Banking Pathway 2015: Daily Wordlist

Dear Readers,
Since several banking exams are lined up in upcoming months and vocabulary plays an important role to score 4- 5 marks within a few seconds, if you are memorizing words on the very daily basis. Here, we are providing you some words to help you to attain your goal.

1. Tenebrous (Adj):- dark and gloomy.
Synonyms: Stygian, tenebrific, tenebrious
Uses: TENEBROUS -> TENT+BRUSH. When you go camping, it is difficult, at night, to find your toothBRUSH inside your TENT because it is so TENEBROUS without street lights.

2. Expurgate (V):- to remove objectionable material.
Synonyms: bowdlerise, bowdlerize, castrate, shorten.
Uses: The censor expurgated every reference to drugs and Intimacy, converting the rapper's raunchy flow into a series of Avengers.

3. Tendentious (Adj):-  likely to lean towards a controversial view.
Synonyms: tendencious.
Uses: Because political mudslinging has become a staple of the 24-hour media cycle, most of us, despite protestations to the contrary, are tendentious on many of today’s pressing issues.

4. Mellifluous (Adj):- smooth and sweet-sounding.
Synonyms: dulcet, honeyed, mellisonant, sweet
Uses: Lata Mangeshkar has Mellifluous voice!

5. Histrionic (Adj):- to be overly theatrical.
Synonyms: melodramatic.
Uses: she had such a histrionic outburst that one would have thought that she’d been handed a death sentence.

6. Sartorial (Adj):- related to fashion or clothes.
Uses: His girlfriend often insulted his lack of any sartorial sense.

7. Mettlesome (Adj):- filled with courage or valor.
Synonyms: spirited, game, gritty, intrepid, fearless, courageous, hardy, brave, plucky, gallant, valiant.
Uses: For its raid on the Bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Seal Team Six has become, for many Americans, the embodiment of mettle.

8. Cupidity (N):- greed for money.
Synonyms: avarice, avariciousness, covetousness.
Uses: When the president was arrested for theft of company funds, he made no attempt to apologize for his cupidity.

9. Disabuse (V):- to persuade somebody that his/her belief is not valid.
Synonyms: inform, intimate.
Uses: Although my mother tried, she could not disabuse me of my belief in Santa Claus when I was a kid.

10. Propitiate (V):- to placate or appease.
Synonyms: appease, soothe, placate.
Uses: Only an idiot believes he can propitiate his way into heaven by giving the church all of his money.

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