ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION FOR SSC CGL

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION FOR SSC CGL

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION FOR SSC CGL-

1. Words written on tomb –

  1. Pedant
  2. Epitaph
  3. Waybill
  4. Succulent      

 

2. Cure for all –

  1. Panacea
  2. Anecdote
  3. Usurer
  4. Parvenu                         

 

3. Partners in crime –

  1. Conspirator
  2. Traitor                          
  3. Accomplice
  4. Henchman

 

4. Related to cows –

  1. Bovine
  2. Brine                          
  3. Shrine
  4. Twine

 

5. Platform for a speaker –

  1. Tribune
  2. Podium
  3. Rostrum
  4. Pulpit                             

 

6. Killing of a whole group/ race of people –

  1. Genocide
  2. Homicide                                          
  3. Patricide
  4. Phenoxide  

 

7. Live in relationship –

  1. Impunity
  2. Pensive
  3. Leer
  4. Concubinage                      

 

8. The worshiping of images –

  1. Idolatry
  2. Hutch
  3. Recant
  4. Inheritance                      

 

9. The one who admires oneself –

  1. Nepotism
  2. Narcissism
  3. Fenguism                                        
  4. Revenguism

 

10. Study of birds –

  1. Anthropology
  2. Zoology
  3. Sociology
  4. Ornithology                               

 

ANSWERS

  1. (2)
    1. Pedant – a person who is excessively concerned with minor details and rules or with displaying academic learning.
    2. Epitaph – a phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died
    3. Waybill -a list of passengers or goods being carried on a vehicle.
    4. Succulent – (of food) tender, juicy, and tasty.     

     

  2. (1)
    1. Panacea – cure for all disease 
    2. Anecdote – a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person.
    3. Usurer – a person who lends money at unreasonably high rates of interest.
    4. Parvenu  – a person of humble origin who has gained wealth, influence, or celebrity.                       

     

  3. (3) 
    1. Conspirator -a person who takes part in a conspiracy.
    2. Traitor – a person who betrays someone or something, such as a friend.                          
    3. Accomplice – a person who helps another commit a crime.
    4. Henchman – a faithful follower or political supporter

     

  4. (1) 
    1. Bovine – relating to or affecting cattle.
    2. Brine – water strongly impregnated with salt.                          
    3. Shrine – a place regarded as holy because of its associations with a divinity or a sacred person or relic
    4. Twine – strong thread or string consisting of two or more strands of hemp or cotton twisted together.

     

  5. (2)   
    1. Tribune – an official in ancient Rome chosen by the plebeians to protect their interests.
    2. Podium – a small platform on which a person may stand to be seen by an audience, as when making a speech or conducting an orchestra.
    3. Rostrum – a raised platform on which a person stands to make a public speech, receive an award or medal, play music, or conduct an orchestra.
    4. Pulpit – a raised enclosed platform in a church or chapel from which the preacher delivers a sermon.                            

     

          

  6. (1)         
    1. Genocide – the deliberate killing of a large group of people
    2. Homicide – the killing of one person by another.                                         
    3. Patricide – the killing of one’s father.
    4. Phenoxide  – chemical 

     

  7. (4)                 
    1. Impunity – exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.
    2. Pensive – engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.
    3. Leer – look or gaze in a lascivious or unpleasant way.
    4. Concubinage – the practice of keeping a concubine, or the state of being a concubine.                     

     

  8. (1)                         
  9. (2)             
    1. Nepotism – the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
    2. Narcissism – excessive interest in or admiration of oneself and one’s physical appearance.
    3. Fenguism                                        
    4. Revenguism

     

  10. (4)                           Anthropology – study of evolution of humans 
  11. Zoology  – the scientific study of the behaviour, structure, physiology, classification, and distribution of animals.
  12. Sociology – the study of the development, structure, and functioning of human society.
  13. Ornithology  – study of birds        

CLOZE TEST 5 FOR SSC CGL

CLOZE TEST 5 FOR SSC CGL

CLOZE TEST 5 FOR SSC CGL

 

