Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 26th 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.Cacophony
Meaning-unpleasant loud sounds
Synonym-commotion, clamoring, blare, ruckus, hue and cry,
Sentence-The sounds of barking dogs and sirens added to the cacophony on the streets.

2.Cajole
Meaning-to persuade someone to do something or to give you something by making promises or saying nice things
Synonym-sweet-talk, palaver, coax
Antonym -damp, deter, dissuade, drive away, repel, warn
Sentence-She cajoled me into accompanying her.

3.Camaraderie
Meaning- a feeling of good friendship among the people in a group
Synonym-comradeship, bonding, companionship, fellowship, collegiality
Sentence- There is great camaraderie among the teammates.

4.Abject
Meaning-extremely bad or severe
Synonym-deplorable,dispirited,miserable
Antonym -fortunate, estimable, hopeful, domineering
Sentence-They live in abject misery.

5.Infallible
Meaning- not capable of being wrong or making mistakes, not fallible
Synonym-certain, sure, unfailing, not liable to fail
Antonym -unreliable, undependable, errant, error-prone, fallible,
Sentence-I never claimed to be infallible.

6.Solace
Meaning: comfort or consolation in a time of great distress or sadness, give solace to
Synonym: comfort, consolation, cheer, support, relief
Antonym: distress, heartache, heartbreak, torment, torture
Sentence: "she sought solace in her religion"

7.Aloft
Meaning: up in or into the air; overhead.
Synonym: into the sky, skyward, on high, heavenward
Antonym: down
Sentence:"the congregation sways, hands aloft"

8.Ameliorate
Meaning: make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.
Synonym: improve, amend, better, enhance, enrich
Antonym: damage, endamage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, spoil, tarnish, vitiate
Sentence: "the reform did much to ameliorate living standards

9.Alliteration
Meaning: the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Sentence: "the alliteration of ‘sweet birds sang’"

10.Alleviate
Meaning: make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.
Synonym: reduce, ease, relieve
Antonym: aggravate
Sentence: "he couldn't prevent her pain, only alleviate it"

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