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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 17.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

 THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 17.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

1. DISINTERESTED (ADJECTIVE): uninvolved

Synonyms: indifferent, dispassionate Antonyms: involved, interested

Example sentence: 

We will get a disinterested observer to judge who can sing the highest note.


2. DISCREPANCY (NOUN): inconsistency

Synonyms: difference, disparity Antonyms: alikeness, sameness

Example sentence: 

There is a discrepancy between a store’s receipts and money in the register.


3. RUMMAGE (VERB): disorganise

Synonyms: disorder, jumble Antonyms: organise, soothe 

Example sentence: 

She opened up the box and rummaged around in the kitchen.


4. DISINGENIOUS (ADJECTIVE): insincere 

Synonyms: not genuine, deceitful Antonyms: honest, truthful

Example sentence: 

Some politicians are being disingenuous as well as cynical.


5. CONSTRICT (VERB): circumscribe

Synonyms: compress, cramp Antonyms: liberate, expand

Example sentence: 

As we ventured further into tunnel, the pathway appeared to constrict our movement.


6. CONSTRUE (VERB): deduce

Synonyms: infer, interpret Antonyms: confuse, misunderstand

Example sentence: 

I don’t know how you construed my comment as an insult.


7. CONFER (VERB): consult

Synonyms: discuss, negotiate Antonyms: be quiet, refuse

Example sentence: 

I can’t buy this house until I confer with my mother.


8. CONDONE (VERB): overlook

Synonyms: disregard, ignore Antonyms: regard, respect

Example sentence: 

Still some persons on the high administrative posts are tacitly condoning the anti corruption policies.


9. BELIE (VERB): contradict

Synonyms: confute, contravene Antonyms: concur, consent

Example sentence: 

The data belie the accepted theory.


10. BOLSTER (VERB): support

Synonyms: help, aid Antonyms: discourage, obstruct

Example sentence: 

The fall in interest rates is starting to bolster confidence in new buyers.
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