Daily Vocabulary Update: 13-Feb-2018

Dear Readers of Daily Vocabulary Update,

As we know that all competitive exams whether it is Banking or SSC or any, are lined up in upcoming months and vocabulary plays a crucial role to score minimum 4-5 marks within few seconds if you are going to learn Vocabulary on the very daily basis it will going to help you to get that marks easily in your  pocket. So here Daily Vocabulary update provides you with some words on daily basis to help you to attain your goal.


Thought of the day: “Nothing in this world is impossible to a willing heart.

13-Feb-2018


Daily Vocabulary Update-

1. Flummox (Adj)- Perplex (someone) greatly; bewilder.

  • SYNONYMS: baffle, bewilder, mystify, bemuse, perplex, puzzle, confuse, confound, nonplus, disconcert, throw, throw off balance, disorientate, take aback, set thinking, baffled, bewildered, mystified, bemused, perplexed, puzzled, confused, confounded, nonplussed, disconcerted, thrown, thrown off balance, at sea, at a loss, disorientated, taken aback.
  • ExampleI was completely flummoxed by the whole thing.

2. Ignominious(Adj)- Deserving or causing public disgrace or shame.

  • SYNONYMS: humiliating, undignified, embarrassing, mortifying, shameful, disgraceful, dishonourable, discreditable, ignoble, inglorious, abject, sorry, wretched, miserable, pitiful.
  • Example: No other party risked ignominious defeat.

3. Apparition (Noun)- A ghost or ghostlike image of a person.

  • SYNONYMS: ghost, phantom, spectre, spirit, wraith, shadow, presence.
  • Example: A headless apparition.

4Impalpable (Adj)- Unable to be felt by touch.

  • SYNONYMS: intangible, insubstantial, incorporeal, unable to be touched, imperceptible to the touch.
  • ExampleAn impalpable ghost.

5. Inculpate(Verb)- Accuse or blame.

  • SYNONYMS:  incriminate, implicate, involve.
  • ExampleHe blamed himself, but also inculpated his fiancée.

6. Iniquitous(Adj)- Grossly unfair and morally wrong.

  • SYNONYMS: wicked, sinful, evil, immoral, improper, dishonourable, unprincipled.
  • ExampleAn iniquitous tax.

7. Impeccable(Adj)- In accordance with the highest standards; faultless.

  • SYNONYMS: flawless, faultless, unblemished, spotless, stainless, untarnished, perfect, exemplary, ideal, model.
  • Example: He had impeccable manners.

8. Fortuitous(Adj)- Happening by chance rather than intention.

  • SYNONYMS: chance, unexpected, unanticipated, unpredictable, unforeseen, unlooked-for, serendipitous, casual, incidental, coincidental, haphazard, random, accidental, inadvertent, unintentional, unintended, unplanned, unpremeditated.
  • ExampleThe similarity between the paintings may not be simply fortuitous.

9. Inculcate(Verb)- Instil (an idea, attitude, or habit) by persistent instruction.

  • SYNONYMS: instil, implant, fix, ingrain, infuse, impress, imprint, introduce, imbue, infuse, inspire. 
  • Example: I tried to inculcate in my pupils an attitude of enquiry.

10. Fulminate (Verb)- Express vehement protest.

  • SYNONYMS: protest, rail, rage, rant, thunder, storm, declaim, inveigh, speak out, make a stand, take a stand.
  • ExampleAll fulminated against the new curriculum.

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