HINDU Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CHSL Exams 2016

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



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

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

4.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.

5.Blasphemous
Meaning: sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane.
Synonym: irreligious, irreverent, impious, ungodly,
Antonym: reverent
Sentence: “blasphemous and heretical talk”

6.Besiege
Meaning: surround (a place) with armed forces in order to capture it or force its surrender.
Synonym: beleaguer, blockade, surround
Antonym: release, relieve, reprieve; comfort, console,
Sentence: “she spent the whole day besieged by newsmen”

7. Slander
Meaning: the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a 
person’s reputation.
Synonym: besmirch, tarnish, taint, misrepresent
Sentence: “he is suing the TV company for slander”

8. Ameliorate
Meaning: make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.
Synonym: improve, amend, better, enhance, enrich
Antonym: damage, endamage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, spoil, tarnish, vitiate
Sentence: “the reform did much to ameliorate living standards

9.Laconic
Meaning: (of a person, speech, or style of writing) using very few words.
Synonym: brief, concise, terse, succinct, short, economical,
Antonym: verbose, long-winded, loquacious
Sentence: “his laconic reply suggested a lack of interest in the topic”

10.Punitive
Meaning: inflicting or intended as punishment.
Synonym: penal, disciplinary, corrective, 
Antonym: exonerating, condoning, pardoning
Sentence: “he called for punitive measures against the Eastern bloc”


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