March 10, 2017

General English - Improve your Vocabulary for SBI PO exam #8

General English - Vocabulary for SBI PO, IBPS PO, UPSC, SSC and other exams


  • Aver - To declare with confidence
  • Hue and cry - Any public protest or alarm
  • Condone -  To overlook something illegal or objectionable
  • Perplex -  To make complicated or confused
  • Slew - A large number
  • Adroit - Expert, cleverly skillful
  • Retaliate - To get even with someone
  • Ransack - To search thoroughly
  • Barge - To move clumsily
  • Inimical - Unfriendly, hostile
  • Thwart - To prevent from accomplishing a purpose
  • Exhort - To advise or caution earnestly
  • Interlocutor - A person who takes part in a conversation
  • Impound - To confine within limits; To retain in custody of law
  • Elude - To escape or avoid by cleverness
  • Arsenal - Storage of weapons
  • Chastise - To discipline especially by corporal punishment
  • Coddle - To treat tenderly
  • Splinter - To break or split into small pieces
  • Snoop - To inquire unnecessarily
  • Indispensable - Absolutely necessary essential
  • Perilous - Involving grave risk
  • Annul - To abolish, cancel, invalidate
  • Skepticism - Doubt or unbelief
    General English - Improve your Vocabulary for SBI PO exam
  • Stockpile - A large supply of material
  • Trove - A collection of objects
  • Jeopardy - Danger, Trouble
  • Concede - To acknowledge as true, admit
  • Seamless - Uniform in quality
  • Mull - To think about carefully
  • Surge - A strong wave like forward movement
  • Redundant - Unnecessary repetition in expressing ideas
  • Accrue - To happen as a natural growth
  • Turf - A layer of matted earth formed by grass
  • Vehemently - Violently, angrily
  • Rebut - To provide some evidence that opposes; prove wrong
  • Substantiate - To establish by proof or evidence
  • Recourse - Alternative, help
  • Cognisance - Awareness, realisation or knowledge

These words are taken from The Hindu Daily news paper dated 9 March 2017.

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