Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 14th 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. Ravenous (Adj) :- devouring or craving food in great quantities, extremely hungry. 
Synonyms: voracious, rapacious, edacious, esurient, gluttonous.
Uses: It keeps the ravenous predators of the market at bay.

2. Vacuous (Adj) :- having or showing a lack of intelligence or serious thought: lacking meaning or importance.
Synonyms: Vacant, blank, void. devoid.
Uses: Clinton’s preference for vacuous campaigning gives Republicans an opening.

3. Vivacious (Adj) :- vigorous and animated.
Synonyms: animated, lively, vibrant.
Uses: A vivacious person is lively and spirited.

4. Despondency (N) :- feeling downcast and disheartened and hopeless.
Synonyms: despair, hopelessness.
Uses: He had led the country out of the despondency which followed the defeat of Novara and the abdication of Charles Albert, through all the vicissitudes of national unification to the final triumph at Rome.

5. Detrimental (Adj.) :- causing harm or injury,
Synonyms: baleful, deleterious, noxious, pernicious, obnoxious, baneful,hazardous.
Uses: It noted Pakistani leaders’ fears it could have “substantial detrimental effects” on the economy.

6. Indolent (Adj.) :- disinclined to work.
Synonyms: sluggish, lazy, lethargy, slothful.
Uses: But prostate cancer can grow slowly or remain dormant — indolent, in medical parlance.

7. Industrious (Adj.) :- characterized by hard work and perseverance.
Synonyms: assiduous, diligent, laborious, sedulous.
Uses: If someone comments that you are very industrious, they are complimenting you for working hard and tirelessly.

8. Lackadaisical (Adj.) :- lacking spirit or liveliness.
Synonyms: lazy, apathetic, lacklustre.
Uses: A person with a lackadaisical attitude shows no enthusiasm and puts forth a half-hearted effort.

9. Predicament (N) :- a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one.
Synonyms: quandary, plight, dilemma, impasse, quagmire.
Uses: If you're engaged to get married, but suddenly fall in love with someone else, you have got yourself in quite a predicament.

10. Propensity (N) :- an inclination to do something.
Synonyms: tendency, inclination, aptness, proneness.
Uses:  Dogs have a propensity to bark, and many people have a propensity for getting annoyed by it.