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Daily Vocabulary 13th September, 2017

Saurabh Sir, Published On:13-Sep-2017

 

 

 

Deficit ( Noun)  

 

 

Synonyms

Shortfall, Deficiency, Shortage, Undersupply, slippage;

indebtedness, debt, arrears,

minus amount, negative amount, loss


Deficit  

  • The Word Deficit refers to  short fall in things, income, liabilities etc.

  • Singular Noun : Deficit

  • Plural Noun : Deficits

  • For instance - The Indian government is facing a deficit of $ 5 billion.

  • Words related to Deficit -

    • Deficiency  ( Noun)

    • Deficits

    • Deficient - ( Adjective)

Antonyms

Surplus Profit


Etymology & Origin

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Hindi meaning of  “Deficit”


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Examples with Sentences




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According to RBI States' fiscal deficit soars to Rs 4.93 trillion in FY16.




Stumble ( Verb)


Synonyms

Stagger, lurch, lumber, blunder, reel, flounder, bumble,  shamble, hobble, wobble, move clumsily,  totter, teeter, dodder, Sprauchle, trip, trip over, trip up,lose one's balance, lose/miss one's footing, founder, slip, pitch


Stumble  

  • The word “stumble” refers to lose one’s balance.

  • It is a verb.

  • Related words -

    • Stumbled ( Past tense)

    • Stumbled ( past participle)  

  • For Instance - Manoj stumbled on a table and fell heavily.


Antonyms

Fix

Straighten

Continue

Correct

Lose

Overlook


Etymology & Origin

  • The word originated in 18th century from a word “ Stammer”


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Hindi meaning of  “Stumble”


 

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Examples with Sentences


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Jerry stumbled over something on the floor.

Important Questions from today’s vocab -


Q- Which of the following is the synonym for the word given in bold Deficit ?

  1. Abundance

  2. Surplus

  3. Profit

  4. Arrears

  5. None of these

Q- Which of the following is the Antonym for the word given in bold Stumbled?

  1. Flounder

  2. Straighten

  3. Teeter

  4. Trip over

  5. None of these



Answers

  1. D

  2. B






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