ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION FOR SSC CGL

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION FOR SSC CGL

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION FOR SSC CGL

A man whose wife is deadWIDOWER

Recklessly inconsiderateWANTON

The art of effective speakingELOCUTION

The study of rocks and soils — GEOLOGY

A  treatise  on one subjectIMMACULATE

An official bulletin — COMMUNIQUE

The study of the origin and history of words — ETYMOLOGY

The study of ancient writing — PALEOGRAPHY

A  record or table showing the descent of a person or a family — GENEALOGY

A  long wandering journey — ODYSSEY

A speech or writing praying a person or a thing — PANEGYRIC

Done for another —- VICARIOUS

Word for word —- VERBATIM

One who takes part in an enterprise of his own free will — VOLUNTEER

One who is over anxious about one’s health — VALETUDINARIAN

One who makes or deals in carpets, curtains, beds, cushioned seats, etc —- UPHOLSTERER

A tradesman who manages funerals — UNDERTAKER

Ideally perfect but impracticable — UTOPIAN

Belief that the soul passes at death into another body — TRANSMIGRATION

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

Crux –  an essential point requiring resolution or resolving an outcome, the most important part of something (such as a problem, issue, puzzle, etc.) समस्या का महत्वपूर्ण अंग )

Crux – noun

Synonyms – centerpiece, core, essence, gist

The crux of this project is the rehabilitation of people. 

 

Largesse –  the act of giving away money or the quality of a person who gives away money दानशीलता )

Largesse – noun

Synonyms – donation, bestowal, fairing

Antonyms – advance, loan, bribe

A philanthropist is known for his largesse.

 

Xenophobia –  fear or hatred of strangers or foreigners (विदेशी लोगों को न पसन्द करना)

Xenophobia – noun

 

Reinforced to strengthen (a group of people) with new supplies or more people , to strengthen (something, such as clothing or a building) by adding more material for support ( मजबूत बनाना )

Reinforce – verb

Synonyms – bolster, support, substantiate

Antonyms – undercut, weaken, undermine

 

Excerpt – a small part of longer written work, to include (part of a longer written work) in something else  ( भाग )

Synonyms – extract, passage 

“I am mad for chocolates”- excerpted from an interview of Sushmita sen.

 

 

Rampant –  huge and uncontrolled अनियंत्रित )

Rampant adjective

Synonyms – unbridled, intemperate, uncontrolled

Antonyms – controlled, governed, bridled 

The rampant waves drowned him away. 

 

Abashembarrassed or ashamed  ( शर्मिंदा करना )

Abash adjective

Synonyms – embarrass, discomfit, disconcert

He was abashed by her arrogant response.

 

Protagonistan important person who is involved in a competition, conflict, or cause the main character in a novel, play, movie, etc. ( कथा या नाटक का प्रधान पुरुष, अग्रणी )

Protagonist – noun

 

Infidel –  a person who does not believe in a religion that someone regards as the true religion नमकहराम )

Infidel – noun

Synonyms – faithlessness, falseness, disloyalty

Antonyms – Devotion, faith 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITS ALL ABOUT PHOBIAS

IT’S ALL ABOUT PHOBIAS

ITS ALL ABOUT PHOBIAS

Phobia –  an exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation

Different types of Phobias 

Ablutophobia – Fear of bathing or washing

Acousticophobia – fear of noise or sometimes fear of a particular noise like crying

Acrophobia – fear of heights

Acarophobia –  a delusion that the skin is infested with small crawling organisms

Aerophobia – fear or strong dislike of flying

Agoraphobia –  fear of open spaces

Agyiophobia – fear of being in a busy street

Algophobia – fear of pain

Anglophobia – fear of English or England

Anthrophobia – fear of humans

Anuptaphobia – fear of being single

Aquaphobia – fear of water

Astrapophobia – fear of lightening

Atychiphobia – fear of failure

Automysophobia – fear of being dirty

Bathmophobia – fear of slopes and stairs

Bibliophobia – fear of books

 

Cancerophobia – fear of cancer

Cenophobia – fear of void or open places

Chrematophobia – fear or dislike for money

Claustrophobia – fear of closed places

Cynophobia – fear of dogs

 

Eleutherophobia – fear of freedom

Entomophobia – fear or dislike for insects

Eosophobia – fear of dawn

 

