Showing posts with label SSC English MAINS exam. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SSC English MAINS exam. Show all posts

Thursday, 19 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Lacklustre
Meaning: lacking in vitality, force, or conviction; uninspired or uninspiring.
Synonym: unimaginative, dull, humdrum, colourless
Antonym: inspired, brilliant
Sentence: "no excuses were made for the team's lackluster performance"

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Plaintive
Meaning: sounding sad and mournful.
Synonym: mournful, sad, wistful, doleful, pathetic, pitiful, piteous, melancholy,
Antonym: delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing, triumphant;
Sentence: "a plaintive cry"

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Callous
Meaning: showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.
Synonym: heartless, unfeeling
Antonym: kind, compassionate
Sentence: "his callous comments about the murder made me shiver"

Monday, 16 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Ruminate
Meaning: think deeply about something
Synonym: think about, contemplate, consider
Antonym: ignore, neglect, discard, disregard
Sentence: "we sat ruminating on the nature of existence"

Sunday, 15 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam

1.Vicissitude
Meaning: a change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant.
Synonym: mutation, modification, transition
Sentence: "her husband's sharp vicissitudes of fortune"

Saturday, 14 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Oblation
Meaning: a thing presented or offered to God or a god.
Synonym: religious ceremony,  Offertory,  religious offering
Usage: Neither bread nor parched corn nor fresh ears shall be eaten until the oblation is made.

Friday, 13 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Lecherous
Meaning: having or showing excessive or offensive sexual desire.
Synonym: lustful, licentious, lascivious,
Antonym: chaste, pure
Sentence: "she ignored his lecherous gaze"

Thursday, 12 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.vagabond
Meaning: a person who wanders from place to place without a home or job.
Synonym: wanderer, nomad
Usage: "he went vagabonding about the world"

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Versatile
Meaning: able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.
Synonym: flexible, all-round, multifaceted, multitalented,
Antonym: inflexible, limited
Sentence: "a versatile sewing machine"

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam

1.Accolade
Meaning: an award or privilege granted as a special honour or as an  acknowledgment  of merit.
Synonym: honour, recognition, privilege, award, gift, title
Usage: "the hotel has won numerous accolades"

Monday, 9 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Adulation
Meaning: Servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise
Synonym: applause, commendation, flattery
Antonym: abuse, criticism
Sentence:The nation, following the lead of the political leaders, joined in their adulation.

Sunday, 8 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Skulduggery
Meaning: underhand, unscrupulous, or dishonest behaviour or activities.
Synonym: trickery, swindling, fraudulence
Sentence: "a firm that investigates commercial skulduggery"

Saturday, 7 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Ostentatious
Meaning: excessively showy
Synonym: flamboyant, glitzy, razzle-dazzle
Sentence:  She wears an  ostentatious diamond ring on her little finger

Friday, 6 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Precocious
Meaning: (of a child) having developed certain abilities or inclinations at an 
earlier age than is usual or expected.
Synonym: ahead, gifted, talented,
Antonym: backward, slow
Sentence: "a precocious, solitary boy"

Thursday, 5 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1. Wily
Meaning: skilled at gaining an advantage, especially deceitfully.
Synonym: shrewd, clever, sharp, sharp-witted, astute, canny,
Antonym: naive, guileless
Sentence:"his wily opponents"

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Grapple
Meaning: fight without weapons
Synonym: clasp, clench
Sentence: “after a grapple with his conscience, he confessed to having an affair”

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Rhapsody
Meaning: a state of overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion
Synonym: cloud-nine, elatedness
Sentence:  “listening to Mozart always left him in a rhapsody that lingered for the remainder of the evening”

Monday, 2 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Interim
Meaning: the intervening time., in or for the intervening period; provisional.
Synonym: meantime, meanwhile,  interlude; interregnum
Antonym: permanent
Sentence: "an interim arrangement"

Sunday, 1 January 2017

HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

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

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Vocabulary for SSC Exams 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1. Alliteration
Meaning: the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Sentence: "the alliteration of ‘sweet birds sang’"