Daily Word-list from Newspapers (06-04-16)

Daily Word-list from Newspapers (06-04-16)

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. Compliance – noun – the act of obeying rules – अनुपालन

Synonyms – obedience, submission

Antonyms – nonconformity, defiance

E.g. – Police officers should use their weapons sparingly and then only to obtain compliancefrom unruly suspects or inmates.

2. Haughty – adjective – proud and unfriendly – घमंडी

Synonyms – arrogant, conceited

Antonyms – humble, modest

E.g. – In order to be a great waitress, you should be humble and not haughty.

3. Cryptic – adjective – difficult to understand – गुप्त

Synonyms – unclear, incomprehensible

Antonyms – straightforward, definite

E.g. – For security purposes, the official’s plans are always written in a cryptic language.

4. Taut – adjective – stressed to the point of being nervous – सख्त

Synonyms – stressed, strained

Antonyms – relaxed

E.g. – The pressure of teaching a class for the first time made me so taut that my hands began to shake.

5. Chary – adjective – apprehensive about doing something – सावधान

Synonyms – wary, circumspect

Antonyms – careless, heedless

E.g. – School districts are incredibly chary about hiring people with criminal backgrounds.

6. Tug – verb – to pull or drag with great effort – झटके से खींच लेना

Synonyms – pull, jerk

Antonyms – push

E.g. – A quick tug on my arm from my mom saved me from getting hit by a bus.

7. Circa – adjective – around or about a certain date – लगभग

Synonyms – roughly, approximately

Antonyms – explicitly

E.g. – The archaeologist believes the artifact dates back to circa 2000 BC.

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8. Parasitical – adjective – of, pertaining to, or having the characteristics of a parasite –परजीवी

Synonyms – parasitic, bloodsucking

Antonyms – independent

E.g. – Parasitical companies lock onto government aid, sucking up all the resources.

9. Sublimate – verb – to change an objectionable expression into one that is acceptable –परिशोधन करना

Synonyms – distill, purify

E.g. – Jack learned to sublimate his anger by taking boxing lessons.

10. Vertigo – noun – the feeling of spinning and being lopsided – चक्कर आना

Synonyms – dizziness, giddiness

Antonyms – stability

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