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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 20.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

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  THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 20.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO


1. QUASH (VERB): destroy

Synonyms: quell, extirpate Antonyms: assist, support

Example sentence:

Why do you always quash my plans?




2. QUISLING (NOUN): traitor

Synonyms: betrayer, defecator Antonyms: faithful, steadfast

Example sentence:

He called him a quisling once.


3. QUIXOTIC (ADJECTIVE): dreamy

Synonyms: impractical, unrealistic Antonyms: practical, pragmatic

Example sentence:
This is a quiotic situation.


4. ABATE (VERB): decrease

Synonyms: lessen, diminish Antonyms: extend, expand

Example sentence:

Apply the ointment it will abate your pain.


5. REPRIEVE (NOUN): a cancellation or postponement of a punishment.

Synonyms: absolution, amnesty Antonyms: accusation, denunciation

Example sentence:

Shabana accepted the death sentence and refused to appeal for a reprieve.


6. QUEER (ADJECTIVE): odd

Synonyms: weird, eccentric Antonyms: common, normal

Example sentence:

Burping all the time is your queer habit.


7. RAMPART (NOUN): barricade

Synonyms: barrier, bastion Antonyms: open, ditch

Example sentence:

There was a castle with ramparts and a moat.


8. RENEGADE (ADJECTIVE): reactionary

Synonyms: apostate, outlaw Antonyms: obedient, submissive

Example sentence:
He was an agent who later turned out to be a renegade.


9. QUIRK (NOUN): Aberration

Synonyms: idiosyncrasy, ordain Antonyms: normality, usualness

Example sentence:

The teacher accepted his attitude as one of her little quirks.


10. RAZE (NOUN): demolish

Synonyms: extinguish, obliterate Antonyms: create, construct

Example sentence:

Enormous buildings were razed to the ground.


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