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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 22.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

  THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 22.04.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

1. SERRATED (ADJECTIVE): jagged 

Synonyms: indented, notched Antonyms: plain, smooth

Example sentence: 

A serrated knife allowed my mother to saw the bread into slices.


2. SEDIMENT (NOUN): debris

Synonyms: silt, trash Antonyms: possessions, whole

Example sentence: 

A very large quantity of sediment is rapidly filling the pits on the road.


3. SERVILE (ADJECTIVE): subservient

Synonyms: grovelling, ignoble Antonyms: aggressive, dominant

Example sentence: 

He insisted his wife to carry an umbrella and follow him around in a servile manner. 


4. SEMBLANCE (NOUN): pretence

Synonyms: veneer, analogy Antonyms: difference, unlikeness

Example sentence: 

Even though she was nervous during my presentation, she tried to project a semblance of calmness while speaking.


5. SEVER (VERB): abandon

Synonyms: break off, separate Antonyms: combine, unite

Example sentence: 

The teacher told that the predators have teeth designed to sever their prey when they need food to eat.


6. SALUTARY (ADJECTIVE): healthy

Synonyms: nutritious, nourishing Antonyms: unhealthy, diseased

Example sentence: 

My mother told me that the vitamins have had a salutary influence on John by giving him more energy.


7. SATIATE (VERB): gratify

Synonyms: indulge, nauseate Antonyms: deprive, dissatisfy

Example sentence: 

The chef said that appetizers alone will not satiate dinner guests who are expecting a complete meal.


8. QUAFF (VERB): gulp

Synonyms: guzzle, imbibe Antonyms: eject, evict

Example sentence: 

My sister always has to quaff a pot of cold coffee before leaving for work.


9. PREEN (VERB): beautify

Synonyms: groom, clean Antonyms: stained, unkempt

Example sentence: 

The model asked for a mirror so that she could preen herself in between each take.


10. PRECIPITOUS (ADJECTIVE): steep

Synonyms: craggy, sharp Antonyms: gradual, flat

Example sentence: 

It is a precipitous slope.


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