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Vocab Part 13 (in Hindi)
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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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Thank you sir really good explanation of Dpsp
  1. Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra


  2. tactful adjective careful not to say or do anything that will annoy or upset other people diplomatic discreet prudent . judicious .Subtle That wasn't a very tactful thing to say ! I tried to find a tactful way of telling her the truth.


  3. tacit adjective that is suggested indirectly or understood unspoken *unexpressed . unstated wordless implied Inferred It was tacitly assumed that he would be promoted at the end of the year. .


  4. Taboo Noun, adjective A general agreement not to do sth or talk about sth . Forbidden . Prohibited Ruled out Unacceptable . Unmentionable The subject is still a taboo in our family . Any talk of the divorce is strictly taboo


  5. harbinger noun a sign that show that sth is going to happen soon, often sth bad herald forerunner precursor e omen potent . indication


  6. apogee noun the highest point of sth 'apex .zenith . climax . culmination optimum summit pinnacle .Peak A religious community that was at its apogee in the twelfth century


  7. metamorphosis noun a process in which sb/sth changes completely into sth different ' change . rebirth alteration . modification changeover Mutation She had undergone an amazing metamorphosis from awkward schoolgirl to beautiful woman


  8. dictum noun a statement that expresses sth that people believe is always true or should be followed . direction . proclamation decree dictate maxim saying .The dictum that 'in politics, there are no friendships.'


  9. jubilant adjective feeling or showing great happiness because of a success joyful rejoicing overjoyed exuberant ecstatic e euphoric over the moon .on top of the world .on cloud nine .in seventh heaven .The fans were in a jubilant mood after the victory.


  10. pitiless noun 1. feeling of sympathy 2. to show disappointment Emotion . Compassion .Mercy . Grace . Shame Disappointment I took pity on her and lent her the money It seems a pity to waste this food Related words Piety deep respect; the state of pious Petty - small and unimportant


  11. facetious adiective trying to be amusing when it would be better to be serious flippant . frivolous playful esting amusing witty .funny . droll .A facetious comment/remark Stop being facetious; this is serious


  12. epitome noun A perfect example of sth .Model Archetype Embodiment Exemplar He is the epitome of a modern young man. Clothes that are the epitome of good taste. . .


  13. travesty noun parody . mockery burlesque farce spoof Caricature .The trial was a travesty of justice His claim is a travesty of the facts.


  14. mottled adjective marked with shapes of different colours without a regular pattern ' speckled blotched dappled . brindled . Variegated .The mottled skin of a snake


  15. bleak adjective not encouraging gloomy dismal dark discouraging Hopeless The future looks bleak for the fishing industry. The medical prognosis was bleak. '


  16. flummox verb to confuse sb so that they do not know what to say or do . confuse confound baffle bewilder perplex I was flummoxed by her decision


  17. ensue verb to happen after or as a result of another event follow succeed . result arise derive . come next .They lost track of each other in the ensuing years. He had become separated from his parents in the ensuing panic


  18. compunction noun a guilty feeling about something remorse ' regret ' repentance penitence . Contrition She felt no compunction about leaving her job. He had lied to her without compunction. .


  19. ire noun anger wrath exasperation * annoyance . fury . Rage The plans provoked the ire of the conservationists


  20. abject adjective terrible and without hope e miserable wretched . forlorn . hopeless pathetic . abject poverty/misery/failure


  21. Bulwark Noun A person or thing that protects or defends sth . Bastion .Buttress Defense . Guard Safeguard At the time fascism had many supporters in the West, who saw it as a bulwark against communism