Daily Vocabulary Update: 07-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: “Always, end the day with a Positive Thought, no matter how hard things were. Tomorrow’s a fresh Opportunity to make it Better.”


Daily Vocabulary Update-

1. Moron(Noun)- A stupid person.

  • SYNONYMS: idiot, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, simpleton, clod.
  • ExampleWe can’t let these thoughtless morons get away with mindless vandalism every weekend.

2.Eclectic(Adj)- Deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources.

  • SYNONYMS: wide-ranging, wide, broad, broad-ranging, broad-based, extensive, comprehensive, encyclopedic, general, universal, varied, diverse, diversified, Catholic, liberal, cross-disciplinary, interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary, all-embracing, non-exclusive, inclusive, indiscriminate, many-sided, multifaceted, multifarious, heterogeneous, miscellaneous, assorted.
  • Example: Universities offering an eclectic mix of courses.

3.Sedulous (Adj)- (of a person or action) showing dedication and diligence.

  • SYNONYMS: diligent, careful, meticulous, thorough, assiduous, attentive, industrious, laborious, hard-working, conscientious, ultra-careful, punctilious, scrupulous, painstaking, searching, close, elaborate, minute, studious, rigorous, particular.
  • Example: He watched himself with the most sedulous care.

4.Rhapsody(Noun)- An effusively enthusiastic or ecstatic expression of feeling.

  • SYNONYMS: elation, euphoria, exultation, exaltation, joy, happiness, delight, joyousness, jubilation, rapture, ecstasy, bliss.
  • Example: Rhapsodies of praise.

5.Bibliophile(Noun)- A person who collects or has a great love of books.

  • SYNONYMS: book lover.
  • ExampleBeing a bibliophile of non-fiction books has also led me to a worrying conclusion.

6. Aversion(Noun)- A strong dislike or disinclination.

  • SYNONYMS: dislike of, distaste for, disinclination, abhorrence, hatred, hate, loathing, detestation, odium, antipathy, hostility.
  • ExampleThey made plain their aversion to the use of force.

7.  Dwindle(Verb)- Diminish gradually in size, amount, or strength.

  • SYNONYMS:  diminish, decrease, reduce, get smaller, become smaller, grow smaller, become less, grow less, lessen, wane, contract, shrink, fall off, taper off, tail off, drop, fall, go down, sink, slump, plummet, decline, degenerate, deteriorate, fail, ebb, wane, sink, slip, slide, go downhill, go to rack and ruin, decay, wither, fade, fade away.
  • Example: Traffic has dwindled to a trickle.

8. Indomitable(Adj)- Impossible to subdue or defeat.

  • SYNONYMS: invincible, unconquerable, unbeatable, unassailable, impregnable, invulnerable, unsurpassable, unshakeable.
  • ExampleShe is a woman of indomitable spirit.

9. Confluence(Noun)- The junction of two rivers, especially rivers of approximately equal width

  • SYNONYMS: convergence, meeting, junction, joining, conflux, Watersmeet.
  • ExampleFarther down the Tigris at its confluence with the Euphrates.

10.Colloquial(Adj)- (of language) used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or literary.

  • SYNONYMS: informal, conversational, everyday, casual, non-literary.
  • ExampleThis is the origin of the colloquial use of ‘coconut’ to refer to one’s head.

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