DAILY VOCABULARY 1

DAILY VOCABULARY 1

 

A large no.of pious people mustered to bolster the neophyte. But the obstinate moron gave an obscene performance which mutilated his career and the show was panned by the pivotal critics.

 

PIOUS – deeply religious, devoted to a particular religion

(adjective)

Synonyms –  dedicated, devoted, loyal, good

Antonyms –  disloyal, faithless, false, fickle, inconstant

 

MUSTERED– to gather together (a group of people, soldiers, etc.)

(verb)          to work hard to find or get (courage, support, etc.), an act of assembling

Synonyms – gathering, assembly, meeting

 

BOLSTER – to support or strengthen, to hold up or serve as a foundation for

(verb)

        

Synonyms – support, uphold, brace

Antonyms – to weaken something 

 

NEOPHYTE – a person who has just started learning or doing something

(noun)       

   

Synonyms- proselyte, beginner

Antonyms –  expert, master, professional, veteran 

 

OBSTINATE –  refusing to change behaviour or ideas , stubborn

(adjective)  

   

Synonyms – adamant , bullheaded, hardheaded, immovable, obdurate

Antonyms – acquiescent, agreeable, amenable, compliant

 

MORON – a very stupid or foolish person

(noun)

 

 

OBSCENE –  very offensive in usually a shocking way

(adjective)   abhorrent to morality or virtue

Synonyms- bawdy, indecent, lewd, vulgar

Antonyms –  clean, decent, non obscene

 

MUTILATE– to cause severe damage to

(verb)

     

Synonyms – cripple, disable, incapacitate

Antonyms –  heal, rehabilitate  

 

PAN –  to criticize (a book, movie, play, etc.) severely

(verb)

 

PIVOTAL – central and most important

(adjective)

Synonyms –  critical, key, crucial, vital

Antonyms –  insignificant, minor, trivial, unimportant

 

 

QUIZ 2 FOR TENSE

QUIZ 2 FOR TENSE

QUIZ 2 FOR TENSE

  1. We have called/(a) him a no. of times/(b) since he has gone/(c) tp Mumbai./(e) no error
  2. British counter – terrorism investigators/(a) search two homes and detained/(b) a no. of people in the investigation into a /(c) van and knife attack yesterday in London./(d) no error/(e)
  3. Five farmers have killed and two critically/(a)  injured in Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh when the/(b)  police opened fire during a/(c) protest on tuesday./(d) no error/(e)
  4. Investigators has earlier blamed Pakistan’s/(a) ISI for using Bangladesh territory/(b) to smuggle fake currency/(c) notes into India./(d) no error./(e)
  5. Before he could finish /(a) the debate , the/(b) audience gave a huge round of/(c) applause for him./(d) no error/(e)
  6. Since his arrival/(a) he is visiting the most famous/(b) tourist places of India/(c) in his private jet./(d) no error/(e)
  7. By this time/(a) next year Rekha/(b) will go abroad for her/(c) further studies in economics./(d) no error/(e)
  8. The victim tried hard to explain/(a) us what has happened on/(b) that day but her/(c) voice was not audible./(d) no error/(e)
  9. He has completed four/(a) chapters of english/(b) literature by the end/(c) of this year./(d) no error/(e)
  10. By the time we got/(a) our tickets and entered/(b) the cinema theatre, the/(c) show was already begun./(d) no error/(e)

 

ANSWERS

  1. (c) since he went to Mumbai.
  2. (b) searched will replace search.
  3. (a) killed will replace have killed .
  4. (a) has should be removed.
  5. (c) the audience have given.
  6. (a) since he arrived.
  7. (c) will have gone.
  8. (b) what had happened.
  9. (a) he will have finished.

QUIZ 1 FOR TENSE

QUIZ 1 FOR TENSE

QUIZ 1 FOR TENSE

  1. (a)/The lady with green(b)/ gown walks as if (c)/ the earth belongs(d)/ to her.(e)/ no error
  2. (a)/ Rihana finished her (b)/ homework just before(c)/ her mother came(d)/ back from the market.(e)/ no error
  3. (a)/ You know what i am (b)/ quite fond of this city(c) as i am living here(d)/ for the past eight years.(d)/ no error
  4. (a)/I am trying to complete(b)/ the work since 7 in(c)/ the morning,I wish you had(d)/ gone away somewhere.(e)/ no error  
  5. (a) Since he came /(b) to Delhi , he did not (c)/ gone to london to continue(d) his further studies./(e) no error
  6. By the time you/(a) will be fifty,all/(b) your children shall/(c) have got married./(d) no error/(e)
  7. Before he joined the/(a) company last year,he/(b) had worked in a/(c) multinational company 2 years ago./(d) no error/(e)
  8. You look really/(a) good ! Are you working /(b) out at the fitness /(c) centre recently?/(d) no error/(e)
  9. When i arrived home/(a) last night i found/(b) that my parents/(c) were already sleeping./(d) no error/(e)
  10. They hadn’t realized/(a) that their luggage/(b) had been stolen/(c) long before./(d) no error/(e)

 

ANSWERS

(1) (c) belonged will replace belongs.(Past Subjunctive Mood)

(2) (a) Rihana had finished .

