The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams.

  1. DIFFERENTIAL (NOUN): difference

Synonyms: gap, gulf

Antonyms: uniformity

Example Sentence:

The differential between petrol and diesel prices is remarkable.

 

  1. DISCONCERTING (ADJECTIVE): unsettling

Synonyms: unnerving, discomfiting

Antonyms: reassuring

Example Sentence:

He had a disconcerting habit of offering jobs to people he met at dinner parties.

 

  1. STRINGENT (ADJECTIVE): strict

Synonyms: firm, rigid

Antonyms: lenient

Example Sentence:

Stringent guidelines on air pollution need to be used.

 

  1. UNDYING (ADJECTIVE): abiding

Synonyms: lasting, enduring

Antonyms: transient

Example Sentence:

His only saving grace is his undying belief in the melodramatic.

 

5 ANOMALY (NOUN): oddity

Synonyms: peculiarity, abnormality

Antonyms: regularity

Example Sentence:

There are a number of anomalies in the present system.

 

  1. PATENT (ADJECTIVE): obvious

Synonyms: clear, plain

Antonyms: unobtrusive

Example Sentence:

She was smiling with patent insincerity.

 

  1. SPUR (NOUN): stimulus

Synonyms: incentive encouragement

Antonyms: disincentive

Example Sentence:

Wars act as a spur to practical invention.

 

  1. LEVY (VERB): conscript

Synonyms: call up, enlist

Antonyms: demobilize

Example Sentence:

I sought to levy one man for service.

 

  1. HOSPITALITY (NOUN): friendliness

Synonyms: welcome, helpfulness

Antonyms: unfriendliness

Example Sentence:

Scotland is renowned for its hospitality.

 

  1. SLENDER (ADJECTIVE): meagre

Synonyms: limited, slight

Antonyms: considerable

Example Sentence:

I helped people of slender means.

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