HINDU Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CHSL Exams 2016

 vocabulary for SSC Exam
1. Tactile
Mean :
pertaining to the sense of touch
Ex : Blind
people use their tactile sense to read Braille.
Syn :
Haptic; Palpable; Tactual; Tangible

2. Temperate
Mean :
moderate, self-restrained
Ex : The
region around the Mediterranean sea is a temperate zone.
Syn :
Abstemious; Abstinent
Ant : Drunk;
Inebriated; Uncontrolled
3. Veracity
Mean :
truthfulness, honest, accuracy
Ex : The
veracity of his statement remains to be established.
Syn :
Candor; Genuineness; Trustworthiness
Ant :
Deceit; Deviousness; Evasion
4. Vex
Mean : to
annoy or irritate
Ex : Don’t
vex me with so many silly questions.
Syn :
Bother; Irk; Irritate
Ant :
Appease; Assuage; Comfort; Soothe
5. Jocose
Mean : full
of jokes, wit, jocular, humorous
Ex : His
jocose manner managed to lighten the atmosphere a little, but many people
thought it
unsuitable for such a solemn occasion.
Syn :
Comical; Facetious; Farcical; Ridiculous
Ant : Grave;
Morose; Serious; Solemn
6. Laconic
Mean : very
brief and to the point
Ex : A
laconic reply is least expected of a salesman.
Syn : Curt;
Succinct; Terse
Ant :
Garrulous; Loquacious; Verbose
7. Melancholy
Mean : a
gloomy, sorrowful state of mind
Ex : Ecstasy
and melancholy are part of life.
Syn : Dejected;
Depressed; Dispirited
Ant :
Delight; Ecstasy
8. Motility
Mean :
ability to move spontaneously
Ex :
Motility of spores is so remarkable that they can travel for miles before
taking rest.
Syn :
Ant :
Stagnation; Stasis
9. Fortuitous
Mean : Happening
by accident or chance
Ex : The
collapse of its rivals brought fortuitous gains to the company.
Syn :
impromptu; improvised; impulsive; incidental
Ant :
Determined; Directed; Focused; Goal-Oriented; Guided; Motivated; Planned;
Pointed; Purposeful; Resolute
10. Gauche
Mean :
Lacking social polish; tactless
Ex :
“The excellent manners followed by the rich always make me feel
Syn : Gawky;
Graceless; Uncouth; Uncultivated; Uncultured
Ant :
Adroit; Agile; Coordinated; Dexterous; Graceful; Sophisticated


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