Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CGL 2017

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. 

Meaning: A wearing down to weaken or destroy
Synonym: erosion, grinding
Antonym: building, happiness
Sentence: The difficulty was to overcome its susceptibility to attrition.

Meaning: idealistic
Synonym: dreamy, foolish, impractical
Antonym: cautious, realistic, wise
Sentence: That sounds quixotically noble, this stand for the ‘inviolability of marriage.

Meaning: entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.
Synonym: entertain, amuse, divert, delight, fascinate
Antonym: anger, annoy, bore, dull, tire, upset
Sentence: “he regaled her with a colourful account of that afternoon’s meeting”

Meaning: deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed.
Synonym: contrition, deep regret, repentance, penitence
Sentence: “they were filled with remorse and shame”

Meaning: so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
Synonym: trite, hackneyed, clichéd, platitudinous, vapid, commonplace
Antonym: original
Sentence: “songs with banal, repeated words”

Meaning: coax (someone) with kind words or flattery.
Synonym:  cajole, palaver
Antonym:  bulldoze, bully, intimidate;
Sentence: “I was blandishing her with imprudence to get her off the subject”

Meaning: done in a private place or way: done secretly
Synonym: Furtive, surreptitious, hole &corner, hugger-mugger
Sentence:  “I took a clandestine peek at the price tag on the diamond necklace”

Meaning: prolonged and tedious fuss or discussion.
Synonym: bother, commotion, trouble, rigmarole, chatter
Sentence: “mucking around with finances and all that palaver”

Meaning: (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.
Synonym: flagrant, glaring, obvious, undisguised,
Sentence: “blatant lies”

Meaning: relating to an episodic style of fiction dealing with the adventures of a rough and dishonest but appealing hero.
Synonym:  dishonest, dishonorable
Sentence: “a picaresque adventure novel”


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