The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 06 March 2021

1. IMPLICATION (NOUN): suggestion

Synonyms: inference, insinuation

Antonyms: explicit statement

Example Sentence: The implication is that no one person at the bank is responsible.


2. NOTABLE (ADJECTIVE): noteworthy

Synonyms: remarkable, outstanding

Antonyms: insignificant

Example Sentence: The gardens are notable for their collection of magnolias and camellias.


3. SCRUTINY (NOUN): inspection

Synonyms: survey, scan

Antonyms: glance

Example Sentence: She checked her weapons with scrutiny that would’ve made her father proud.


  1. SCANTY (ADJECTIVE): meagre

Synonyms: scant, minimal

Antonyms: abundant

Example Sentence: They paid whatever they could out of their scanty wages to their families.


  1. ABROGATION (NOUN): repudiation

Synonyms: revocation, repeal

Antonyms: institution

Example Sentence: They have regarded the law’s renewal and abrogation with about equal anxiety.


  1. GRIEVANCE (NOUN): complaint

Synonyms: criticism, objection

Antonyms: commendation

Example Sentence: He was nursing a grievance.


  1. FLIMSY (ADJECTIVE): insubstantial

Synonyms: slight, light

Antonyms: sturdy

Example Sentence: The huts are relatively few and flimsy.



Synonyms: event-filled, action-packed

Antonyms: dull

Example Sentence: His long and eventful life.


  1. SKETCHY (ADJECTIVE): incomplete

Synonyms: inadequate, limited

Antonyms: detailed

Example Sentence: The information they had was sketchy.


  1. EMBARRASSMENT (NOUN): awkwardness

Synonyms: self-consciousness, unease

Antonyms: confidence

Example Sentence: I turned red with embarrassment.

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