vocabulary for SSC Exam

Hello, Greetings!! SSC CGL Pre 2017 will commence in the month of June/July 2017. In order to help and guide all of you, we're going to post VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU NEWSPAPER. In all the competitive exams, Vocabulary questions are asked from newspapers. 

1.Puerile
Meaning: childishly silly and immature.
Synonym: adolescent, babyish, immature, infantile, jejune, juvenile,
Antonym:  experienced, knowing, smart, sophisticated, worldly, worldly-wise
Sentence: "a puerile argument"

2.Chicanery
Meaning: the use of deception or subterfuge to achieve one's purpose.
Synonym: trickery, deception, deceit,
Sentence: "storylines packed with political chicanery"

3.Charlatan
Meaning: a person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill.
Synonym: quack, mountebank, sham, fraud, fake
Sentence: "a self-confessed con artist and charlatan"

4.Tactic
Meaning: the means or procedure for doing something
Synonyms: approach, manner
Sentence: used dishonest tactics to win election to the town council

5.Rebuff
Meaning: treatment that is deliberately unfriendly
Synonyms: brush-off, repulse
Sentence: took her rebuff in stride, and still greeted her cousin with a friendly smile the next time they met

6.Extricate
Meaning: to free or remove
Synonyms: disentangle, disencumber
Sentence: They extricated the tractor from the mud.

7.Riposte
Meaning: a quick and clever reply
Synonym: comeback, repartee, retort
Sentence: he's known for having a brilliant riposte to nearly any insult

8.Petulant
Meaning: (of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered
Synonym:  short-tempered, peevish,
Antonym:  affable, companionable, cordial, extroverted
Sentence: "he was moody and petulant"

9.Vacillation
Meaning: fluctuation
Synonym: hesitation, doubt, indecision
Antonym: certainty, sure
Sentence: I vacillate between the red truck and the blue one

10.Incendiary
Meaning: Causing trouble,
Synonym: inflammatory, dangerous
Antonym: loyal, peacemaking
Sentence: His team continued to clear the building and toss flares into corners as they sought out any living insurgents or incendiary devices.


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