Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams

Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams

1. RECUPERATE (VERB): (सुधार होना): bounce back

Synonyms: recover, heal

Antonyms: deteriorate, decline

Example Sentence:

Although I won the case, I doubt I will ever recuperate my money from the scam artist.


2. WEARINESS (NOUN): (थकावट): boredom

Synonyms: fatigue, languor

Antonyms: liveliness, vigour

Example Sentence:

The woman’s weariness showed over her tired face.


3. CONDESCEND (VERB): (झुकना): humble oneself

Synonyms: accommodate, accord

Antonyms: disallow, disapprove

Example Sentence:

The president of the company condescended to have dinner with the cleaning staff.


4. CONDOLENCE (NOUN): (शोक/ सहानुभूति): sympathy

Synonyms: compassion, consolation

Antonyms: brutality, harshness

Example Sentence:

She sent him a letter of condolence.


5. CONFISCATE (VERB): (ज़ब्त करना): seize

Synonyms: appropriate, impound

Antonyms: free, release

Example Sentence:

They confiscated weapons, ammunition and propaganda material.


6. DERISIVE (ADJECTIVE): (व्यंग्यात्मक): ridiculing

Synonyms: cheeky, mocking

Antonyms: polite, respectful

Example Sentence:

It was a derisive act.


7. ODIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (घिनौना): extremely unpleasant

Synonyms: disgusting, horrid

Antonyms: attractive, delightful

Example Sentence:

The detective said it was the most odious crime she had ever seen.


8. FORTUITOUS (ADJECTIVE): (आकस्मिक): lucky, accidental

Synonyms: random, chance

Antonyms: intentional, planned

Example Sentence:

The check could not have arrived at a more fortuitous time.


9. RAPACIOUS (ADJECTIVE): (अति लोलुप): aggressively greedy or ravenous

Synonyms: ferocious, marauding

Antonyms: satisfied, contended

Example Sentence:

He is a rapacious lawyer.


10. HALCYON (ADJECTIVE): (धीर): calm, peaceful

Synonyms: quiet, still

Antonyms: agitated

Example Sentence:

It is such a halcyon place.


11. UPBEAT (ADJECTIVE): buoyant (उत्साहित)

Synonyms: happy, cheery

Antonyms: depressed, discouraged

Example Sentence:

He is a very upbeat person.

12. SPUR (NOUN): incitement (प्रेरणा)

Synonyms: catalyst, excitant

Antonyms: deterrent, hindrance

Example Sentence:

Redundancy is the spur for many to embark on new careers.

13. RELUCTANT (ADJECTIVE): unwilling (अनिच्छुक)

Synonyms: disinclined, unenthusiastic

Antonyms: willing, enthusiastic

Example Sentence:

She is applying pesticides with great caution.

14. REDUNDANT (ADJECTIVE): unnecessary (अनावश्यक)

Synonyms: inessential, needless

Antonyms: important, useful

Example Sentence:

Many people are reluctant to talk about politics.

15. BUTTRESS (VERB): bolster (सहारा देना)

Synonyms: reinforce, uphold

Antonyms: undermine, weaken

Example Sentence:

His tough line is buttressed by a democratic mandate.

16. ATTICISM (NOUN): grace (लालित्य)

Synonyms: grandeur, elegance

Antonyms: crudeness, imbalance

Example Sentence:

I see the majestic Atticism in her personality.

17. AUSTERITY (NOUN): severity in manner (आत्मसंयम)

Synonyms: acerbity, asperity

Antonyms: informality, mildness

Example Sentence:

The austerity of the politician was well renowned.

18. ARTIFICE (NOUN): clever act (चालाकी)

Synonyms: maneuver, gimmick

Antonyms: candor, honesty

Example Sentence:

These pictures are full of artifice.

19. VALOUR (NOUN): courage (वीरता)

Synonyms: firmness, fortitude

Antonyms: cowardice, timidity

Example Sentence:

His valor impressed everyone.

20. VIGILANT (ADJECTIVE): attentive (जागरूक)

Synonyms: observant, cautious

Antonyms: heedless, impulsive

Example Sentence:

I am very vigilant while writing a letter.


21. BRACE (VERB): fortify:(बन्धनी)

Synonyms: gird, prepare

Antonyms: free, let go

Example sentence:

The posts were braced by timber.

22. TURGID (ADJECTIVE): swollen:(सूजा हुआ)

Synonyms: bloated, disintended

Antonyms: plain, simple

Example sentence:

A turgid river was ahead his way.

23. TROVE (NOUN): accretion:(जमाव)

Synonyms: aggregation, agglomeration

Antonyms: subtraction, dispersal

Example sentence:

I saw the cellar contained a trove of rare wine.

24. TURBID (ADJECTIVE): dense:(गंदा)

Synonyms: muddy, murky

Antonyms: clear, neat

Example sentence:

It was a turbid weather.

25. TWINGE (NOUN): sharp pain:(टीस)

Synonyms: ache, pang

Antonyms: advantage, blessing

Example sentence:

I was feeling twinge in my heels.

