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The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS PO Based) | 31 - 08 - 17

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The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS PO Based) | 31 - 08 - 17


1. OPPRESS (VERB): subdue

Synonyms: torment, trample                          

Antonyms: delight, gladden 

Example Sentence:

The ruler oppressed his people.

2. PENNY-PINCHING (ADJECTIVE): economical 

Synonyms: frugal, prudent                  

Antonyms: spendthrift, extravagant

Example Sentence:

I never saw such a penny-pinching person.


3. MALODOROUS (ADJECTIVE): foul-smelling

Synonyms: decomposed, noxious  

Antonyms: aromatic, savoury

Example Sentence: 

I hate malodorous outskirts of that city.


4. CANNY (ADJECTIVE): clever

Synonyms: dexterous, discreet   

Antonyms: imbecile, moronic

Example Sentence:

It is a canny cat.

5. SEDENTARY (ADJECTIVE): motionless

Synonyms: desk-bound, seated      

Antonyms: mobile, active

Example Sentence:

Some children become sedentary in front of a television and refuse to go outside

6. SALIENT (ADJECTIVE): important

Synonyms: notable, remarkable  

Antonyms: unimportant, insignificant

Example Sentence: 

The salient feature of this book has been mentioned there.

7. UPTIGHT (ADJECTIVE): nervous

Synonyms: nervy, edgy          

Antonyms: unworried, composed 

Example Sentence:

She noticed my uptight behaviour.

8. DRIP (VERB): drop

Synonyms: dribble, drizzle       

Antonyms: collect, pour 

Example Sentence:

It mixed with the rain to drip pink puddles on the ceramic floor.

9. PERVADE (VERB): spread through

Synonyms: infuse, permeate  

Antonyms: block, hinder 

Example Sentence:

We need to seal off the chemical container before the fumes begin to pervade the entire building.

10. SCRUPULOUS (ADJEECTIVE): fastidious

Synonyms: fussy, conscientious   
Antonyms: careless, inaccurate 

Example Sentence:

The baker paid scrupulous attention to making the roses perfect on the wedding cake.

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