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.Ploy
Meaning: a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end
Synonyms: artifice, gimmick
Sentence: asking me to take her shopping turned out to be a ploy to get me to the surprise party


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

3.Preposterous
Meaning: contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous.
Synonym: absurd, ridiculous, foolish, stupid, ludicrous
Antonym: reasonable, sensible
Sentence: “a preposterous suggestion”

4.Prerogative
Meaning: a right or privilege exclusive to a particular individual or class.
Synonym: entitlement, right, privilege, advantage
Sentence: “in some countries, higher education is predominantly the prerogative of the rich”

5.Gibe
Meaning: to utter taunting words
Synonyms: jibes, sneer
Sentence: “teammates gibing each other when one fouls up an important play”

6.Supplant
Meaning: supersede and replace.
Synonyms: supersede, override
Sentence: “domestic production has been supplanted by imports and jobs have been lost”

7.Testament
Meaning: a person’s will, especially the part relating to personal property.
Synonyms: attestation, corroboration
Sentence: “father’s will and testament”

8.Disgruntled
Meaning: angry or dissatisfied.
Synonyms: aggrieved, resentful
Sentence: “judges receive letters from disgruntled members of the public”

9.Status quo
Meaning: the existing state
Synonyms: normalcy
Sentence: seeks to preserve the status quo

10.Rejuvenate
Meaning: make (someone or something) look or feel better, younger, or more vital.
Synonym: revive, revitalize, renew, regenerate, restore, 
Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Sentence: “a bid to rejuvenate the town centre”

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