(3) (c) I have been living here.

(4) (a) I have been trying.

(5) (b) has not gone.

(6) (b) you are fifty.

(7) (d) Before will replace ago.

(8) (b) Have you worked out .

(9) (d) had already slept.

(10) (a) They didn’t realize.

QUIZ 1 FOR NOUN

QUIZ 1 FOR NOUN

QUIZ 1 FOR NOUN

1.(a)All his brother-in-laws/(b)were very excited about/(c)his engagement/(d)no error

 

2.(a)Everyone should submit/(b) her semester report on/(c) time otherwise marks will be deducted/(d) no error

 

3.(a)The child with blue eyes/(b) and golden hair has/(c) broken his leg while jumping/(d)from the wall/(e)no error

 

4.(a)The child who won/(b) the swimming championship/(c) was a boy./(d)It was very active./(e)np error

 

5.(a)My mother’s brother’s wife/(b) has been elected as the/ (chairperson of the happiness club./(d)no error

 

6.(a)The teapot’s handle/(b) has broken and we/(c) must fix it in order /(d)to avoid any inconvenience./(e)no error

 

7.(a)My cousin brother is/(b) getting married this/(c)week and i am so excited for him./(d)no error

 

8.(a)The gentry of this colony/(b) was present in the community hall/(c)for the celebration/(d)of holi.(e)no error

 

9.(a)I know a lady doctor who/(b) lives near your home and /(c)you can discuss your problem/(d) with her without any hesitation./ (e) no error

 

10.(a)Being a benevolent in nature,/(b) he donated ten thousands rupees/(c) to the old age home of Ranchi./(d)no error

 

ANSWERS 

1.(a) Brothers – in – law will replace Brother – in – laws.

 

2.(b) His will replace her.

 

3. (c) It will replace his.

 

4.(d) He will replace it.

 

5.(a) We can’t use two apostrophe adjacently.

 

6.(a) We can’t use apostrophe with non living things.

 

7(a) Cousin will replace cousin brother.

 

8(b) Were will replace was as gentry take plural verb with it.

 

9(a) Women doctor will replace lady doctor.

 

10(b) Thousand will replace Thousands.

 

QUIZ 2 FOR ADJECTIVES

QUIZ 2 FOR ADJECTIVES

QUIZ 2 FOR ADJECTIVES

1) (a) The railways have made/(b) crossing the tracks/(c) a punished offence./(d) NO ERROR

 

2) (a) We are enough strong/(b)to face each and/(c)every problem of our life.  /(d)NO ERROR

 

3) (a) We don’t have strength/(b)enough to challenge /(c)them.  /(d)NO ERROR

 

4) (a) My all friends /(b)are going to Manali for river rafting /(c)this weekend  /(d)NO ERROR

 

5)(a) Mohan can speak/(b)no less than/(c)five languages.  /(d)NO ERROR

 

6) (a) Most of the teenagers consider/(b)looks superior than /(c)moral values.  /(d)NO ERROR

 

7) (a) The tiny, pink, round-shaped,/(b)Lockett was gifted to her by/(c)her in-laws.  /(d)NO ERROR

 

8) (a) The house she is presently/(b)living in is five times bigger than the house /(c)she left for her new job.  /(d)NO ERROR

 

9)(a) The two first to arrive/(b) were the lucky recipients/(c) of a surprise gift/(d) NO ERROR

 

10.(a) That was/(b) the most unique opportunity/(c) he got in his life./(d) NO ERROR

 

ANSWERS

(1) (c) Punishable will be the correct word.

 

(2) (a) Enough precedes a noun and follows an adjective and here ‘strong’ is an adjective.

 

(3) (b)  Enough precedes a noun and follows an adjective and here ‘strength’ is a noun.

 

(4) (a) Possessive adjectives come after ‘all’.

 

(5) (b) Few will replace less as language is a countable noun. 

 

(6) (b) The adjectives that end with -ior take preposition ‘to’ with them. 

 

(7) (a) When more than two one adjective is present always give priority according to OSASCOMP.

 

(8) (b) ‘Times’ take a positive degree with it and not comparative degree. 

 

(9) (a) The ordinal adjective will come before the cardinal adjective. 

