Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 30th 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. Sedulous (Adj):- A sedulous person is someone who works hard and doesn't give up easily.
Synonyms: Assiduous, industrious, diligent.
Uses: Drunken Master(whose birthday is today :D) MegaMind, AK GUD BOY, Paglu, Tom Cruise, Neo, Nanna Nattu, Vibhu, Che Guvera, Solitary Vegabond, and many more whose name, I am unable to recall are sedulous people:))

2. Bibillophile (N):- someone who loves (and usually collects) books.
Synonyms: booklover.
Uses: Bibilophile who is a voracious reader on BA is a book lover :))

3. Aversion (N):- a feeling of intense dislike.
Synonyms: antipathy, distaste.
Uses: I averse very much to rebuke anyone or use acrimonious language for anyone, but some people are so stubborn that they don't heed any attention what any Mod is saying to them, every time I try to avert to take any drastic measure, but they compel me to take these drastic measures.
Trick: made of word averse + ion....averse as in the above case...one who is disinclined towards something...............and such a person always has a firm dislike for things.

4. Dwindle (N):- become smaller or lose substance.
Synonyms: dwindle away, dwindle down
Uses: When the store manager realized that his supply of the popular new toy was beginning to dwindle, he placed an order for a thousand more units.
Trick: if a swindler swindles you then your savings dwindle.

5. Confluence (N):- a place where things merge or flow together (especially rivers)
Synonyms: meeting
Uses: Pittsburgh is located at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers.

6. Colloquial (Adj):- characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation; informally,
Synonyms: conversational
Uses: Katherine Pierce use to wrote her letters in a colloquial style :)
Trick:  colloquial - can be read as Coll - local so we use local language(informal) language in our college.

7. Provenance (N):- where something originated or was nurtured in its early existence
Synonyms: birthplace, cradle, place of origin, provenience
Uses: India is the provenance of many cultures.

8. Convalesce (V):- get over an illness or shock.
Synonyms: recover, recuperate.
Uses: India'll need to convalesce for several years to forget about terrorist attack at various places in Mumbai.

9. Conjecture (V):- to believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds.
Synonyms: hypothecate, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, suppose, theorise, theorize.
Uses: The jury rejected the attorney’s conjecture about the defendant’s motive because of a lack of evidence.
Trick: sounds like 'lecture' ..assume you guess an answer for a question asked during a lecture.

10. Apocryphal (Adj):- being of questionable authenticity; able to be refuted
Synonyms: questionable, confutable, confutative, refutable.
Uses: If a politician says things you doubt are true, you might describe his words as questionable.

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