Useful Vocabulary For SSC CHSL, CGL And CPO Exam 2018: 12 March 2018

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In this modern era, everything seems incomplete without the involvement of English in our daily life. And no one can deny the importance of Vocabulary that is a momentous section to score up to the mark. SSC CHSL Exam has already started from 4 March and will be conducted until 26 March and other exams conducted by SSC are in a loop this year which include pristine Exams like SSC CPO and and SSC CGL where dealing with English Section may demand a grip over enticingly illustrious words. Envisaging the anxiety and perplexity of the aspirants who find it an uphill task to learn new words, we are providing important vocab facilitated with synonyms, antonyms, their proper usage through examples which will surely ease your grapple of storing apt number of  words in your memory for longer time and in an effective way. It will be our pleasure to add up in your efficiency with each passing day leaving you well prepared for vying part of life.

1. PUTATIVE (adjective) : ख्यात, विख्यात
Meaning: assumed to exist or to have existed
Synonyms: apparent, assumed, evident, ostensible, presumed, prima facie, reputed, seeming, supposed.
Antonyms: hidden, implausible, impossible, improbable, inconceivable, unlikely
actual, authenticated, confirmed, corroborated.
Usage: The film’s putative conclusion led me to believe the hero would return in a sequel.

2. PULCHRITUDE (noun): ख़ूबसूरती
Meaning: beauty
Synonyms: voluptuousness, grace, charm, comeliness, elegance, attractiveness. gorgeousness.
Antonyms: ugliness, filth, scruffiness, squalor, ghastliness, distastefulness.
Usage: Because we all know that beauty is only skin deep, you should always look beneath the pulchritude on the outside to see what’s going on in a person’s heart and soul.

3. OBFUSCATE (verb) : निष्प्रदीप करना
Meaning: make obscure, unclear, or unintelligible.
Synonyms: becloud, befog, blur, cloud, confuse, fog, muddy, entangle, disrupt.
Antonyms: simplify, disentangle, unravel, unscramble, untangle, decipher, clarify, illuminate.
Usage: Surprisingly, the efforts of the translator only served to obfuscate an already confusing conversation.

4. MOUNTEBANK (noun): कपटी, धोखेबाज
Meaning: a person who deceives others, especially in order to trick them out of their money; a charlatan.
Synonyms: fraud, hoaxer, humbug, impostor, phony, pretender, quack, ringer, misleader, trickster.
Antonyms: adept, authority, crackerjack, expert, maestro, virtuoso, honest.
Usage: As a mountebank, Kristy is always looking for a way to trick people out of their money.


5. MAIM (verb) : विकलांग करना
Meaning: wound or injure (a person or animal) so that part of the body is permanently damaged.
Synonyms: cripple, disable, incapacitate, lame, mutilate, hamstring, hobble, paralyze, injure, torment.
Antonyms: cure, heal, rehabilitate, remedy, fix, mend, patch, rejuvenate, renew, repair, restore.
Usage: Jake is an irresponsible driver who will most likely take a life or maim someone eventually.

6. LUGUBRIOUS (adjective) : शोकाकुल
Meaning: looking or sounding sad and dismal.
Synonyms: bleak, depressing, desolate, dismal, dreary, forlorn, gloomy, lonesome, miserable, morbid, morose, saturnine, solemn, sullen, wretched.
Antonyms: bright, cheerful, cheering, cheery, comforting, cordial, festive, heartwarming, sunshiny.
Usage: In his first novel, the mysterious postman is the perfect example of a lugubrious character.

7. JINGOIST (noun) :  राष्ट्रवादी
Meaning: someone who believes that their own country is always best.
Synonyms: chauvinist, chauvinistic, jingoistic, nationalist, nationalistic, patriotic.
Antonyms: internationalist, traitor, expatriot, fraudulent, knavish.
Usage: A number of John Wayne movies, for instance, are clearly jingoist and propagandistic.

8. GUZZLE (verb) : लालची की तरह भोजन करनेवाला
Meaning: eat or drink (something) greedily.
Synonyms: drink, gulp, hoist, imbibe, pound (down), quaff, slurp, swig, swill.
Antonyms: abstain, conserve, sip.
Usage: Frazier guzzled six 12-ounce bottles over an hour or so Wednesday morning, and suddenly the symptoms diminished.

9. NOISOME (adjective) : नुकसानदेह
Meaning: causing intense displeasure, disgust, or resentment
Synonyms: abhorrent, abominable, appalling, awful, disgusting, gross, hideous, horrid, loathsome, nasty, noxious, obscene, odious, offensive, rancid, repugnant, repulsive, revolting,
Antonyms: innocuous, inoffensive, desirable, enjoyable, felicitous, gratifying, heavenly, inviting, likable, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasant, savory.
Usage: The student’s noisome prank was so offensive in odor that the entire school had to be evacuated.

10. CLOUT (noun) : प्रभाव या शक्ति
Meaning: influence or power, especially in politics or business.
Synonyms: authority, credit, heft, influence, dominion, predominance, reign, sovereignty, supremacy.
Antonyms: helplessness, impotence, impotency, powerlessness, weakness, impuissance, frailty.
Usage: Looking to build a business, the entrepreneur was looking to establish clout in the community.

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