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Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra
Tantamount Adjective Equal Equivalent The same as As good as . Commensurate If he resigned it would be tantamount to admitting that he was guilty
Insinuate Verb To suggest indirectly that sth unpleasant is true TE Imply Suggest . Hint . Mention . Indicate Intimate What are you trying to insinuate?
Temerity Noun Extremely confident b ehavio . Audacity Boldness Daring . Rashness Impulsiveness .Ant .Caution, Prudence He had the temerity to call me a liar! .
Insipid Adjective Having almost no taste or flavor Tasteless .Flavourless Bland .Dull .Boring Monotonous Banal A cup of insipid coffee After an hour of insipid conversation, I left
Precipitate Verb, adjective, noun Happen suddenly . Hasten Hurry Quicken .Sudden .Unexpected Abrupt .His resignation precipitated a leadership crisis. .The assassination of the president precipitated the country into war. . To force a decision now would be precipitate.
Tenet Noun Belief Principle Presumption . Conviction . Doctrine .Maxim It is necessary to understand the tenets of Hinduism to see where this custom originated. . .This is one of the central tenets of their moral thinking.
Beget Verb To make something happen .Cause Bring about Breed Give rise to .Lead to Violence begets violence.
Deference Noun Respect . Regard .Esteem . Honour Reverence .Civility .The actress was accorded all the deference of a visiting celebrity. The traditional menu was changed in deference to western tastes.
Belie Verb 1. To give a false impression 2. To show that sth can't be true .1. Contradict Deny Refute Negate Gainsay .2. Misrepresent Mislead Disguise Conceal Cover up Her energy and youthful good looks belie her 65 years Govt claims that thereis no poverty are belied by the number of homeless people on the streets
Facetious adjective Trying to be appear amusing in a serious time Flippant .Frivolous . Light-hearted . Funny .Amusing Witty .A facetious comment/remark 'Stop being facetious; this is serious
Belittle verb To make sb/sth unimportant Demean .Dismiss Underrate Downgrade Deride Scorn .Ridicule Disparage She felt her husband constantly belittled her achievements
Unctuous adjective Insincere gre Fawning Sycophantic Obsequious .Servile . An unctuous host
Inveterate Adjective Unlikely to change . Habitual Chronic Diehard . Entrenched Incorrigible Incurable .He was an inveterate traveler .The police had seemed to assume that women were i
Facile Adiective Produced without effort . Simple .Fluent .Shallow Easy Glib Smooth Superficial It seems too facile to blame everything on his mishandling of the crisis. .
Profligate Adjective Wasteful Squandering . Spendthrift . Prodigal Extravagant .Reckless .The opposition criticized the government's profligate spending plans The report dismisses claims that the US is profligate in its use of energy.