Daily Word-list from Newspapers (19-01-16)

Daily Word-list from Newspapers (19-01-16)

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. Abstemious – adjective – marked by moderation and holding back on indulgence – संयमी

Synonyms – restrained, moderate

Antonyms – self-indulgent, greedy

E.g. – While one should observe an abstemious diet and not eat everything in sight, one should still eat nutritiously.

2. Gumption – noun – full of confidence and guts – सहज बुद्धि

Synonyms – drive, determination

Antonyms – cowardice, stupidity

E.g. – It takes a sizable amount of gumption to confront your fears.

3. Forgo – verb – to go without something – त्यागना

Synonyms – renounce, give up

Antonyms – indulge, claim

E.g. – The Company CEO is going to forgo his bonus in order to prevent employee layoffs.

4. Bovine – adjective – uninteresting and sluggish – मंदबुद्धि

Synonyms – dull, stupid

Antonyms – lively, clever

E.g. – Although Charles was active and talkative at work, at home he was usually bovine and sat around with a dull look on his face.

5. Consonance – adjective – harmony, compatibility or agreement – सामंजस्य

Synonyms – accord, concord

Antonyms – discord, disagreement

E.g. – The consonance of the committee was clear when they voted to unanimously elect a new treasurer.

6. Incapacitate – verb – to cause something or someone to not function in a normal manner – अयोग्य बनाना

Synonyms – disable, cripple

Antonyms – enable, allow

E.g. – After earning a black belt in karate, Kate knew she could probably incapacitate any attacker.

7. Disparity – adjective – the quality or state of being different – विषमता

Synonyms – difference, dissimilarity

Antonyms – similarity, likeness

E.g. – There is a huge disparity between the crime rates in the urban cities and the crime rates in the rural areas.

8. Plentiful – adjective – a huge amount – बहुत ज्यादा

Synonyms – copious, abundant

Antonyms – inadequate, scarce

E.g. – There was a plentiful amount of food at the family reunion.

9. Inexplicable – adjective – incapable of being explained or interpreted – व्याख्या न करने योग्य

Synonyms – puzzling, unexplainable

Antonyms – explainable, understandable

E.g. – The airline was unable to give us a reason for the inexplicable departure delay.

10. Ardor – noun – great warmth of feeling – उत्साह

Synonyms – intensity, emotion

Antonyms – disinterest, unconcern

E.g. – The couple’s ardor for one another was evident in the loving glances they shared.

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