Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Daily Wordlist for SBI Exam 2016


1.prejudice
Meaning:preconceived opinion that is not based on reason or actual experience.
Synonym:preconception
Sentence:"male prejudices about women"


2. Solvent
Meaning: having assets in excess of liabilities; able to pay one's debts.
Synonym: financially sound, able to pay one's debts, debt-free
Antonym: in debt
Sentence: "interest rate rises have very severe effects on normally solvent companies"

3. Solicit
Meaning: ask for or try to obtain (something) from someone, accost someone and offer one's or someone else's services as a prostitute.
Synonym: request, apply for, put in for, seek, beg, plead for,
Antonym: forewarn, ward (off), warn; drive (away or off), repulse, turn away
Sentence: "he called a meeting to solicit their views"
"although prostitution was not itself an offence, soliciting was"

4. Recede
Meaning: Pull back or move away or backward
Synonym: subside, ebb, taper
Antonym: forge, ascend, prolong
Sentence: The unhappy memories of her childhood receded as she grew older

5.Proclivity
Meaning: a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.
Synonym: liking, inclination, tendency, leaning, disposition, propensity,
Sentence: "a proclivity for hard work"

6. wily
Meaning:skilled at gaining an advantage, especially deceitfully.
Synonym:shrewd, clever, sharp, sharp-witted, astute, canny,
Antonym:naive, guileless
Sentence:"his wily opponents"

7.blatant
Meaning: (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.
Synonym: flagrant, glaring, obvious, undisguised,
Sentence: "blatant lies"

8.picaresque
Meaning: relating to an episodic style of fiction dealing with the adventures of a rough and dishonest but appealing hero.
Synonym:  dishonest, dishonorable
Sentence: "a picaresque adventure novel"

9.pretentious
Meaning:attempting to impress by affecting greater importance or merit than is actually possessed.
Synonym:affected, ostentatious,
Antonym:natural, unaffected
Sentence: "pretentious art films"

10. palaver
Meaning: prolonged and tedious fuss or discussion.
Synonym: bother, commotion, trouble, rigmarole, chatter
Sentence: "mucking around with finances and all that palaver"







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