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Vocab 26
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Vijendra Singh
Teaching at Sanctum English Jaipur for three and half years. 600 selections so far in SSC & Bank exams. SUTRA - Read write read write .....

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Thanks, Sir. You are an awesome educator.
Himanshu Das
7 months ago
Thanks for the kind words! Let me know if you need any guidance with any other concepts in grammar. Happy to help!
Amarjit Sapam
7 months ago
You are welcome. If possible please do a series on spotting the errors. It will be highly useful for aspirants like me.
Himanshu Das
7 months ago
Will be soon making one; it’ll cover all previous year CAT questions. The course will be live in a couple of weeks. Stay tuned!
  1. Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra

  2. Delineate Verb To describe, draw or explain sth in detail Describe Depict Set forth Outline Define Fix Our objective need to precisely delineated. The ship's route is clearly delineated on the map

  3. Impasse Noun Deadlock Stalemate Checkmate Cul-de-sac Standstill . Dead end Log jam . The Governor attempted to resolve Minnesota's current budget impasse .The proposal offered both sides a way out of the diplomatic impasse.

  4. decadence noun behaviour, attitudes, etc. which show a fall in standards .debasement debauchery fall 'degeneracy deterioration 'The decadence of modern western society

  5. sedition noun the use of words or actions that are intended to encourage people to oppose a government e agitation . rabble-rousing Subversion treason . mutiny revolt The letter was declared seditious.

  6. attrition noun 1. the process of reducing the number of people who are employed by an organization 2. a process of making sb/sth, weaker by repeatedly attacking Attenuation Weakening Grinding It was a war of attrition These were the economics not of efficiency but of attrition

  7. Perdition Noun Punishment that lasts for ever after death . Hell . Damnation Annihilation .Ruin

  8. munificent adjective extremely generous ' magnanimous lavish benevolent altruistic big-hearted ' charitable He enjoys being munificent on a princely scale.

  9. ilibuster noun a long speech made in a parliament in order to delay a vote delay impediment delaying tactics procrastination speechifying The speaker filibustered spectacularly.

  10. Ravine Noun deep, very narrow valley with steep sides Abyss PaSS . Gorge . Canyon The track continued along the bottom of the ravine.

  11. Dogmatic Adjective Being certain that your beliefs are right and that others should accept them, without paying attention to evidence or other opinions Authoritative Doctrinaire .Arrogant Intolerant Canonical Assertive .There is a danger of becoming too dogmatic about teaching methods. .He was strident and dogmatic in giving his opinions

  12. Negligible Adjective Of very little importance or size and not worth considering Small Insignificant Minimal . Trifling . Trivial Petty Paltry Minute . Tiny .The cost was negligible

  13. Spasmodic Adjective Happening suddenly for short periods of time; not regular or continuous .Sporadic Occasional Intermittent Erratic Periodic Irregular Fitful .There was spasmodic fighting in the area yesterday.

  14. Spurn Verb To reject or refuse sb/sth, especially in a proud way Shun Turn down Despise Ignore Disregard Repudiate Disdain The president spurned the tight security surrounding him and adopted a more int mate style of campaigning

  15. Fissure Noun A long deep crack in sth, especially in rock or in the earth. .Crack Cleft Rift Rupture . Chasm Hole Gap Split .Parched grassland dissected by open dry fissures .Fissures in the ocean floor

  16. Farcical Adjective Ridiculous and not worth taking seriously . Absurd . Ludicrous Stupid Preposterous Silly It was a farcical trial

  17. Surmise Verb To guess or suppose .Conjecture .Speculate . Deduce . Presume . infer From the looks on their faces, I surmised that they had had an argument. .

  18. Incantation Noun Special words that are spoken to have a magic . Chant . Charm Invocation Abracadabra Magic formula

  19. debilitate verb to make sth weaker . undermine sap wear out exhaust impair .cripple . enervate .devitalize re severely debilitated by hunger and disease. .Prolonged strike action debilitated the industry.

  20. transcend verb to be good or go beyond the usual limits of sth * surpass excel .outshine eclipse . go beyond .His works by far transcend anything that has gone before. .What we felt for each other transcended all other emotions

  21. adorn verb to make more attractive by decorating decorate ornament garnish embellish Gold rings adorned his fingers. ' gild . Graffiti adorned the walls .The children adorned themselves with flowers.

  22. Gingerly Adverb In a careful way . Cautiously . Prudently . Carefully .Attentively Delicately Judiciously . Tentatively .He opened the box gingerly and looked inside