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.
Synonym: Shortly, summarily
Antonym: permanently, verbosely
Sentence: Please state your case as succinctly as possible.
Synonym: cruel. unforgiving
Antonym: kind, remorseful
Sentence: Clinton accused congressional Republicans of “implacable hostility”.
Meaning: not being what it purports to be; false or fake.
Synonym: specious, false, counterfeit, fraudulent
Antonym: authentic, genuine, real
Meaning:(of a person’s voice or other sound) imposingly deep and full.
Synonym: deep, clear, mellow, mellifluous, melodious, full-toned,
Antonym: serene, soothing, tranquil;
Sentence:”he read aloud with a sonorous and musical voice”
Meaning: characterized by pretentious or showy display; designed to impress.
Synonym: showy, pretentious, conspicuous, obtrusive,
Antonym: plain, unobtrusive, restrained, modest
Sentence:”a simple design that is glamorous without being ostentatious”
Meaning: ask for or try to obtain (something) from someone, accost
someone and offer one’s or someone else’s services as a prostitute.
Synonym: request, apply for, put in for, seek, beg, plead for,
Antonym: forewarn, ward (off), warn; drive (away or off), repulse, turn away
Sentence: “he called a meeting to solicit their views”
“although prostitution was not itself an offence, soliciting was”
Synonym: attraction, charm, glamor
Sentence: They allure and baffle us, as the smile on the lips of the Mona Lisa.
Meaning: Very Drunk
Synonym: Buzzed, drunk
Antonym: Sober, straight
Sentence: I had traveling money and got besotted in the bar downstairs
Meaning: having many curves and turns.
Synonym: windy, serpentine, curving, twisting
Sentence: “the river follows a sinuous trail through the dale”
Meaning: a noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public.
Synonym: argument, quarrel, squabble, fight,
Sentence:”I had an altercation with the ticket collector”