HINDU Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CHSL Exams 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Errant
Meaning: wrong ,deviant
Synonym: erratic, stray
Antonym: normal,
Sentence:I saw an errant man shouting at his daughter for skipping office


2.Attrition
Meaning: A wearing down to weaken or destroy
Synonym: erosion, grinding
Antonym: building, happiness
Sentence:The difficulty was to overcome its susceptibility to attrition.

3.Terrestrial
Meaning: on or relating to the earth.
Synonym: earthly, worldly, mundane, earthbound
Antonym: cosmic, heavenly
Sentence: “increased ultraviolet radiation may disrupt terrestrial ecosystems”

4.Resuscitate
Meaning: revive (someone) from unconsciousness or apparent death.
Synonym: revive, resurrect, restore, regenerate, revitalise
Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Sentence: “an ambulance crew tried to resuscitate him”

5. Erudite
Meaning: Well- educated
Synonym: literate, scholarly
Antonym: uneducated, ignorant
Sentence:As to what India derived from Greece there has been a good deal of erudite debate.

6. Perfunctory
Meaning: (of an action) carried out without real interest, feeling, or effort.
Synonym: cursory, desultory
Antonym: careful, thorough
Sentence: “he gave a perfunctory nod”

7. Pensive
Meaning: engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.
Synonym: thoughtful, thinking, reflective
Antonym: unreflective
Sentence: “a pensive mood”

8. Aloof
Meaning: not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant.
Synonym: distant, detached, unresponsive, remote,
Antonym: familiar, friendly
Sentence: “they were courteous but faintly aloof

9. Aloft
Meaning: up in or into the air; overhead.
Synonym: into the sky, skyward, on high, heavenward
Antonym:down
Sentence:”the congregation sways, hands aloft”

10.Reprimand
Meaning: a formal expression of disapproval.
Synonym: admonition, reproach, reproval, scolding
Sentence: “the golfer received a reprimand for a breach of rules”


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