Friday, 1 July 2016

Daily Wordlist for SBI Exam

1. Penurious
Meaning: extremely poor; poverty-stricken.
Synonym: poverty-stricken, destitute, niggardly, parsimonious
Antonym: wealthy, generous
Sentence: "a penurious old tramp"

2. wrangle
Meaning:a dispute or argument, typically one that is long and complicated.
Synonym:argument, dispute, disagreement, quarrel
Sentence:"an insurance wrangle is holding up compensation payments"

3. wither
Meaning:fall into decay or decline., (of a plant) become dry and shrivelled
Synonym:diminish, dwindle, shrink, lessen, fade
Sentence:"it is not true that old myths either die or wither away"
"the grass had withered to an unappealing brown"

4. winsome
Meaning:attractive or appealing in a fresh, innocent way.
Synonym:lovable, adorable, lovely, delightful, enchanting, captivating,
Antonym: joyless, sad, unhappy, unsatisfied; dull, lethargic,
Sentence:"a winsome smile"

5. wince
Meaning:make a slight involuntary grimace or shrinking movement of the body out of pain or distress.
Sentence:"he winced at the disgust in her voice"

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"

Meaning:(of work) not requiring much skill and lacking prestige.
Synonym: unskilled, lowly, humble, low-grade, low-status, routine, humdrum, boring, dull;
Sentence:"menial factory jobs"

Meaning:hard menial or dull work.
Synonym:hard work, menial work, donkey work, toil, toiling, labour
Sentence:"domestic drudgery"

Meaning:(of a person) talking fluently, readily, or incessantly.
Synonym:talkative, loquacious, garrulous, verbose,
Sentence:"she was as voluble as her husband was silent"

Meaning:the faculty or power of using one's will.
Synonym: accord, choice, desire, determination
Sentence:"without conscious volition she backed into her office"

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