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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 26.02.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

  THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 26.02.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO
1. PERENNIAL (ADJECTIVE): permanent

Synonyms: ceaseless, perpetual 

Antonyms: temporary, ephemeral

Example Sentence:

Tea-plants are perennial, and are set about four feet apart on hillsides.


2. PEEVISH (ADJECTIVE): irritable

Synonyms: fractious, petulant Antonyms: affable, easygoing

Example Sentence:

No doubt Sohail is a peevish person so he shouldn’t be talked to.


3. PAUCITY (NOUN): sparseness

Synonyms: dearth, shortage Antonyms: abundance, plentiful

Example Sentence:

The paucity of evidence made the case unsolved.


4. PAROCHIAL (ADJECTIVE): narrow-minded

Synonyms: petty, limited Antonyms: cosmopolitan, liberal

Example Sentence: 

A parochial approach is not enough to get success in life.


5. PARITY (NOUN): equality

Synonyms: uniformity, sameness Antonyms: inequality, oddness

Example Sentence: 

Women have yet to achieve parity with men in many fields.


6. PALTRY (ADJECTIVE): meagre

Synonyms: insignificant, worthless Antonyms: considerable, substantial

Example Sentence:

He was fined the paltry sum of $50.


7. PALATABLE (ADJECTIVE): eatable

Synonyms: tasty, appetizing Antonyms: unpalatable, insipid

Example Sentence:

It is a healthy and palatable vegetable, easily digested when cooked.


8. PERTINACIOUS (ADJECTIVE): unyielding

Synonyms: stubborn, obdurate Antonyms: irresolute, flexible

Example Sentence:

If you have a pertinacious behaviour, you may face several problems.


9. GRUFF (ADJECTIVE): harsh

Synonyms: rough, throaty Antonyms: smooth, mellifluous

Example Sentence:

He picked up the phone expecting to hear the chairman's gruff voice.


10. GRUBBY (ADJECTIVE): dirty

Synonyms: grimy, unwashed Antonyms: clean, spotless

Example Sentence:

His white coat was grubby and stained.
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