The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CGL 2017

Vocabulary for SSC CGL

Dear Students, we are providing to you Vocabulary Words from The HINDU Newspaper. We suggest you read a newspaper daily. In case if you are not able to read The Hindu, we will post important words every day from editorial section. These vocab words will help you a lot in your competitive exams.

1.Abject
Meaning-extremely bad or severe
Synonym-deplorable,dispirited,miserable
Antonym -fortunate, estimable, hopeful, domineering
Sentence-They live in abject misery.

2.Cajole
Meaning-to persuade someone to do something or to give you something by making promises or saying nice things
Synonym-swwet-talk, palaver, coax 
Antonym -damp, deter, dissuade, drive away, repel, warn
Sentence-She cajoled me into accompanying her.

3.Camaraderie 
Meaning- a feeling of good friendship among the people in a group
Synonym-comradeship, bonding, companionship, fellowship, collegiality
Sentence- There is great camaraderie among the teammates.

4.Cacophony
Meaning-unpleasant loud sounds
Synonym-commotion, clamoring, blare,ruckus, hue and cry, 
Sentence-The sounds of barking dogs and sirens added to the cacophony on the streets.

5.Infallible
Meaning- not capable of being wrong or making mistakes, not fallible
Synonym-certain, sure, unfailing, not liable to fail
Antonym -unreliable, undependable, errant, error-prone, fallible, 
Sentence-I never claimed to be infallible.

6.Innocuous
Meaning-not likely to bother or offend anyone, causing no injury
Synonym-innocent, unobjectionable
Antonym -offensive, corrupting, noxious, harmful, degrading
Sentence-those innocuous lies we must tell every day if society is to remain civil.

7.Pretentious
Meaning-having or showing the unpleasant quality of people who want to be regarded as more impressive, successful, or important than they really are
Synonym-ostentatious
Antonym -unpretentious, honest, tasteful, modest, unpompous
Sentence-The houses in the neighborhood are large and pretentious.

8.Prerogative
Meaning-a right or privilege; especially : a special right or privilege that some people have
Synonym-fringe benefit, perquisite, perk, privilege, prerogative, exclusive right
Sentence-It’s a writer’s prerogative to decide the fate of her characters.

9.Paragon
Meaning- a person or thing that is perfect or excellent in some way and should be considered a model or example to be copied
Synonym-model, pattern, master-piece,idol, perfection. 
Sentence-In Arthurian legend, Sir Galahad is depicted as the one knight who is a paragon of virtue. 

10. parable
Meaning- a short story that teaches a moral or spiritual lesson; especially : one of the stories told by Jesus Christ and recorded in the Bible
Synonym- legend, fabrication, allegory, emblem, 
Sentence-He told the children a parable about the importance of forgiveness


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