Daily Wordlist for SBI Exam 2016

Meaning: a member of a gang that ambushes and robs people in forests and mountains.
Synonym: bandit 
Sentence: Jake was a brigand who stole from his own family.

Meaning: make (someone) drunk; intoxicate.
Synonym: besotted
Antonym: teetotal; abstemious, abstinent 
Sentence: "I got mildly inebriated"

Meaning: surround (a place) with armed forces in order to capture it or force its surrender.
Synonym: beleaguer, blockade, surround
Sentence: "the king marched north to besiege Berwick"

4.bête noire
Meaning: a person or thing that one particularly dislikes.
Synonym: anathema, abomination, bogey, bugaboo;
Sentence: "great-uncle Edward was my father's bête noire"

Meaning: taking place every other year.
Sentence: "the first of a series of biennial exhibitions"

Meaning: sacrilegious against God or sacred things
Synonym: profane, irreligious, irreverent, impious,
Sentence: "blasphemous and heretical talk"

Meaning: (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.
Synonym: flagrant, glaring, obvious, undisguised,
Sentence: "blatant lies"

Meaning: formally engage (someone) to be married.
Sentence: "in no time I shall be betrothed to Isabel"

Meaning: savagely cruel and depraved.
Synonym: savage, brutish, brutal, barbarous,
Sentence: "bestial and barbaric acts"

Meaning: impossible to stop or prevent.
Synonym: relentless, unstoppable, unavoidable,
Sentence: "the seemingly inexorable march of new technology"

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