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

2.Altercation
Meaning:  a noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public.
Synonym: argument, quarrel, squabble, fight,
Sentence:”I had an altercation with the ticket collector”

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

4.Laggard
Meaning: a person who makes slow progress and falls behind others.
Synonym: straggler, loiterer, lingerer, dawdler
Sentence:”staff were under enormous pressure and there was no time for laggards”

5.Perfidious
Meaning: deceitful and untrustworthy.
Synonym: treacherous, duplicitous, deceitful, disloyal, faithless, unfaithful, traitorous
Antonym: faithful, loyal
Sentence: “a perfidious lover”

6.Revulsion
Meaning: a sense of disgust and loathing.
Synonym: disgust, repulsion, abhorrence,
Sentence:”news of the attack will be met with sorrow and revulsion”

7.Eulogize
Meaning: praise highly in speech or writing.
Synonym: acclaim, extol;
Antonym: criticize
Sentence: “he was eulogized as a rock star”

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

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

10.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.
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