Category Archives: Daily Vocabulary

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

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 »

Some Polite ways to talk in English

1. Don’t say: I want a burger Say: I’d like to have a burger (मैं एक burger लेना पसंद करूँगा) ‘I want’ sounds like a demand, as if you are commanding the other person. ”I’d like” is a more polite phrase. 2. Don’t say: Send me the report. Say: Could you send me the report?… Read More »

10 Ways to ask someone to wait

1. Hold on (रुकिए/ इंतज़ार करिये): used for telling someone to stop or wait 2. Just wait until/till (…तक रुकिए): used for saying that someone should be patient for a moment 3. Hang on/hold on a minute (एक मिनट रुकिए): used for asking someone to wait for a short period of time, especially someone who… Read More »

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 22 Feb 2019

➡ Challenging Words from the Article 22-02-2019 1. Phrase: To have skin in the game (विपत्ति पूर्ण निवेश करना) Pronunciation: टू हैव स्किन इन थर गेम Part of Speech: Idiom Meaning: to have incurred risk (monetary or otherwise) by being involved in achieving a goal Synonyms: interests at stake, invest heavily Antonyms: withdraw, detach Usage in… Read More »

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 21 Feb

➡ Challenging Words from the Article 21-02-2019  1. Word: Ruse (चाल) Pronunciation: रूज़/ rooz Part of Speech: Noun Meaning: a plan or plot to mislead someone Synonyms: tactic, trick, cunning plan. Antonyms: honesty, loyalty, truth Usage in a Sentence: According to the president’s enemies, his interest in public education is a ruse to distract attention from… Read More »

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 20 Feb

➡ Challenging Words from the Article 20-02-2019 1. Word: Bane (विपत्ति) Pronunciation: beyn/ बेन Part of Speech: Noun Meaning: a cause of great distress or annoyance. Synonyms: curse, evil, plague, calamity Antonyms: benefit, blessing, boon Usage in a Sentence: The poor train service has been the bane of commuters for years. 2. Word: Fissure (दरार) Pronunciation:… Read More »

Important Words from Article THE HINDU– 19 Feb

➡ Challenging Words from the Article 19-02-2019 1. Word: Agnostic (संशयवादी ) Pronunciation: ag-nos-tik/ ऐग्नास्टिक Part of Speech: Noun, Adjective Meaning: a. a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God. [Noun] b. relating to agnostics or agnosticism. [Adjective] Synonyms: faithless, sceptic, dubious, unbelieving Antonyms: believer,… Read More »