The Hindu Vocabulary – 08-01-2018 : Important For Competitive Exams : SSC CGL, Bank PO/Clerk, IBPS PO-RRB, CSAT, CDS, NDA, AFCAT

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1.VOCIFEROUS  (ADJECTIVE): loud and forceful

Synonyms: strident, vehement    ————-> Antonyms:  quiet, silent

Example Sentence: Until you are not vociferous about your problems, others will not be able to help you.


  1. OBSESSED(ADJECTIVE): preoccupied

Synonyms: engrossed, bedeviled     ————-> Antonyms: disenchanted, unconcerned

Example Sentence:  I thought he was obsessed with his brother.

  1. RHETORIC (NOUN): Persuasive speaking or writing

Synonyms:  oratory, composition    ————-> Antonyms: quiet, conciseness

Example Sentence:   Finally, he admits that rhetoric is not the highest accomplishment.

  1. DUBIOUS(ADJECTIVE):  doubtful 

Synonyms: debatable, hesitant     ————-> Antonyms: certain, probable  

Example Sentence:  This is an ill thought out, hastily conceived legislation, exposing the dubious intentions of the party.

  1. RENDER(VERB): provide (a service)

Synonyms:  accomplish, effect     ————-> Antonyms:  preface, unsettle

Example Sentence:  Three separate judgments were rendered.

  1. ARBITRARY(ADJECTIVE): based on random choice

Synonyms:  capricious, erratic    ————-> Antonyms: consistent, sensible

Example Sentence:   The judges held that the practice was arbitrary.

  1. VOID(ADJECTIVE): Not valid

Synonyms: barren, deprived  ————-> Antonyms:  adequate, enough

Example Sentence:  This has already been declared void by the society.

  1. DEPRECATE(VERB): Express disapproval of  

Synonyms:   disparage, disesteem   ————-> Antonyms: approve, praise 

Example Sentence:  My supervisor did not deprecate my work at all.

  1. INJUNCTION (NOUN):an authoritative warning or order

Synonyms: instruction, command   ————-> Antonyms: allowance, permission

Example Sentence:  They granted an injunction against the ragging in colleges.


Synonyms: conspiracy, ruse     ————-> Antonyms: honesty, ignorance  

Example Sentence: It is time for us to expose the machinations of the government.


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