Directions (71-80) : In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case-   

 

Fresh (71) of loss of forest cover in the Indian Sundarbans, which represent a third of the largest (72) mangrove ecosystem in the world, is a reminder that an (73) effort is necessary to preserve them. Long-term damage to the highly productive mangroves on the Indian side occurred during the colonial era, when forests were cut to (74) cultivation. As a recent Jadavpur University study has pointed out, climate change appears to be an (75) threat to the entire 10,000 sq km area that also (76) Bangladesh towards the east, and sustains millions of people with food, water and forest products. There is also a (77) population of tigers that live here, adapted to move easily across the land-sea interface. The Sundarbans present a (78) example of what loss of ecology can do to a landscape and its people, as islands (79) and sediment that normally adds to landmass is (80) upstream in rivers by dams and barrages; such a loss is not compensated by the limited benefits available elsewhere in the islands from additions.

71) a) evidence b) document c) trace d) proof                                 

72) a) immediate b) contiguous c) embracing d) single                 

73) a) discriminated b) contracted c) dwindled d) accelerated                                 

74) a) expedite b) impede c) perplex d)  facilitate                        

75) a) emerging b) coming c) spring d) intruding                       

76) a) straddles b) expands c) stands d) flows                          

77) a) special b) unique c) outstanding d) exceptional                 

78) a) stark b) bleak c) hostile d) cold                                                 

79) a)  diminished b) expands c) shrink d) contract                    

80) a)  snared b) charged c) trapped d) webbed                       

 

ANSWERS 

71. a

72. b

73. d

74. d

75. d

76. a

77. b

78. a

79. c

80. c

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

Remit –  to cancel or free someone from (a punishment, debt, etc.)

Remit – verb

Synonyms – dispatch, decline 

Antonyms – accumulate, keep 

The government remit the debt of the farmer from Gujarat.

Fugitive – a person who is running away to avoid being captured

Fugitive – noun

Synonyms – elusive, fleeting

Antonyms – enduring, confronting

He is charged for helping a fugitive from school. 

 

Robust –  strong and healthy

Robust – adjective

Synonyms – fit, healthy, well

Antonyms – ailing, diseased, ill, sick

The robust woman slapped him in front of everyone. 

 

Pertinent –  relating to the thing that is being thought about or discussed

Pertinent – adjective

Synonyms – relevant, relative, applicable

Antonyms – insignificant. trivial, trifling

He asked a pertinent question in the seminar.

Humdrum not interesting ,dull, boring, and ordinary

Humdrum –  adjective

Synonyms – dry, dull, boring

Antonyms – lively, interesting 

The last episode of the series was totally humdrum.

 

Ally – a country that supports and helps another country in a war

Ally – noun

The teacher’s union has found an unlikely ally in the company.

 

Consensus – a general agreement about something ,an idea or opinion that is shared by all the people in a group

Consensus – noun

Synonyms – accord, consent

Antonyms – denial, discord

The consensus was to avoid any further discussions on that topic. 

 

Eminent – successful, well-known and respected

Eminent – adjective

Synonyms – bright, illustrious, distinguished

Antonyms – unimportant, average, inferior

 

 

VOCABULARY FOR SSC CGL AND SBI PO

VOCABULARY FOR SSC CGL AND SBI PO

Vice bad or immoral behavior or habits

(noun)  a moral fault or failing

 

Insatiable – always wanting more

(adjective)  not able to be satisfied

Avarice – a strong desire to have or get money

(noun)     greed

As Justice Amitava Roy wrote in his concurring order, “corruption is a vice of insatiable avarice for self-aggrandisement by the unscrupulous, taking unfair advantage of their power and authority.

 

Abate – to become weaker

(verb)   to lessen in strength

(abates, abated, abating )

Wrath – extreme anger

(noun)

The charges against Jayalalithaa abated following her death last December, but Ms. Sasikala had to face the full wrath of the Supreme Court.

