Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Daily Wordlist for IBPS/Other Bank Exam 2016


1.Resuscitate
Meaning: revive (someone) from unconsciousness or apparent death.
Synonym: revive, resurrect, restore, regenerate, revitalise
Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Sentence: "an ambulance crew tried to resuscitate him"

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

3.Barbarian
Meaning: (in ancient times) a member of a people not belonging to one of the great 
civilisations (Greek, Roman, Christian).
Synonym: savage, uncivilised, barbaric, barbarous, primitive,
Sentence: "the city was besieged by the barbarians"

4.Innocuous
Meaning: not harmful or offensive.
Synonym: harmless, safe, non-dangerous,
Antonym: harmful, obnoxious
Sentence: "it was an innocuous question"

5.Indolence
Meaning: avoidance of activity or exertion; laziness
Synonym: inactivity,  inaction, inertia,
Sentence: "my failure is probably due to my own indolence"

6.Inexorable
Meaning: impossible to stop or prevent.
Synonym: relentless, unstoppable, unavoidable
Antonym: flexible, lenient
Sentence: "the seemingly inexorable march of new technology"

7. Pensive
Meaning: engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.
Synonym: thoughtful, thinking, reflective
Antonym: unreflective
Sentence: "a pensive mood"

8. Solace
Meaning: comfort or consolation in a time of great distress or sadness, give solace to
Synonym: comfort, consolation, cheer, support, relief
Antonym: distress, heartache, heartbreak, torment, torture
Sentence: "she sought solace in her religion"

9. Aloft
Meaning: up in or into the air; overhead.
Synonym: into the sky, skyward, on high, heavenward
Antonym:down
Sentence:"the congregation sways, hands aloft"

10.Ameliorate
Meaning: make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.
Synonym: improve, amend, better, enhance, enrich
Antonym: damage, endamage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, spoil, tarnish, vitiate
Sentence: "the reform did much to ameliorate living standards


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