HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CHSL 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Tussle: a vigorous struggle or scuffle, typically in order to obtain or achieve something.
Synonym: scuffle, fight, struggle
Usage:”there was a tussle for the ball”

2.Colloquial: (of language) used in ordinary or familiar conversation; not formal or literary.
Synonym: informal, conversational, everyday, casual
Usage: a colloquial essay on what makes a marriage successful

3.Nullify: make legally null and void; invalidate.
Synonym: annul,
Usage: “judges were unwilling to nullify government decisions”

4.Cognate: (of a word) having the same linguistic derivation as another (e.g. English father, German Vater, Latin pater ), related; connected.
Synonym: interconnected, linked, coupled
Usage: “cognate subjects such as physics and chemistry”

5.Aficionado: a person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about an activity, subject, or pastime.
Synonym: connoisseur, expert
Usage: “a crossword aficionado”

6.Assiduous: showing great care, attention, and effort
Synonym: active, busy, bustling, diligent,
Usage: The project required some assiduous planning.

7.Affinity: a natural liking for and understanding of someone or something.
Synonym: empathy, rapport, sympathy, accord, harmony
Usage: “he had a special affinity with horses”

8.Whimsical: playfully quaint or fanciful, especially in an appealing and amusing way.
Synonym: fanciful, playful, mischievous,
Usage: “a whimsical sense of humour”

9.Connotation: an idea or feeling which a word invokes for a person in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
Synonym: overtone, undertone, undercurrent, implication
Usage: “the word ‘discipline’ has unhappy connotations of punishment and repression”

10.Conglomerate: a thing consisting of a number of different and distinct parts or items that are grouped together
Synonym: mix, combination, mingling,
Usage: “the Earth is a specialized conglomerate of organisms”

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