Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CGL 2017

Vocabulary for SSC CGL
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.Chastise
Meaning: to criticize (someone) harshly for doing something wrong
Synonyms: punish, correct
Sentence: chastised his son for neglecting his studies


2.Stochastic
Meaning: involving a random variable
Synonyms: probability
Sentence: a stochastic process

3.Abdicate
Meaning: to leave the position of being a king or queen
Synonyms: resign, retire
Sentence: “in 1918 Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated as German emperor”

4.Repechage
Meaning: a trial heat (as in rowing) in which first-round losers are given another chance to qualify for the semifinals
Sentence: The British would now have to row and win in a repechage the next day if they were to be one of the final six boats in the medal race.

5.Solipsism
Meaning: a theory in philosophy that your own existence is the only thing that is real or that can be known
Synonyms: egoistic, self-absorbed
Sentence: regards today’s young people as solipsistic slackers who have no knowledge of or interest in the world at large”

6.Filial
Meaning: of or relating to a son or daughter: appropriate for a son or daughter
Synonyms: obedient
Sentence: filial obedience

7.Trenchant
Meaning: very strong, clear, and effective
Synonyms: edgy, stropped
Sentence: a writer with a trenchant wit

8.Squally
Meaning: marked by wet and windy conditions
Synonyms: bleak, dirty
Sentence: be careful driving in this squally weather

9.Myriad
Meaning: a very large number of things
Synonyms: plenty, enormous
Sentence: There is a myriad of possibilities.

10.Chastity
Meaning: the state or practice of refraining from extramarital
Synonyms: pure, clean
Sentence: The vows of chastity

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