Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 13th 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. Agile : चुस्त
Meaning: able to move quickly and easily.
Synonym: acrobatic, dexterous, deft,
Antonym: clumsy, stiff, slow, dull
Sentence: At 20 years old he was not as agile as he is now.

2. Opulent : दौलतमन्द
Meaning: ostentatiously costly and luxurious.
Synonym: luxurious, sumptuous, palatial
Antonym: penniless, poor, impoverished, penurious
Sentence: Most of the cash went on supporting his opulent lifestyle.

3. Insouciant : बेपरवाह
Meaning: showing a casual lack of concern
Synonym: nonchalant, untroubled, unworried,
Antonym: anxious, concerned
Sentence: His insouciant handling of the oil spill in the Gulf is under fire from all sides.

4. Lackadaisical: भावुक
Meaning: lacking enthusiasm and determination; carelessly lazy.
Synonym: lax, unenthusiastic, half-hearted, uninterested, lukewarm, indifferent,
Antonym: enthusiastic, excited
Sentence: The food was nice enough but the service was rather lackadaisical.

5. Pejorative : उत्कंठित
Meaning: expressing contempt or disapproval.
Synonym: disparaging, derogatory,  deprecatory,
Antonym: complimentary,
Sentence: Make sure students realise that 'fat' is an unflattering or pejorative word.

6. Repertoire : प्रदर्शनों की सूची
Meaning: a stock of plays, dances, or items that a company or a performer knows or is prepared to perform.
Synonym: collection, stock, range, repertory
Sentence: His repertoire includes a large number of Scottish folk songs.

7. Sojourn : डेरा डालना
Meaning: a temporary stay., stay somewhere temporarily.
Synonym: stay, visit, stop, stopover, residence;
Sentence: The film is about only a very brief sojourn in Gauguin's otherwise racy biography.

8. Vanquish : विजय प्राप्त करना
Meaning: defeat thoroughly.
Synonym: conquer, defeat
Antonym: surrender
Sentence: She wouldn't be as easy to vanquish as she had been outside the Feelgood Saloo

9. Amicable : मैत्रीपूर्ण
Meaning: Friendly
Synonym: Cordial, Harmonious
Antonym: impolite, uncivil
Sentence: The two parties have reached an amicable settlement.

10. Imbibe : सोखना
Meaning: absorb or assimilate (ideas or knowledge).
Synonym: assimilate, absorb, soak up, take in, digest
Antonym: abstain, fast
Sentence:  It was advantageous to animals digest and imbibe soybean's nutrition composition.

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