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. 

1.Resuscitate
Meaning: revive (someone) from unconsciousness or apparent death.
Synonym: revive, resurrect, restore, regenerate, revitalize
Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Sentence: “an ambulance crew tried to resuscitate him”


2.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.

3. Prudent
Meaning: Careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
Synonym: wise, sensible, reasonable
Antonym: careless, indiscreet, inattentive
Sentence:”That sacrifice may also be a prudent action,” observed Madeleine.

4. Epiphany
Meaning: A moment of sudden understanding or revelation 
Synonym: Flash, oracle
Antonym: Confusion, Secret
Sentence:In the first grade, I experienced an epiphany that girls were always treated differently than boys.

5. Reminiscent
Meaning: Suggestive of something in the past
Synonym: Evocative, redolent
Antonym: forgetful, oblivious
Sentence:Cannot forbear to close on this reminiscent literary note.

6. Allure
Meaning: the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating.
Synonym: attraction, lure, draw, pull, appeal, glamour
Sentence: people for whom gold holds no allure”

7.Sordid
Meaning: involving immoral or dishonourable actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt., dirty or squalid.
Synonym: sleazy, seedy, seamy, unsavoury,
Antonym: immaculate, high-minded, respectable
Sentence: “the story paints a sordid picture of bribes and scams”
8.Tempest
Meaning:a violent windy storm.
Synonym:storm, gale, squall, superstorm,
Sentence:”a raging tempest”

9.Tenuous
Meaning: very weak or slight.
Synonym: slight, insubstantial, flimsy, negligible,
Antonym: convincing, substantial, strong
Sentence: “the tenuous link between interest rates and investment”

10.Terrestrial
Meaning: on or relating to the earth.
Synonym: earthly, worldly, mundane, earthbound
Antonym: cosmic, heavenly
Sentence: “increased ultraviolet radiation may disrupt terrestrial ecosystems”

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