The Hindu Vocabulary – 07-01-2018 : Important For Competitive Exams : SSC CGL, Bank PO/Clerk, IBPS PO-RRB, CSAT, CDS, NDA, AFCAT

The Hindu Vocab, The Hindu Vocabulary, English Vocabulary, One word substitution, idioms and phrases, antonyms and synonyms

1.CREDENDA (NOUN): Belief

Synonyms: axiom, creed    ————->  Antonyms: ambiguity, skepticism

Example Sentence:  This credenda began appearing in 1988.


 

2. PRETENTIOUS (ADJECTIVE): conspicuous

Synonyms: flamboyant, turgid    ————-> Antonyms: moderate, honest

Example Sentence:  It is new and never pretentious.


  1. ENVISION (VERB):conceive

Synonyms: visualize, contemplate    ————-> Antonyms: disregard, neglect

Example Sentence:  I couldn’t envision myself as anything else.


 

  1. IMPEDE (VERB):to delay

Synonyms: brake, disrupt    ————-> Antonyms: permit, soothe

Example Sentence: These people can impede performance.


5. CANTANKEROUS (ADJECTIVE): bad tempered

Synonyms: captious, choleric    ————-> Antonyms: pleasant, cheerful

Example Sentence:   He is little larger and cantankerous.


 

6. BAWDINESS (NOUN): dirtiness

Synonyms: profaneness, filthiness    ————-> Antonyms: decency, sophistication

Example Sentence:  There was a comedy with just a right sprinkling of bawdiness.


7. INCURSION (NOUN): attack

Synonyms: irruption, intrusion    ————-> Antonyms:  retreat, withdrawal

Example Sentence: The US officials urged Iran to end the incursion.


 

8. SOCIABLE (ADJECTIVE): familiar

Synonyms: convivial, gregarious      ————-> Antonyms: aloof, unsociable

Example Sentence: I’m a lot more sociable with everybody.


9. TURBULENT (ADJECTIVE): fierce

Synonyms: agitated, blustery    ————-> Antonyms:  moderate, obedient

Example Sentence: They are able to withstand turbulent times.


 

10. LICENTIOUS (ADJECTIVE): libertine

Synonyms: debauched, salacious    ————-> Antonyms: moral, controlled

Example Sentence: He is licentious and has no regard for the morality of law.

 

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