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

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1.COMPACT (ADJECTIVE): condensed

 Synonyms: solid, tight    —>        Antonyms: empty, loose

Example Sentence: A compact little group of men rounded the bend and approached.


 2. SKIRMISH (NOUN): fight

Synonyms: altercation, argument               —>   Antonyms: peace, retreat

Example Sentence: The skirmish lasted about fifteen minutes near my house.


3. EMPATHY (NOUN): understanding

Synonyms: affinity, appreciation               —>   Antonyms: disdain, hatred

Example Sentence:  Perhaps because of empathy, we are together since 2000.


4. TUSSLE (NOUN): struggle

—> Synonyms: brawl, fray                                             —> Antonyms: surrender, retreat

 Example Sentence:  He faced so much tussle throughout his life.


5. IMPROMPTU (ADJECTIVE): unrehearsed
—>  Synonyms: offhand, unscripted                      —> Antonyms: deliberate, planned

 Example Sentence:  It was an impromptu effort to avoid telling me who they are, but they are known.


6. IMPUGN (VERB): criticize, challenge

—>             Synonyms: assail, tar                  —> Antonyms: agree, aid

 Example Sentence:  You should not impugn his efforts.


7. ZAP (VERB): destroy

—>                Synonyms: kill, slaughter                              —>    Antonyms: bear, begin

Example Sentence:  Pakistan zapped the LOC area.


8. SPONTANEOUS (ADJECTIVE): impulsive
—>                  Synonyms: casual, simple               —>         Antonyms: intended, premeditated

Example Sentence:  At her spontaneous act of welcome a light came into my eyes.


9. MELEE (NOUN): battle

—> Synonyms: brawl, fracas             —>           Antonyms: peace, agreement

Example Sentence:   In the melee, Rahul looked at the eyes of Sanjay.


 10. MASSED (ADJECTIVE): composite

Synonyms: concerted, corporate     —>     Antonyms: separate, unshared

Example Sentence:   The heavens darkened with massed fliers.

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