Vocabulary for Defence Exams : 14th June 2019

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1. INCAPACITATED (adjective) अक्षम
Meaning: deprived of strength or power; debilitated.
Synonyms: crippled, decrepit, enfeebled, frail.
Antonyms: powerful, strong, sturdy, stout.
Usage: In states such as Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky, “countless children are growing up with parents in jail, incapacitated or underground”.

2. BEDROCK (noun) आधार
Meaning: the fundamental principles on which something is based.
Synonyms: core, base, cornerstone, keystone.
Antonyms: culmination, peak, pinnacle, summit.
Usage: Some people believe that the family is the bedrock of society.

3. RELIC (noun) अवशेष
Meaning: a trace of some past or outmoded practice, custom, or belief.
Synonyms: vestige, antique, artifact, residue.
Antonyms: modern, recent, latest, neoteric.
Usage: The piece of pottery was a relic of the past that evoked in me a feeling of nostalgia.

4. DIVEST (verb) विनिहित करना
Meaning: to set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers.
Synonyms: disencumber, rid, emancipate, release.
Antonyms: hamper, restrain, shackle, encumber.
Usage: Under the new deal, the company agreed to divest itself of half its revenues, so they could distribute it among their creditors.

5. BERATE (verb) जोर से डाँटना
Meaning: cold or criticize (someone) angrily.
Synonyms: castigate, chastise, lambaste, reprimand.
Antonyms: approve, extol, laud, praise.
Usage: Every time the referee made a questionable call, the fans would berate him and throw beans on the field.

6. SHODDY (adjective) बेकाम
Meaning: badly made or done.
Synonyms: trashy, crude, junky, duff.
Antonyms: prestigious, reputed, elegant, upright.
Usage: Because of shoddy accounting practices, our firm is being audited.

7. ARCHETYPAL (adjective) आदर्श
Meaning: very typical of a certain kind of person or thing.
Synonyms: conventional, exemplary, stereotypical, prototypical.
Antonyms: atypical, unorthodox, unusual, odd.
Usage: The teacher who won educator of the year is a role model for other teachers and is viewed as the archetype of educators.

8. FAWNING (adjective) ख़ुशामदी
Meaning: displaying exaggerated flattery or affection; obsequious.
Synonyms: sycophantic, ingratiating, subservient, cajoling.
Antonyms: imperious, domineering, peremptory, opinionated.
Usage: Because Larry really wants a promotion, he spends a great deal of time fawning over his boss.

9. FABLED (adjective) कथा में बर्णन किया हुआ
Meaning: mythical; imaginary.
Synonyms: fictitious, hypothetical, apocryphal, allegorical.
Antonyms: authentic, existent, factual, confirmed.
Usage: Long after the kingdoms of southern Arabia disappeared, the fabled riches of the region live on in the popular imagination.

10. INSTAURATION (noun) नवीनीकरण
Meaning: the action of restoring or renewing something.
Synonyms: foundation, institution, installation, initiation.
Antonyms: eradication, closure, abolition, wreck.
Usage: The system can easily attain the instauration and management of websites and be easily transplanted to any other congeneric websites.

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