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Word Power Made Easy PDF Capsule 38

Vocabulary is an important part of the SSC CGL and other exams. A major portion of the question
paper tests your knowledge on vocabulary. To help you prepare, Testbook brings you a list of
commonly asked words in any competitive exam with special focus on SSC. Whats more, we also
serve you with some easy tricks up your sleeve to remember these words and ace your paper.
Download the PDF to revise later. Heres Word Power Made Easy PDF Capsule 38.

Efficacious (adjective)
Hindi translation:
Meaning: Can produce desired effect
Memory Tip: Efficacious Effective
Use in Sentence: The anti-venom was efficacious when administered in small doses.

Mastery (noun)
Hindi translation:
Meaning: Knowledge OR Superiority over something
Memory Tip: , Mastery.
Use in Sentence: Her mastery over pottery was evident even at a young age, and with age she
became a doyen in the field.

Outrageous (adjective)
Hindi translation:
Meaning: Unusually shocking and excessive
Memory Tip: Out + rage + ous Actions out of rage (like murder) usually turn out to be
Use in Sentence: We will not stand for this outrageous violation of human rights the factory
must compensate workers for overtime or we strike!

Delusion (noun)
Hindi translation:
Meaning: A belief a person thinks is true but it is not
Memory Tip: Rhymes with illusion You are in delusion when you have an illusion (make
believe thoughts) and you start to believe it is true.
Use in Sentence: He was a disturbed young man, suffering from delusions that he was being
abducted by aliens regularly.

Unprecedented (adjective)
Hindi Translation:
Meaning: Never done or known before
Memory Tip: Un + Precedent UN + Presidents When UN met for the first time with all the
Presidents and PMs, this was an unprecedented peaceful gathering of powers.
Use in Sentence: The decision to allow women entry into the temple was an unprecedented move
and was met with praise from all quarters of the country.

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