Friday, 30 September 2016

Daily Wordlist for IBPS/Other Bank Exam 2016


1.Scarce
Meaning: (especially of food, money, or some other resource) insufficient for the demand.
Synonym: scanty, meagre, sparse
Antonym: plentiful, abundant
Sentence: "as raw materials became scarce, synthetics were developed"


2.Usurp
Meaning: take (a position of power or importance) illegally or by force.
Synonym: seize, take over, expropriate,
Antonym: release, relinquish 
Sentence: "Richard usurped the throne"

3.Sentinel
Meaning: a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch.
Synonym: guard, keeper
Sentence: "soldiers stood sentinel with their muskets"

4.Wanton
Meaning: (of a cruel or violent action) deliberate and unprovoked
Synonym: deliberate, malicious,
Antonym: justifiable
Sentence: "sheer wanton vandalism"

5.Uncouth
Meaning: lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.
Synonym: uncivilized, uncultured, uncultivated, unrefined,
Antonym: refined, cultivated, polite
Sentence: "he is unwashed, uncouth, and drunk most of the time"

6.perennial
Meaning:lasting or existing for a long or apparently infinite time; enduring or continually recurring
Synonym:everlasting, perpetual, eternal,
Antonym: ceasing, ending, halting, infrequent, intermittent, interrupted, occasional, 

temporary
Sentence:"his perennial distrust of the media"

7. Allude
Meaning: suggest or call attention to indirectly; hint at, mention without discussing at length.
Synonym: refer to, suggest, hint at, imply, mention,
Antonym: announce, declare, proclaim; elucidate, explain, spell out
Sentence: she had a way of alluding to Jean but never saying her name"

8. Specious
Meaning: superficially plausible, but actually wrong., misleading in appearance, especially 
misleadingly attractive
Synonym: misleading, deceptive, false, fallacious,
Antonym: candid, direct, foursquare,
Sentence: "a specious argument" 

9. Alliteration
Meaning: the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely 
connected words.
Sentence: "the alliteration of ‘sweet birds sang’"

10.Alleviate
Meaning: make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.
Synonym: reduce, ease, relieve
Antonym: aggravate
Sentence: "he couldn't prevent her pain, only alleviate it"


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