Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 23rd 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.Alchemy
Meaning: the medieval forerunner of chemistry, concerned with the transmutation of matter, in particular with attempts to convert base metals into gold or find a universal elixir
Synonym: chemistry
Sentence:"occult sciences, such as alchemy and astrology"

2.Errant
Meaning: wrong, deviant
Synonym: erratic, stray
Antonym: normal,
Sentence: I saw an errant man shouting at his daughter for skipping office

3.Attrition
Meaning: A wearing down to weaken or destroy
Synonym: erosion, grinding
Antonym: building, happiness
Sentence: The difficulty was to overcome its susceptibility to attrition.

4.Inexorable
Meaning: impossible to stop or prevent.
Synonym: relentless, unstoppable, unavoidable
Antonym: flexible, lenient
Sentence: "the seemingly inexorable march of new technology"

5.Pensive
Meaning: engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.
Synonym: thoughtful, thinking, reflective
Antonym: unreflective
Sentence: "a pensive mood"

6.Innocuous
Meaning-not likely to bother or offend anyone, causing no injury
Synonym-innocent, unobjectionable
Antonym -offensive, corrupting, noxious, harmful, degrading
Sentence-those innocuous lies we must tell every day if society is to remain civil.

7.Pretentious
Meaning-having or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want to be regarded as more impressive, successful, or important than they really are
Synonym-ostentatious
Antonym -unpretentious, honest, tasteful, modest, unpompous
Sentence-The houses in the neighborhood are large and pretentious.

8.Prerogative
Meaning-a right or privilege; especially : a special right or privilege that some people have
Synonym-fringe benefit, perquisite, perk, privilege, prerogative, exclusive right
Sentence-It's a writer's prerogative to decide the fate of her characters.

9.Paragon
Meaning- a person or thing that is perfect or excellent in some way and should be considered a model or example to be copied
Synonym-model, pattern, master-piece,idol, perfection.
Sentence-In Arthurian legend, Sir Galahad is depicted as the one knight who is a paragon of virtue.

10. parable
Meaning- a short story that teaches a moral or spiritual lesson; especially : one of the stories told by Jesus Christ and recorded in the Bible
Synonym- legend, fabrication, allegory, emblem,
Sentence-He told the children a parable about the importance of forgiveness

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