The Hindu Vocabulary – 20-01-2018 : Important For Competitive Exams : SSC CGL, Bank PO/Clerk, IBPS PO-RRB, CSAT, CDS, NDA, AFCAT

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1.PATOIS (NOUN): jargon

Synonyms:  argot, dialect  —————> Antonyms: standard, normal

Example Sentence: Most words were understood by teenager, but the gentleman looked confused at some of the words due to the teenager’s patois.

  1. PRECEPT(NOUN): law

Synonyms: doctrine, axiom —————> Antonyms: lawlessness, disbelief

Example Sentence: Change is the precept of the nature.


  1. LAX(ADJECTIVE): careless

Synonyms: negligent, derelict    —————> Antonyms: strict, careful   

Example Sentence: One of the problems is lax security for airport personnel

  1. MAUL (VERB):Savage

Synonyms: drub, lacerate    —————> Antonyms: protect, guard

Example Sentence: A boy was mauled by a lion at Lucknow Zoo.

  1. CIPHER (NOUN):Nonexistence

Synonyms: nonentity, nobody  —————> Antonyms: entity, somebody  

Example Sentence: He is worried of his cipher.


Synonyms: reverting, deteriorating  —————> Antonyms: forward, positive

Example Sentence: The company is consistently facing the retrograde growth parameter this year. 

  1. QUEASY (ADJECTIVE):not feeling well

Synonyms: sick, ill   —————> Antonyms: comfortable, healthy    

Example Sentence: He didn’t want to do any work because he felt queasy.


Synonyms: enormous, gargantuan —————> Antonyms: little, miniature    

Example Sentence: A mammoth project will be completed very soon.

  1. DANK(ADJECTIVE):moist

Synonyms: clammy, muggy  —————> Antonyms: parched, dry

Example Sentence: The kitchen was very dank.

  1. PAROCHIAL(ADJECTIVE): narrow-minded

Synonyms: petty, limited —————> Antonyms: cosmopolitan, liberal

Example Sentence: A parochial approach is not enough to get success in life.


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