Gamophobia – fear of marriage

Gerascophobia – fear of aging or growing old

Glossophobia – fear of speaking in public

Gynophobia – fear of females

Heliophobia – fear of sunlight

Hemophobia – fear of blood

Hydrophobia – fear of water

Kleptophobia – fear of being stolen or stealing

katsaridaphobia – fear of cockroaches

 

Necrophobia – fear of death/dead

Nosophobia – fear of disease

Nyctophobia – fear of darkness or night

 

Potophobia/Methyphobia – Fear of alcohol

Pyrophobia – fear of fire

 

Tachophobia – Fear of speed

Tocophobia – fear of pregnancy or child birth

 

Xenophobia – fear of foreigners or strangers

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THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC AND BANK EXAMS

Threshold – the point or level at which something begins or changes ( दहलीज़ )

Synonyms – edge, point, commencement, birth

We are (standing) at the threshold of a great adventure.

 

Scrutinya searching study, inquiry, or inspection , a searching look  ( छानबीन )

Scrutiny – noun

Synonyms – audit, inspection, scan

I was aware of his scrutiny so i avoided him.

 

Unraveling – to cause the separate threads of something to come apart ( सुलझाना )

Unravel – verb

Synonyms – disentangle,  unbraid, unweave

I unraveled the whole story clue by clue . 

 

Collude  to work with others secretly especially in order to do something illegal or Dishonest, to conspire साँठ-गाँठ करना )

Collude – verb

Synonyms- plot, conspire, connive, intrigue

She is colluding with her boss to decrease the salary hikes.

 

Tepid – bit warm, showing little excitement ( गुनगुना )

Tepid – adjective

Synonyms – halfhearted, lukewarm

she gave a tepid performance. 

 

Rifevery common and often bad or unpleasant prevalent especially to an increasing degree (प्रचलित)

Rife – adjective

Synonyms – common, widespread, abundant

Chain snatching is rife in tourist places.

 

Heinoushatefully or shockingly evil ,deserving of hate or contempt जघन्य )

Heinous – adjective

Synonyms – atrocious, evil, odious

 

He was murdered heinously in the backyard of his house.

 

Flamboyant having a very noticeable quality that attracts a lot of attention,excessively showy , marked by or given to strikingly elaborate or colorful display or behavior ( चमकीला )

Flamboyant – adjective

Synonyms – catchy, bodacious, conspicuous, gaudy, ostentatious

 

She is wearing flamboyant  clothes on his demise.

 

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THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC AND BANK EXAMS

 

Devise –  to invent or plan (something that is difficult or complicated) आविष्कार करना )

Devise – verb

Synonyms – concoct, construct, contrive

She devised a new method for trigonometry.

 

Intermingle – to mix together (मिश्रण करना)

Intermingle – verb

Synonyms – combine, amalgamate, fuse,composite

Antonyms – separate, unmix

In her previous novel, she intermingled horror and romance.  

 

Succumb –  to stop trying to resist something , to die झुक जाना )

Succumb – verb

Synonyms – quit, submit, surrender

Antonyms – resist 

Try not to succumb to the pressure.

The victim succumbed in front of her mother.

 

Abate  –  to become weaker : to decrease in strength ( घटना )

Abate – verb

Synonyms – decrease, decline, die,diminish

Antonyms – amplify, enlarge, escalate

My excitement for trip abated immediately .

 

Probe – to ask a lot of questions in order to find secret or hidden information about someone or something ( जाँच पडताल करना )

Probe – verb

Synonyms – investigation, exploration, examination

She gave him a probing expression . 

 

Propriety –  behavior that is accepted as socially or morally correct and proper   ( शिष्टाचार )

Propriety – noun

Synonyms – Decorum, form, decency

Antonyms – indecency, indecorum

Her upbringing was totally according to propriety.

 

Dismal – showing or causing unhappiness or sad feelings : not warm, cheerful (निराशाजनक)

Dismal – adjective

Synonyms – cheerless, comfortless, depressing 

Antonyms – bright, cheerful, happy, elated, mirthful

Her dismal face irritated me a lot . 

 

Clarion – a medieval trumpet with clear shrill tones ( बिगुल )

Clarion – noun

 

Cumbersome – hard to handle or manage because of size or weight, complicated and hard to do ( भारी-भरकम,जटिल)

Cumbersome – noun/adjective

Synonyms – awkward, clumsy, cranky unmanageable

Antonyms – handy 

I made the way for the cumbersome package .

