Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 17th March 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. RESORT (Verb)=प्रश्रय
Meaning: turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation.
Synonyms: address, recur
Antonyms: abstain, halt
Example: She would never resort to the law courts to resolve her marital problems.

2. GARNER (Verb)=संग्रह
Meaning: gather or collect (something, especially information or approval).
Synonyms: gather, collect, accumulate, amass, assemble
Antonyms: disperse, distribute
Example: he church members are trying to garner enough funds to purchase the pastor a new house.

3. SOBERING (Adjective)=बुद्धिमत्ता
Meaning: creating a more serious, sensible, or solemn mood.
Synonyms: dangerous, severe, difficult, grievous
Antonyms: calm, facile
Example:  Once again he was in the sobering presence of violent death.

4. POIGNANT (Adjective)=हृदयविदारक
Meaning: evoking a keen sense of sadness or regret.
Synonyms: affecting, pitiful, piteous, pitiable, pathetic,
Antonyms: cheerful, indifferent
Example: Because the poignant movie reminded me of my painful childhood, it made me cry.

5. TRAMMEL (Noun)=रुकावट
Meaning: restrictions or impediments to freedom of action.
Synonyms: restraint, constraint, curb, check, impediment,
Antonyms: help, assistance
Example: Protesters refused to let anyone trammel their first amendment rights and pushed for freedom and equality for all.

6.  SULK (Noun)=उदास होना
Meaning: a state of resentful silence or irritability
Synonyms: grouch, hump
Antonyms: cheerfulness, gaiety
Example: A child sitting in a sulk over a minor disagreement.

7. INVIGORATE (Verb)=बलवर्धन करना
Meaning: give strength or energy to.
Synonyms: revitalize, energize, refresh, revive, vivify
Antonyms: discourage, dissuade
Example: As soon as the water hits the roots of the dehydrated plant, it will invigorate it.

8. MALADY (Noun)=अधमता
Meaning: a disease or ailment.
Synonyms: affliction,disorder, illness, disability
Antonyms: comfort, health
Example: in the olden days people were always suffering from some unknown malady.

9. DRUB (Verb)=पीटना
Meaning: hit or beat (someone) repeatedly.
Synonyms: thrash, trounce, spank, beat
Antonyms: aid
Example: Continuing to drub the victim with his fist, the attacker didn’t stop until the police showed up.

10. MORIBUND (Adjective)=मृतप्राय
Meaning: (of a person) at the point of death.
Synonyms: dying
Antonyms: thriving
Example: As the moribund man held his Bible and took his last breath, a bright light appeared in the corner of the room.

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