HINDU Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CHSL Exams 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Quackery
Meaning: the methods and treatments used by unskillful doctors or by people who pretend to be doctors
Synonym: Charlatanry
Sentence: “His cure was nothing but quackery.”


2.Vicissitude
Meaning:. the quality or state of being changeable
Synonym: beatitude, correctitude, decrepitude
Sentence: “What made you want to look up vicissitude?”

3.Acquiesce
Meaning: to accept, agree, or allow something to happen by staying silent or by not arguing
Synonym:assent,consent
Sentence: “They demanded it, and he acquiesced.”

4.Diaphanous
Meaning: used to describe cloth that is very thin and light
Synonym: transparent
Sentence: “the bride wore a diaphanous veil”

5.Fealty
Meaning: loyalty to a person, group, etc.
Synonym: agonistic,carpetbagger
Sentence:  “He swore fealty to the king.

6.Ravaged
Meaning: damage resulting from ravaging:  violently destructive effect
Synonym: devastate, pillage
Sentence: Hurricane Andrew ravaged Louisiana and Florida in 1992, causing $19 billion in damage

7.Decathlon
Meaning: a sports contest for men that consists of 10 different events
Sentence: The event had a decathlon activity.

8.Vault
Meaning: an underground burial chamber
Synonym: catacomb
Sentence: archaeologists were thrilled to discover an ancient vault that hadn’t been looted by grave robbers

9.Equestrian
Meaning: of or relating to the riding of horses
Sentence: equestrian sports

10.Repechage
Meaning: a trial heat (as in rowing) in which first-round losers are given another chance to qualify for the semifinals
Sentence: French repechage second chance.




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