The Hindu Vocabulary – 21-01-2018 : Important For Competitive Exams : SSC CGL, Bank PO/Clerk, IBPS PO-RRB, CSAT, CDS, NDA, AFCAT

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1.KEEL (VERB): turn over on its side

Synonyms:  plunge, overturn         —————> Antonyms: ascend, straighten

Example Sentence: It might keel at any minute, we must aware of it.


  1. COALESCENCE(NOUN): clotting

Synonyms: clump, cluster  —————> Antonyms: individual, opening

Example Sentence: By coalescence of the endoderm-layers, the coelenteron may be reduced to vessels.


 

  1. INAUGURATION(NOUN): launch

Synonyms: commencement, induction     —————> Antonyms: conclusion, adjournment   

Example Sentence: The minister inaugurated the programme.


  1. RESUMPTION (NOUN):restart

Synonyms: revival, resurgence     —————> Antonyms: destruction, suppression  

Example Sentence: He made an early resumption of peace and talks.


  1. SIZABLE (ADJECTIVE):fairly large

Synonyms: extensive, hefty  —————> Antonyms: tiny, small  

Example Sentence: The city earlier had a sizable Jewish population.


  1. SERMON (NOUN):a talk on a religious subject

Synonyms: lesson, preaching  —————> Antonyms: blockage, hindrance

Example Sentence: The spiritual Guru has just finished his sermon.


  1. WADE (VERB):walk with effort through liquid

Synonyms: paddle, drudge —————> Antonyms: avoid, dodge    

Example Sentence: As we wade gingerly across to the other bank, we realize we would be lost without the boys.


  1. OSTENSIBLY(ADVERB): apparently

 Synonyms: evidently, seemingly —————> Antonyms: improbably, unlikely  

Example Sentence: Ostensibly, this is being done to make educational facilities available.


  1. PITHY(ADJECTIVE):vigorously expressive

Synonyms: cogent, concise  —————> Antonyms: impotent, lengthy

Example Sentence: None liked his pithy comments.


  1. PILLAGE(VERB): rob a place using violence

Synonyms: loot, maraud  —————> Antonyms: receive, construct

Example Sentence: Those people pillaged the town.

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