Vocabulary for Defence Exams Day 15

Vocabulary for Defence Exams

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1. Piqued (verb) : (To excite or arouse especially by a provocation, challenge, or rebuff) (रुचि या जिज्ञासा जगाना)
Synonyms: Aggravate, Exasperate, Frost, Rouse
Antonyms: Appease, Conciliate, Mollify, Oblige, Pacify, Placate
Example: Hopefully the movie trailer will pique the interest of moviegoers and motivate them to buy tickets to see the film.
Verb forms: Pique, Piqued, Piqued
Related words: Unpiqued, (adjective) Pique (noun)

2. Ramparts (noun) : (A tall, thick stone or dirt wall that is built around a castle, town, etc., to protect it from attacks) (प्राचीर, एक सुरक्षा अवरोधक)
Synonyms: Fortification, Occlusion, Barricade, Concealment,
Antonyms: Ditches, Entrance
Example: Without a rampart built around the area to protect the kingdom, the empire was susceptible to attacks from outsiders
Verb forms: Rampart, Ramparted, Ramparted
Related words: Rampart (verb) (fortify or surround with), बचाव

3. Piloted (verb) : (To act as a guide to) (संचालित, मार्ग दिखलाना)
Synonyms: Coach, Counsel, Lead, Mentor, Guide,
Antonyms: Follow, Trail, Hound, Ungoverned
Example: He skillfully piloted the ship into port during the storm.
Verb forms: Piloted, Piloted, Piloted
Related words: Pilotless (adjective) pilot (noun) (a person who flies an airplane, helicopter,)

4. Deployed (verb) : (To spread out, utilize, or arrange for a deliberate purpose) (तैनात करना, लगाना)
Synonyms: Dispensed, Extended, Positioned
Antonyms: Concealed, Disarranged, Dismissed
Example: Both campaigns are deploying volunteers to the cities to encourage people to vote.
Verb forms: Deploy, Deployed, Deployed
Related words: Deployable (adjective) deployment (noun)

5. Resilience (noun) : (An ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change) (सहनशीलता, रहने की शक्ति, आंतरिक बल)
Synonyms: Flexibility, Elasticity, Adaptability, Suppleness
Antonyms: Rigidity, Obduracy, Pessimism, Incompliance
Example: Despite a cancer diagnosis, Mohan would remain resilient and fight until the very end.
Related words: Resilient (adjective,)

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6. Bottleneck (noun) : (A situation that causes delay in a process or system.) (बाधा)
Synonyms: Surfeit, Jam-Up, Snarl, Tailback, Congestion, Impediment
Antonyms: Clearage, Purge, Lacuna
Example: Bridge construction has created a bottleneck on the southern part of Main Street.
Related words: Bottleneck (to be or cause an obstruction in) verb

7. Spur (verb) : (To incite to action or accelerated growth or development) (प्रोत्साहित करना)
Synonyms: Goad, Provoke, Stimulate, Impel, Inspire, Induce, Instigate.
Antonyms: Discourage, Deterrent, Encumbrance, Inhibition
Example: When the recruiter spoke to the students, he hoped his talk would spur some of the young people into entering the military.
Verb forms: Spur, Spurred, Spurred
Related words: On the spur of the moment (phrase- without deliberation; impulsively; suddenly:), win one’s spurs, phrase ( to achieve distinction or success for the first time; prove one’s ability or worth:), spurless, (adjective) spurrer, (noun)

8. Prevailing (adjective) : (Existing at a particular time; current.) (विद्यमान, प्रचलित)
Synonyms: Prevalent, Widespread, Conventional, Regnant
Antonyms: Outcast, Vintage, Antiquated, Obsolescent
Example: Truth and justice usually prevail at the end of all superhero movies.
Verb forms: Prevail, Prevailed, Prevailed
Related words: Prevailingly, (adverb) prevailingness, (noun)

9. Takeaway (noun) : (A key fact, point, or idea to be remembered, typically one emerging from a discussion or meeting.) (विचार को याद किया जाना)
Synonyms: Carryout, Idea, Carry Through, Satiate
Antonyms: Deprive, Bereave, Restrain
Example: The takeaway was that we had to do a lot more work on the proposal before it could be shown to the governing board.
Related words: Takeaway (adjective) (of or relating to what is or can be taken away)

10. Exploit (verb) : (To make use of meanly or unfairly for one’s own advantage) (लाभ उठाना, काम लेना, उपभोग करना)
Synonyms: Leverage, Pimp, Tour De Force, Maneuver
Antonyms: Ignore, Neglect; Misapply, Desolation,
Example: By hiding her money in a foreign bank, Varsha hopes to exploit the country’s low tax rates.
Verb forms: Exploit, Exploited, Exploited
Related words: Exploitability, exploiter (noun) exploitable (adjective)

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