Monday, 12 September 2016

Daily Wordlist for IBPS/Other Bank Exam 2016

1.Banal
Meaning: so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
Synonym: trite, hackneyed, clich├ęd,
Antonym: original
Sentence:"songs with banal, repeated words"

2.Pilfer
Meaning: steal (things of little value).
Synonym: snatch,embezzle
Sentence: "she produced the handful of coins she had managed to pilfer"

3.Maraud
Meaning: go about in search of things to steal or people to attack., raid and plunder (a place).
Synonym: plunder, go looting
Antonym: Guard, protect
Sentence: "bands of robbers crossed the river to maraud

4.Reverberate
Meaning: (of a loud noise) be repeated several times as an echo.
Synonym: resound, echo,  repeat, resonate, pulsate, vibrate,
Antonym: dampen, deaden, dull, quiet
Sentence: "her deep booming laugh reverberated around the room"

5.Revulsion
Meaning: a sense of disgust and loathing.
Synonym: disgust, repulsion, abhorrence,
Sentence:"news of the attack will be met with sorrow and revulsion"

6.Badinage
Meaning: humorous or witty conversation
Synonym: repartee
Sentence: "he developed a nice line in badinage with the Labour leader"

7.Banter
Meaning: the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks.
Synonym: wisecracks, crosstalk, wordplay; More
Sentence:"there was much good-natured banter"

8. Sobriquet
Meaning: a person's nickname.
Synonym: alias, byname, cognomen, epithet
Sentence: "she was a vast and haughty person who answered to the sobriquet ‘Duchesse’"

9.Skulduggery
Meaning: underhand, unscrupulous, or dishonest behaviour or activities.
Synonym: trickery, swindling, fraudulence
Sentence: "a firm that investigates commercial skulduggery"

10. Sinister
Meaning: giving the impression that something harmful or evil is happening or will happen.
Synonym: menacing, threatening, ominous
Antonym: auspicious, benign, bright, encouraging, favorable
Sentence: "there was something sinister about that murmuring voice"








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