Daily Vocab 27th June,2017

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Hello dear aspirants, Here is the vocabulary list for upcoming bank and other competitive exams. Do study it on daily basis and enhance your vocabulary skills.

1. Maven (noun)

One who is experienced or knowledgeable in a particular field.   (विशेषज्ञ)

Synonyms: Expert, Connoisseur, Skilled, Adept, Expert, Savvy, Ace In The Field.

Antonyms: Inept, Unskilled, Inexpert.

Example: A science-fiction maven who could talk for hours about fictional technology.

2. Impeachment (noun)

The action of calling into question the integrity or validity of something./ a charge of misconduct made against the holder of a public office. (अभियोग)

Synonyms: Charge, Incrimination, Indictment.

Antonyms: Exculpation, Exoneration, Vindication.

Example: Believing that he had exaggerated his qualifications, the students look to impeach their professor.

Verb forms: Impeach, Impeached, Impeached, Impeached.

Related words:

Impeach (verb) – To charge a public official with a crime

3. Devise (verb)

Plan or invent (a complex procedure, system, or mechanism) by careful thought. (यत्न करना)

Synonyms: Concoct, Craft, Formulate, Frame, Machinate, Cogitate.

Antonyms: Neglect, Ignore.

Example: During the staff meeting, we will devise a way to increase parental involvement at our school.

Verb forms: Devise, Devised, Devised.

4. Tabula rasa (noun)

An absence of preconceived ideas or predetermined goals (मतिहीनता)

Synonyms: Absent-Mindedness, Obliviousness, Absence Of Intelligence.

Antonyms: Intelligence, Brilliance.

Example: Occupied with Tabula rasa the player could make a single run in the whole test series.

Origin: From Latin

5. Contemplate (verb)

Think deeply (विचार करना/चिन्तन करना)

Synonyms: Meditate On, Consider, Ponder, Reflect On, Mull Over, Muse On, Deliberate Over, Cogitate On.

Antonyms: Ignore, Discard.

Example: Before making a important decision, take some time and contemplate the consequences of your actions.

Verb forms: Contemplate, Contemplated, Contemplated.

Origin: from Latin contemplat- ‘surveyed, observed, contemplated’

6. Refrain (verb)

Stop oneself from doing something./ to abstain from making a move. (दूर रहना/अलग होना)

Synonyms: Abstain, Desist, Shun, Deny Oneself.

Antonyms: Embrace, Indulge.

Example: The treaty was signed when both world leaders agreed to refrain from building nuclear weapons for ten years.

Verb forms: Refrain, Refrained, Refrained.

7. Gratification (noun)

Pleasure, especially when gained from the satisfaction of a desire. (तुष्टि)

Synonyms: Satisfaction, Fulfillment, Indulgence, Slaking, Satiation,

Antonyms: Dissatisfaction, Disgruntlement.

Example: The lounge singer hoped to gratify audience members by taking requests for their favorite songs.

Verb forms: Gratify, Gratified, Gratified.

Related words:

Gratify (verb) – Satisfy

Origin: from Latin gratus ‘pleasing, thankful’.

8. Rookie (noun)

A new recruit, inexperienced. (नौसिखिया)

Synonyms: Newcomer, Apprentice, Beginner, Fledgling, Greenhorn, Neophyte.

Antonyms: Expert, Professional, Experienced.

Example: Because I have very little computer experience, I am a rookie when it comes to working with most software programs.

Origin: An alteration of recruit, influenced by rook.

9. Procurement (noun)

The action or occupation of acquiring military equipment and supplies./ the action of obtaining or procuring something.   (सरकारी खरीद/अधिप्राप्ति)

Synonyms: Acquisition, Acquirement, Appropriation, buying.

Antonyms: Auction, Sell, Dispose.

Example: It took Helen over 2 years to procure a government job.

Verb forms: Procure, Procured, Procured.

Related words:

Procure (verb) – To get possession of something by action or effort

10. Fixate (verb)

Cause (someone) to develop an obsessive attachment to someone or something. (निश्चय करना/दृढ़ होना)

Synonyms: Obsessed With, Preoccupied With, Obsessive About, Single-Minded About, Possessed By, Become Attached, Gripped By.

Antonyms: Repel, Become Uninterested.

Example: The book reviewer was fixated on the flaws of the novel and neglected to mention the story’s positive attributes.

Verb forms: Fixate, Fixated, Fixated.

Origin: From Latin fixus

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