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Easy Way to Learn English Vocabulary for SSC Exams 2020

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Path (“Feeling”)

      • antipathy

a feeling of intense dislike

      • apathy

an absence of emotion or enthusiasm

      • empathy

understanding and entering into another’s feelings

      • telepathy

extrasensory communication from one mind to another

      • pathetic

deserving or inciting pity

      • psychopath

a person with an antisocial personality disorder

      • sympathy

sharing the feelings of others, especially sorrow or anguish

Son (“Sound”)

      • sonic

relating to audible sound

      • infrasonic

having frequencies below those of audible sound

      • supersonic

greater than the speed of sound in a given medium

      • sonata

a musical composition of movements of contrasting forms

      • sonogram

image produced by reflections of high-frequency sound waves

      • ultrasound

very high frequency sound; used in ultrasonography

      • sonorous

full and loud and deep

      • assonance

the repetition of similar vowels in successive words

      • consonance

the property of sounding harmonious

      • dissonance

disagreeable sounds

Write On!: Graph and Gram

      • autobiography

a book or account of your own life

      • autograph

a person’s own signature

      • bibliography

a list of the books of a specific author or publisher, or on a specific subject.

      • epigram

a witty saying

      • epigraph

a quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing

      • graphic

written or drawn or engraved

      • graphology

the study of handwriting

      • holograph

handwritten book or document

      • lexicographer

a compiler or writer of a dictionary

      • lithography

a method of printing from a metal or stone surface

      • monogram

a graphic symbol consisting of 2 or more letters combined

      • orthography

representing the sounds of a language by written symbols

      • stenography

the act or art of writing in shorthand

      • biography

an account of the series of events making up a person’s life

      • calligraphy

beautiful handwriting

      • cartography

the making of maps and charts

      • diagram

a drawing intended to explain how something works

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