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Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 22nd August 2018

Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 22nd August 2018_30.1
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. Embark (on or upon): (verb) :
Meaning: to take the first step in (a process or course of action)
Synonyms: begin, commence, enter (into or upon), fall (to), get off, kick off, launch, lead off, open, start, strike (into)
Antonyms: conclude, end, finish, terminate
2. Curtailment: (noun)
Meaning: the action or fact of reducing or restricting something.
Synonyms: reduction, cut, cutback, decrease, lessening, diminution, retrenchment, shrinkage; shortening, truncation, guillotine; restriction, limitation
Antonyms: increase, expansion
3. Bracing: (adjective)
Meaning: having a renewing effect on the state of the body or mind
Synonyms: cordial, invigorating, refreshing, rejuvenating, restorative, reviving, stimulating, stimulative, tonic, vital, vitalizing
Antonyms: deadening, debilitating, draining, enervating, enfeebling, exhausting, numbing, sapping, weakening, wearying
4. Clamour: (noun)
Meaning: a loud and confused noise, especially that of people shouting.
Synonyms: din, racket,uproar, tumult, babel, shouting, yelling, screaming, baying, roaring, blaring, clangour; commotion, brouhaha, hue and cry, hubbub
Antonyms: silence
5. Crux: (noun)
Meaning: the central part or aspect of something under consideration
Synonyms: bottom line, bull’s-eye, centerpiece, core, essence, gist, heart, kernel, keynote, meat, meat and potatoes, net, nub, nubbin, nucleus, pith, pivot, point, root, sum
6. Contention: (noun)
Meaning: an idea or opinion that is put forth in a discussion or debate
Synonyms: argument, assertion, thesis
7. Curb: (noun)
Meaning: something that limits one’s freedom of action or choice
Synonyms: check, circumscription, condition, constraint, fetter, limitation, restraint, restriction
Antonyms: freedom, latitude
8. Fillip:(noun)
Meaning: something which acts as a stimulus or boost to an activity.
Synonyms: stimulus, stimulation, stimulant, boost, encouragement, incitement, incentive, impetus, inducement, motivation; tonic, uplift, lift
Antonyms: curb
9. Perpetually: (adverb)
Meaning: in a way that never ends or changes; constantly.
Synonyms: always, ever, everlastingly, evermore, forever, forevermore, indelibly, permanently
Antonyms: never, nevermore
10. Undermining: (noun)
Meaning: a gradual weakening, loss, or destruction
Synonyms: attrition, corrosion, erosion, waste
Antonyms: buildup

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