26. REPEL (VERB): push away:(हटाना/टालना)

Synonyms: ward off, fend off

Antonyms: approve, aid

Example Sentence:

He repelled the enemies away.

27. INSURGENT (ADJECTIVE): rebellious:(द्रोही)

Synonyms: revolutionary, anarchical

Antonyms: obedient, subordinate

Example Sentence:

The insurgent activists were killed.

28. PROVINCIAL (ADJECTIVE): narrow:(संकीर्ण)

Synonyms: bigoted, hidebound

Antonyms: broad-minded, liberal

Example Sentence:

The provincial views must be changed.

29. RETALIATE (VERB): get even with someone:(जैसे को तैसा देना)

Synonyms: reciprocate, retrospect

Antonyms: pardon, forgive

Example Sentence:

The enemy didn’t retaliate at the same time.

30. PROFOUND (ADJECTIVE): thoughtful:(प्रकांड)

Synonyms: philosophical, thorough

Antonyms: superficial, unintelligent

Example Sentence:

He took profound steps.


31. EXPEDIENT (ADJECTIVE): appropriate:(फ़ायदेमंद)

Synonyms: feasible, practicable

Antonyms: unfeasible, unseemly

Example Sentence:

We gave them an expedient solution to their problems.

32. CRUMBLING (ADJECTIVE): rotting:(कमज़ोर पड़ना)

Synonyms: disintegrating, collapsing

Antonyms: healing, restorative

Example Sentence:

The crumbling building got destroyed in minutes.

33. PROVOKING (ADJECTIVE): annoying:(गुस्सा भड़काने वाला)

Synonyms: tormenting, vexing

Antonyms: pleasing, soothing

Example Sentence:

The provoking words of the boss made him resign.

34. RENDERED (ADJECTIVE): performed:(प्रतिपादन करना)

Synonyms: concluded, accomplished

Antonyms: incomplete, unfinished

Example Sentence:

They rendered a brilliant act of the play.

35. BOLSTER (VERB): help:(सहारा)

Synonyms: reinforce, sustain

Antonyms: halt, neglect

Example Sentence:

His actions bolstered our actions.

36. GRAVELY (ADVERB): very much; desperately:(गंभीर भाव से)

Synonyms: deeply, seriously

Antonyms: lightly, calmly

Example Sentence:

She listened to her father gravely.

37. DIAPHANOUS (ADJECTIVE): light, airy, transparent:(पारदर्शी)

Synonyms: flimsy, clear

Antonyms: opaque, thick

Example Sentence:

Sunlight poured in through the diaphanous curtains, brightening the room.

38. BLANDISHMENT (NOUN): flattery:(चापलूसी)

Synonyms: adulation, cajolery

Antonyms: criticism, condemnation

Example Sentence:

At first he used his arts of blandishment and honeyed words in order to lure his boss.

39. QUACKERY (NOUN): charlatanism:(नीमहकीमी)

Synonyms: trickery, deception

Antonyms: reality, frankness

Example Sentence:

The meanest and most contemptible kind of cheating is quackery.

40. AVENGE (VERB): retaliate:(बदला लेना)

Synonyms: vindicate, punish

Antonyms: cheer, forgive

Example Sentence:

Hamlet delayed avenging the murder of his father.


41. CHAFF (VERB): (हंसी में खिजाना) jeer

Synonyms: deride, banter

Antonyms: compliment, praise

Example Sentence:

The memories of chaffing your mates.

42. SPURT (NOUN): (उछाल) gush out in a sudden and forceful stream

Synonyms: surge, explosion

Antonyms: peace, continuity

Example Sentence:

Late in the race he put on a spurt.

43. HASSLE (NOUN): (विवाद) bickering

Synonyms: quarrel, commotion

Antonyms: harmony, peace

Example Sentence:

They had an election-year hassle with farmers.

44. CONDUCIVE (ADJECTIVE): (सहायक) helpful

Synonyms: useful, favourable for

Antonyms: useless, worthless

Example Sentence:

Your notes are conducive to the SBI PO aspirants.

45. CONFEDERATION (NOUN): (संघ या राज्य संघ) union

Synonyms: alliance, association

Antonyms: separation, disunion

Example Sentence:

There held a confederation of the supreme leaders.

46. RENDER (VERB): (प्रस्तुत करना) deliver

Synonyms: give, provide

Antonyms: hold, keep

Example Sentence:

Funds will be used to render food to the homeless.

47. RELENTLESS (ADJECTIVE): (अविरल) determined

Synonyms: rigorous, dogged

Antonyms: flexible, irresolute

Example Sentence:

Sania is a relentless player.

48. TENUOUS (ADJECTIVE): weak

Synonyms: delicate, shaky

Antonyms: strong, healthy

Example Sentence:

Don’t you dare consider yourself a tenuous person.

49. RIPPLE (VERB): (लहराना) oscillate

Synonyms: pulsate, vacillate

Antonyms: be still, remain

Example Sentence:

The rods are caused to oscillate slowly by an engine.

50. AMENDMENT (NOUN): (संशोधन) change

Synonyms: revision, correction

Antonyms: damage, hurt

Example Sentence:

None of the senators think that an amendment would be approved.

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