Abase to behave in a way that makes anybody seem lower or less deserving of respect

(verb)

(Abases, abased, abasing)

Trifling – having little value or importance

(adjective)

(more trifling, most trifling)

 

Abdicating –  to leave the position of being a king or queen

(verb)

(Abdicates, abdicated, abdicating)

‘I was in the bathroom — I did NOT abdicate!’

She is ABASING me for a TRIFLING issue and that’s why i am ABDICATING this job. 

 

Invincible – unbeatable , unconquerable

(adjective)    impossible to defeat or overcome

Synonyms –  indomitable, insurmountable, invulnerable

Invincibility – noun

Invisibleness – noun

Invincibly – adverb

 

The continuous 5th time winning of Serena Williams proved that she is invincible.

 

Lofty – tall, high, towering               

(adj.)     extending to a great distance upwards

The mountains in Manali are lofty and beautiful.

 

Acronym – a word formed from the first letters of each one of the                            words in a phrase

(noun)           


World Health Organisation- WHO

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU FOR SSC CGL AND SBI PO

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU

 

1.Demographics the study of changes (such as the number of births, deaths,

(noun)                          marriages, and illnesses) that occur over a period of time in  human   

                                       Population

 

2.Maiden – unmarried girl  (noun)

                        Very first or earliest (adjective)

 

3.Venture – a new activity, project, business that generally involves risk (noun)

                        always followed by an adverb or preposition, [no object] : to go somewhere         

                        that is unknown, dangerous, etc (verb)

 

Changing demographics and realistic portrayal of youth in a city is what the director has attempted to showcase in his maiden directorial venture.

 

4.Milieu – environment

  (noun)    the physical or social setting in which people live or in which something    

               Happens or develops

5.Lingo language

 (noun)    the special language used for a particular activity or by a particular group

                Of people

 

In mainstream cinema everybody speaks the same lingo. I find it boring. We have such rich diversity and interesting milieu.

 

6.Quintessential – the important part of something

 (noun)                      The perfect example of something

 

7.Bustling – to move or go in a busy or hurried way

 (adjective)    to have a lot of busy activity

 

The director wanted to show how this quintessential sardaarni in a bustling town would be like.

 

8. Broached – to introduce (a subject, issue, etc.) for discussion

(verb)

 

9.Vernacular – the language of ordinary speech rather than formal writing

 ( noun and adjective )

The director saw a different side of the actress when he broached the idea with her.

In the previous film she was more vernacular.

 

10.Elope to escape

 (verb)      To run away secretly to get married

The main character has this ingenious brainwave to start an online service to start an online service to facilitate young couples to elope and get married .

 

STORY BASED VOCABULARY FOR SSC CGL AND SBI PO

STORY BASED VOCABULARY FOR SSC CGL AND SBI PO

I like an OPULENT and STERLING  lifestyle and i have an APATHY for TRITE and  domestic DRUDGERY . I started this job with  ELAN but now i want to ABDICATE this. He was EMANATING all this while sleeping with LUGUBRIOUS expression. As i POKED him, he was JOLTED out of his REVERIE with a FLABBERGASTED look.

1.OPULENTcostly and luxurious,

Synonyms- sumptuous,lavish

2.STERLINGexcellent

3.APATHYlack of interest,dislike

4.TRITE -very common,

Synonyms – hackneyed,dull,overuse

5.DRUDGERY-donkey work,dull work,labour

6.ELAN -elegance.enthusiasm,grace,style

7.ABDICATE-resign,quit,renounce one’s throne

8.EMANATING-to spread a feeling, to pour

9.LUGUBRIOUS-looking or sounding sad

Synonyms – gloomy,mournful

10. POKEDto jab or prod someone or something with one’s finger or sharp object

11.JOLTED -to get shaked,to move with sudden lurches

12.REVERIE -a state of being pleasantly lost in one’s thoughts

13.FLABBERGASTED-surprise

Synonyms – astonish,astound,amaze

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU FOR SSC AND SBI PO

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU FOR SSC AND SBI PO

 

1. Menace a dangerous or possibly harmful person or thing — usually singular

(noun)        someone who causes trouble or annoyance

                 a dangerous or threatening quality

Menace – verb

(menaces, menaced, menacing)

There was a menace in his voice.

