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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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  1. Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra


  2. Saccharine Adjective 1. Sentimental 2. sugary . Sweet Maudlin Mawkish A saccharine smile A saccharine songs


  3. 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. . .


  4. 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.


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


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


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


  8. 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


  9. embellish verb to make something more beauti decorate . ornament . adorn . beautify . garnish Gild *The huge carved door was embellished with brass door knockers.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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. .


  13. sinuouS adjective turning while moving, in an elegant way curving undulating bending . coiling meandering serpentine the sinuous course of the river


  14. 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.


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


  16. 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