The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams 08 March 2021
1. CONCEDE (VERB): admit
Synonyms: acknowledge accept
I had to concede that I’d overreacted.
2. HYPOTHETICAL (ADJECTIVE): theoretical
Synonyms: speculative, conjectured
He brought up a hypothetical case to make his point.
3. ABEYANCE (NOUN): suspension
Synonyms: suspense, remission
Antonyms: in hand
Matters were held in abeyance pending further enquiries.
4. ARBITRARY (ADJECTIVE): despotic
Synonyms: tyrannical, peremptory
India is not a country under arbitrary government.
5. SUSTAIN (VERB): comfort
Synonyms: help assist
A thought had sustained him throughout the years.
6. DISTRESS (NOUN): anguish
Synonyms: suffering, pain
To his distress he saw that he was sad.
7. CONSISTENCY (NOUN): steadiness
Synonyms: stability constancy
The consistency of the measurement techniques is very essential.
8. IMPRUDENT (ADJECTIVE): unwise
Synonyms: injudicious, incautious
It would be imprudent to leave her behind.
9. SIMULATE (VERB): feign
Synonyms: pretend, fake
It was impossible to force a smile, to simulate pleasure.
10. EPITOMISE (VERB): summarize
Synonyms: abstract, precis
For the benefit of our readers, we will epitomize the pamphlet.