Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 22 December 2018


Vocabulary is an important part of English that helps you deal with all kinds of questions in objective as well as descriptive papers of various exams. In the recently concluded Banking Exams, we witnessed that a major part of the exam was based on vocabulary. Many questions were vocab based and we can expect the same in the upcoming exams. It becomes very important to learn ample amount of words for the upcoming Government Job Exams. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List . Here is a list of words from daily Editorials. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list.

1. FECKLESS (adjective) उत्साहहीन
Meaning: lacking initiative or strength of character; irresponsible.
Synonyms: worthless, incompetent, inefficient, inept.
Antonyms: effectual, efficacious, efficient, expedient.
Example: Phil is probably the most feckless worker at the company, but he’s so charming and lovable he’s somehow managed to work here for fifteen years.

2. DEBUNK (verb)  भंडाफोड़ करना
Meaning: expose the falseness or hollowness of (an idea or belief).
Synonyms: discredit, disprove, contradict, controvert.
Antonyms: establish, prove, validate, verify.
Example: The scientist hoped to debunk the genetic theory by completing his own research.

3. SCRUMPTIOUS (adjective)  उत्कृष्ट
Meaning: (of food) extremely appetizing or delicious.
Synonyms: appetizing, delectable, delightful, succulent.
Antonyms: distasteful, flavorless, insipid, unappetizing.
Example: Even though I love my mother’s scrumptious macaroni and cheese, my low-carb diet makes it off limits.

4. INCHOATE (adjective)  प्रारंभिक
Meaning: just begun and so not fully formed or developed; rudimentary.
Synonyms: budding, inceptive, incipient, nascent.
Antonyms: developed, full-fledged, evolved, ripened.
Example: If only you could come up with a complete plan and not just an inchoate idea!

5.  FRACTIOUS (adjective)  झगड़ालू
Meaning: irritable and quarrelsome.
Synonyms: grumpy, cantankerous, peevish, irascible.
Antonyms: amicable, docile, affable, genial.
Example: The inexperienced teacher found the fractious students difficult to control.

6. CAPTIOUS (adjective)  अवगुण ढूंढ़नेवाला
Meaning: tending to find fault or raise petty objections.
Synonyms: carping, criticizing, disapproving, censorious.
Antonyms: undemanding, unfussy, charitable, forgiving.
Example: None of the servers wanted to wait on the captious woman who complained about everything.

7. PANOPLY (noun)  धूमधाम
Meaning: a splendid display.
Synonyms: show, pomp, array, exhibit.
Antonyms: concealment, cover, hiding, plainness.
Example: The designer’s exciting panoply of dresses won over the fashion critics.

8. PREDILECTION (noun)  झुकाव
Meaning: a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor of something
Synonyms: fondness, penchant, inclination, propensity.
Antonyms: aversion, disinclination, detachment, apathy.
Example: Although Betsy loves all types of music, she has a predilection for country tunes. 

9. RAVENOUS (adjective)  भुखमरा
Meaning: (of hunger or need) very great; voracious.
Synonyms: insatiable, greedy, gluttonous, edacious.
Antonyms: content, sated, satiated, satisfied.
Example: No matter what type of stressful situation I’m facing, my body responds by eating everything in sight because of my ravenous appetite. 

10. CRAVEN (adjective)  डरपोक
Meaning: contemptibly lacking in courage; cowardly.
Synonyms: dastardly, pusillanimous, recreant, spineless.
Antonyms:  daring, dauntless, fearless, gallant.
Example: Josh is such a craven individual that he did not bother to stand up for his wife when a stranger attacked her.

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