The Hindu Vocabulary – 26-01-2018 : Important For Competitive Exams : SSC CGL, Bank PO/Clerk, IBPS PO-RRB, CSAT, CDS, NDA, AFCAT

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1.ROBUST (ADJECTIVE): strong and healthy

Synonyms:  booming, hearty      ————> Antonyms: fragile, incapable

Example Sentence: The amendment Bill is robust several systemic issues.

  1. PREDOMINANTLY(ADVERB): mainly, mostly

Synonyms: principally, essentially  ————> Antonyms: unimportantly, worthless  

Example Sentence: The inefficiencies of a predominantly manual system results in lacks of fake licenses.


  1. ERR(VERB): to be mistaken

Synonyms: stumble, stray       ————> Antonyms: stay, correct  

Example Sentence: Low penalties for licensing offences allow erring drivers to be behind the wheel.

  1. REPLICATION (NOUN):the action of copying something

Synonyms: carbon, photocopy  ————> Antonyms: difference, entity

Example Sentence: The enactment will facilitate the replication of some digitized systems.

  1. ATTRIBUTE (VERB):regard something as being caused by

Synonyms: connect, trace   ————> Antonyms: disconnect, dissociate  

Example Sentence: In 2016 alone, 7% of road crash deaths were attributed to children below 18 years.

  1. FATALITY (NOUN):an occurrence of death

Synonyms: casualty, mortality   ————> Antonyms: birth, create

Example Sentence: For decades, penalties for behaviour that results in fatalities and grievous injuries have remained minimal.

  1. DETER (VERB):prevent the occurrence of

Synonyms: hinder, avert   ————> Antonyms: aid, assist     

Example Sentence: Nothing could deter his resolve to reach his best fitness level ever.

  1. STATUTE(NOUN):  A written law passed by a legislative body

 Synonyms: act, bill     ————> Antonyms: lawlessness, deregulation  

Example Sentence: The statute prohibits businesses from selling alcohol to minors.

  1. OVERHAUL(VERB):maintain or repair

Synonyms: revamp, rebuild    ————> Antonyms: damage, destroy

Example Sentence: Our systems of education are being constantly overhauled.

  1. OBLIVIOUS(ADJECTIVE): unaware  

Synonyms: careless, amnesic    ————> Antonyms: attentive, conscious   

Example Sentence: The IMF was not oblivious to the threats that could severely derail the broad-based economic recovery.


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