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Daily English vocabulary to read for SSC, Railway, Banking IBPS exams

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 18 June 2019

Meanings of Words/Phrases from THE HINDU (Gloves off on trade: on India-U.S. tariff row) 1.take the gloves off(phrase)- start fighting; start to react/fight in a determined/serious way. 2.row(noun:झगड़ा)- fight, dispute, contention. 3.retaliatory tariff(noun:प्रतिशोधी टैरिफ)- punitive tariff; an extra tariff/tax that a country charges on import goods from another country to punish the another country for… Read More »

Daily English Vocab Word – 24 May 2019

➡ Daily English Vocab Word ============== 1. PECULIAR : अजीब Meaning: unusual and strange, sometimes in an unpleasant way Synonyms: distinct, different Antonyms: ordinary, vague Example:The copy editor will check type size and technical details to see if anything looks peculiar. 2. LEEWAY : स्वतंत्रता Meaning: freedom to act within particular limits Synonyms: scope, freedom… Read More »

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 07 May 2019

Meanings of Words/Phrases from the ARTICLE: 1.Preparedness(noun:तत्परता)- forethought, forward planning, watchfulness/attentiveness. 2.Trail(noun)- series, sequence, chain/line. 3.Toll(noun)- suffering, loss, damage. 4.At last count(phrase)- At the time when something was last counted or tallied. 5.Battered(verb:चकनाचूर)- damage, impair, mar/spoil. 6.Flattened(verb)- raze (a building or settlement) to the ground. 7.mortality(noun:मृत्यु-दर)- (in a particular time/for a cause) the rate of… Read More »

Daily English Vocab Word – 07 May 2019

1. Ironically (Adverb) : विडम्बना से Meaning : in an ironic manner. Synonyms : banter, burlesque, contempt, contrariness, criticism, derision, humor, incongruity, jibe, mockery, mordancy, paradox, quip, raillery, repartee, reproach, ridicule, sardonicism, satire, taunt, twist, wit. Antonyms : consideration, deference. Usage : How very noble,’ Oliver said ironically. 2. Coalition (Noun) : गठबंधन Meaning :… Read More »

The Hindu daily vocabulary – 6 May

Façade- दिखावा, अग्रभाग Dragged down- घसीटना Respiratory – श्वास संबंधी Ad hoc- अनौपचारिक रूप से, बिना किसी योजना के Eloping- भागकर शादी करना Furnish- सजाना Abetment- उकसाहट Scrub- रगड़ कर साफ़ करना Defamed- मानहानि करना Heed- ध्यान देना Ailing- अस्वस्थ Emblem- प्रतीक चिह्न Resumption- फिर से शुरू करना Détente- तनाव की कमी, दो देशों के… Read More »

Meanings of Words/Phrases from the ARTICLE – 29/30

(29:04:19) 1. Leeway(noun:स्वतंत्रता)- freedom, scope, room to manoeuvre, latitude//margin of safety. 2. Reluctance(noun:अनिच्छा):-unwillingness or disinclination to do something. 3. Furnish(verb)- be a source of; provide. 4. Wilful defaulters- a wilful defaulter is somebody who has essentially not used the fund for the purpose it has been borrowed or when he has not repaid when he… Read More »

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 07 Mar 2019

➡ Challenging Words from the Article 07-03-2019  1. Word: Abruptly (अचानक ही) Part of Speech: Adverb Meaning: a. suddenly and unexpectedly. b. in a rude or curt manner. Pronunciation: uh-bruhpt-ly/अब्रप्ट्ली Synonyms: hastily, swiftly Antonyms: slowly, gradually Usage in a Sentence: She turned abruptly and walked away. 2. Word: Summitry (शिखर-सम्मेलन-विधि) Pronunciation: suhm-i-tree/ समिट्री Part of… Read More »

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 06 Mar 2019

➡ Challenging Words from the Article 06-03-2019 1. Word: Nudge (टहोका मारना) Part of Speech: Verb, Noun Pronunciation: nuhj/ नज Meaning: a. prod (someone) gently with one’s elbow in order to attract attention. [Verb] b. a light touch or push. [Noun] Synonyms: push, poke Antonyms: discourage, dissuade Usage in a Sentence: I gave him a… Read More »

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 28 Feb 2019

➡ Challenging Words from the Article 28-02-2019 1. Word: Calibrated (अंशशोघित) Pronunciation: kal-uh-breyt/ कैलब्रैटड Part of Speech: Adjective, Verb Meaning: a. (of an instrument’s readings) correlated with those of a standard. [Adjective] b. carefully assess, set, or adjust (something abstract). [Verb] Synonyms: gauged, measured, graduated Antonyms: break Usage in a Sentence: To correct this error radiocarbon… Read More »

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 25 Feb 2019

➡ Challenging Words from the Article 25-02-2019 1. Word: Intimidation (संत्रास) Pronunciation: in-tim-i-deytion/ इन्टिमिडैशन Part of Speech: Meaning: the action of frightening someone, or the state of being frightened. Synonyms: threat, menace, compulsion, terror Antonyms: independence, fearlessness, incitement Usage in a Sentence: The defendant complained of intimidation during the investigation. 2. Word: Ghastly (गैस्ट्ली) Pronunciation: gast-lee/… Read More »