Daily Vocab 3rd 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. Momentous (Adjective): Of great importance or significance (महत्वपूर्ण)

Synonyms: Crucial, Decisive, Historic, Pivotal., Significant

Antonyms: Insignificant, Ordinary, Trivial, Unimportant

Example: The wedding photographer went out of his way to capture all the momentous moments of my wedding day.


2. Fervent (Adjective): Having or displaying a passionate intensity (उत्कटतीक्ष्ण)

Synonyms: Ardent, Devout, Earnest, Intense, Passionate

Antonyms: Cold, Dull, Frigid, Indifferent, Unexcited

Example: The hot topic spurred a fervent debate between the two political parties.

Related word: Fervour (Noun): Intense and passionate feeling


3. Endeavour (Noun): An attempt to achieve a goal (प्रयास)

Synonyms: Effort, Exertion, Try-on, Struggle, Venture

Antonyms: Idleness, Inactivity, Laziness, Passivity

Example: The manuscript for the musical was a collaborative endeavour that included two writers, a composer, and a lyricist.

Related word: Endeavour (Verb): Try hard to do or achieve something


4. Hiccups (Noun): A temporary or minor problem or setback (हिचकिचाहट)

Synonyms: Disturbance, Hindrance, Problem, Setback

Antonyms: Keenness, Readiness, Willingness

Example: Although there were some hiccups along the way, the project seemed seamless on the outside.

Related word: Hiccough (Verb): Have an attack of hiccups


5. Ingenious (Adjective): Clever and inventive (प्रवीण)

Synonyms: Creative, Innovative, Inventive, Shrewd, Skillful

Antonyms: Inept, Ignorant, Stupid, Uncreative

Example: His ingenious mind reasoned these images out to his own satisfaction.

Related word: Ingenuity (Noun): The quality of being clever, original, and inventive


6. Churlish (Adjective): Rude in a mean-spirited and surly way (अक्खड़)

Synonyms: Brusque, Cloddish, Grouchy, Rude, Sullen

Antonyms: Nice, Polished, Polite, Refined, Sophisticated

Example: Maria is a very efficient nurse, but her patients find her bedside manner to be churlish and unpleasant.

Related word: Churl (Noun): A rude and mean-spirited person


7. Seamless (Adjective): Smooth and continuous (निर्बाध)

Synonyms: Coherent, Consistent, Flawless, Logical, Smooth

Antonyms: Defective, Faulty, Intermittent, Irregular

Example: Pulling off a seamless event, the new producer was proud of the party’s success.


8. Piquancy (Noun): A pleasantly sharp and appetizing flavour (उत्तेजकता)

Synonyms: Flavouring, Fondness, Relish, Zest

Antonyms: Apathy, Blandness, Disinterest

Example: The production retains its original piquancy.

Related words: Piquant (Adjective): Pleasantly stimulating or exciting to the mind


9. Inevitably (Adverb): As is certain to happen (अनिवार्य रूप से)

Synonyms: Absolutely, Inescapably, Necessarily, Surely

Antonyms: Doubtfully, Indefinitely, Vaguely

Example: You will inevitably have to choose between the two job offers.

Related words: Inevitable (Adjective): Certain to happen

Inevitable (Noun): A situation that is unavoidable


10. Precedent (Noun): An earlier event or action that is regarded as an example (पूर्व उदाहरण मिसाल)

Synonyms: Antecedent, Criterion, Exemplar, Instance

Antonyms: Change, Conjecture, Guess

Example: The judges had no precedent to review before making their decision on the controversial case.

Related words: Precedence (Noun): The order to be ceremonially observed by people of different rank

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