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Saturday, 2 September 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS PO Based) | 02 - 09 - 17

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The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS PO Based) | 02 - 09 - 17

1. BELLICOSE (ADJECTIVE): belligerent

Synonyms: combative, hostile  

Antonyms: agreeable, calm

Example Sentence:

She comes across bellicose to men who approach her.

2. HUBBUB (NOUN): uproar

Synonyms: clamour, fuss         

 Antonyms: peace, harmony

Example Sentence:

The hubbub from the group of reporters gave the politician a headache.

3. SNIPER (NOUN): bandit

Synonyms: criminal, crook   

 Antonyms: law, police

Example Sentence:

He is a notorious sniper.

4. FOIBLE (NOUN): shortcoming

Synonyms: eccentricity, frailty 

Antonyms: advantage, normality

Example Sentence: 

I can’t let this whole project work go wrong just because of some foible.

5. GLOAT (VERB): exclaim triumph

Synonyms: rejoice, relish      

 Antonyms: be sad, commiserate

Example Sentence: 

The winning team was polite enough to not gloat over its huge win.

6. IMBUE (VERB): inculcate

Synonyms: ingrain, instil      

Antonyms: drain, take out

Example Sentence:

When cinnamon is added to the sweet potato batter, it will imbue the pie with a hint of spice.

7. HAGGLE (VERB): bicker

Synonyms: barter, quibble    

 Antonyms: agree, concur

Example Sentence:

I’ll pay the sticker price because I do not want to haggle with the trader.

8. FRITTER (VERB): Waste away

Synonyms: misspend, dally        
  Antonyms: conserve, preserve

Example Sentence:

It is advised to not to fritter your money.

9. GRASP (NOUN): understanding

Synonyms: awareness, knowledge  

 Antonyms: ignorance, avoidance

Example Sentence:

I like his grasp over the subject.

10. FLINCH (VERB): Avoid

Synonyms: dodge, duck       

 Antonyms: face, confront

Example Sentence:

Don not try to flinch your duties.

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