Thursday, 24 November 2016

Vocabulary for IBPS and Other Bank Exam 2016

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1.Empirical
Meaning: based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation or experience rather than theory or pure logic
Synonym: observed, seen, factual, actual,
Antonym: theoretical
Sentence: "they provided considerable empirical evidence to support their argument"


2.Scurrilous
Meaning: Making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation.
Synonym: abusive, vituperative, derogatory, disparaging
Antonym: clean, decent, moral
Sentence: "a scurrilous attack on his integrity"

3.Carnal
Meaning:relating to physical, especially sexual, needs and activities
Synonym: sensual, erotic, lustful, lascivious
Antonym:spiritual
Sentence:"carnal desire"

4.Apocryphal
Meaning: well-known but probably not true
Synonym: fictitious, made-up, untrue, fabricated,
Antonym: authentic, true
Sentence:"an apocryphal story about a former president"

5.Boorish
Meaning:rough and bad-mannered; coarse.
Synonym: rude, discourteous, impolite,
Usage: "boorish behaviour"

6.Bogus: 
Meaning: not genuine or true (used in a disapproving manner when deception has been attempted).
Synonym: false, fraudulent, sham, deceptive,
Usage: "a bogus insurance claim"

7.Ingenuous
Meaning:(of a person or action) innocent and unsuspecting
Synonym:naive, innocent, simple, childlike, trusting,
Antonym :disingenuous, artful
Sentence:"he eyed her with wide, ingenuous eyes"

8.Covetous:
Meaning:having or showing a great desire to possess something belonging to someone else.
Synonym:grasping, greedy, rapacious, insatiable
Usage:"she fingered the linen with covetous hands"

9.Prestige
Meaning:widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or quality.
Synonym:status, standing, stature,
Antonym:Disrespect, humility
Sentence:"the firm has recently gained considerable prestige"

10.Misnomer
Meaning: a wrong or inaccurate name or designation.
Sentence: "‘King crab’ is a misnomer—these creatures are not crustaceans at all"





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