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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 19.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 19.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

1. PROD (VERB): goad

Synonyms: propel, provoke Antonyms: dissuade, prevent

Example sentence: 

He was trying to prod her into a fight.

2. PARTISAN (ADJECTIVE): biased

Synonyms: one-sided, unjust Antonyms: fair, just

Example sentence: 

These days newspapers have become increasingly partisan.


3. PETRIFY (VERB): frighten

Synonyms: appal, horrify Antonyms: comfort, soothe 

Example sentence: 

Maya’s icy controlled quietness petrified her.


4. PERVADE (VERB): suffuse 

Synonyms: permeate, penetrate Antonyms: deplete, drain

Example sentence: 

A smell of stale kidney beans pervaded the air.


5. PERTAIN (VERB): apply

Synonyms: relate, relevant Antonyms: separate, disjoin

Example sentence: 

The matters pertaining to the report have been submitted by the government.


6. PERKY (ADJECTIVE): cheerful

Synonyms: happy, bubbly Antonyms: dull, gloomy

Example sentence: 

He is a perky boy.


7. PEEVISH (ADJECTIVE): irritable

Synonyms: acrimonious, cantankerous Antonyms: pleasant, friendly

Example sentence: 

The mother told that the baby is peevish because his gums are hurting.


8. PENITENT (ADJECTIVE): repentant

Synonyms: abject, apologetic Antonyms: unrepentant, unashamed

Example sentence: 

Garima stood with her hands joined like a penitent person.


9. PERILOUS (ADJECTIVE): dangerous

Synonyms: hazardous, precarious Antonyms: secure, safe

Example sentence: 

It was a perilous sight.


10. PERISH (VERB): decay

Synonyms: vanish, die Antonyms: commence, start

Example sentence: 

A great part of Babar’s army perished of hunger and disease.

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