That kid was a total menace.

She was menaced by a thief.

 

2.Turmoil – a state of confusion and disorder

(noun)

There is a turmoil in the House of Commons.

3. Fray – a fight, struggle, or disagreement that involves many people, battle

(noun)   

 

She involved herself in a fray.

Above the fray – not directly involved in an angry or difficult struggle or disagreement

 

4. Vilified – to say or write very harsh and critical things about (someone or something)

(verb)

(vilify, vilifies, vilifying)

Synonyms – malign, asperse, defame

Antonyms – glorify, honour

Vilification – noun

She was vilified for her comment on an orphanage.

 

5. Shoddy – of poor quality, poorly done

(adjective)

(shoddier, shoddiest)

Don’t use a shoddy knife while cooking.

They gave a shoddy performance.

 

6. Grisly –  causing horror or fear

(adjective)

(grislier, grisliest)

Synonyms – gruesome, ghastly, horrid, frightful

I could not sleep yesterday after watching that grisly episode of “ghost and me”.

 

7. Indeliblethat cannot be removed, washed away, or erased

(adjective)   

(more indelible, most indelible)

His song made an indelible impression on my mind.

 

8. Bizarre – very unusual or strange

(adjective)  

(most bizarre, more bizarre)

Her behavior was bizarre.

She wore a bizarre dress.

 

9. Cantankerousoften angry and annoyed

(adjective)     

        

Cantankerous old woman

10. Ingenious – very smart or clever

(adjective)       having or showing an unusual aptitude for discovering, inventing

He has ingenious mind.

 

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU

1. Inevitable – incapable of being avoided

(adjective)   sure to happen

Synonyms – certain, unavoidable, ineludible, ineluctable

Antonyms – avoidable,uncertain, unsure

The disaster was inevitable.

 

2.Proponent – one who argues in favor of something

(noun)             advocate

He is the leading proponent for girl’s rights.

 

3.Deploy – to organize and send out (people or things) to be used for a particular purpose

(verb)        to spread out, utilize, or arrange for a deliberate purpose

(deploys, deployed, deploying)

Deployable – adjective

Deployment – noun

Four teachers were deployed for the rural students.

Soldiers are deployed for the war.

 

4. Unviable – incapable of growth or development

(adjective)   

 

He is running an unviable business.

 

5. Doleful – very sad

Synonyms – mournful, woeful,woebegone

He sounded doleful about his divorce.

A doleful tune is playing on the radio.

 

6. Abominable – very bad or unpleasant

(adjective)  

       

Synonyms – odious, obnoxious, despicable

His behavior was abominable.

 

7. Adamant – not willing to change an opinion or decision

(adjective)    very determined

Synonyms – stubborn,resolute, steadfast, unwavering

Antonyms – agreeable, flexible

Her adamant behavior over that issue irritated me a lot.
8. Utterly – completely, entirely

(adverb)    complete and total

Utter – adjective

I was utterly confused by her answer.

 

9. Attenuate –  to make (something) weaker or less in amount, effect, or force

(verb)

(attenuates, attenuated, attenuating)

Attenuation- noun

This medicine will attenuate your pain.

 

10. Accentuate – to make (something) more prominent or noticeable

(verb)                to emphasize

(accentuates, accentuated, accentuating)

She was looking beautiful accentuating her long hairs.

 

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU 27TH FEBRUARY

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU 27TH FEBRUARY

 

1. Misogynist – a man who hates women

(noun)

He is a misogynist boss, always laughing over his women employees.

2. Writa document from a court ordering someone to do something or not to do

(noun)   something

The court issued a writ to stop the usage of tobacco.

3. Diaspora – a group of people who live outside the area in which they had lived for a long

(noun)          time or in which their ancestors lived

The Indian diaspora that lives in the U.S. is coming back home.

 

4. Perilous – full of danger

(adjective)   involving danger

(more perilous, most perilous)

Perilously – adverb

Peril – noun

He stand perilously on the edge of the mountain.

