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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 21.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

  THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 20.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO
                                
1. SKEPTICAL (ADJECTIVE): disbelieving

Synonyms: doubtful, dubious Antonyms: certain, definite

Example sentence:

She turned to see Mrs Saxena's skeptical look.


2. SLACK (ADJECTIVE): baggy

Synonyms: loose, sloppy Antonyms: stiff, tight

Example sentence:

They were alerted only by the feel of the screwdriver's slack penetration.


3. SMUG (ADJECTIVE): Egotistical

Synonyms:
self-centred, pompous Antonyms: humble, modest

Example sentence:
Nimisha gave her a smug smile.


4. SLITHER (VERB): slide

Synonyms: glide, skid Antonyms: climb, mount

Example sentence:

A snake slithered across the path.


5. SNARE (NOUN): trap

Synonyms: decoy, bait Antonyms: freedom, liberation

Example sentence:

With a snare in place, the hunter had to wait for its prey to come.


6. PRECARIOUS (ADJECTIVE): doubtful

Synonyms: indecisive, unsure Antonyms: certain, sure

Example sentence:

Micheal is precarious about his future plans.


7. SNIDE (ADJECTIVE): hateful

Synonyms:
sneering, unkind Antonyms: gentle, kind

Example sentence:

Ravi’s snide remark was like salt in her wounds.


8. SOGGY (ADJECTIVE): humid

Synonyms: muggy, moist Antonyms: arid, dry

Example sentence:
His gym socks became soggy and wet.


9. SNUB (VERB): disregard

Synonyms:
humiliate, disdain Antonyms: praise, regard

Example sentence:

The endorsement of unfamiliar candidate by the localites felt like a snub to a local contender.


10. SOAR (VERB): shoot

Synonyms: ascend, rise Antonyms: decrease, fall

Example sentence:

The number of unemployment filings began to soar after the company layoffs began.

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