Sunday, 23 October 2016

Trending Vocabulary for SSC and Bank Exam

1.Cenotaph
Meaning: a monument to someone buried elsewhere, especially one commemorating people who died in a war
Sentence: The town of Chhatarpur, which is named after Chhatar Sal, and contains his cenotaph, is 70 m.


2.Sinecure
Meaning-a job or position in which someone is paid to do little or no work
Synonym-benefice, ecclesiastical benefice
Sentence-A prebend is practically a sinecure, and the holder has no cure of souls as such.

3.Prestige
Meaning: widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality.
Synonym: status, standing, stature,
Antonym: Disrespect, humility
Sentence: "the firm has recently gained considerable prestige"

4.Impoverish
Meaning: make (a person or area) poor, exhaust the strength or vitality of.
Synonym: weaken, sap, exhaust, drain
Antonym: strengthen, enrich, rich, fertile
Sentence: the wars had impoverished him"

5.abominate
Meaning: detest; loathe.
Sentence: "they abominated the very idea of monarchy"

6.luminary
Meaning: a person who inspires or influences others, especially one prominent in a particular sphere.
Synonym: leading light, guiding light, inspiration, leader, expert,
Sentence: "one of the luminaries of child psychiatry"

7.referendum
Meaning: a general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.
Synonym: public vote, plebiscite, popular vote, ballot, poll
Sentence: "he called for a referendum on the death penalty"

8.potpourri
Meaning:a mixture of dried petals and spices placed in a bowl to perfume a room.
a mixture or medley of things.
Synonym: mixture, assortment, collection, selection
Sentence: "he played a potpourri of tunes from Gilbert and Sullivan"

9.pragmatic
Meaning:dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.
Synonym:practical, realistic
Antonym: idealistic, impractical, unrealistic, utopian
Sentence: "a pragmatic approach to politics"

10.jeopardize
Meaning: put (someone or something) into a situation in which there is a danger of loss, harm, or failure
Synonym: threaten, endanger, imperil, menace
Antonym: safeguard
Sentence: "a devaluation of the dollar would jeopardize New York's position as a financial centre"






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