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 memorising words on the very daily basis. Here, we are providing you some words to help you to attain your goal.

1. Apocalypse (N) :- a cosmic cataclysm in which God destroys the ruling powers of evil.
Synonyms: calamity, cataclysm, catastrophe, disaster, tragedy.
Uses: ISIS brings apocalypse in Syria and Iraq.

2. Vicissitude (N) :- a variation in circumstances or fortune at different times in your life or in the development of something.
Synonyms: mutability, fluctuation, variation. 
Uses: The Stark family had been going through a long period of vicissitude and distraction.

3. Grotesque (Adj.) :- a very ugly or comically distorted figure or image.
Synonyms: monstrous, distorted, twisted.
Uses: The statues had been carved to represent evil spirits and had the most grotesque faces, complete with horns and bulging eyes.

4. Eavesdrop (V) :- to listen secretly to the private conversation of others.
Synonyms: listen in.
Uses: If a third party eavesdrops on the communication, the fact will be immediately obvious to the parties of the secret communication.

5. Grandiloquence (N) :- high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation.
Synonyms: grandiosity, magniloquence, ornateness, rhetoric.
Uses: Politicians who say nothing but make it sound important are masters of grandiloquence.

6. Vehement (Adj) :- marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid.
Synonyms: Ardent ,Emphatic ,Fervent ,Forceful Eager, Earnest.
Uses: The bureau posted a database of the grievances on its website over vehement protests from the financial industry.The bureau posted a database of the grievances on its website over vehement protests from the financial industry.

7. Prevaricate (V) :- be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold information.
Synonyms: beat around the bush, equivocate.
Uses: In hopes of avoiding questions about his recent car accident, the actor tried to prevaricate during his interview.

8. Cantankerous (Adj) :- stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate.
Synonyms: bad-tempered, irascible, irritable, grumpy, truculent.
Uses: He is a cantankerous old man who seldom has something good to say.

9. Desolation (N) :- the state of being decayed or destroyed.
Synonyms: devastated, forlornness, loneliness.
Uses: The World War left to coming generations debris, desolation and filth.

10. Clairvoyant (Adj.) :- foreseeing the future; perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses.
Synonyms: precognitive, second-sighted, extrasensory, paranormal.
Uses: The woman in the tent was said to be a clairvoyant, but she didn't get much business because the public was too doubtful of her claim.

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