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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 21.02.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

  THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 21.02.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO
1. QUANDARY (NOUN): Delicate situation

Synonyms: difficulty, dilemma 

Antonyms: advantage, boon

Example Sentence: 

I found myself in a quandary.


2. QUIETUDE (NOUN): Calm

Synonyms: dispassion, peace Antonyms: agitation, clamor

Example Sentence:

Raghu lived here in quietude.


3. PROCLIVITY (NOUN): Inclination

Synonyms: penchant, predilection Antonyms: antipathy, dislike

Example Sentence: 

The new book concludes in a way that hardly matches my own social proclivity.


4. QUISLING (NOUN): Traitor

Synonyms: betrayer, collaborator Antonyms: loyalist, patriot

Example Sentence:

He was proved to be a quisling.


5. PLEBIAN (ADJECTIVE): Native

Synonyms: local, indigenous Antonyms: uncommon, different

Example Sentence:

He is a plebian author.


6. OPULENCE (NOUN): Wealth

Synonyms: abundance, affluence Antonyms: dearth, deficiency

Example Sentence: 

Her opulence made her have many friends. 


7. OBVIATE (VERB): Counteract

Synonyms: preclude, forestall Antonyms: assist, support

Example Sentence:

Climatic conditions obviate the necessity of rain.


8. OVERT (ADJECTIVE): Obvious

Synonyms: apparent, definite Antonyms: obscure, uncertain

Example Sentence:

The new guest smiled in return but gave no overt sign of knowing the man.


9. MEDDLESOME (ADJECTIVE): Interfering

Synonyms: intrusive, meddling Antonyms: avoiding, dodging

Example Sentence:

She made a meddlesome remark.


10. MINCING (ADJECTIVE): Affected

Synonyms: artificial, dainty Antonyms: extroverted, unaffected

Example Sentence:

Naira can’t put up with his mincing voice for rest of her life.

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