The Hindu Vocabulary – 24-01-2018 : Important For Competitive Exams : SSC CGL, Bank PO/Clerk, IBPS PO-RRB, CSAT, CDS, NDA, AFCAT

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  1. INEQUITY (NOUN):unfairness

Synonyms:  injustice, partiality         ————> Antonyms: equity, fairness

Example Sentence: We are not doing inequity with the employees.


  1. DEVASTATING(ADJECTIVE): highly destructive or damaging

Synonyms: calamitous, disastrous  ————> Antonyms: blessed, fortunate  

Example Sentence: The devastating effects of these civil wars were most disastrous to the trade.


 

  1. EXPLOITATION(NOUN): misuse

Synonyms: ill-treatment, wringing    ————> Antonyms: hospitable, generous  

Example Sentence: It was an exploitation of the patented invention.


  1. RENEGE (VERB):go back on a promise

Synonyms: reverse, welsh  ————> Antonyms: correction, accuracy

Example Sentence: People have reneged on a core promise laid out in the preamble of the constitution.


  1. STIGMATISE (VERB):disgrace

Synonyms: defame, denounce    ————> Antonyms: exalt, praise

Example Sentence: This action will stigmatise a set of citizens for their poverty.


  1. REPLETE (ADJECTIVE):filled or well supplied with something  

Synonyms: awash, rife    ————> Antonyms: empty, unfilled

Example Sentence: History is replete with odious instances of countries that have differentiated between citizens in the past.


  1. THRIVE (VERB):prosper

Synonyms: flourish, bloom  ————> Antonyms: cease, decrease    

Example Sentence: It appears to believe that English can’t thrive as long as French survives.


  1. MAGNANIMOUS(ADJECTIVE):  generous

 Synonyms: altruistic, charitable     ————> Antonyms: mean, selfish

Example Sentence: The panel is more magnanimous than Article 120(2).


  1. PALPABLE(ADJECTIVE):visible

Synonyms: noticeable, credible    ————> Antonyms: ambiguous, doubtful

Example Sentence: The committee’s fervour is palpable in every recommendation.


  1. STRIVE(VERB): make great efforts to achieve something  

Synonyms: aim, attempt    ————> Antonyms: neglect, dissuade  

Example Sentence: They strive to make their respective languages prominent in governance and education.

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