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Saturday, 23 December 2017

The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS Clerk Based) | 23 -12 - 17

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The Hindu Vocabulary ( IBPS Clerk Based) | 23 -12 - 17
1.1. FRICTION (ADJECTIVE): conflict

Synonyms: irritation, agitation

Antonyms: agreement, harmony

Example Sentence:

He points out that there was friction among the family members.

2. VANQUISH (VERB): defeat soundly

Synonyms: conquer, overcome

Antonyms: release, surrender

Example Sentence:

He easily vanquished the enemies.

3. CONFISCATE (VERB): steal; seize

Synonyms: expropriate, impound

Antonyms: give, offer

Example Sentence:

One of the citizens might decide to confiscate more than their share of the profits.

4. TATTERDEMALION (ADJECTIVE): badly dressed

Synonyms: tattered, shoddy

Antonyms: sophisticated, refined

Example Sentence:

The tatterdemalion group possesses no home but that of the daily grazing land of the flock.

5. EXPOSTULATE (VERB): reason with

Synonyms: argue, oppose

Antonyms: agree, comply

Example Sentence:

He is in the habit to expostulate with others opinion.

6. DOUGHTY (ADJECTIVE): bold

Synonyms: brave, courageous

Antonyms: timid, shy

Example Sentence:

He is a doughty man.

7. QUERULOUS (ADJECTIVE):  grouchy

Synonyms: complaining, critical

Antonyms: cheerful, happy

Example Sentence:

If there was an award for being querulous, my aunt would win it.

8. USURP (VERB): to seize by force appropriate

Synonyms: take over, annex

Antonyms: give, free

Example Sentence:

The rogue army general tried to usurp control of the government, but he failed.

9. POISE (NOUN): calm

Synonyms: cool, confidence

Antonyms: gaucheness, fear

Example Sentence:

She gave the speech with her usual poise.

10. WISTFUL (ADJECTIVE): full of yearning

Synonyms:  daydreaming, longing

Antonyms: joyful, glad

Example Sentence:
Since her pet rabbit died, she missed it terribly and was wistful all day long.


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