Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 25 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. TOTTER -लडखड़ाना
Meaning: Move without being stable, as if threatening to fall
Synonyms:shake, zigzag
Antonyms:calm, fix
Example: You've no doubt seen those TV shows where the child who has "made it" is confronted, as a surprise, by her own mother and father, tottering in weakly from backstage.

2. GLISTEN- चमकना
Meaning:To reflect a sparkling light or a faint intermittent glow
Synonyms:flicker, glow
Example: My hair glistens in the hot bright lights.

3. DINGY- धूंधला
Meaning: Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
Synonyms:dirty, drab
Antonyms:bright, clean
Example: I see her standing off under the sweet gum tree she used to dig gum out of; a look of concentration on her face as she watched the last dingy gray board of the house fall in toward the red hot brick chimney.

4.FURTIVE- लुप्त
Meaning: Done in a quiet and secretive way to avoid being noticed
Synonyms: shady, sneaky
Antonyms: honest, open
Example:The look in his eyes became furtive

5. SCALD- जलाना 
Meaning:To burn the skin with boiling liquid or steam
Synonyms: blanch, heat
Antonyms: freeze, laud
Example:I dropped a pan of boiling water and scalded my leg.

6. WHITTLE- कम
Meaning:To make something from a piece of wood by cutting off small, thin pieces
Synonyms: trim, erode
Antonyms: extend, increase
Example: An old sailor sat on the dockside, whittling a toy boat.

7. VANITY-घमंड
Meaning:Excessive pride in one's appearance, qualities, abilities, achievements, etc.; character or quality of being
Synonyms: arrogant, pride
Antonyms: modest, humble
Example: He wants the job purely for reasons of vanity and ambition.

8. PRETENSION-अभिमान
Meaning:A claim or belief that you can succeed or that you are important or have serious value
Synonyms: conceit, snobbery
Antonyms: modesty, honesty
Example:The Chronicle has pretensions to being a serious newspaper.

9. ASTOUNDING-अद्भुत
Meaning:Very surprising or shocking
Synonyms: shocking, astonish
Antonyms: clarify, dull
Example:To call Wild an emotional film would be an egregious disservice to its astounding journey to screen.

Meaning:To make or cause to seem smaller, less, less important, etc
Synonyms: dicrease, reduce
Antonyms: increase, extend
Example:He exploited a physique that most would try desperately to diminish.

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