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