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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 13.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

 THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 13.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO


1. SIMPER (VERB): smile coyly

Synonyms: sneer, smirk Antonyms: frown, growl

Example Sentence: 

She simpered, looking pleased with herself.


2. MUFF (VERB): bungle

Synonyms: botch, flub Antonym: do well, correct

Example Sentence: 

The previous government muffed several of its biggest projects.


3. OSTENTATIOUS (ADJECTIVE): showy

Synonyms: gaudy, jaunty Antonyms: plain, modest

Example Sentence:

Their style of living is very ostentatious.


4. AVARICE (NOUN): extreme greed

Synonyms: avidity, cupidity Antonyms: generosity, philanthropy

Example Sentence: 

Ahmad’s desire to hoard everything in the house was driven by avarice.


5. AFFRAY (NOUN): a noisy quarrel

Synonyms: altercation, fracas Antonym: calm, peace

Example Sentence: 

The timely action of the police averted serious mishap of the affray between the two communities.


6. JEJUNE (ADJECTIVE): boring

Synonyms: dull, uninteresting Antonyms: enthusiastic, exciting

Example Sentence:

Vaibhav is very jejune by nature.


7. GAINSAY (VERB): oppose

Synonyms: contravene, contradict Antonyms: agree, consent

Example Sentence:

Even though my argument was based on undeniable facts, Eric still tried to gainsay my point.


8. GAWK (VERB): to stare at

Synonyms: ogle, gape Antonyms: ignore, overlook

Example Sentence: 

Everyone turned to gawk at her after she tripped and fell in the market hallway.


9. GLOAT (VERB): exclaim triumph

Synonyms: boast, vaunt Antonyms: be modest, mourn

Example Sentence: 

It was rude of the wealthy boy to gloat over his expensive gifts. 


10. HEBETUDE (NOUN): the state of being dull or lethargic

Synonym: dullness, impassivity Antonym: liveliness, vitality

Example Sentence:

After convalescence I would probably fall back into hebetude.



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