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


1.contraband
Meaning: goods that have been imported or exported illegally.
Synonym: smuggled, black-market, bootleg
Sentence: “customs men had searched the carriages for contraband”

2.throttle
Meaning: a device controlling the flow of fuel or power to an engine.
Synonym: choke, strangle, strangulate, 
Sentence: “the engines were at full throttle”
“it has two engines that can be throttled”

3.throng
Meaning: a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals.
Synonym:  host, mob, assemblage, gathering, congregation,
Sentence: “he pushed his way through the throng”

4.tiara
Meaning: 1.a jeweled  ornamental band worn on the front of a woman’s hair.
2.a high diadem encircled with three crowns and worn by a pope.
Synonym: headband, headdress, chaplet
Sentence: she brought me up to royalties, and people with stars and garters, and elderly ladies with gigantic tiaras and parrot noses.

5.contingency
Meaning: a future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty.
Synonym: incident, happening, occurrence, juncture, possibility,
Sentence: “a detailed contract which attempts to provide for all possible contingencies”

6.thrift
Meaning: the quality of using money and other resources carefully and not wastefully
Synonym:   frugality,  parsimony, careful budgeting, economy, economizing, saving,
Sentence: “the values of thrift and self-reliance”

7.thesaurus
Meaning: a book that lists words in groups of synonyms and related concepts.
Synonym: word finder, wordbook
Sentence: The results were compared with Vega’s Thesaurus (1794) before publication.

8.picaresque
Meaning: relating to an episodic style of fiction dealing with the adventures of a rough and dishonest but appealing hero.
Synonym:  dishonest, dishonorable
Sentence: “a picaresque adventure novel”

9.phlegmatic
Meaning: (of a person) having an unemotional and stolidly calm disposition., not easily upset, excited, or angered
Synonym: composed; imperturbable,
Antonym:  histrionic, hot-blooded, impassioned,
Sentence: “the phlegmatic British character” 
a strangely phlegmatic response to what should have been happy news

10.philology
Meaning: the branch of knowledge that deals with the structure, historical development, and relationships of a language or languages.
Sentence: See Whitney’s article Philology in the present edition of the Encyclopedia  Britannica.
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