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Word Power Made Easy PDF Capsule 1

Vocabulary is an important part of the SSC CGL exam. 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 1.

Decimate (verb)
Hindi translation:

Meaning: To destroy in large numbers or greatly reduce the strength of something.

Memory tip: Dec (short for December) = The harsh winter decimated the French army in
Russia.

Use in Sentence: The Indian Cricket team decimated Pakistan in the World T20 Finals.

Exonerate (verb)
Hindi translation:

Meaning: Clear someone from blame for a fault

Memory tip: Ex (previous) + Onerate (honour) = Get back previous honour by freeing from
blame.

Use in Sentence: The judge exonerated Salman Khan of all charges in the hit-and-run case.
Squander (verb)
Hindi translation:

Meaning: Waste thoughtlessly

Memory tip: Squid (octopus) + blunder (mistake)

Use in Sentence: The parents were anxious about the future of their son, he was always
squandering time and money.