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VOCABULARY-3 1. ADROCITY – (In a clever or skilful way) Synonyms – Cleverly, skilfully, competently, capably Antonyms- i...

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VOCABULARY-3 1. ADROCITY – (In a clever or skilful way) Synonyms – Cleverly, skilfully, competently, capably Antonyms- indelicately, uncarefully Ex- because Leonard is adroit at mental calculation, he is able to effortlessly solve complicated math problems. 2. INCUMBENT- (of an official or regime, currently holding office) Synonyms- current, existing, present, in office, in power, reigining Antonyms- retired, resigned, superannuated Ex- if the incumbent governor dies, his lieutenant governor will take over his office. 3. EXPEDIENT – ( convenient and practical/suitable for achieving a particular end in a given circumstance) Synonyms- advantageous, useful, beneficial profitable, gainful Antonyms- harmful, pernious Ex- after being surrounding by two dozen police officer, the criminals felt. It was an expedient time to lower his weapon. 4. SALIENT – ( Most noticeable or important) Synonyms – important, main, principal, major, chief, remarkable, noticeable Antonyms – unimportant, insignificant, inconspicuous Ex- since class was ending, my teacher had to rush and make the salient point about todays lecture 5. ENGULF – ( to be surrounded or covered by something complettly Synonyms- overwhelm, inundate, encompass, envelop Antonyms – uncover, underwhelm Ex- the lava will begin to engulf the abandoned city in six hours 6. STAUNCH – very loyal and committed in attitude Synonyms – stalwart, loyal, faithful, trusty, committed, devoted, reliable Antonyms – disloyal, inreliable, untrust worth Ex- although Joesph consider himself to be staunch republician, he has not voted for republician candidate in over six year. 7. ASSIDUOUSLY – (with great core and perseverance) Leading Institute for Banking, Railway, SSC

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VOCABULARY-3 Synonyms- diligently, carefully, laboriously, arduously indefatigably Antonyms – idly, inactively, quietely Ex- with your assiduous attempt at hearing Spanish i think you will master the language in no time. 8. STALEMATE- a situation in which no progress can be made or no advantage is possible Synonyms – dead end, dead lock, impasse, stand still Antonyms – advance, progress, more forward Ex- a stalemate was reached, when neither at the chess player could make legitimate move 9. SQUANDER – allow to pass or be lost/waste in Ropertunity / reckless and foolish Synonyms- waste, misspend, misuse, throw away Antonyms – harness, use, exploit Ex- Dina didn’t watch to squander her good mood in the darkness of a movie. 10.

DISLODGE – remove from a position of power or authority/knock or force out of position

Synonyms- remove, move, shift, displace Antonyms - plant, take in Ex- government opponent failed to dislodge the PM even after the failed scheme.

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