Daily Vocab 2nd Aug,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. 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/संजोए रखना)

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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