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 THE HINDU VOCABULARY | 14.06.2017 |

1. IGNORAMUS (NOUN): stupid

Synonyms: imbecile, dimwit      Antonyms: intellect, brainy

Example Sentence: 

Mr Joshi is an ignoramus man.

2. DIRTBALLS (NOUN): creep

Synonyms: deviant, sleazebag      Antonyms: standard, usual

Example Sentence: 

They were seen as a bunch of dirtballs and liars.

3. NOUS (NOUN): common sense

Synonyms: practical intelligence, intellect        Antonym: nonsense, stupid

Example Sentence: 

He has a lot of nous.

4. CEDE (VERB): surrender

Synonyms: capitulate, hand over Antonyms: hold, maintain

Example Sentence: 

Extradited liquor baron had to cede before Indian government.

5. GLIMPSE (VERB):  glance

Synonyms: flash, sight          Antonyms: stare, glare

Example Sentence: 

Ramya glimpsed a figure standing in the shade.

6. BLEND (NOUN): amalgam

Synonyms: fusion, combination Antonyms: division, separation

Example Sentence: 

College fests are now a great blend of cultural representation and musical concerts.

7. AVERSE (ADJECTIVE): opposing

Synonyms: hesitant, hostile Antonyms: kind, loving

Example Sentence: 

They are quite averse to the suggestion of having year-round school.

8. SENILITY (NOUN): dementia

Synonyms: decrepitude, dotage Antonyms: infancy, adolescence

Example Sentence: 

He is suffering from senility.

9. RIDICULE (NOUN): travesty

Synonyms: satire, mockery Antonyms: seriousness, solemnity

Example sentence: 

Ravi is held up as an object of ridicule.

10. SUCCOUR (NOUN): assistance

Synonyms: help, aid Antonyms: hindrance, obstruction.

Example Sentence:

My younger sister is never hesitant to offer succour to anyone who needs it.

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