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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 24.02.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 24.02.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO
1. DEFT (ADJECTIVE): efficient

Synonyms: adroit, dexterous 

Antonyms: dull, blunt

Example Sentence: 

Her movements during dance were neat and deft.


2. DEFUNCT (ADJECTIVE): deceased

Synonyms: lifeless, dead Antonyms: live, active

Example Sentence:

Can a defunct law change the face of a country?


3. DEGENERATE (VERB): debase

Synonyms: decline, degrade Antonyms: improve, upgrade

Example Sentence:

The quality of his writing degenerated as he continued to drink.


4. DEIFY (VERB): elevate

Synonyms: idolize, adore Antonyms: condemn, critize

Example Sentence:

The audience deified the singer’s performance.


5. DELIRIOUS (ADJECTIVE): frantic

Synonyms: excited, frenzied Antonyms: balanced, rational

Example Sentence:

He was delirious with joy.


6. DERANGE (VERB): disorder

Synonyms: addle, muddle Antonyms: order, arrange

Example Sentence: 

This does not derange the numbers, since the order of succession is observed.


7. DEROGATORY (ADJECTIVE): insulting

Synonyms: dishonouring, disparaging Antonyms: appreciable, honouring

Example Sentence: 

She refused to withdraw her derogatory remarks.


8. DESCENT (NOUN): going down

Synonyms: drop, plunge Antonyms: ascent, climb

Example Sentence:

That is a steep descent. 


9. DESPICABLE (ADJECTIVE): contemptible

Synonyms: shameful, vile Antonyms: honorable, reputable

Example Sentence:

He said that it was a despicable crime.


10. DESPISE (VERB): abhor

Synonyms: loathe, contemn Antonyms: regard, admire

Example Sentence:

I know she despises me for failing in the examination.


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