Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 12th 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.Besotted
Meaning: Very Drunk
Synonym: Buzzed, drunk
Antonym: Sober, straight
Sentence: I had travelling money and got besotted in the bar downstairs

2.Encomium
Meaning: Compliment
Synonym: Accolade, Eulogy
Antonym: Blame, Criticism
Sentence: The encomium holding good of herself, she refrained from lecturing him on the subject of the vilified Denham.

3. Unctuous
Meaning: Sycophantic
Synonym: Ingratiating, servile
Antonym: blunt, genuine, sincere
Sentence: Anna was thankful that the unctuous man who first greeted her at the modelling agency would not be the person she would be working with.

4. Augur
Meaning: Predictor
Synonym: harbinger, herald
Antonym: recite, recount,
Sentence: Ancient Roman augurs who predicted the future by reading the flight of birds

5.Incessant
Meaning: Never ending
Synonym: ceaseless, nonstop
Antonym: bounded, finished
Sentence: Night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city.

6. Juxtapose
Meaning: Place side by side
Synonym: appose, connect, pair
Antonym: gap, divergence
Sentence: The fauvists juxtaposed strong colours.

7. Reprieve
Meaning: A (temporary) relief from harm or discomfort; 
Synonym: abatement, absolution, clemency
Antonym: continuation
Sentence: The reprieve in such circumstances was omitted often enough to make the condemned endure the real agony of death.

8. Trudge
Meaning: Walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
Synonym: lumber, tramp, traipse
Antonym: tiptoe
Sentence: Mules trudged in a circle around a grindstone.

9. Slew
Meaning: Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; Kill intentionally and with premeditation
Synonym: wader, in numerous, pecker
Antonym: ditch, lack, debt
Sentence: Arbaces fought with the utmost bravery, and slew many of the Assyrians, but was wounded.

10. Varsity
Meaning: A team representing a college or university
Synonym: first team, starters, first strings
Sentence: The journey home was given to the careful recital of news of Winnipeg, of the ' Varsity, and of mutual friends.