Weekly Vocabulary Dose Part-6

Vocabulary, Careerneeti, English Study Notes for Competitive exams like SSC, IBPS, SBI, LIC, RRB, RBI, PSU etc

Weekly Vocabulary Dose part-6 for competitive exams like SSC, IBPS, RRB, RBI,  SBI, LIC, etc

  • Regale: to give pleasure or amusement to; to feast oneself

    • Sentence Example: He regaled her with a colorful account of that afternoon's meeting.

    • Synonyms: banquet, dinner, feast, feed, spread

    • Antonyms: drain, enervate, exhaust, fatigue, tire, wear, wear out, weary

  • Darling: a dearly loved person; favorite

    • Sentence Example: He's such a darling.

    • Synonyms: beloved, cherished, dear, fair-haired, favored, favorite, fond, loved, pet, precious, special, sweet, white-headed

    • Antonyms: abhorred, abominated, despised, detested, disdained, disfavored, disliked, execrated, hated, loathed, unfavorite

  • Incipient: beginning to come into being or to become apparent

    • Sentence Example: Instead, energy prices are a prime incipient consequence of global reflation.

    • Synonyms: aborning, budding, inceptive, inchoate, nascent

    • Antonyms: adult, full-blown, full-fledged, mature, ripe, ripened

  • Footle: to talk or act foolishly; to waste time

    • Sentence Example: Allow one honest sentence to emerge from all this feeble, formulaic footling.

    • Synonyms: bum, chill, dally, dawdle, dillydally, drone, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), hang about [British], idle, kick around, kick back, laze, lazy, loaf, loll, lounge, veg out

    • Antonyms: drudge, grind, grub, hump, hustle, labor, moil, peg, plod, plow, plug, slave, sweat, toil, travail, work

  • Stratagem: an artifice or trick in war for deceiving and outwitting the enemy; a cleverly contrived trick or scheme for gaining an end; skill in ruses or trickery

    • Sentence Example: Government should use civilized stratagems to arrest those who fall short of the law.

    • Synonyms: artifice, device, dodge, fetch, flimflam, gambit, gimmick, jig, juggle, knack, play, ploy, ruse, scheme, shenanigan, sleight, trick, wile

    • Antonyms: honor; truth; honesty; truthfulness; artlessness; inactivity

  • Muse: to become absorbed in thought; to think about something carefully and thoroughly; wonder; marvel; to think or say (something) in a thoughtful way

    • Sentence Example: In ancient Greek mythology, Muses were goddesses of science and art who inspired creative endeavors.

    • Synonyms: bard, minstrel, poet, poetaster, rhymester (also rimester), versifier

    • Antonyms: ignore; neglect; dismiss; roam

  • Links: sandhills especially along the seashore; golf course

    • Sentence Example: The game of golf originated on the sandy hills of Scotland on a type of terrain known as links or linksland. 

    • Synonyms: bologna, frank, frankfurter, hot dog, kielbasa, knockwurst (also knackwurst), liver sausage (also liver pudding), liverwurst, pepperoni, salami, Vienna sausage, weenie, wiener (also Weiner), wienerwurst

    • Antonyms: detaching, disengaging, parting, separation, binding, unfastening, unfettering, untying (or untieing), emancipation, freedom, liberation, release


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