Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 12th May 2018

Important Vocabulary For Teaching Exam

Dear Readers, we are providing to you Word List from The Newspaper to improve your word power. It will help you to enhance your word power as well as you can understand the correct usage of the word.Your reading habit can make all the difference. If you are not able to read a newspaper for Teaching Exam.We will post important words every day from editorial section.

Example: Strident Pakistan presses for UN envoy on Kashmir.

1. Strident [strahyd-nt]
Adjective: making or having a harsh sound; grating; creaking; having a shrill, irritating quality or character.
Synonyms: blatant, jarring, loud, raucous, vociferous, boisterous, clamorous, clashing, discordant, grating, hoarse, jangling, noisy, obstreperous, rasping, screeching, squawky, squeaky.
Antonyms: quiet, silent, soft, subdued.

2. Envoy [en-voi, ahn-]
Noun: a diplomatic agent; any accredited messenger or representative.
Synonyms: delegate, diplomat, emissary, minister, representative, agent, ambassador, bearer, carrier, consul, courier, intermediary, internuncio, legate, medium, messenger, nuncio, plenipotentiary, vicar.

Example: Nirbhaya scheme in disarray: apex court.

3. Disarray [dis-uh-rey]
Verb: to put out of array or order; throw into disorder; to undress.
Noun: disorder; confusion; disorder of apparel.
Synonyms: anarchy, chaos, disharmony, shambles, ataxia, clutter, disarrangement, discomposure, disorganization, indiscipline, jumble, muddle, snarl, tangle, unruliness, untidiness, upset, dishevelment, holy mess.
Antonyms: harmony, order, organization, neatness.

Example: Rohit Bal arrested for drunken ruckus.

4. Ruckus [ruhk-uh s]
Noun: a noisy commotion; fracas; rumpus; a heated controversy.
Synonyms: brawl, brouhaha, commotion, fracas, fuss, hubbub, quarrel, stink, upheaval, uproar, bother, disorder, disruption, distraction, explosion, fisticuffs, fray, hullabaloo, interruption, racket, rampage, riot, rumble, rumpus.
Antonyms: calm, peace, harmony, order.

Example: The Speaker is concentrating on ensuring that dissidents are kept out of any possible confidence vote, if and when one takes place.

5. Dissident [dis-i-duh nt]
Noun: a person who dissents.
Adjective: disagreeing or dissenting, as in opinion or attitude.
Synonyms: discordant, dissenting, nonconformist, sectarian, dissentient, heretical, heterodox, schismatic, unorthodox.
Antonyms: agreeing, conforming.

Example: And the Madras High Court, instead of grappling with the core question concerning the government’s legislative majority or lack of it, has passed two peculiar interim orders that are contrary to the doctrine of separation of powers and touch on matters outside the judicial domain.

6. Grapple [grap-uh l]
Verb: to hold or make fast to something, as with a grapple; to use a grapple; to seize another, or each other, in a firm grip, as in wrestling; clinch; to engage in a struggle or close encounter (usually followed by with)noun: a hook or an iron instrument by which one thing, as a ship, fastens onto another; grapnel; a seizing or gripping; a grip or close hold in wrestling or hand-to-hand fighting.
Synonyms: confront, contend, cope, deal with, attack, battle, catch, clash, clasp, close, clutch, combat, encounter, engage, face, fasten, fight, grasp, grip, hold, hook, hug.

7. Doctrine [dok-trin]
Noun: a particular principle, position, or policy taught or advocated, as of a religion or government; something that is taught; teachings collectively; a body or system of teachings relating to a particular subject.
Synonyms: attitude, axiom, belief, concept, creed, dogma, precept, proposition, regulation, rule, statement, teaching, tenet, tradition, article, basic, canon, convention, conviction, credenda, declaration, fundamental, gospel, implantation.
Antonyms: ambiguity, disbelief, heterodoxy, skepticism.

8. Domain [doh-meyn]
Noun: a field of action, thought, influence, etc.; the territory governed by a single ruler or government; realm; a realm or range of personal knowledge, responsibility, etc.
Synonyms: realm, sphere, territory, authority, bailiwick, concern, demesne, department, discipline, district, dominion, empire, estate, field, jurisdiction, land, occupation, orbit, power, province, quarter.
Antonyms: sky, surrender, yielding.

Example: Therefore, the correct reading of the judgment is that the court bars Governors from political embroilment and has not restrained them from their constitutional duty to allay doubts that a particular regime has lost its majority.

9. Embroil [em-broil]
Verb: to bring into discord or conflict; involve in contention or strife; to throw into confusion; complicate.
Synonyms: altercation, argument, brawl, clash, conflict, dispute, fight, fray, quarrel, spat, squabble, tiff.
Antonyms: agreement, concord, harmony, peace.

10. Allay [uh-ley]
Verb: to put (fear, doubt, suspicion, anger, etc.) to rest; calm; quiet; to lessen or relieve; mitigate; alleviate.
Synonyms: problem alleviate, assuage, calm, ease, lessen, mitigate, mollify, pacify, abate, compose, decrease, lighten, moderate, quiet, square, cool out, make nice, play up to, pour oil on, take the bite out, take the sting out.
Antonyms: aggravate, agitate, incite, increase.