Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 8th 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. Entourage
Meaning: The group following and attending to some important person
Synonym: retinue, cortege, sycophants
Antonym: leader
Sentence: Her entourage followed her, shambling a little, and blank-eyed.

2. Sobriquet
Meaning: A familiar name for a person
Synonym: appellation, moniker, by name
Sentence: Joe's mother would not use his sobriquet and always called him Joseph

3. Phalanx 
Meaning: Any closely ranked crowd of people; a body of troops in close array
Synonym: multitude, throng, myriad
Antonym: individual, one
Sentence: It conquers amid the burning sands of the south where the phalanx of Alexander halted in mutiny. 

4. Revenant
Meaning: Someone who has returned from the dead
Synonym: apparition, spectre, phantom
Antonym: being, reality
Sentence: You are now one of us; a revenant, even as I, and to live you must feed on the living. 

5. Tepid
Meaning: Feeling or showing little interest or enthusiasm; Moderately warm 
Synonym: apathetic, lukewarm, languid
Antonym: keen, cold, hot
Sentence: It will be proper never to apply water to them beyond a tepid temperature.

6.Polemic
Meaning: Argumentative
Synonym: belligerent, contrary
Antonym: Agreeable, mean, hostile
Sentence:Preaching and exegetical literature might also have a polemic purpose.

7.Discerning
Meaning: Discriminating
Synonym: Astute, knowing
Antonym: idiotic, ignorant
Sentence:The keen visions of these birds are not slow in discerning through the gloomy recesses the presence of danger.

8. Virulence
Meaning: resentment
Synonym: Acerbity, displeasure,
Antonym: calm, cheer
Sentence:the virulence of the malicious old man

9. Implacable
Meaning: merciless
Synonym: cruel. unforgiving
Antonym: kind, remorseful
Sentence:Clinton accused congressional Republicans of "implacable hostility”.

10.Convulse
Meaning: Disturb
Synonym: Shake up, torment
Antonym: Calm, Quiet
Sentence: The feverish patient convulsed around in his bed.

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