Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 26 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. Regale - प्रसन्न करना
Meaning: entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.
Synonym: amuse, divert, delight, fascinate
Antonym: anger, annoy, bore, dull,
Sentence: As we sat on my grandmother’s front porch, she would often regale us with stories of her youth while we ate freshly baked cookies

2. Credence - विश्वास
Meaning: belief in or acceptance of something as true.
Synonym: acceptance, belief, faith, trust
Antonym: distrust, mistrust
Sentence: Since you have a history of lying, I find it difficult to give credence to anything you tell me.

3. Boondocks -निर्जन स्थान
Meaning: rough country filled with dense brush
Synonym: boonies,nowhere
Sentence: Places that used to be in the boondocks have become housing hot spots.

4. Pernicious - हानिकारक
Meaning: causing great harm or damage often in a way that is not easily seen or noticed
Synonym: damaging, dangerous, lethal, malicious
Antonyms: assisting, benevolent, beneficial, advantageous
Sentence: These resolutions later acquired extraordinary and pernicious prominence in the historical elaboration of the states'-rights doctrine.

5. Rambunctious- प्रचण्ड
Meaning: uncontrolled in a way that is playful or full of energy
Synonym: hell-raising, knockabout, boisterous, unruly
Antonym: noiseless, peaceful, placid, quiet
Sentence: Our new puppy turned out to be more rambunctious than we bargained for.

6. Opulent - कीमती
Meaning: ostentatiously costly and luxurious.
Synonym: luxurious, sumptuous, palatial
Antonym: penniless, poor, impoverished, penurious
Sentence: The couple spent over eighty thousand dollars on opulent kitchen appliances.

7. Amicable - मैत्रीपूर्ण
Meaning: Friendly
Synonym: Cordial, Harmonious, amiable, polite
Antonym: impolite, uncivil, rude, unfriendly
Sentence: Most customer service agents are amicable people who are good at settling disagreements.

8. Lackadaisical - भावुक
Meaning: lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy.
Synonym: unenthusiastic, half-hearted, uninterested, lukewarm
Antonym: enthusiastic, excited, energetic, active
Sentence: Mary is so lackadaisical she will not get out of bed most mornings.

9. Banter -परिहास
Meaning: the playful and friendly exchange of teasing remarks.
Synonym: wisecracks, crosstalk, wordplay, ribbing
Antonyms: flattery, praise
Sentence: If the banter between the award presenters is not exciting, no one will watch the show.

10. Abstemious - संयमी
Meaning: indulging only very moderately in something, especially food and drink
Synonym: temperate, abstinent, austere, moderate
Antonym: self-indulgent, intemperate, gluttonous
Sentence: You know me: I am busy from morning till night and abstemious, so of course I am well.

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