 

(10) (b) Most is making the sentence superfluous. Only  ‘unique will be used. ‘

 

 

 

 

QUIZ 1 FOR ADJECTIVES

QUIZ 1 FOR ADJECTIVES

QUIZ 1 FOR ADJECTIVES

 

1) (a) You are not at all junior/(b) than her in terms of/(c) getting promotion./(d)NO ERROR

 

2) (a) She is the /(b) most bravest girl i /(c) have ever seen./(d)NO ERROR

 

3) (a) Of all the girls in /(b) the village she is /(c) the better./(d)NO ERROR

 

4) (a)Reema and Sheena are best /(b) friends. The later is/(c) very hardworking./(d)NO ERROR

 

5)(a)The two last rows /(b) of the hall were /(c) vacant for the persons with disabilities./(d)NO ERROR

 

6)(a)On her next birthday /(b) i am going to send her /(c) much chocolates of dairy milk.  /(d)NO ERROR

 

7)(a)The chances of his passing the exam /(b) are more better than Riya /(c) as he is very laborious ./(d)NO ERROR

 

8)(a)The brain drain problem explains that /(b) much students are migrating to developed countries for/(c) better job opportunities./(d)NO ERROR

 

9)(a) You are senior than most of /(b) the professors of this college /(c) and still you are behaving like a child./(d)NO ERROR

 

10) (a) I always prefer reading than /(b) playing games as i /(c) am a bookworm./(d)NO ERROR

 

ANSWERS

(1) (b)Junior will take ‘to’ with it instead of than.

 

(2)(b) ‘Most’ is superfluous here as two superlative degrees can’t be used together.(c) As the comparison is from all girls so superlative degree ‘best’ should be used in place of better.

 

(3)(c) As the comparison is from all girls so superlative degree ‘best’ should be used in place of better.

 

(4) (b) Later – following

Latter – second one

 

(5) (a) Use ordinal adjective before the cardinal adjective. The last two rows.

 

(6) (c) Countable nouns (chocolates) take many while uncountable nouns take much.

 

(7) (b) Two comparative degrees can’t be used.

 

(8) (b)  Countable nouns (students) take many while uncountable nouns take much.

 

(9) (a) The words that end with -ior take ‘to’ with them instead of than.

 

(10) (a) The verb ‘prefer’ and the adjective ‘Preferable’ always take the preposition to.

 

 

 

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

 

Combat – active fighting especially in a war (युद्ध)

Combat – noun

Synonyms – battle, clash, conflict

Antonyms – concord, harmony, peace

Troops ready for combat.

 

Assailant – a person who attacks someone violently (आक्रमणकारी)

Synonyms – attacker, assaulter 

Assailant – noun

The assailants sped across London Bridge in a white van.

 

Ram – to forcefully hit something (टक्कर मारना )

Ram – verb

Synonyms – bang, bash, collide, crash

His car rammed mine.

 

Pedestrians – a person who is walking in a city, along a road (पैदल चलनेवाला)

Pedestrian – noun

The assailants sped across London Bridge in a white van, ramming into pedestrians.

 

Stabbing – an attack in which someone is wounded with a pointed weapon (छुरा प्रहार)

Stabbing – noun

Synonyms – perforation, pinhole, puncture

They began stabbing people in the market.

 

Insurgency  – a usually violent attempt to take control of a government (राज-द्रोह )

Insurgency – noun

Synonyms – rebellion, mutiny, revolt 

Antonyms – counterinsurgency, counterrevolution

The insurgency in Pakistan continued for five years. 

 

 Relic –  something that is from a past time, place, culture, etc. (अवशेष)

Relic – noun

Synonyms – echo, shadow, trace

Relic from the second world war

 

Curtail – to reduce or limit (something) (संक्षिप्त करना)

Curtail – verb

Synonyms – shorten, cut back

Antonyms – elongate, extend, lengthen

He curtailed the funds of the school.

 

 

CONJUNCTION FOR SSC CGL AND SBI PO

CONJUNCTION FOR SSC CGL AND SBI PO

what do we mean by conjunction ?

The word or a pair of words which is used to join two (or more) sentences , nouns , adjectives, phrases, clauses is known as conjunction.

Examples

Ram and rita are going. (connecting nouns)

They said that they would study. (connecting clauses)

Types of Conjunction

Conjunctions are mainly of three types – 

Coordinating conjunction  (forms compound sentences)

Subordinating conjunctions (forms complex sentences)

Correlative conjunctions (links the same words )

Coordinating conjunction

Conjunction which join two sentences (both the sentences will give complete meaning) or we can say two independent clauses is known as coordinating conjunction.

Some commonly used coordinating conjunctions are – for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so (FANBOYS)

Examples

She drive the car and returned it to the owner.

He was busy but he attended the call.

They tried hard yet they failed.

 

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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)           


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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.