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. Immurement (N):- the state of being imprisoned.
Synonyms: captivity, imprisonment, incarceration.
Uses: He practiced the immurement of his enemies in the castle dungeon.

2. Abjure (V):- formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure.
Synonyms: forswear, recant, resile, retract.
Uses: In order to marry the peasant he loved, the prince made the decision to abjure his title.
Trick: Abjure think it like injure. so once you are injured you will give up. so abjure means give up. 

3. Portend (V):- indicate by signs.
Synonyms: augur, auspicate, betoken, bode, forecast, foreshadow, foretell, omen, predict, prefigure, presage, prognosticate.
Uses: Even though I have low grades in school right now, I do not believe my report card will portend my success in life.
Trick: When we reached the port's end (sea port) we saw some dead bodies, which gave a sign that something bad was going to happen.

4. Visage (N):- the appearance conveyed by a person's face.
Synonyms: countenance, phiz, physiognomy, smiler.
Uses: After the blind sculptor touched her daughter’s face, she was able to perfectly create her child’s visage in clay.
Trick: VISion of AGE. How can you visualise someone's age? By his/her face.

5. Vagabond (N):- a wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support.
Synonyms: drifter, floater, vagrant.
Uses: One of our fervent readers Who is well known on BA as Solitary vagabond (pseudonym) but no one knows what is his actual name :))
Trick: This word can be thought as Vagabond = James Bond the spy, does not live at one permanent place and is always seen wandering all over the world.

6. Vendetta (N):- a feud in which members of the opposing parties murder each other.
Synonyms: blood feud.
Trick: Ven (when)- d (the)- etta (attack)....when they attack each other they are in vendetta.

7. venerable (Adj):- profoundly honored.
Synonyms: august, revered, most respected.
Uses: The Pope is a venerable leader who is recognized for his commitment to helping others.
Trick: Venerable politicians are vulnerable to attacks because they are savory.

8. Hackneyed (Adj):- repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse.
Synonyms: banal, commonplace, old-hat, shopworn, stock, threadbare, timeworn, tired, trite, well-worn.
Uses: Too often used by young girls, the word “like” has become hackneyed.
Trick: when a software is hacked, it becomes hackneyed because then all people are able to use that program without paying for.

9. Scrupulous (Adj):- characterized by extreme care and great effort.
Synonyms: conscientious, painstaking.
Uses: less scrupulous producers sent bundles that were deceptive in appearance
Trick: It makes u think of sculpture and while building sculpture the worker has to be very careful.

10. Gregarious (Adj):- If you know someone who's outgoing, sociable, and fond of the company of others, you might want to call her gregarious.
Synonyms: Social.
Uses: Gregarious people are likely to hang out with friends every weekend while reserved people keep to themselves.

Trick: Spread happiness, Kamali (Uff Miss Sahiba), and several ones (Sorry I am unable to recall more names but there is many one on BA) who are Gregarious girls :))

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