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.Valorize
Meaning: give or ascribe value or validity to.
Synonym: Price -fixing
Sentence: the culture valorizes the individual”

2.Lamentation
Meaning: the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.
Synonym: crying, sobbing, moaning
Sentence: “scenes of lamentation”

3.Tautology
Meaning: the saying of the same thing twice over in different words, 
generally considered to be a fault of style 
Synonym: repetition, repetitiveness 
Sentence: When the lawyer spoke to the jury, he used tautology to make the jurors aware of his point without being repetitive.

4.Sinuous
Meaning: having many curves and turns.
Synonym: windy, serpentine, curving, twisting
Antonym: straight
Sentence: “the river follows a sinuous trail through the dale”

5.Sobriquet
Meaning: a person’s nickname.
Synonym: alias, byname, cognomen, epithet
Sentence: “she was a vast and haughty person who answered to the sobriquet ‘Duchesse’”

6.Skulduggery
Meaning: underhand, unscrupulous, or dishonest behaviour or activities.
Synonym: trickery, swindling, fraudulence
Sentence: “a firm that investigates commercial skulduggery”

7.Agile
Meaning: able to move quickly and easily.
Synonym: acrobatic, dexterous, deft,
Antonym: clumsy, stiff, slow, dull
Sentence: “Ruth was as agile as a monkey”

8.Aghast
Meaning: filled with horror or shock.
Synonym: horrified, appalled, astounded, amazed, dismayed,
Antonym:  fearless, unafraid
Sentence: “she winced, aghast at his cruelty”
Sentence: “separating authentic and spurious claims”

9.Percussion
Meaning: musical instruments played by striking with the hand or with a stick or beater, or by shaking, including drums, cymbals, xylophones, gongs, bells, and rattles.
Synonym: crash, bang, smash, clash, bump
Sentence: “percussion instruments”

10.Windfall
Meaning: a large amount of money that is won or received unexpectedly.
Synonym: bonanza, jackpot,
Sentence: “members are to get an average £520 cash windfall for voting ‘yes’ to the merger”

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