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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 15.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

  THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 15.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO
1. STASH (NOUN): Hoard

Synonyms: cache, inventory 

Antonyms: debt, lack

Example Sentence: 

Ranvijay came back to rescue his little hoard of gold.


2. STILTED (ADJECTIVE): Artificial

Synonyms: pretentious, pompous Antonyms: genuine, honest

Example Sentence:

I hate his stilted smile.


3. SERRATED (ADJECTIVE): Jagged

Synonyms: indented, notched Antonyms: smooth, flat

Example Sentence:

Bread knives should have a serrated edge. 


4. SCURVY (ADJECTIVE): Dirty

Synonyms: abject, base Antonyms: excellent, valuable

Example Sentence:

Why do you always want to play scurvy tricks on your friends?


5. SNIDE (ADJECTIVE): Derogatory

Synonyms: disparaging, sneering Antonyms: gentle, kind

Example Sentence:

How dare you make snide remarks on my brother?


6. TABOO (ADJECTIVE): Banned

Synonyms: prohibited, forbidden Antonyms: acceptable, allowed

Example Sentence: 

Speaking Hindi is taboo in her college.


7. SUBDUE (VERB): conquer

Synonyms: overcome, overpower Antonyms: encourage, strengthen

Example Sentence: 

Ashoka subdued many states one after another.


8. SHRILL (ADJECTIVE): High pitched

Synonyms: deafening, discordant Antonyms: mild, soft

Example Sentence:

The shrill noise of horns irritates me a lot.


9. COMATOSE (ADJECTIVE): unconsciousness

Synonyms: senseless, dopey Antonyms: conscious, alert

Example Sentence:

The left side of my brain had been so severely bruised that I was comatose for a month. 


10. CRYPTIC (ADJECTIVE): Ambiguous

Synonyms: arcane, enigmatic Antonyms: certain, definite

Example Sentence:

I don’t understand the cryptic tone of a narrator.

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