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Daily The HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CGL 2017

Daily The HINDU NEWSPAPER Vocabulary for SSC CGL 2017
Vocabulary from The Hindu, Date: 04- 02- 2017

1.Besotted
Meaning: Very Drunk
Synonym: Buzzed, drunk
Antonym: Sober, straight
Sentence: I had travelling money and got besotted in the bar downstairs


2.Spurious
Meaning: not being what it purports to be; false or fake.
Synonym: specious, false, counterfeit, fraudulent
Antonym: authentic, genuine, real


3.Reprimand
Meaning: a formal expression of disapproval.
Synonym: admonition, reproach, reproval, scolding
Sentence: "the golfer received a reprimand for a breach of rules"


4.Reverberate
Meaning: (of a loud noise) be repeated several times as an echo.
Synonym: resound, echo, re-echo, repeat, resonate, pulsate, vibrate,
Antonym: dampen, deaden, dull, quiet
Sentence: "her deep booming laugh reverberated around the room"


5.Monologue
Meaning: a long speech by one actor in a play or film, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast programme.
Synonym: soliloquy, speech, address, lecture, oration, sermon,
Sentence: "he was reciting some of the great monologues of Shakespeare" 


6.Ominous
Meaning: giving the worrying impression that something bad is going to happen; threateningly inauspicious.
Synonym: threatening, menacing, baleful, forbidding, sinister,
Antonym: promising, auspicious, propitious
Sentence: "there were ominous dark clouds gathering overhead"


7.Repertoire
Meaning: a stock of plays, dances, or items that a company or a performer knows or is prepared to perform.
Synonym: collection, stock, range, repertory
Sentence: "the mainstream concert repertoire"


8.Badinage
Meaning: humorous or witty conversation
Synonym: repartee
Sentence: "he developed a nice line in badinage with the Labour leader"

9.Pugnacious
Meaning: eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight.
Synonym: combative, aggressive, antagonistic,
Antonym: peaceable, friendly
Sentence: "the increasingly pugnacious demeanour of right-wing politicians"


10.Pejorative
Meaning: expressing contempt or disapproval.
Synonym: disparaging, derogatory, denigratory, deprecatory, 
Antonym: complimentary, approbatory
Sentence: "permissiveness is used almost universally as a pejorative term"



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