The Hindu Vocabulary For All Competitive Exams.
- DIFFERENTIAL (NOUN): difference
Synonyms: gap, gulf
The differential between petrol and diesel prices is remarkable.
- DISCONCERTING (ADJECTIVE): unsettling
Synonyms: unnerving, discomfiting
He had a disconcerting habit of offering jobs to people he met at dinner parties.
- STRINGENT (ADJECTIVE): strict
Synonyms: firm, rigid
Stringent guidelines on air pollution need to be used.
- UNDYING (ADJECTIVE): abiding
Synonyms: lasting, enduring
His only saving grace is his undying belief in the melodramatic.
5 ANOMALY (NOUN): oddity
Synonyms: peculiarity, abnormality
There are a number of anomalies in the present system.
- PATENT (ADJECTIVE): obvious
Synonyms: clear, plain
She was smiling with patent insincerity.
- SPUR (NOUN): stimulus
Synonyms: incentive encouragement
Wars act as a spur to practical invention.
- LEVY (VERB): conscript
Synonyms: call up, enlist
I sought to levy one man for service.
- HOSPITALITY (NOUN): friendliness
Synonyms: welcome, helpfulness
Scotland is renowned for its hospitality.
- SLENDER (ADJECTIVE): meagre
Synonyms: limited, slight
I helped people of slender means.