10/02/2017

Hindu Newspaper Vocabulary for SBI PO 2017

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1.Attrition
Meaning: A wearing down to weaken or destroy
Synonym: erosion, grinding
Antonym: building, happiness
Sentence: The difficulty was to overcome its susceptibility to attrition.

2.Quixotic
Meaning: idealistic
Synonym: dreamy, foolish, impractical
Antonym: cautious, realistic, wise
Sentence: That sounds quixotically noble, this stand for the ‘inviolability of marriage.

3.Regale
Meaning: entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.
Synonym: entertain, amuse, divert, delight, fascinate
Antonym: anger, annoy, bore, dull, tire, upset
Sentence: "he regaled her with a colourful account of that afternoon's meeting"

4.Remorse
Meaning: deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed.
Synonym: contrition, deep regret, repentance, penitence
Sentence: "they were filled with remorse and shame"

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

6.Blandish
Meaning: coax (someone) with kind words or flattery.
Synonym:  cajole, palaver
Antonym:  bulldoze, bully, intimidate;
Sentence: "I was blandishing her with imprudence to get her off the subject"

7.Clandestine
Meaning: done in a private place or way: done secretly
Synonym: Furtive, surreptitious, hole &corner, hugger-mugger
Sentence:  “I took a clandestine peek at the price tag on the diamond necklace”

8.Palaver
Meaning: prolonged and tedious fuss or discussion.
Synonym: bother, commotion, trouble, rigmarole, chatter
Sentence: "mucking around with finances and all that palaver"

9.Blatant
Meaning: (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.
Synonym: flagrant, glaring, obvious, undisguised,
Sentence: "blatant lies"

10.Picaresque
Meaning: relating to an episodic style of fiction dealing with the adventures of a rough and dishonest but appealing hero.
Synonym:  dishonest, dishonorable
Sentence: "a picaresque adventure novel"


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