The Hindu Vocabulary – 04-01-2018 : 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. PUNGENT (ADJECTIVE):highly flavored


Synonyms: bitter, aromatic  ———–> Antonyms: blah, calm

Example Sentence: Pungent smell of this perfume.


  1. SOOTHE (VERB):calm

Synonyms: allay, appease    ———–>  Antonyms: aggravate, agitate

Example Sentence: He tried his best to soothe his wife.

  1. DULCIFY (VERB): pacify

Synonyms: assuage, curb     ———–>  Antonyms: incite, irritate

Example Sentence:  He dulcified his hunger by eating apple.

  1. EBULLIENT (ADJECTIVE): enthusiastic

Synonyms: brash, chipper    ———–> Antonyms: depressed, down

Example Sentence: Ebullient wolf made everyone tensed.


Synonyms: bubbly, airy      ———–> Antonyms: inactive, flat

Example Sentence:  Effervescent sight of this lake can make you crazy.

  1. LUSCIOUS (ADJECTIVE): delicious

Synonyms: juicy, lush    ———–> Antonyms: austere, bland

Example Sentence:   She cooks luscious food.

  1. SAVORY (ADJECTIVE):pleasing

Synonyms: aromatic, fragrant     ———–>  Antonyms: stinking, sour

Example Sentence:  His savory attitude will help him to get promotion.


Synonyms: delicate, soft      ———–>  Antonyms: harsh, healthy

Example Sentence:  She was staring at the mellow evening sky.

  1. DWINDLE (VERB):waste away

Synonyms: abate, decay    ———–>  Antonyms: develop, enhance

Example Sentence:  Water the plant otherwise it will dwindle very soon.

  1. SHRINK (VERB):become smaller

Synonyms: decrease, diminish    ———–>  Antonyms: enlarge, extend

Example Sentence: I saw a virus through microscope, it was shrinking.


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