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Wednesday, 25 October 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS Clerk Based) | 25 -10 - 17

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1. FERRET (VERB): to uproot

Synonyms: beat, break   

Antonyms: cover, dirty

Example Sentence: 

We are trying to ferret out missing details.

2. TOUCHSTONE (NOUN): criterion

Synonyms: barometer, benchmark 

 Antonyms: lawlessness, guess 

Example Sentence:

We were testing them against their very own touchstone of truth.

3. AFFRONT (NOUN): to insult

Synonyms: offence, humiliation     

 Antonyms: respect, appeasement

Example Sentence:

He regarded my work as an affront to my dignity.

4. ENMITY (NOUN): hostility  

Synonyms: friction, animus    

 Antonyms: approval, sympathy

Example Sentence:

My colleague feels enmity towards me. 

5. DISSENT (NOUN): disagreement

Synonyms: objection, variance     

 Antonyms: acceptance, concurrence  

Example Sentence:

These voices of dissent grew louder against the master.

6. LUDICROUS (ADJECTIVE): so foolish  

Synonyms: bizarre, farcical    

Antonyms: grave, serious  

Example Sentence: 

We have found some of his words completely ludicrous.

7. GROUNDSWELL (NOUN): an increase

Synonyms: bloc, coalition     

 Antonyms: parting, severance

Example Sentence: 

All the states of the country is usually merged for a time by the groundswell of the population.

8. VALOR (NOUN): bravery  

Synonyms: pluck, spine 

Antonyms: cowardice, fear  

Example Sentence:

He showed valor and skill on the battlefield.

9. ROUT (NOUN): to retreat

Synonyms: beating, confusion   

Antonyms: miracle, triumph

Example Sentence:

His wife had to rout him out of the crowd.

10. VAINGLORIOUS (ADJECTIVE): excessively proud of oneself  

Synonyms: egotistical, haughty 

 Antonyms: timid, humble

Example Sentence:

He was rather vainglorious about his own war record.


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