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Vijendra Singh is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

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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I think your plan is to create an indispensable playlist of vocab...
Vijendra Singh
a year ago
yeah, it's for the revision purpose as well.
  1. Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra


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


  3. heedless adjective not paying careful attention to sb/sth . oblivious unthinking remiss ' negligent inattentive


  4. 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. .


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


  6. reprisal noun Retaliation counter-attack .retribution requital revenge Redress They didn't want to give evidence for fear of reprisals. shot ten hostages in reprisal of for the assassination of their leader


  7. adulation noun admiration and praise flattery idolization hero worship The band enjoy the adulation of their fans wherever they go. ' personality cult . Sycophancy


  8. 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


  9. Retinue Noun A group of people who travel with an important person to provide help and support . Entourage . Followers Personnel .Escort .Cortege . Servants .A retinue of advisers and bodyguards


  10. ransack verb to make a place untidy, causing damage, because you're looking for sth search . hunt . rummage through . plunder devastate turn upside down . The house had been ransacked by burglars.