Vocabulary For Syndicate Bank PO Examination

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Vocabulary For IBPS Clerk Mains Examination

Vocabulary is an important part of English that helps you deal with all sorts of questions in the objective as well as descriptive papers of various exams. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list. Here are a few words from an article published in The Economic Times.

Example: Government has expanded the scope of Custom Act in order to cover the persons who are situated outside India and make contravention of any provisions of Custom Act.

1. Contravention [kon-truh-ven-shuh n]
Noun: an act of contravening; action counter to something; violation or opposition.
Synonyms: breach, infringement, conflict, dispute, infraction, obstruction, opposition, transgression.
Antonyms: agreement, harmony, obedience, peace.

Example: However, he also mentioned that Govt. Can explore ways for using the blockchain technology for digital transactions.

2. Blockchain [blɒktʃeɪn]
Noun: a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly.

Example: Changes to adjudication procedure under various financial acts, to help in ease of doing business ranking.

3. Adjudication [uh-joo-di-key-shuh n]
Noun: an act of adjudicating; Law. The act of a court in making an order, judgment, or decree.
Synonyms: conclusion, decision, determination, finding, pronouncement, ruling, settlement, verdict.
Antonyms: beginning, indecision, , t.

Example: To incentivize the small and medium enterprises, last year Govt. Had reduced the presumptive tax rate from 8 per cent to 6 per cent for the transactions carried through banking channels.

4. Presumptive [pri-zuhmp-tiv]
Adjective: affording ground for presumption; based on likelihood or presumption; regarded as such by presumption; based on inference.
Synonyms: probable, circumstantial, possible.

Example: Presumptive taxation scheme to be rationalized.

5. Rationalize [rash-uh-nl-ahyz, rash-nl-ahyz]
Verb: to ascribe (one's acts, opinions, etc.) To causes that superficially seem reasonable and valid but that actually are unrelated to the true, possibly unconscious and often less creditable or agreeable causes; to remove unreasonable elements from; to make rational or conformable to reason; to treat or explain in a rational or rationalistic manner.
Synonyms for rationalize
Verb: deliberate, elucidate, excise, excuse, extenuate, reason, reconcile, resolve, think, vindicate, account for, apply logic, cop a plea, cop out, explain away, give alibi.

Example: Providing 5 lakh rupees per family per year for medical reimbursement, under National Health Protection Scheme.

6. Reimburse [ree-im-burs]
Verb: to make repayment to for expense or loss incurred; to pay back; refund; repay.
Synonyms: payment, remuneration, repayment, restitution, indemnification, recompense.

Example: There could be Pressure on govt finances on account of funding deficit in market price realization as compared to MSP, and increase in MSP.

7. Deficit [def-uh-sit; British also dih-fis-it]
Noun: the amount by which a sum of money falls short of the required amount; the amount by which expenditures or liabilities exceed income or assets; a lack or shortage; deficiency.
Synonyms: loss, shortfall, arrears, defalcation, default, deficiency, dues, inadequacy, insufficiency, lack, paucity, scantiness, shortcoming, dead horse, due bill, in hock, in the hole, in the red, insufficience, red ink, underage.
Antonyms: abundance, adequacy, advantage, enough.

Example: Bond yields a tad jittery - 10 year benchmark yield now at 7.45%.

8. Tad [tad]
Noun: a small child, especially a boy; a very small amount or degree; bit.
Synonyms: babe, chick, child, kid, toddler, youngster, bairn, bambino, bundle, buttercup, button, cherub, crawler, deduction, dividend, dumpling, newborn, nipper.
Antonyms: adult, adolescent.

9. Jittery [jit-uh-ree]
Adjective: extremely tense and nervous; jumpy.
Synonyms: anxious, apprehensive, edgy, excitable, fidgety, jumpy, panicky, restless, shaky, skittish, spooked, tense, uneasy, uptight, antsy, high-strung.
Antonyms: calm, collected, composed, cool.

Example: Significant focus on holistic health care and education., very laudable and fundanetally strong initiatives.

10. Holistic [hoh-lis-tik]
Adjective: incorporating the concept of holism, or the idea that the whole is more than merely the sum of its parts, in theory or practice
Synonyms: comprehensive, integrated, aggregate, entire, full, total, universal.

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