 

Refuge –  shelter or protection from danger or trouble (पनाह)

Refuge – noun

Synonyms – asylum, harbor,shelter

They were seeking refuge

 

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

 THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

Ushered – to lead (someone) to a place  (संचालन करना)

Usher – verb

Synonyms – conduct, direct, guide

Antonyms – follow , trail 

They ushered him towards the temple.

 

Hurled –  to throw (something) with force, to vomit  जोर से फेंकना )

Hurl – verb

Synonyms – cast , throw, project

He hurled the lamp on the door.

 

Zealot – a person who has very strong feelings about something (such as religion or politics) and who wants other people to have those feelings ( कट्टरपंथी )

Zealot – noun

Synonyms – crusader, fanatic,militant

Antonyms – nonmilitant

She is a dance zealot.

 

Hegemony –  influence or control over another country, a group of people, etc  (नेतृत्व)

Hegemony – noun

Synonyms – domination, supremacy, predominate

Antonyms – powerlessness, impotence

Their hegemony over the group helped them a lot during the riot.  

 

Discrepancy – a difference especially between things that should be the same (अंतर)

Discrepancy – noun

Synonyms – contrast, disagreement, difference

Antonyms – likeness, analogy, similarities

There is little discrepancy in both the project reports.

 

 

Bewildered – to confuse (someone) very much ( घबराया हुआ )

Bewilder – verb

Synonyms – baffle, bamboozle, perplex

Antonyms – assure, satisfy,enlighten

She bewildered me with her expressions.

 

Cohort – a friend or companion, a group of people used in a study who have something (such as age or social class) in common  ( दल )

Cohort – noun

Synonyms – companion, comrade, fellow

Muscle pain is a common problem in that age cohort.

 

Supercilious –  having or showing the proud and unpleasant attitude of people who think that they are better or more important than other people  नकचढ़ा )

Supercilious – adjective

Synonyms – Bumptious , Arrogant, haughty

Antonyms – Humble, modest 

Supercilious girl 

 

Contrition –  the state of feeling sorry for bad behavior , the state of being contrite ( पछतावा )

Contrition – noun

Synonyms – Guilt , penitence, regret , remorse

Antonyms – impenitence, remorselessness

No need to feel contrition now .

 

Mirth – happiness and laughter (प्रसन्नता)

Mirth – noun

Synonyms – cheerfulness, festivity, gleefulness

Antonyms – Depression,  sadness, sorrow

He was in a mirthful mood.

 

 

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THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

 

Steeped –  to put (something) in a liquid for a period of time

Steep – verb (भिगोना)

Steep in (Phrasal verb) – to make (someone) know and understand a lot about (something)

He was steeped in the statistics.

 

Juvenile – a young person , a person who is not yet old enough to be legally considered an adult (नाबालिग व्यक्ति)

Juvenile – noun/adjective

Synonyms – adolescent, immature, young

Antonyms – adult, grown up, mature

Juvenile home

 

Panoply something forming a protective covering ,a group or collection that is impressive because it is so big or because it  includes so many different kinds of people or things (कवच)

Synonyms-   array,range,collection

A panoply of medicine was given to her for her disease.

 

Hoary – very old,  not interesting, funny, etc., because of being used too often,not fresh or original(पुराना)

Hoary – adjective

Synonyms – aged, antique, immemorial, dateless

Antonyms – modern,new, recent

a hoary house 

 

Eluded –  to avoid or escape (someone or something) by being quick, skillful, or clever(दृष्टि बचाकर चला जाना)

Elude – verb

Synonyms – avoid, evade, escape

Antonyms – welcome, accept, embrace, catch

She was able to elude him in the party . 

 

Satirize to show that (someone or something) is foolish, weak, bad, etc., by using satire (verb) (उपहास करना )

Synonyms – .Lampoon,,mock,ridicule,make fun of

Satire a literary work holding up human vices and follies to ridicule or scorn

(noun)  

Her articles in national daily always satirize women.  

 

Colossal – very large or great(विशाल)

Colossal – adjective

Synonyms – bumper, huge, heroic, enormous, giant

Antonyms – mini,micro, little, lilliputian

A colossal building

 

Pulverize –  to crush, beat, or grind (something) into powder or dust,to destroy or defeat (someone or something) completely(चूर्ण करना)

Pulverize – verb

She alone pulverized the opposite team. 

