Daily Vocab 2nd September,2017

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

1. Misgiving (noun): A feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something.(संदेह/अविश्वास/आशंका)

Synonyms: Anxiety, Angst, Alarm, Worry, Unease.

Antonyms: Belief, Calmness, Certainty, Confidence, Faith.

Example: James overlooked his misgiving about the new job because he really needed to pay his rent.

2. Plethora (noun): A large or excessive amount of something/ an excess of (बहुत साड़ी/प्रचुर मात्रा में)  Synonyms: Overabundance, Plenty, Profusion, Surfeit, Glut.

Antonyms: Lack, Need, Scarcity, Want, Few, Little, Rarity.

Example: There has been a plethora of plays in recent years whose claim to modernity is based on indicated rather than felt emotion.

3. Indispensable (adjective): Absolutely necessary. (अत्यावश्यक/अनिवार्य)

Synonyms: Essential, Crucial, Necessary, Vital, Requisite, Vitally Important.

Antonyms: Additional, Auxiliary, Extra, Inessential, Minor, Trivial.

Example: To most teenagers, their mobile phones are indispensable to their happiness.

Related words:

Indispensableness (noun) – अपरिहार्यता

4. Tooth and nail (idiom): To use a lot of effort to oppose someone or achieve something (जी जान से)

Synonyms: Try Utmost, Effort Most, Put Your Best, With Vigor.

Antonyms: Reluctantly, Unwillingly.

Example: I’m going to fight tooth and nail for the promotion of my business.

5. Coercive (adjective): Relating to or using force or threats.  (बलपूर्वक/जबरदस्ती से)

Synonyms: Forceful, Threat-Ful, Intimidating.

Antonyms: Willing, Volunteering.

Example: The bully tried to coerce the small kids into giving him their lunch money.

Verb forms: Coerce, Coerced, Coerced.

Related words:

Coerce(verb): विवश करना

Coercion(noun): ज़बरदस्ती

6. Conflate (verb): Combine (two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc.) into one. (मिलना/एक साथ होना)

Synonyms: Combine, Unite, Join, Unify, Amalgamate, Consolidate.

Antonyms: Divide, Part, Separate, Dissolve.

Example: I merely protested that it is simply wrong to conflate the cultural arguments for marriage rights with the political ones.

Verb forms: Conflate, Conflated, Conflated.

Related words:

Conflation (noun) – The merging of two or more sets of information, texts, ideas, etc. into one.

7. Empirical (adjective): Based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic. (अनुभवसद्ध)

Synonyms: Observed, Seen, Factual, Actual, Experimental, Experiential, Practical.

Antonyms: Conjectural, Hypothetical, Impractical, Theoretic.

Example: Because there was no empirical link between the suspect and the victim, the prosecutor found it hard to make a provable case.

Related words:

Empirically (adverb) – आनुभविक

8. Nullify (verb): Make legally null and void; invalidate. (अमान्य घोषित करना/रद्द करना)

Synonyms: Annul, Render Null And Void, Void, Invalidate, Render Invalid, Negate, Quash, Rescind.

Antonyms: Enact, Legislate, Establish, Found, Institute.

Example: The neighborhood has made an attempt to nullify the real estate developer’s plans by protesting outside of city hall.

Verb forms: Nullify, Nullified, Nullified.

9. Treasure (verb): Keep carefully (a valuable or valued item)/value highly.  (बहुमूल्य समझना/संजोएरखना)

Synonyms: Hold Dear, Place Great Value On, Prize, Set Great Store By, Value Greatly, Esteem.

Antonyms: Disgrace, Dishonor; Blemish.

Example: This gift means a lot to me, and I will make sure that I treasure it for as long as I live, no matter how long that may be.

Verb forms: Treasure, Treasured, Treasured.

10. Statute (noun): A law passed by a formal body such as a legislature a rule of an organization or institution. (कानून/विधान)

Synonyms: Law, Regulation, Enactment, Decree, Edict, Rule, Promulgation.

Antonyms: Anarchism.

Example: The statute prohibits businesses from selling alcohol to minors.

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