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Monday, 18 December 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS Clerk Based) | 18 -12 - 17

mahendra Guru

1. CONTRITE (ADJECTIVE): penitent        
Synonyms: remorseful, repentant

Antonyms: hurtful, mean 

Example Sentence:

Blake’s contrite behavior made it impossible to stay angry at him.
2. SERVILE (ADJECTIVE): subservient

Synonyms: groveling, beggarly

Antonyms: aggressive, dominant

Example Sentence:

The servile porter crept around the hotel lobby, bowing and quaking before the guests.

3. SOLIPSISTIC (ADJECTIVE): believing that oneself is all that exists

Synonyms: egoistic, self-absorption

Antonyms: selfless, unselfish  

Example Sentence: 

Colette’s solipsistic attitude completely ignored the plight of the homeless people on the street.

4. SOMNOLENT (ADJECTIVE): sleepy, drowsy

Synonyms: dozy, asleep

Antonyms: lively, energetic

Example Sentence:

The somnolent student kept falling asleep and waking up with a jerk.


Synonyms: airheaded, dumb

Antonyms: aware, intelligent

Example Sentence: 

He is a vacuous man.


Synonyms: flexible, limber

Antonyms: rigid, clumsy

Example Sentence: 

 The lean and lissome man has learned to slap with a long hand.

7. ERSATZ (ADJECTIVE): artificial

Synonyms: fake, phony

Antonyms: genuine, true

Example Sentence: 

He wore an ersatz jewelry for the party.

8. IMPEDIMENT (NOUN): hindrance Synonyms: obstacle, barrier  

Antonyms: assistance, benefit

Example Sentence: 

He rightly identified air resistance as the largest impediment and energy cost in high speed transportation.


Synonyms: fine, light

Antonyms: dark, thick

Example Sentence: 
Her shapely arms were bare, and in her hands she held a gossamer scarf.


Synonyms:  chomp, grind

Antonyms: swallow, gulp

Example Sentence:

These mixers use tremendous power to literally masticate, rubber and solid fillers into an acceptable mixture.

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