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THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 17.05.2017 | IMPORTANT FOR SBI PO

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1. RECONCILE (VERB): make peace; adjust

Synonyms: harmonize, pacify           Antonyms: agitate, fight

Example Sentence: 

The two friends reconciled after their fight.


2. MERCURIAL (ADJECTIVE): remove an inferior or unwanted component of a group or collection

Synonyms: divide, segregate        Antonyms: collect, gather

Example Sentence:

We must weed out the process of greasing the palms of our superiors.


3. SAVVY (VERB): know

Synonyms: understand, grasp                Antonyms: misunderstand, ignore

Example Sentence:

Sooner or later you are going to savvy her actual nature.


4. BELEAGUERED (VERB): besieged

Synonyms: harass, hemmed in               Antonyms: help, assist

Example Sentence: 

Indian Army came to relieve the beleaguered garrison.


5. BALK (VERB): eschew

Synonyms: resist, unwilling to      Antonyms: accept, welcome

Example Sentence: 

Some over protective parents balked at letting their children use a cellphone.


6. PORTENTOUS (ADJECTIVE): ominous

Synonyms: predictive, apocalyptic      Antonyms: auspicious, propitious

Example Sentence:

The portentous clouds loomed overhead and threatened to ruin my outdoor wedding.


7. AVERSION (ADJECTIVE): revulsion

Synonyms: allergy, repugnance             Antonyms: fondness, like

Example Sentence: 

My mother has an aversion to heights.


8. MEASLY (ADJECTIVE): meagre

Synonyms: miserable, paltry        Antonyms: proficient, plenty

Example Sentence:

This diet burns only a measly 82 calories.


9. SORDID (ADJECTIVE): despicable

Synonyms: unsavoury, contemptible        Antonyms: reputable, respectable

Example Sentence: 

Mentally stable persons don’t take interest in sordid little affairs.


10. SAP (VERB)gradually weaken or destroy (a person's strength or power).

Synonyms: attenuate, enfeeble    Antonyms: strengthen, invigorate

Example Sentence: 


The energy of unbiased journalists is being sapped by bureaucrats and politicians.

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