Thursday, 22 September 2016

Daily Wordlist for IBPS/Other Bank Exam 2016


1. Epiphany
Meaning: A moment of sudden understanding or revelation 
Synonym: Flash, oracle
Antonym: Confusion, Secret
Sentence:In the first grade, I experienced an epiphany that girls were always treated differently than boys.

2. Erudite
Meaning: Well- educated
Synonym: literate, scholarly
Antonym: uneducated, ignorant
Sentence:As to what India derived from Greece there has been a good deal of erudite debate.

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

4.Modicum
Meaning: a small quantity of a particular thing, especially something desirable or valuable
Synonym: particle, degree,  fragment, scrap,
Sentence: "his statement had a modicum of truth"

5.Blasphemous
Meaning: sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane.
Synonym: irreligious, irreverent, impious, ungodly,
Antonym: reverent
Sentence: "blasphemous and heretical talk"

6.Bibliophile
Meaning: a person who collects or has a great love of books
Synonym: book lover, bookworm
Sentence: John is a bibliophile.

7.Biennial
Meaning: taking place every other year, an event celebrated or taking place every two years
Sentence: "the top antiques fairs are the Milan and Florence biennials"

8.Blasphemous
Meaning: sacrilegious against God or sacred things; profane.
Synonym: irreligious, irreverent, impious, ungodly,
Antonym: reverent
Sentence: "blasphemous and heretical talk"

9.Besiege
Meaning: surround (a place) with armed forces in order to capture it or force its surrender.
Synonym: beleaguer, blockade, surround
Antonym: release, relieve, reprieve; comfort, console,
Sentence: "she spent the whole day besieged by newsmen"

10.sonorous
Meaning:(of a person's voice or other sounds) imposingly deep and full.
Synonym:deep, clear, mellow, mellifluous, melodious, full-toned,
Antonym:serene, soothing, tranquil;
Sentence:"he read aloud with a sonorous and musical voice"



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