Vijendra Singh is teaching live on Unacademy Plus
Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra
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.'
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.
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
cunning adjective able to get what you want in a clever way crafty wily 'ingenious ful deceit manipulative shrewod .skillful deft Imaginative . He was as cunning as a fox . It was a cunning piece of detective work
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
magnanimous adjective kind, generous and forgiving towards an enemy or a rival . liberal open-handed selfless charitable kind . Munificent . He was magnanimous in defeat and praised his opponent's skill . Pardoning the conspirators was seen as a magnanimous gesture.
Fawn Verb To try to please sb by praising them Flatter Grovel Kowtow .Ingratiate yourself .He seemed unaware of the girl's fawning admiration Why is everybody fawning over him as if he's a national hero?
Saccharine Adjective 1. Sentimental 2. sugary . Sweet Maudlin Mawkish A saccharine smile A saccharine songs
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. . .
travesty noun parody . mockery burlesque farce spoof Caricature .The trial was a travesty of justice His claim is a travesty of the facts.
embellish verb to make something more beauti decorate . ornament . adorn . beautify . garnish Gild *The huge carved door was embellished with brass door knockers.
Censure Noun, Verb Strong criticism Condemn Denounce Blame Reproach . Rebuke Reprimand Upbraid . Castigate Admonish Reprove A vote of censure on the government's foreign policy He was censured for leaking information to the press.
prevaricate verb to avoid giving a direct answer ' equivocate quibble evade lie .deceive cavil dodge .beat about the bush . stop prevaricating and come to the point . she accused him of prevarication.
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
scurriloS adjective very rude and insulting, and intended to damage sb's reputation . rude vulgar coarse obscene salacious vituperative disparaging .He wrote a scurrilous piece about me in the local press.
heedless adjective not paying careful attention to sb/sth . oblivious unthinking remiss ' negligent inattentive
quaint adjective attractive in an unusual or old-fashioned . strange odd e queer antiquated .old-world Why not stay a night in this quaint seaside village? The village looks rather quaint. .
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
undulate verb to go or move gently up and down like waves . rise and fall wave ripple . Heave The countryside undulates pleasantly