The movie was perilously close to fiasco.

 

5. Inoculation – the introduction of a pathogen or antigen into a living organism to stimulate

(noun)                 the Production of antibodies.

                              to give (a person or animal) a weakened form of a disease in order to

                                 Prevent infection from the disease.

Children have been inoculated by hepatitis -B.

As leaders we have to be built with that inoculation that you will face either big or small crisis during your career.

 

6. Xenophobia – fear or hatred of strangers or foreigners

(noun)

Xenophobic – adjective

Being a xenophobic, he killed Indians.

 

7. Provenancethe history of ownership of a valued object or work of art or literature

(noun)                origin or source of something

Have you traced the provenances of this pottery art ?

 

8. Explicit – very clear and complete

(adj.)           leaving no doubt about the meaning

                  Opposite of ambiguous

(more explicit, most explicit)

Explicitly – adverb

Explicitness – noun

He explicitly asked for another coffee.

 

9. Implicit – not clearly or directly stated

(adj.)          unquestionable

Implicitly- adverb

Implicitness – noun

So how we behave according to our gender, or our religious and cast identities, is influenced by a set of social rules, some explicit and many implicit.

 

10. Bruisingextremely rough or painful

(adjective)

bruising violence

 

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU 26TH FEBRUARY 2017

VOCABULARY BASED ON THE HINDU 26TH FEBRUARY 2017

  1. Brutalgrossly ruthless or unfeeling

  (adj.)   extremely cruel or harsh

             very direct and accurate in a way that is harsh or unpleasant

(more brutal, most brutal)

Brutally – adverb

They brutally murdered him for no specific reason.

He had a brutal heart attack last year.

 

  1. Daunting – to make (someone) afraid or less confident

(T. verb)      to lessen the courage of

(daunts, daunting, daunted)

Synonyms- discourage, demoralize

Antonym – embolden, encourage

Daunting – adjective

Raman was not at all daunted by the SBI exam.

 

  1. Ignominy – a situation or event that causes you to feel ashamed or embarrassed

(noun)          disgraceful or dishonorable conduct, quality, or action

She have to face the ignominy for not representing the report on time.

 

  1. Averted – to turn (your eyes, gaze, etc.) away or aside

(T. verb)     to prevent (something bad) from happening

(averts, averted, averting)

His perfect planning of the function averted any inconvenience.

She has to avert her eyes from the bleeding man.

 

  1. Vulnerable – open to attack, harm or damage

(adjective)      easily hurt or harmed physically, mentally, or emotionally

(more vulnerable, most vulnerable)

Vulnerability – noun

Vulnerableness- noun

Vulnerably – adverb

She is vulnerable to that disease.

She is very vulnerable after her break up.

 

  1. Hinder – to make slow or difficult the progress of

(verb)       to stop (someone) from (doing something), to hold back

(hindered, hindering)

The road was hindered by construction.

Lack of money hindered him from buying the car.

 

  1. Impromptu – made or done without preparation

(adjective)

I made an impromptu drawing in the competition and won the consolation prize.

They had an impromptu party for unexpected guests.

Impromptu speaking.

 

  1. Miser – a person who hates to spend money

(noun)     one who is extremely stingy with money

Synonyms – niggard, penny pincher, cheapskate, scrooge

There is no miser in this state.

 

  1. Ponder – to think about or consider something carefully

(verb)         to think or consider deeply

(ponders, pondered, pondering)

Synonyms – mull, contemplate, perpend

She pondered again on the situation and decided her opinion.

He pondered the advantages and disadvantages oh his job.

 

  1. Supercilious – having or showing the proud and unpleasant attitude of people who think

(adjective)            that they are better or more important than other people

                        having or showing an attitude of superiority and contempt for people or

                         things perceived to be inferior

(more supercilious, most supercilious)

Synonyms – haughty, bumptious

Superciliously – adverb

Superciliousness – noun

She looked at her clothes and laughed superciliously.

She is behaving very superciliously.