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Daily Vocabulary: 27th July 2019

Vocabulary is the base of English writing and speaking that creates an authentic and expressive aura around the person that puts this into practice. This vocabulary is prepared for SSC aspirants from The Hindu Editorial keeping the focus on the upcoming SSC exams These words are influencing and will help you with all sorts of exams and interviews. “The pen is mightier than the sword” this statement justifies our intention. One can make their presence effective, change the course of a conversation or stand out in the crowd just by using the right set of words. “Isn’t it what you would want for the GD and Interview round?” From all the examination point of view, vocabulary is something that is going to help you with every step. We hope this article serves the purpose of strengthening your Basic English. Keep learning.


PURLOIN (verb) चुराना
Meaning: steal (something).
Synonyms: loot, pilfer, steal, embezzle.
Antonyms: bestow, contribute, donate, purchase.
Usage: Sometimes it’s impossible to not purloin an excerpt from another person’s blog.

 
GLOAT (Verb)आनंदित होना
Meaning: dwell on one’s own success or another’s misfortune with smugness or malignant pleasure.
Synonyms: exult, rejoice, relish
Antonyms: commiserate, sympathize
Usage: If you are the winner of a contest, you should not gloat and make your competitors feel inferior.
TIZZY(noun)घबराहट
Meaning: a state of nervous excitement or agitation.
Synonyms: acrimony, animosity, annoyance, chagrin.
Antonyms: calm, calmness, delight, ease
Usage: Her mother was in a tizzy over Liz’s divorce.



REPROBATE (noun) नीच
Meaning: an unprincipled person.
Synonyms: rogue, scoundrel, villain, wretch.
Antonyms: upright, virtuous, principled, righteous
Usage: Although the old man pretended to be a reprobate in public, in private he did a lot of good deeds for the homeless.


REDACT (verb) संपादित करना
Meaning: edit (text) for publication.
Synonyms: correct, rectify, repair, fix.
Antonyms: befoul, deteriorate, diminish, hinder.
Usage: Some of the conclusions in the report have been redacted.

DOWNTRODDEN (adjective) लताड़ा हुआ
Meaning: Oppressed or treated badly by people in power.
Synonyms: persecuted, exploited, repressed, tyrannized.
Antonyms: protected, respected, guarded, favored.
Usage: His claim to be a representative of the downtrodden masses is, of course, completely bogus.


RAVENOUS (adjective) अति पेटू
Meaning: (of hunger or need) very great; voracious.
Synonyms: insatiable, greedy, gluttonous, edacious.
Antonyms: content, sated, satiated, satisfied.
Usage: No matter what type of stressful situation I’m facing, my body responds by eating everything in sight because of my ravenous appetite.

INCONCEIVABLE(adjective) अचिंतनीय
Meaning: not capable of being imagined or grasped mentally; unbelievable.
Synonyms: implausible, improbable, incredible, incogitable.
Antonyms: plausible, reasonable, tenable, conceivable.
Usage: When I looked at my outrageous hospital bill, I blinked at the inconceivable amount.
DILATORY (adjective) धीमा
Meaning: slow to act
Synonyms: sluggish, slothful, lax, slack.
Antonyms: fast, prompt, brisk, quick.
Usage: They were dilatory in providing the researchers with information.
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