting their biggest competitor to agree to a merger.

2. Contemplating – adjective – carefully thinking about something विचार करना

Synonyms – musing, considering

Antonyms – discarding

E.g. – In light of the new evidence, the judge was contemplating a guilty sentence.

3. Defendant – noun – person prosecuted or sued – प्रतिवादी

Synonyms – suspect, accused

Antonyms – complainant, plaintiff

E.g. – They dropped the case because the defendant is not mentally fit to stand trial.

4. Eulogize – verb – to praise, celebrate or pay homage to (someone) – प्रशंसा करना

Synonyms – laud, extol

Antonyms – condemn, criticize

E.g. – The townspeople refused to allow Andy to eulogize the bandit, or to offer any words of comfort.

5. Disabuse – verb – to make aware of the truth भ्रम निवारण

Synonyms – enlighten, correct

Antonyms – misinform, dupe

E.g. – The minister did everything he could to disabuse his church members about false idols.

6. Impropriety – noun – an inappropriate deed or action अनौचित्य

Synonyms – wrongdoing, misconduct

Antonyms – decency, properness

E.g. – When the judge learned his impropriety had made the news, he decided to resign from the bench.

7. Menial – adjective – relating to tasks normally performed by a servant तुच्छ

Synonyms – servile, low

Antonyms – elevated, superior

E.g. – Many illegal immigrants sneak into the country and get hired to do menial farm work.

8. Adherent – noun – a material that sticks to other things or a person who supports a particular party, person, or set of ideas अनुयायी

Synonyms – devotee, follower

Antonyms – antagonist, opponent

E.g. – Everyone who works at that company is required to be completely adherent to all the terms of the contract.

9. Credentials – noun – attributes that show a person’s or organization’s experience, skill, achievement, or value परिचय पत्र

Synonyms – certification, proof

E.g. – Until the man claiming to be a police officer shows me his credentials, I will not open the front door.

10. Unbearable – adjective – as unpleasant or painful as to be unendurable –  असहनीय 

Synonyms – intolerable, insufferable

Antonyms – tolerable, sufferable

E.g. – Sitting in court, the tension was simply unbearable.

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