Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 1st June 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.

1. Prominent (adjective)
Meaning- important; famous.
Synonyms- well known, leading, eminent, pre-eminent, distinguished, notable, noteworthy, noted, public, outstanding, illustrious, celebrated, famous, renowned, esteemed, respected, influential, prestigious.
Antonyms- insignificant, undistinguished, unimportant, unpretentious, restrained, subdued, toned-down, inconspicuous, unemphatic, unflamboyant, unnoticeable, unobtrusive, unremarkable.

2.Clog(verb) 
Meaning- to (cause something to) become blocked or filled so that movement or activity is difficult.
Synonyms- cramp, embarrass, encumber, fetter, hamper, handcuff, hinder, hobble, hog-tie, impede, inhibit, manacle, obstruct, shackle, stymie, tie up, trammel.
Antonyms- make way, open, unclog, unplug, unstop, untie, loosen, smooth, encourage, further, promote, aid, assist, facilitate, help.

3. Churn (verb)
Meaning- move or cause to move about vigorously.
Synonyms- heave, swirl, toss, seethe, disturb, agitate, stir, whirl, whip, whisk, reel, shake.
Antonyms- abate, calm, subside, unchanging, motionless.

4. Poised (adjective)
Meaning- having a composed and self-assured manner.
Synonyms- self-possessed, self-assured, composed, assured, calm, cool, cool, calm, at ease, tranquil, serene, unperturbed, unruffled, dignified, suave, urbane, elegant, unfazed.
Antonyms- offset, changeability, fluctuation, inconstancy, insecurity, instability, mutability, precariousness, shakiness, unsteadiness, volatility.

5. Sacrilege (noun)
Meaning- violation or misuse of what is regarded as sacred.
Synonyms- desecration, profanity, profaneness, blasphemy, impiety, impiousness, sin, irreverence, irreligiousness, godlessness, unholiness, disrespect.
Antonyms- consecration, purification, sanctification, reverence, veneration, adoration, glorification, worship.

6. Prevalent(Adj)
Meaning- widespread
Synonyms- extensive, rampant
Use-Measles is the most prevalent infectious disease of childhood.

7. Edgy(Adj)
Meaning-nervous
Synonyms- restless, anxious
Use-He had scarcely closed his eyes the night before, and he felt all edgy.

8. Cataclysmic(Adj)
Meaning- destructive
Synonyms- calamitous, ruinous
Use- At once it seemed as if some cataclysmic upheaval were in progress.

9. Dismay(N)
Meaning-Distress
Synonyms- apprehension, chargin
Use-This was said in such a decided tone that March looked at Mary in dismay.

10. Propensity(N)- 
Meaning- inclination
Synonyms- penchant, tendency
Use-No more is needed to arouse his propensity to thrust with his back.

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