Daily Vocabulary Update: 03-Mar-2018

Dear Readers of Daily Vocabulary Update

As we know that all competitive exams whether it is Banking or SSC or any other exam, 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: “Do what is Right, not what is Easy.” 


Daily Vocabulary Update-

1. Allies(Noun)-  A person or organization that cooperates with or helps another in a particular activity.

  • SYNONYMS: associate, colleague, friend, confederate, partner, supporter, accomplice, helper, accessory, abetter.
  • Example: He was forced to dismiss his closest political ally.

2. Affirmations(Noun)- Emotional support or encouragement.

  • SYNONYMS: assertion, declaration, statement, proclamation, pronouncement, attestation, assurance, confirmation, ratification, endorsement, defence.
  • Example: Readers might be looking for entertainment, information, affirmation or help.

3. Envisaged(Verb)- Contemplate or conceive of as a possibility or a desirable future event.

  • SYNONYMS: foresee, predict, forecast, foretell, anticipate, expect, think likely, envision, imagine, contemplate, visualize, envision, picture, see in one’s mind’s eye.
  • ExampleThe Rome Treaty envisaged free movement across frontiers.

4. Forge(Verb) Make or shape (a metal object) by heating it in a fire or furnace and hammering it.

  • SYNONYMS: hammer out, beat into shape, found, cast, mould, model.
  • ExampleHe forged a great suit of black armour.

5. Caucus(Noun)- A conference of members of a legislative body who belong to a particular party or faction.

  • SYNONYMSparliamentary party.
  • ExampleIf the caucus decides that’s the way to go, or not to go, it’s a majority decision.

6. Parley(Noun)- A conference between opposing sides in a dispute, especially a discussion of terms for an armistice.

  • SYNONYMS: negotiation, talk, talks, meeting, conference, summit, discussion, dialogue, conclave, consultation, deliberation, colloquy
  • ExampleA parley is in progress and the invaders may withdraw

7. Rage(Noun)- Violent uncontrollable anger.

  • SYNONYMS: temper, fit of anger, fit of fury, fit of rage, fit of temper, fit of bad temper, fit of ill temper, towering rage, bad temper, pet, fit of pique, tantrum, fury, frenzy of anger, frenzy of rage, rampage, paroxysm of anger, paroxysm of rage, passion, bad mood, mood.
  • Example: He flew into a rage.

8.  Erode(Verb)- (of wind, water, or other natural agents) gradually wear away (soil, rock, or land).

  • SYNONYMS: abrade, scour, scratch, scrape, rasp, rub away, rub down, grind away, fret, waste away, wash away, crumble, crumble away, wear down.
  • Example: The cliffs on this coast have been eroded by the sea.

9. Shabby(Adj)- In poor condition through long use or lack of care.

  • SYNONYMS: run down, down at heel, scruffy, uncared-for, neglected, dilapidated, in disrepair, ramshackle, tumbledown, scruffy, well worn, worn, old, worn out, threadbare, moth-eaten, mangy, ragged, frayed, tattered, battered, decrepit, having seen better days, falling apart at the seams.
  • ExampleThey were in shabby condition, having fallen into disrepair.

10. Fragile(Adj)- (of an object) easily broken or damaged.

  • SYNONYMS: breakable, easily broken, brittle, frangible, smashable, splintery, flimsy, weak, frail, insubstantial, delicate, dainty, fine.
  • ExampleFragile items such as glass and China.

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