Vocabulary for SSC Exams 2016

vocabulary for SSC Exam
1.Perfidious
Meaning: deceitful and untrustworthy.
Synonym: treacherous, duplicitous, deceitful, disloyal, faithless, unfaithful, traitorous
Antonym: faithful, loyal
Sentence: “a perfidious lover”


2.Revulsion
Meaning: a sense of disgust and loathing.
Synonym: disgust, repulsion, abhorrence,
Sentence:”news of the attack will be met with sorrow and revulsion”

3.Eulogize
Meaning: praise highly in speech or writing.
Synonym: acclaim, extol;
Antonym: criticize
Sentence: “he was eulogized as a rock star”

4.Valorize
Meaning: give or ascribe value or validity to.
Synonym: Price -fixing
Sentence: the culture valorizes the individual”

5.Lamentation
Meaning: the passionate expression of grief or sorrow; weeping.
Synonym: crying, sobbing, moaning
Sentence: “scenes of lamentation”

6.Tautology
Meaning: the saying of the same thing twice over in different words, generally considered to be a fault of style 
Synonym: repetition, repetitiveness 
Sentence: When the lawyer spoke to the jury, he used tautology to make the jurors aware of his point without being repetitive.

7.Sinuous
Meaning: having many curves and turns.
Synonym: windy, serpentine, curving, twisting
Antonym: straight
Sentence: “the river follows a sinuous trail through the dale”

8.Altercation
Meaning:  a noisy argument or disagreement, especially in public.
Synonym: argument, quarrel, squabble, fight,
Sentence:”I had an altercation with the ticket collector”

9.Sentinel
Meaning: a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch.
Synonym: guard, keeper
Sentence: “soldiers stood sentinel with their muskets”

10.Laggard
Meaning: a person who makes slow progress and falls behind others.
Synonym: straggler, loiterer, lingerer, dawdler
Sentence:”staff were under enormous pressure and there was no time for laggards”

  
  
  
  

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