 

Thrive –  to grow or develop successfully,to flourish or succeed(पनपना)

Thrive – verb

Synonyms – flourish, prosper, burgeon

Antonyms – fail, fiasco

The business thrived successfully . 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND BANK EXAMS

Abduct – to take (someone) away from a place by force

Abduct – verb

Synonym – Kidnap

The boys plan to abduct the professor’s daughter .

 

Escalation –  to become worse or to make (something) worse or more severe

Escalate – verb

Synonyms – accelerate, accumulate

The tensions are escalating again.

 

Dastardly – very cruel,using tricks to hurt people

Dastardly – adjective

20 people were killed in a dastardly attack.

 

Barged – to move or push in a fast, awkward, and often rude way

Barge – verb

He barged in the crowd to find out the chain snatcher. 

 

Espionage – the things that are done to find out secrets from enemies or competitors

Espionage – noun

Synonym – spying

Espionage novel

 

Jettison – to drop (something) from a moving ship, airplane, etc.

Jettison – verb

Synonyms – discarding, dumping

She jettisoned plan of shopping. 

 

Conciliatory – intended to make someone less angry

Conciliatory – adjective

Synonyms – appeasing, conciliating, pacific

She sounds conciliatory while speaking to him.

 

Marauding – travelling from place to place to attack others

Marauding –  adjective

Marauding gang robbed them . 

 

 

 

 

 

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Culminating – to reach the end or the final result of something

Culminate – verb

Synonyms – climax, crown, complete

The show culminated with lots of criticism. 

 

Relegate – to assign an inferior rank or position to someone

Relegate – verb

Synonyms: downgrade, lower, lower in rank or status, put down, move down

The main hero was relegated to a side role.

 

Decisive – able to make choices quickly and confidently

Decisive – adjective

Synonyms – bound , determined, do or die

My younger sister is more decisive than me. 

 

Disseminate – to  spread especially  some information widely,to cause (something, such as information) to go to many people

Disseminate – verb

Synonyms: spread, circulate, distribute

The newspaper disseminated the idea everywhere. 

 

Elicited –   to get (a response, information, etc.) from someone

Elicit – verb

He was able to elicit the support of his family.

 

Usher – show or guide (someone) somewhere

Usher – verb/noun

Synonyms: escort, accompany,  assist,  show

She ushered him to the temple. 

 

Virulent – full of hate or anger, extremely dangerous and deadly and usually spreading very quickly

Virulent – adjective

Synonyms – bad, bitchy, catty, cruel, malevolent

Antonyms – benevolent, benign, loving

Virulent racism

 

Proximity  – nearness in space, time, or relationship

Proximity – noun

Synonyms: closeness, nearness, presence, juxtaposition, propinquity

I like the proximity of my office to my house.

Slashed – to make a long cut in (something) with a knife or other sharp weapon

Slash – verb

She slashed her way through the traffic. 

 

 

 

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND SBI PO

THE HINDU VOCAB FOR SSC CGL AND SBI PO

All the words mentioned below have been taken from The Hindu from the article “Malleable information is not journalism ”  by A.S. Pannerselvan exclusively for the students who are preparing for government exams. I hope these words will help you a lot in your exam preparation. Waiting for your suggestions.

Vex – to annoy or worry (someone)

Vex – verb

Synonyms –  Annoy, bother

Antonyms – Appease, mollify, calm

I was totally vexed by this question.

 

Malleable – capable of being stretched or bent into different shapes

Malleable – adjective

Synonyms – moldable, shapable

Antonyms – inflexible, rigid

Metals possess malleable behaviour. 

 

Slog – to keep doing something even though it is difficult or boring, to work at something in a steady, determined way

Slog – verb

He slogged through the question.

 

Onus – a mark of guilt or disgrace

Onus – noun

Synonyms – strain, slur, smirch

Antonyms – award, credit, honour 

The onus of this program is on you . 

 

Contour –  the outline or outer edge of something

Contour – noun

Synonyms – outline, figure

The architect showed the Contour of the house on the chart.

 

Brutalgrossly ruthless or unfeeling, extremely cruel or harsh

Brutaladjective 

They brutally murdered him for no specific reason.

He had a brutal heart attack last year.

 

Dauntingto make (someone) afraid or less confident

Daunting – verb

Synonyms- discourage, demoralize

Antonym – embolden, encourage

 

Expunge – to remove (something) completely

Expunge – verb

Synonyms – abolish, eradicate, erase,annihilate

Antonyms – conserve, preserve

She tried hard in expunging his memories from her mind.