Hindu Word Meaning for SSC CGL 2016, SSC CPO, SSC CHSL

1.callous
Meaning: showing or having an insensitive and cruel disregard for others.
Synonym: heartless, unfeeling
Antonym: kind, compassionate
Sentence: “his callous comments about the murder made me shiver”

2.chagrin
Meaning: annoyance or distress at having failed or been humiliated.
Synonym: irritation, vexation, exasperation
Antonym: delight
Sentence: “to my chagrin, he was nowhere to be seen”

3.demure
Meaning: (of a woman or her behaviour) reserved, modest, and shy.
Synonym: modest, unassuming, meek
Antonym: brazen, shameless
Sentence: “a demure little wife who sits at home minding the house”

4.banal
Meaning: so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
Synonym: trite, hackneyed, clichéd, platitudinous, vapid, commonplace
Antonym: original
Sentence: “songs with banal, repeated words”

5.blandish
Meaning: coax (someone) with kind words or flattery.
Synonym:  cajole, palaver
Antonym:  bulldoze, bully, intimidate;
Sentence: “I was blandishing her with imprudence to get her off the subject”

6.abominate
Meaning: detest; loathe.
Sentence: “they abominated the very idea of monarchy”

7.luminary
Meaning: a person who inspires or influences others, especially one prominent in a particular sphere.
Synonym: leading light, guiding light, inspiration, leader, expert,
Sentence: “one of the luminaries of child psychiatry”

8.referendum
Meaning: a general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.
Synonym: public vote, plebiscite, popular vote, ballot, poll
Sentence: “he called for a referendum on the death penalty”

9.deferential
Meaning: showing deference; respectful.
Synonym: obsequious, humble, respectful,
Sentence: “people were always deferential to him”

10.querulous
Meaning:  complaining in an annoyed way
Synonym: crabby, cranky, grouchy,
Antonym:  affable, agreeable, amiable, genial, good-humored
Sentence: car trips that were frequently spoiled by a couple of querulous passengers in the back.


Download Upcoming Government Exam Calendar 2021

×

Download success!

Thanks for downloading the guide. For similar guides, free study material, quizzes, videos and job alerts you can download the Adda247 app from play store.

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

×
Login
OR

Forgot Password?

×
Sign Up
OR
Forgot Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you an OTP to verify it's you.


Reset Password
Please enter the OTP sent to
/6


×
CHANGE PASSWORD