Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 23 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. PECULIAR-अजीब
Meaning: to be strange or bizarre
Synonyms: distinct, unique
Antonyms: similar, usual
Example: Upon entering the abandoned house, Kate experienced a peculiar feeling, as if someone was watching her.

2. PRAGMATIC-व्यावहारिक
Meaning: to be practical or useful
Synonyms: realistic, hardheaded
Antonyms: impractical, unreasonable
Example: It’s not necessarily more pragmatic to study engineering than it is to study philosophy.

3. REFUTE-तर्क से असत्य ठहराना
Meaning: to prove to be untrue, unfounded, or incorrect
Synonyms: counter, expose
Antonyms: agree, aid
Example: The student refuted the professor’s claim in class.

4. MALLEABLE-आघातवर्धनीय
Meaning: capable of being molded or changed
Synonyms: adaptable, flexible
Antonyms: rigid, inflexible
Example: Children’s minds are malleable but only for so long.

5. INCITE-उत्तेजित करना
Meaning: to encourage or stir up
Synonyms: rouse, provoke
Antonyms: cease, stop
Example: Her hateful words incited anger in the crowd.

Meaning: publicly shameful or humiliating
Synonyms: disgrace, lowness
Antonyms: graceful, praise
Example: The politician's expensive campaign ultimately ended in ignominious defeat.

7. GERIATRIC-जराचिकित्सा
Meaning: relating to old age
Synonyms: fossil, elderly
Antonyms: new, young
Example: I became interested in geriatric medicine shortly after my grandfather passed away from cancer.

8. EXHILARATING-प्राणपोषक
Meaning: invigorating, stimulating, or exciting
Synonyms: thrill, uplift
Antonyms: depress, bore
Example: The music playing at the club was catchy and exhilarating.

9. EXACERBATE-तीक्ष्ण करना
Meaning: to make worse or increase the severity of
Synonyms: aggravate, annoy
Antonyms: calm, soothe
Example: The doctor told me not to run as it can exacerbate my knee injury.

Meaning: to respect or regard
Synonyms: yielding, docile
Antonyms: disregard, fight
Example: Her deference to the elderly makes her the perfect candidate for an internship at the retirement center.

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