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Tuesday, 10 October 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS PO Based) | 10 -10 - 17

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1. NETTLE (VERB): provoke

Synonyms: annoy, chafe    
Antonyms: appease, calm

Example Sentence: 

The politician nettled the multitude yesterday.


Synonyms: learned, academic

Antonyms: informal, imprecise

Example Sentence:

He looks pedantic by face.

3. MELEE (NOUN): brawl

Synonyms: brouhaha, fracas  
Antonyms: harmony, peace

Example Sentence:

Don’t make such a melee out of a trivial issue.


Synonyms: bright, explicit   
Antonyms: dull, implicit

Example Sentence:

He is pellucid in his visions.

5. OFFERING (NOUN): donation

Synonyms: contribution, beneficence
Antonyms: withdrawal, retreat

Example Sentence:

He made the offering of his kids. 

6. NUMSKULL (NOUN): idiot

Synonyms: buffoon, dimwit     
Antonyms: genius, wise

Example Sentence: 

You are such a numskull boy.

7. LAMBASTE (VERB): punish

Synonyms: assail, castigate     

Antonyms: laud, praise

Example Sentence: 

Don’t lambaste him.

8. OSSIFY (VERB): congeal

Synonyms: fossilize, freeze  
Antonyms: melt, soften

Example Sentence:

The dream-catcher became ossified.

9. PHALANX (NOUN): multitude

Synonyms: horde, throng

Antonyms: individual, one

Example Sentence:

He addressed phalanx.

10. NOSTALGIA (NOUN): pleasant remembrances

Synonyms: longing, yearning

Antonyms: indifference, hatred

Example Sentence:

My grandmother says the jazz music triggers nostalgia for her youth.

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