Daily Word-list from Newspapers (16-04-16)DEVENDRA VISHWAKARMA
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. Muddle – verb – to mess up or make confusing – गड़बड़
Synonyms –jumble, mess
Antonyms – order, clarify
E.g. – Not eating properly can muddle a person’s thought processes.
2. Innocuous – adjective – not harmful or offensive – हानि न करने वाला
Synonyms –innocent, harmless
Antonyms –harmful, deadly
E.g. –Because the virus was innocuous, the hospital staff had no need to worry about the leak.
3. Pittance – noun – a tiny amount of something – भत्ता
Synonyms – mite, allowance
Antonyms – generosity, lot
E.g. – The housekeeper was unable to pay her bills with the pittance her employers paid her.
4. Evoke – verb – to bring a feeling, a memory or an image into your mind – आह्वान करना
Synonyms –elicit, induce,
Antonyms –halt, quell
E.g. –This book was apparently designed to evoke an interest in ancient sculpture.
5. Interpolate – verb – to change something by adding material to it – बैठाना
Synonyms – introduce, insert
Antonyms – delete, erase
E.g. – Today many singers interpolate their own words and music into classic songs in order to create new tunes.
6. Palliate – verb – to get rid of or alleviate – कम करना
Synonyms –mitigate, relieve
Antonyms – condemn, accuse
E.g. –The government believes stimulus checks will palliate some of the country’s economic issues.
7. Lexicon – noun – terminologies geared to a particular topic or specific group of people –शब्द सूची
Synonyms – dictionary, vocabulary
E.g. – It is hard to understand what teenagers say because their lexicon is constantly changing.
8. Unfeigned – adjective – real; not pretense – सच्चा
Synonyms – sincere, genuine
Antonyms – insincere, artificial
E.g. – Most reality shows are scripted and are not unfeigned.
9. Amenable – adjective – willing to comply or cooperate – जवाबदेही/आज्ञाकारी
Synonyms – compliant, manageable
Antonyms – defiant, disobedient
E.g. –Is this contract set in stone or is it amenable to change?
10. Cognition – noun – the mental courses by which one obtains knowledge through experiences and thoughts – परोक्ष ज्ञान
Synonyms – knowledge, comprehension
Antonyms – ignorance, unawareness
E.g. – In order to process the environment for information, humans often go through several methods of cognition.