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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 02.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 02.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO
1. PENCHANT (NOUN): a strong liking

Synonyms: fondness, inclination

Antonyms: antipathy, dislike

Example Sentence: 

He had a penchant for playing jokes on people.


2. PENANCE (NOUN): atonement

Synonyms: punishment, penalty Antonyms: reward, price

Example Sentence:

The penance imposed on him proved light.


3. PELLUCID (ADJECTIVE): transparently clear; easily understandable

Synonyms: bright, explicit Antonyms: unclear, doubtful

Example Sentence:

Sanjeev’ plan is pellucid therefore I can’t object.


4. PEJORATIVE (ADJECTIVE): expressing disapproval

Synonyms: negative, debasing Antonyms: praising, positive

Example Sentence:

Naimish used the word in a pejorative sense.


5. PEEVISH (ADJECTIVE): easily irritated or annoyed

Synonyms: irritable, crabbed Antonyms: pleasant, cheerful

Example Sentence:

Lack of sleep never made me peevish.


6. PEER (NOUN): person who is another's equal

Synonyms: companion, compeer Antonyms: opponent, foe

Example Sentence: 

His personality made him popular with his peers.


7. PEDANTIC (ADJECTIVE): marked by a narrow focus on

Synonyms: bookish, didactic Antonyms: plain, simple

Example Sentence: 

His lecture was pedantic and uninteresting.


8. PECUNIARY (ADJECTIVE): relating to or involving money

Synonyms: monetary, financial Antonyms: nonfinancial, noncommercial

Example Sentence:

She denies obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception.


9. PALL (NOUN): melancholy

Synonyms: dismay, gloom Antonyms: happiness, excitement

Example Sentence:

His absence cast a pall over the celebration.


10. PAUPER (NOUN): person who is poor

Synonyms: supplicant, bankrupt Antonyms: rich, wealthy

Example Sentence:

Although Ramesh is a pauper, he wears fancy dresses.

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