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.Wanton
Meaning: (of a cruel or violent action) deliberate and unprovoked
Synonym: deliberate, malicious,
Antonym: justifiable
Sentence: “sheer wanton vandalism”


2.Uncouth
Meaning: lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
Synonym: uncivilized, uncultured, uncultivated, unrefined,
Antonym: refined, cultivated, polite
Sentence: “he is unwashed, uncouth, and drunk most of the time”

3.perennial
Meaning:lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring
Synonym:everlasting, perpetual, eternal,
Antonym: ceasing, ending, halting, infrequent, intermittent, interrupted, occasional, temporary
Sentence:”his perennial distrust of the media”

4.Scarce
Meaning: (especially of food, money, or some other resource) insufficient for the demand.
Synonym: scanty, meagre, sparse
Antonym: plentiful, abundant
Sentence: “as raw materials became scarce, synthetics were developed”

5.Usurp
Meaning: take (a position of power or importance) illegally or by force.
Synonym: seize, take over, expropriate,
Antonym: release, relinquish 
Sentence: “Richard usurped the throne”

6.Sentinel
Meaning: a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch.
Synonym: guard, keeper
Sentence: “soldiers stood sentinel with their muskets”

7. Allude
Meaning: suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at, mention without discussing at length.
Synonym: refer to, suggest, hint at, imply, mention,
Antonym: announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain, spell out
Sentence: she had a way of alluding to Jean but never saying her name”

8. Specious
Meaning: superficially plausible, but actually wrong., misleading in appearance, especially misleadingly attractive
Synonym: misleading, deceptive, false, fallacious,
Antonym: candid, direct, foursquare,
Sentence: “a specious argument” 

9. Alliteration
Meaning: the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Sentence: “the alliteration of ‘sweet birds sang’”

10.Alleviate
Meaning: make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.
Synonym: reduce, ease, relieve
Antonym: aggravate
Sentence: “he couldn’t prevent her pain, only alleviate it”







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