Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 2nd July 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.Assimilate: take in and understand fully (information or ideas);absorb and digest (food or nutrients).
Synonym: absorb, acquire, pick up, grasp, comprehend,
Usage: "I am trying to assimilate the week’s work”

2.Sanguine: optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation..
Synonym: optimistic, hopeful, buoyant
Usage: "he is sanguine about prospects for the global economy"

3. Pacifist: a person who believes that war and violence are unjustifiable.
Synonym:  peacemaker, peace-monger
Usage: "Gandhi was a committed pacifist all his life."

4.Vestige: a trace or remnant of something that is disappearing or no longer exists
Synonym:  remainder, fragment, trace
Usage: "The last vestige of hope."

5.Catastrophe: an event causing great and usually sudden damage or suffering; a disaster..
Synonym: disaster, calamity, cataclysm, crisis, holocaust,
Usage: "an environmental catastrophe"

6. Adroit: clever or skillful.
Synonym: Adept, dexterous
Usage: ”he was adroit at tax avoidance”

7.Chauvinist: a person displaying aggressive or exaggerated patriotism.
Synonym: jingoistic,excessively patriotic
Usage: "a chauvinist rejection of foreign interference”

8.Abiter: a person who settles a dispute or has ultimate authority in a matter.
Synonym: judge, authority, determiner
Usage: “the Secretary of State is the final arbiter”

9. Meretricious: apparently attractive but having no real value..
Synonym: flashy, pretencious
Usage: “meretricious souvenirs for the tourist trade”

10.Unkempt: (especially of a person) having an untidy or dishevelled appearance.
Synonym: untidy, messy, scruffy
Usage: “they were unwashed and unkempt”

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