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.
The pizza was so incredibly lousy that she wouldn’t even give it to her worst enemy.
Meaning: mocking and ridiculing
Synonyms: cheeky, scornful
Antonyms: polite, respectful
Example: The bully let out a derisive laugh when mocking his classmate’s nerdy glasses.
Meaning: to make someone or something look more attractive or impressive
Synonyms: adorn, beautify
Antonyms: deface, spoil
Example: The museum will put finishing touches on new exhibits and gussy up old ones in time for the grand reopening.
Meaning: Uncertainty; doubt
Synonyms: Confused, Suspicious
Antonyms: Assurance, Belief
Example: The incertitude of his position in life caused him to postpone his marriage.
COGNIZANCE(noun) हस्तक्षेप, संज्ञान
Meaning: To take notice of and consider something, especially when judging
Synonyms: Awareness, Familiarity
Antonyms: Unfamiliar, Ignorance
Example: The lawyer asked the jury to take cognizance of the defendant’s generosity in giving to charity.
Meaning: To make someone unhappy and angry
Synonyms: Offend, Hurt
Antonyms: Please, Praise
Example: They were aggrieved by the continued chiefly control over land.
Meaning: to secure tightly
Synonyms: bind, band
Antonyms: unbind, untie
Example: Police said the couple had been trussed up and robbed before being shot.
VOLITANT(adjective)तेजी से उड़ना
Meaning: flying or moving about rapidly
Synonyms: floating, soaring
Antonyms: slow, grounded
Example: Volitant birds have taken over the beach and quickly fly about the area looking for food.
PLUNK(verb)लापरवाही से नीचे रखना
Meaning: to put something down heavily and carelessly
Synonyms: drop, dump
Antonyms: glob, incline
Example: After a long day at work, the exhausted mechanic plunked himself down on the couch and began flipping through the channels.