Important Vocabulary For DSSSB Exam: 22nd May 2018

Important Vocabulary For Teaching Exam
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)  Bugbear (noun)
Meaning: A cause of obsessive fear, anxiety, or irritation,
Synonyms: Hate, bane, irritant, irritation, dislike, anathema
Antonyms: Delight, joy, pleasure
(2)  Offload (verb)
Meaning: Rid oneself of (something) by selling or passing it on to someone else/relieve oneself of (a problem or worry) by talking to someone else/unload (a cargo),
Synonyms: Transfer, shift, jettison, unload, disburden
Antonyms: Load, encumbrance, take on
(3) Lucrative (adjective)
Meaning: producing a great deal of profit,
Synonyms: profitable, profit-making, gainful, remunerative, moneymaking
Antonyms: unprofitable, aimless, delusive, ineffective, unavailing
(4)  Unveil (verb)
Meaning:  show or announce publicly for the first time/remove a veil or covering from, in particular uncover (a new monument or work of art) as part of a public ceremony,
Synonyms: reveal, present, disclose, divulge, exhibit, demonstrate
Antonyms: camouflage, disguise, becloud
(5) Cumulative (adjective)
Meaning: increasing or increased in quantity, degree, or force by successive additions,
Synonyms: increasing, accumulative, accumulating, growing, progressive
Antonyms: subtractive, distributive, regressive
Example: The student’s cumulative grade for four years of high school is eighty-nine.
(6)  Enthuse (verb)
Meaning: express eager enjoyment, interest, or approval regarding something/make (someone) interested and eagerly appreciative,
Synonyms: exite, arouse, moivate, inspire, stimulate
Antonyms: annoy, be still, deplete, excavate, dispirit
(7) Whittle down (phrasal verb)
Meaning: to reduce the number of people or things, or the size of something,
Synonyms: reduce, cut down, decrease, diminish, curtail, abbreviate
Antonyms: increase, lengthen, expand, maximize, augment, escalate
(8)   Set the ball rolling (phrase)
Meaning: To set something, often a process, in motion; to begin,
Synonyms: make a start, set at ease, break the ice, lead off, make the first move
Antonyms: hinder, obstruct, block, prevent, restrain, hamper
(9) hopes one’s hopes on (phrase) 
Meaning: rely heavily on,
Synonyms: rely on, count on, depend on, place reliance on, trust,
Antonyms: distrust, doubt, suspect, surmise
(10) In principle (phrase Verb)
Meaning: as a general idea or plan, although the details are not yet established,
Synonyms: in general, on balance, generally, in essence, ideally, appropriate
Antonyms: unsuitable, improper, unsustainable, incompatible

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