Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 13th 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 the editorial section.

1. Tenebrous (Adj):- dark and gloomy.
Synonyms: Stygian, tenebrific, tenebrious
Uses: TENEBROUS, TENT+BRUSH. When you go camping, it is difficult, at night, to find your toothBRUSH inside your TENT because it is so TENEBROUS without street lights.

2. Expurgate (V):- to remove objectionable material.
Synonyms: bowdlerise, bowdlerize, castrate, shorten.
Uses: The censor expurgated every reference to drugs and Intimacy, converting the rapper's raunchy flow into a series of Avengers.

3. Tendentious (Adj):-  likely to lean towards a controversial view.
Synonyms: tendencious.
Uses: Because political mudslinging has become a staple of the 24-hour media cycle, most of us, despite protestations to the contrary, are tendentious on many of today’s pressing issues.

4. Mellifluous (Adj):- smooth and sweet-sounding.
Synonyms: dulcet, honeyed, mellisonant, sweet
Uses: Lata Mangeshkar has Mellifluous voice!

5. Histrionic (Adj):- to be overly theatrical.
Synonyms: melodramatic.
Uses: she had such a histrionic outburst that one would have thought that she’d been handed a death sentence.

6. Vehement (Adj) :- marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.
Synonyms: Ardent, Emphatic , Fervent , Forceful Eager, Earnest.
Uses: The bureau posted a database of the grievances on its website over vehement protests from the financial industry.The bureau posted a database of the grievances on its website over vehement protests from the financial industry.

7. Prevaricate (V) :- be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information.
Synonyms: beat around the bush, equivocate.
Uses: In hopes of avoiding questions about his recent car accident, the actor tried to prevaricate during his interview.

8. Cantankerous (Adj) :- stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate.
Synonyms: bad-tempered, irascible, irritable, grumpy, truculent.
Uses: He is a cantankerous old man who seldom has something good to say.

9. Desolation (N):- the state of being decayed or destroyed.
Synonyms: devastated, forlornness, loneliness.
Uses: The World War left to coming generations debris, desolation and filth.

10. Clairvoyant (Adj.):- foreseeing the future; perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses.
Synonyms: precognitive, second-sighted, extrasensory, paranormal.
Uses: The woman in the tent was said to be a clairvoyant, but she didn't get much business because the public was too doubtful of her claim.

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