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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS PO Based) | 12 - 09 - 17

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1. PLACID (ADJECTIVE): tranquil

Synonyms: calm, compose   

Antonyms: turbulent, hostile

Example Sentence:

The placid husband was the total opposite of his easily upset wife.

2. POMPOUS (ADJECTIVE): selfish

Synonyms: arrogant, flamboyant 

Antonyms: unpretentious, humble

Example Sentence:

She is a pompous girl.

3. PEEVISH (ADJECTIVE): acrimonious

Synonyms: angry, cantankerous

Antonyms:  friendly, pleasant

Example Sentence:

He has a peevish tongue.

4. PRECARIOUS (ADJECTIVE): hazardous

Synonyms: dangerous, unhealthy    

Antonyms: guarded, protected

Example Sentence:

He works in a precarious industry.


5. MOLLIFY (VERB): appease

Synonyms: assuage, relieve  

Antonyms: irritate, infuriate

Example Sentence:

The police mollified the violent condition of the area.

6. PUERILE (ADJECTIVE): shallow

Synonyms: immature, childish 

 Antonyms: wise, profound

Example Sentence:

He has a puerile nature.

7. MUNIFICENT (ADJECTIVE): benevolent

Synonyms: liberal, hospitable  

 Antonyms: mean, selfish

Example Sentence:

I was surprised by his munificent deed.

8. NIMBLE (ADJECTIVE): lively

Synonyms: agile, brisk       

Antonyms: sluggish, clumsy

Example Sentence:

Anju has given a nimble performance.

9. NEGLIGENT (ADJECTIVE): careless

Synonyms: heedless, thoughtless

Antonyms: attentive, careful

Example Sentence:

Raj is a negligent student.

10. OSTENTATION (NOUN): display

Synonyms: pretension, vaunt 

Antonyms: modesty, constraint

Example Sentence:

After a life spent in strife and ostentation, he died yesterday.

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