Vijendra Singh is teaching live on Unacademy Plus
Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra
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. . .
quintessence noun 1. perfect example of sth 2. most important feature Embodiment .Personification .Extract Gist Kernel A painting that captures the quintessence of Viennese elegance .He was the quintessential tough guy.
travesty noun parody . mockery burlesque farce spoof Caricature .The trial was a travesty of justice His claim is a travesty of the facts.
mottled adjective marked with shapes of different colours without a regular pattern ' speckled blotched dappled . brindled . Variegated .The mottled skin of a snake
bleak adjective not encouraging gloomy dismal dark discouraging Hopeless The future looks bleak for the fishing industry. The medical prognosis was bleak. '
malleable adjective easily influenced or changed plastic .pliable manageable . adaptable e compliant . tractable .Ductile .The softness and malleability of gold makes it perfect for making jewellery
embellish verb to make something more beauti decorate . ornament . adorn . beautify . garnish Gild *The huge carved door was embellished with brass door knockers.
Collude Verb To work together secretly in order to trick other people .Conspire Plot .Connive Collaborate Scheme Be in cahoots . Several people had colluded in the murder. .They colluded with terrorists to overthrow the government.
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.
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. .
sinuouS adjective turning while moving, in an elegant way curving undulating bending . coiling meandering serpentine the sinuous course of the river
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.
ire noun anger wrath exasperation * annoyance . fury . Rage The plans provoked the ire of the conservationists
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