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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 11.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 11.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO
1. LUGUBRIOUS (ADJECTIVE): sad

Synonyms: mournful, sorrowful 

Antonym: joyful, pleasant 

Example Sentence:

The teacher was in lugubrious mood so he dismissed the class early.


2. INDUBITABLE (ADJECTIVE): undoubted

Synonyms: apparent, assured Antonyms: dubious, questionable

Example Sentence: 

It is an indubitable fact we must conserve water during the harsh drought.


3. ACQUIESCE (VERB): agree with some reluctance

Synonyms: conform, comply Antonyms: deny, resist

Example Sentence:

After a lot of persuasion, he finally acquiesced. 


4. ABROGATE (VERB): put an end to

Synonyms: annul, abolish Antonyms: validate, permit

Example sentence: 

No one can abrogate your freedom of speech.


5. DITHER (NOUN): A state of indecisive agitation

Synonyms: distress, confusion Antonyms: calm, peace

Example Sentence:

I am in such a dither I forget to put the water in.


6. EBULLIENT (ADJECTIVE): extremely lively, enthusiastic 

Synonyms: exuberant, buoyant Antonyms: depressed, unhappy

Example Sentence: 

The Prime Minister was a fiery, ebullient, quick-witted man.


7. MERETRICIOUS (ADJECTIVE): based on pretense; deceptively pleasing 

Synonyms: gaudy, flashy Antonyms: genuine, real

Example Sentence: 

He was thinking of his own self, he hankered after the meretricious glory of a showy performance.


8. OSTRACISM (NOUN): banishment

Synonyms: avoidance, boycott Antonyms: acceptance, allowance 

Example Sentence: 

In those days unmarried mothers suffered social ostracism.


9. LABYRINTHINE (ADJECTIVE): mazelike 

Synonyms: intricate, complex Antonyms: direct, simple 

Example Sentence: 

He would simplify and reform the labyrinthine tax system. 


10. CONVICTION (NOUN): belief, opinion 

Synonyms: faith, sentiment Antonyms: doubt, disbelief 

Example Sentence: 

Now he wants his conviction overturned and is seeking a new trial.




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