The Hindu Newspaper Editorial Vocabulary For Dena Bank PO Exam 2017

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The Hindu Vocabulary provides you with new words for all the competitive exams on a daily basis. Today's vocab is for Dena Bank PO exam. You will learn only when you will use. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list. Here are a few lines from the Hindu...

Example: Encouraging results were achieved in laboratory studies by making the shiny surface of implants rough through etching.

1. Implant [verb ɪmˈplænt, -ˈplɑnt; noun ˈɪmˌplænt, -ˌplɑnt]
Noun (Medicine/Medical): any device or material, especially of an inert substance, used for repairing or replacing part of the body; medication or radioactive material inserted into tissue for sustained therapy; implantation.
Verb (used with object): to put or fix firmly; to plant securely.
Synonyms: embed, fix, instill, inculcate, root.

2. Etching [ˈɛtʃ ɪŋ]
Noun: the act or process of making designs or pictures on a metal plate, glass, etc., by the corrosive action of an acid instead of by a burin; an impression, as on paper, taken from an etched plate; the design so produced; a metal plate bearing such a design.
Synonyms: engraving, inscription, reproduction, impression, imprint, mezzotint, photoengraving, photogravure.

Example: Forex dealers said besides selling of the dollar, its weakness against other currencies after the Federal Reserve dialed down on some of the more hawkish policy expectations supported the rupee.

3. Forex [ˈfɒrɛks]
Noun: short for foreign exchange; dealings in foreign money.
Synonyms: convertibility, FX, negotiable bills.

4. Dial [ˈdaɪ əl, daɪl]
Verb (used with object): to measure with or as if with a dial; to indicate or register on or as if on a dial.
Noun: a plate, disk, face, or other surface containing markings or figures upon which the time of day is indicated by hands, pointers, or shadows, as of a clock or sundial.
Synonyms: punch, ring, rotate, turn, twist, wheel, zero in on

5. Hawkish [ˈhɔ kɪʃ
Adjective: resembling a hawk, as in appearance or behaviour; advocating war or a belligerently threatening diplomatic policy.
Synonyms: combative, contentious, destructive, intrusive, threatening, advancing, antipathetic, assailing, attacking, barbaric, bellicose, disruptive, disturbing.
Antonyms: calm, complaisant, easy-going, laid-back.

Example: Further, fresh foreign fund inflows and a higher opening in the domestic equity markets added to the momentum, they added.

6. Inflows [ˈɪnˌfloʊ]
Noun: something that flows in; influx.
Synonyms: arrival, incursion, inflow, introduction, invasion, convergence, entrance, inpouring, inrush.
Antonyms: retreat, departure.

7. Equity [ˈɛk wɪ ti]
Noun: the quality of being fair or impartial; fairness; impartiality.
Synonyms: disinterest, equitableness, impartiality, fair-mindedness, fairness, justness, even-handedness, objectivity; justice, probity.
Antonyms: bias, discrimination, inequity, injustice, partiality, partisanship, prejudice, unfairness, unreasonableness; injustice.

8. Momentum [moʊˈmɛn təm]
Noun: force or speed of movement; impetus, as of a physical object or course of events.
Synonyms: energy, power, strength, drive, force, impulse, propulsion, thrust.
Antonyms: lethargy, weakness.

Example: Yesterday, the local currency had staged a strong comeback by surging 16 paise to end at 64.73 against the US dollar.

9. Surge [sɜrdʒ]
Verb (used without object): to rise, roll, move, or swell forward in or like waves; to rise as if by a heaving or swelling force.
Verb (used with object): to cause to surge or roll in or as in waves.
Noun: a strong, wavelike, forward movement, rush, or sweep.
Synonyms: deluge, flood, flow, growth, outpouring, rise, swell, upsurge, wave, billow, breaker, efflux.
Antonyms: decline, decrease.

Example: He bamboozled his way to top.

10. Bamboozle [bæmˈbu zəl]
Verb (used with object): to deceive or get the better of (someone) by trickery, flattery, or the like; humbug; hoodwink (often followed by into).
Verb (used without object): to practice trickery, deception, cozenage, or the like.
Synonyms: gyp, dupe, trick, cheat, swindle, defraud, flimflam, hoax, gull, rook; delude, mislead, fool.
Antonyms: clear up, enlighten, explain, clarify, give, help, support, be honest.

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