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The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS PO Based) | 30 - 09 - 17

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1. SWERVE (VERB): deflect

Synonyms: skid, stray

Antonyms: abide, persist

Example Sentence: 

A lorry swerved across her path.

2. RACY (ADJECTIVE): zestful

Synonyms: saucy, energetic             

Antonyms: sluggish, lackadaisical

Example Sentence:

The novel was considered rather racy at the time

3. PLOD (VERB): lumber

Synonyms: slog, tramp

Antonyms: creeping, sneaking

Example Sentence:

We plodded back up the hill.

4. PREPONDERANCE (NOUN): predominance

Synonyms: prevalence, dominance              

Antonyms: disadvantage, inferiority

Example Sentence:

The preponderance of women among older people is increasing.

5. PIETY (NOUN): devotion

Synonyms: fervor, reverence              

Antonyms: agnosticism, disloyalty

Example Sentence:

He believes in the acts of piety and charity.

6. PITH (NOUN): center

Synonyms: crux, gist          

Antonyms: exteriority, insignificance

Example Sentence: 

He made us understand the pith and core of socialism.


Synonyms: promiscuous, libertine                      

Antonyms: ethical, righteous

Example Sentence: 

Edward succumbed to drink and a profligate lifestyle.

8. PRY (VERB): poke

Synonyms: gaze, gape               

 Antonyms: ignore, evade

Example Sentence:

Not wanting to pry, I didn’t ask why my neighbor was moving so suddenly.

9. RANT (NOUN): yelling

Synonyms: raving, diatribe

Antonyms: serene, tranquil

Example Sentence:

Even though she made a fool out of herself during her rant, it still had a positive outcome.

10. MYRAID (ADJECTIVE): innumerable

Synonyms: countless, endless         

Antonyms: countable, bounded

Example Sentence:

Because Jacob is recovering from a stroke, he has myriad prescriptions to take.

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