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Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra
Elucidate Verb To make sth clearer by explaining it more fully Explain Clarify Clear up Simplify Illustrate Give an example Explicate Expound He elucidated a point of grammar The aim of report is to elucidate the main points of the new regulations.
Picayune Adjective Small and of little importance Minor Insignificant Trivial Trifling Paltry Inconsiderable Inessential While hundred rupees may seem like a picayune sum to you, it is a fortune to a starving person
Scathing Adjective Criticizing sb or sth very severely Withering Scornful Critical Cutting Biting Stinging Acid Vitriolic Harsh Bitter Unsparing Her father gave her a scathing look. He was scathing about the government's performance.
Superficial Adiective Lacking depth; only affecting the surface, not serious Shallow Facile Lightweight Causal Cursory Careles:s Perfunctory Peripheral Ostensible The guests engaged in superficial chatter. The book shows only a superficial understanding of the historical text.
Drivel Noun Silly nonsense Nonsense Rubbish Gibberish Garbage Mumbo-jumbo Twaddle Crap How can you watch that drivel on TV? A novel full of romantic drivel
Affinity Noun 1. A close relationship between two people or things that have similar qualities. 2. a strong feeling that you understand sb/sth and like them for it. Rapport Attraction Fondness Liking Bond Good terms Humans have a special affinity for dolphins. There is a close affinity between Italian and Spanish.
Altercation Noun A noisy argument or disagreement Argument Dispute Clash Bicker Fracas Squabble Row Ruffle Discord A youth became involved in an altercation with a police officer over a parking ticket.
Aspire Verb To have a strong desire to achieve or become sth Aim Intend Seek Pursue Yearn Crave Hanker She aspired to be their next leader
Assimilate Verb To use an idea after understanding it Absorb Incorporate Imbibe Internalize Grasp Learn Blend Mix Accustom Adapt The committee will need time to assimilate this report. New arrivals find it hard to assimilate. These changes were gradually assimilated into everyday life.