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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 20.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

  THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 20.03.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

1. FILCH (VERB): Steal

Synonyms: purloin, rob Antonyms: contribute, offer

Example Sentence:

Yesterday I saw him filching the jar.


2. HUBBUB (NOUN): Uproar

Synonyms: clamour, fuss Antonyms: peace, harmony

Example Sentence:

The news caused a hubbub in the press.


3. HEISTER (NOUN): Bandit

Synonyms: criminal, crook Antonyms: law, police

Example Sentence:

He is known as notorious heister.


4. FOIBLE (ADJECTIVE): Personal imperfection

Synonyms: eccentricity, frailty Antonyms: advantage, normality

Example Sentence: 

Their neighbours have to tolerate each other's little foibles.


5. GLOAT (VERB): Exclaim triumph

Synonyms: rejoice, relish Antonyms: be sad, commiserate

Example Sentence: 

After defeating the king of Persia he gloated.


6. HAPLESS (ADJECTIVE): Unlucky

Synonyms: woeful, cursed Antonyms: lucky, fortuitous

Example Sentence:

He proved to be a hapless mate for me.


7. GRISLY (ADJECTIVE): Abominable

Synonyms: appalling, dreadful Antonyms: delightful, comforting

Example Sentence:

Everybody is going to hate you after the revelation of your grisly deeds.


8. FRITTER (VERB): Waste away

Synonyms: misspend, dally Antonyms: conserve, preserve

Example Sentence:

He is in the habit of frittering food.


9. FURTIVE (ADJECTIVE): Sneaky

Synonyms: covert, surreptitious Antonyms: forthright, honest

Example Sentence:

He along with his friend spent a furtive day together.


10. FLINCH (VERB): Avoid

Synonyms: dodge, duck Antonyms: face, confront

Example Sentence:

I scarcely flinch from a fight when I'm sure of myself.

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