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Tuesday, 14 March 2017

THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 14.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

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  THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 14.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO
1. EERIE (ADJECTIVE): spooky

Synonyms: bizarre, creepy 

Antonym: earthly, familiar

Example Sentence:

She made an eerie remark on me.


2. GUMPTION (NOUN): sagacity

Synonyms: acumen, savvy Antonyms: ignorance, stupidity

Example Sentence: 

The prime minister would hire almost any young man who had the gumption to ask for a job.


3. RETROGRADE (ADJECTIVE): Declining

Synonyms: reverting, deteriorating Antonyms: forward, positive

Example Sentence:

The company is consistently facing the retrograde growth parameter this year. 


4. HUNKY DORY (ADJECTIVE): Admirable

Synonyms: commendable, exquisite Antonyms: imperfect, inferior

Example sentence: 

He is a very hunky dory kid.


5. OBEISANCE (NOUN): Salutation

Synonyms: bow, curtsy Antonyms: censure, condemnation

Example Sentence:

I paid obeisance to the Prince of Britain.


6. GORY (ADJECTIVE): Horrible

Synonyms: murderous, bloody Antonyms: mild, pleasing

Example Sentence: 

I hate the gory sight of killing.


7. ENTHRALL (VERB): Captivate

Synonyms: beguile, bewitch Antonyms: disenchant, disgust

Example Sentence: 

The surroundings were very enthralling.


8. WHET (VERB): Make sharp

Synonyms: hone, sharpen Antonyms: blunt, dull

Example Sentence: 

The thief whetted his knife.


9. ABSTEMIOUS (ADJECTIVE): Abstinent

Synonyms: ascetic, austere Antonyms: hungry, gluttonous

Example Sentence: 

Believe it or not I am a kind of abstemious person. 


10. SATURNINE (ADJECTIVE): Gloomy

Synonyms: dejected, cheerless Antonyms: gleeful, cheerful

Example Sentence: 

He is a saturnine man who speaks with precision and pedantic care.



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