Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 14th January 2019


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.ENERVATE (verb)  कमज़ोर करना
Meaning: cause someone to feel drained of energy or vitality; weaken.
Synonyms: debilitate, devitalize, enfeeble, prostrate.
Antonyms: fortify, strengthen, energize, vitalize.
Usage: It was the evil stepmother's intention to enervate her stepdaughter by denying her food and water.

2. TELLTALE (adjective)  साफ दिखाई देने वाले
Meaning: revealing, indicating, or betraying something.
Synonyms: denotative, indicative, reflective, signifying.
Antonyms: cheeseparing, uninformative, unaired, secretive.
Usage: Her nasty tone was a telltale sign of her irritation, even though she didn’t say anything particularly mean.

3. SKIRMISH (noun) झड़प
Meaning: a brief clash between enemies or rivals.
Synonyms: conflict, quarrel, fray, hassle.
Antonyms: concord, agreement, harmony, truce.
Usage: Right before the game’s results were announced, the fans got into a skirmish over whose team was the greatest.

4. VANTAGE (noun)  सहूलियत
Meaning: a position giving a strategic advantage, commanding perspective, or comprehensive view.
Synonyms: advantage, edge, high ground, upper hand.
Antonyms: disadvantage, drawback, liability, penalty.
Usage: The observatory deck is a great vantage point for viewing Manhattan.

5. DILATORY (adjective)  धीमा
Meaning: slow to act
Synonyms: sluggish, slothful, lax, slack.
Antonyms: fast, prompt, brisk, quick.
Usage: They were dilatory in providing the researchers with information.

6. RECALCITRANT (adjective)   आज्ञा न माननेवाला
Meaning: having an obstinately uncooperative attitude towards authority or discipline.
Synonyms: indocile, insubordinate, defiant, wayward.
Antonyms: compliant, conformable, docile, tractable.
Usage: The manager worried that the recalcitrant employee would try to undermine his authority.

7. WARY (adjective)  सावधान
Meaning: feeling or showing caution about possible dangers or problems.
Synonyms: attentive, heedful, vigilant, observant.
Antonyms: careless, heedless, incautious, unguarded.
Usage: Dogs which have been mistreated often remain very wary of strangers.

8. CULL (verb)  चुनना
Meaning: select from a large quantity; obtain from a variety of sources.
Synonyms: elect, choose, select, handpick.
Antonyms: discard, reject, decline, spurn.
Usage: When we cull the contestants for the show, we choose individuals with outgoing personalities.

9. ARRANT (adjective)  अत्यन्त
Meaning: used to say how bad something is.
Synonyms: utter, absolute, complete, thorough.
Antonyms: dubious, questionable, restricted, uncertain.
Usage: Because of her arrant devotion to her family, she volunteered to go to the labor camp with them.

10. COUP (noun)  तख्तापलट
Meaning: an instance of successfully achieving something difficult.
Synonyms: accomplishment, achievement, attainment, triumph.
Antonyms: debacle, failure, downfall, fiasco.
Usage: Since our team is usually eliminated early in the competition, we considered it a major coup when we won the championship.

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