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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 15.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

  THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 15.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO


1. DESPOIL (VERB): destroy

Synonyms: desecrate, devour Antonyms: construct, assemble

Example Sentence:

She despoiled my plans.


2. NETTLE (VERB):
provoke

Synonyms: annoy, chafe Antonyms: appease, soothe

Example Sentence:


What happened was the result of Shashi’s anger so now stop nettling her.


3. PIED (ADJECTIVE): spotted

Synonyms: dappled, mottled Antonyms: uncoloured, unflecked

Example Sentence:

I saw green leaves that are heavily mottled with chocolate and maroon.


4. SERENE (ADJECTIVE):
calm

Synonyms: peaceful, placid Antonyms: clamorous, turbulent

Example Sentence:

There is serene environment in my yoga classes.


5. PESTILENT (ADJECTIVE): dangerous

Synonyms:
baneful, contagious Antonyms: secure, unhazardous

Example Sentence:


Stay away from this pestilent plant.


6. PAPER TIGER (NOUN):
powerless person

Synonyms: empty suit, hollow man Antonyms: powerful person, influential person

Example Sentence:

Sanjay is nothing but a paper tiger.



7. OSSIFY (VERB):
become hard from aging

Synonyms:
congeal, fossilize Antonyms: soften, liquefy

Example Sentence:

My father’s opinion has started to ossify so I know he won’t change his mind.


8. PIFFLE (NOUN): nonsense

Synonyms
: balderdash, baloney Antonyms: sense, truth

Example Sentence:

Stop this piffle now.


9. BROOK (VERB): endure

Synonyms: countenance, tolerate Antonyms: dodge, shun

Example Sentence:
I can’t brook you anymore now.


10. BOUNTEOUS (ADJECTIVE): generous

Synonyms: beneficent, bountiful Antonyms: miserly, uncharitable

Example Sentence:

He is so bounteous in nature.
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