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The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CGL 2017

The Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary for SSC CGL 2017

Dear Students, we are providing to you Vocabulary Words from The HINDU Newspaper. We suggest you read a newspaper daily. In case if you are not able to read The Hindu, we will post important words every day from editorial section. These vocab words will help you a lot in your competitive exams.

Meaning: steal (things of little value).
Synonym: snatch, embezzle
Sentence: "she produced the handful of coins she had managed to pilfer"

Meaning: the time at which something is most powerful or successful.
Synonym: highest point, high point, crowning point, height,
Antonym: nadir, bottom
Sentence:"the king was at the zenith of his power"

Meaning: so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
Synonym: trite, hackneyed, clich├ęd,
Antonym: original
Sentence:"songs with banal, repeated words"

Meaning: deserving or causing public disgrace or shame.
Synonym: humiliating, undignified, embarrassing,
Antonym: glorious, admirable
Sentence: "no other party risked ignominious defeat

Meaning: go about in search of things to steal or people to attack., raid and plunder (a place).
Synonym: plunder, go looting
Antonym: Guard, protect
Sentence: "bands of robbers crossed the river to maraud

Meaning: outstandingly bad; shocking, remarkably good.
Synonym: atrocious, deplorable
Sentence: "egregious abuses of copyright"

Meaning: bitterness or ill feeling.
Synonym: ill feeling, ill will, bad blood, animosity, hostility, enmity,
Antonym: goodwill
Sentence:"the AGM dissolved into acrimony"

Meaning: absorb or assimilate (ideas or knowledge).
Synonym: assimilate, absorb, soak up, take in, digest
Antonym: abstain, fast
Sentence:"if one does not imbibe the culture one cannot succeed"

Meaning: a proverb or short statement expressing a general truth.
Synonym: saying, maxim, axiom, proverb,
Sentence: "the old adage ‘out of sight out of mind’"

Meaning:miscellaneous articles, especially the equipment needed for a particular activity.
Synonym: equipment, stuff, things, apparatus,
Antonym: immovable,
Sentence: "drills, saws, and other paraphernalia necessary for home improvements"

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