Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CGL 2017

Hindu Newspaper 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.Colloquy
Meaning: A conversation especially a formal one
Synonym: parley, conference, clambake
Antonym: quiet, silence
Sentence: They could scarcely have spoken a hundred words before their colloquy was at an end.

2.Sporadic
Meaning: on and off
Synonym: occasional, irregular
Antonym: common, constant, frequent
Sentence: At first resistance to Western encroachment was sporadic and uncoordinated.

3. Austere
Meaning: severe in manner
Synonym: exacting, formal, cold
Antonym: flexible, bland, calm
Sentence: Quickly the light died out of his face, leaving it stern and austere.

4. Apostate
Meaning: Traitor
Synonym: Backslider, defector, deserter
Antonym: adherent, loyalist, faithful
Sentence: after fifty years as an apostate he returned to the faith

5. Vacillation
Meaning: fluctuation
Synonym: hesitation, doubt, indecision
Antonym: certainty, sure
Sentence: I vacillate between the red truck and the blue one

6.Incendiary
Meaning: Causing trouble,
Synonym: inflammatory, dangerous
Antonym: loyal, peacemaking
Sentence: His team continued to clear the building and toss flares into corners as they sought out any living insurgents or incendiary devices.

7. Pliability
Meaning: Adaptability of mind or character
Synonym: flexible, ductile, elastic
Antonym: not flexible, hard
Sentence:”he was valued for his reliability and pliability”

8. Enormity
Meaning: Horribleness
Synonym: depravity, evil
Antonym: delight, esteem
Sentence: He turned over and closed his eyes as if to reflect on its enormity.

9. Alms
Meaning: Money or goods contributed to the poor
Synonym: dole, donation, assistance
Antonym: hindrance, injury
Sentence: She stopped, gave him an alms and then continued on her way.
10.Espouse
Meaning: support
Synonym: adopt, maintain, defend
Antonym: attack, reject
Sentence: He was an optimist or he never would have espoused the American cause.

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