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

Today’s Word from The Hindu

1. Ransack
•Meaning: Steal goods; take as spoils; Search thoroughly
•Synonym: pillage, loot, maraud
•Antonym: protect, offer, neaten
•Sentence:During the earthquake people ransacked the stores that were deserted by their owners

2. Adroit
•Meaning: Quick or skilful or adept in action or thought
•Synonym: masterful, ingenious, crackerjack
•Antonym: clumsy, incompetent, unskilled
•Sentence:His adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers

3. Foster
•Meaning: Promote the growth of
•Synonym: cultivate, nurture, stimulate
•Antonym: cease, starve, dampen
•Sentence:Hopes that things might work out all right in the end arose to cheer him, and there was much to foster such an idea.

4. Drubbing
•Meaning: A sound defeat; Beat thoroughly and conclusively in a competition or fight
•Synonym: beating, trouncing, walloping
•Antonym: fail, surrender, lose
•Sentence:We drubbed the other team on Sunday

5. Parch
•Meaning: Cause to wither or parch from exposure to heat
•Synonym: scorch, blister, desiccate
•Antonym: freeze, moisten, grow
•Sentence:May it parch their throats, as if they had been breathing the Simon

6. Hysterical
•Meaning: Marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion
•Synonym: agitated, passionate, vehement
•Antonym: apathetic, indifferent, unenthusiastic
•Sentence:The audiences cheered and cried and let themselves go in the hysterical manner of people wrought up by great national excitement

7. Rummage
•Meaning: A jumble of things to be given away; A thorough search for something (often causing disorder or confusion)
•Synonym: forage, delve, disarray
•Antonym: arrange, systematize, soothe
•Sentence:He gave the attic a good rummage but couldn’t find his skis

8. Volte-face
•Meaning: A major change in attitude, principle or point of view
•Synonym: contraposition, tergiversation, turnabout
•Antonym: stagnation, corroboration, validation
•Sentence:Bulgaria’s present volte-face is no chance product of panic, but a logical step in her national policy.

9. Heckle
•Meaning: A comb for separating flax fibres; Challenge aggressively
•Synonym: badger, ridicule, discomfit
•Antonym: promote, reassure, encourage
•Sentence:A few Southern sympathizers who attempted to heckle the speakers were quickly shouted down.

•Meaning: Run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
•Synonym: decamp, flee, hightail
•Antonym: abide, endure, yield
•Sentence:The accountant absconded with the cash from the safe
All The Best!!!

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 *


Forgot Password?

Sign Up
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