The Hindu Vocabulary – 12-01-2018 : 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.COERCIVE (ADJECTIVE): relating to using force or threats

Synonyms: bullying, violent ————-> Antonyms: agreement, approval

Example Sentence: The SC has at last removed the coercive element it had unfortunately introduced by an interim order in November 2016.


  1. STATUTORY(ADJECTIVE): enacted by statute

Synonyms: lawful, legal    ————-> Antonyms: illegal, illicit

Example Sentence: The proposal was approved by the NTCA, a statutory body under the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests.


  1. PATRONS (NOUN):supporter

Synonyms: protector, financer  ————-> Antonyms: antagonist, opponent

Example Sentence: One of the three judges on the Bench had at an earlier hearing doubted the wisdom of asking patrons of cinema.


  1. APPAREL (NOUN):clothing

Synonyms: dress, garment  ————-> Antonyms: denude, unveil

Example Sentence: Global brands across different categories, from apparel to electronics to accessories will be aided through this concept.


  1. UNETHICAL(ADJECTIVE):not morally correct

Synonyms: corrupt, crooked    ————-> Antonyms: appropriate, ethical

Example Sentence: It was mired in allegations of bribery and going soft on unethical doctors


  1. CONSCIENTIOUS(ADJECTIVE): wishing to do one’s work

Synonyms: fastidious, meticulous  ————-> Antonyms: careless, indifferent

Example Sentence: Conscientious doctors tended to avoid such elections.


  1. PROVINCE(NOUN): territories, region

Synonyms: colony, county  ————-> Antonyms: avocation, recreation

Example Sentence: About 70% of Indians live in rural provinces.


  1. SKYROCKET(VERB): increase rapidly

Synonyms: catapult, escalate  ————-> Antonyms: descend, decrease

Example Sentence: The trade deficit has skyrocketed.


  1. SCRUTINY(NOUN):search

Synonyms: examination, inspection  ————-> Antonyms: ignorance, avoidance

Example Sentence: She inspects my room with scrutiny


  1. SECLUDED(ADJECTIVE): sheltered and private

Synonyms: lonely, isolated    ————-> Antonyms: extroverted, sociable

Example Sentence: He is rigidly secluded, but intrigue is frequent.

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