Learn English Vocabulary - SBI/IBPS/INSURANCE EXAMS - Competitive Exams - 9

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As you know that Vocabulary is the cornerstone of your English skills. Without a strong vocabulary, you can not implement the rules of English grammar.  Memorizing vocabulary may not be your favorite activity, but we have tried to create  plenty of ways to make it more fun. It will be helpful for upcoming exams like SSC, SBI PO, IBPS CWE, Upcoming Banking Exams , INSURANCE EXAMS and other Competitive Exams. Hope you would like the post!!!

1. Disseminate (V):-
cause to become widely known, 
Synonyms:  broadcast, circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, distribute, pass around, propagate, spread.
Uses: After win of Narendra Modi in the general election , it would not take long for the media to disseminate the results to living rooms around the world.

2. Repudiate (V):- refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid.
Synonyms: disown, renounce, reject, abandon, forswear
Uses: The actress used the interview to repudiate claims of alcohol abuse.

3. Connundrum (N):- A riddle whose answer contain a pun; a difficult problem.
Synonyms: enigma, riddle, perplexity.
Uses: what is the difference between a jewller and a jailer? 'One sells the watches and the other watches the cell :)

4. Consecrate (V):- to cause to be revered, honoured or treated as sacred; dedicated to a sacred purpose.
Synonyms: hallowed, sacral, sacred, sacrosanct, sanctified.
Uses: The church was consecrated in 1234. 

5. Placebo (N):-  a substance which does not have any pharmacological effect but is administered to satisfy a patient who supposes it to be a real medicine.
Uses: The study indicated that sixty-five percent of the patients recovered when given a placebo.

6. Conscientious (Adj) :- characterized by extreme care and great effort.
Synonyms: painstaking, scrupulous, arduous, laborious, operose, punishing, toilsome, strenuous.
Uses: He received the employee of the year award because he was conscientious and hardworking.

7. Expostulation (N) :- the act of objecting; the act of expressing earnest opposition or protest.
Synonyms: objection, remonstrance, remonstration, demonstration.
Uses: The Prime minister went out of his way to expostulate his displeasure towards those who vandalized the church.

8. Abstemious (Adj.):- sparing in consumption of especially food and drink.
Synonyms: abstinent, abstentious, abstain.
Uses: The best way to avoid becoming obese is by being abstemious and only eating what is necessary to survive.

9. Brusque (Adj.):- Rough and abrupt in manner.
Synonyms: curt, terse, laconic, uncivil.
Uses: Because they are so busy, bank clerks often appear brusque.

10. Clandestine (Adj.):- Kept secret for a purpose, often for something illicit or evil.
Synonyms: secret, furtive, stealthy, surreptitious, underhand.

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