The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 01 March 2021

 

1. HESITANCY (NOUN): uncertainty

Synonyms: hesitation, hesitance

Antonyms: certainty

Example Sentence: She took advantage of some hesitancy in the defense to rifle in a shot.

 

2. DIFFERENTIAL (ADJECTIVE): distinctive

Synonyms: different, dissimilar

Antonyms: similar

Example Sentence: The pay differential between workers and management is too great.

 

3. INNATE (ADJECTIVE): inborn

Synonyms: natural, inbred

Antonyms: acquired

Example Sentence: Cyril’s most impressive quality was his innate goodness.

 

4. INNOCUOUS (ADJECTIVE): harmless

Synonyms: safe, non-dangerous

Antonyms: harmful

Example Sentence: It was an innocuous question.

 

5. FRAGILITY (NOUN): frailty

Synonyms: weakness, delicacy

Antonyms: robustness

Example Sentence: Osteoporosis is characterized by bone fragility.

 

6. RELUCTANCE (NOUN): unwillingness

Synonyms: disinclination, hesitation

Antonyms: willingness

Example Sentence: She sensed his reluctance to continue.

 

7. DISINTERESTED (ADJECTIVE): unbiased

Synonyms: unprejudiced, impartial

Antonyms: biased

Example Sentence: A banker is under an obligation to give disinterested advice.

 

8. DISCLAIM (VERB): deny

Synonyms: reject, wash one’s hands of

Antonyms: acknowledge

Example Sentence: The school disclaimed any responsibility for his death.

 

9. CONCLUSIVE (ADJECTIVE): incontrovertible

Synonyms: incontestable, irrefutable

Antonyms: inconclusive

Example Sentence: A conclusive evidence was provided.

 

10. DEPLOY (VERB): position

Synonyms: station post

Antonyms: concentrate

Example Sentence: Forces were deployed at strategic locations.

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