The Hindu Daily Vocabulary for SBI and IBPS: 4th August 2019
STIFLE (Verb)दाब रखना
Meaning: prevent or constrain (an activity or idea).
Synonyms: constraint, hinder, hamper, impede
Example: She put her hand over her mouth to stifle the cough.
Meaning: the final act
Synonyms: climax, end
Example: The culmination of the performance was unforgettable.
CULLING (Verb) चुनाव करना
Meaning: select from a large quantity; obtain from a variety of sources.
Synonyms: elect, select, choose, pick.
Antonyms: reject, disapprove, repudiate, spurn.
Example: In nine months, we as a group, tracked an unknown number of missing children, culling out two hundred and eleven Howie attempted to locate.
Meaning: Lasting for short time
Synonyms: Temporary, Short-lived, transient.
Antonyms: long-lived, enduring, everlasting, eternal, perpetual.
Example: time is ephemeral so don’t waste it.
Altruist (Noun)जो धर्मार्थ दान करते हैं
Meaning: who make charitable donations
Synonyms: beneficent, benevolent, charitable, humanitarian, philanthropist, generous
Antonyms: self-centered, self-concerned, selfish.
Example: Animals can have more altruistic behavior than humans.
Meaning: To make better
Synonyms: Amend, better, improve, upgrade
Antonyms: worsen, reduce, diminish
Example: The editor ameliorated the manuscript with his changes.
INCIPIENT (Adjective)उत्पन्न होनेवाला
Meaning: in the beginning stages.
Synonym: nascent,, basic, beginning, commencing, elementary, fundamental
Antonym: developed, grown, mature
Example: He, too, was found to be suffering from incipient tuberculosis.
DISSIDENCE (Noun) मतभेद
Meaning: disagreement over a matter
Synonyms: contention, disagreement, discordance, disharmony, dispute
Antonyms: agreement, approval, authorization, concurrence
Example: So much is said nowadays about the dissidence of the spiritual and intellectual worlds.
SLEW (Noun)बड़ी मात्रा में
Meaning: The definition of a slew is a large quantity of something.
Synonyms: abundance, aggregation, batch, bunch, bundle, multiplicity, plenty
Antonyms: individual, lack, debt, ditch
Example: He’s got afloat and a slew of balloons!