Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 10th June 2019



Vocabulary is the base of English writing and speaking that creates an authentic and expressive aura around the person that puts this into practice. This vocabulary is prepared for banking aspirants from The Hindu Editorial keeping the focus on the upcoming banking and Insurance exams like SBI PO, SBI Clerk, LIC AAO mains, LIC ADO and EPFO Assistant. These words are influencing and will help you with all sorts of exams and interviews. "The pen is mightier than the sword" this statement justifies our intention. One can make their presence effective, change the course of a conversation or stand out in the crowd just by using the right set of words. “Isn’t it what you would want for the GD and Interview round?” From all the examination point of view, vocabulary is something that is going to help you with every step. We hope this article serves the purpose of strengthening your Basic English. Keep learning.



1. PROMPT (adjective) शीघ्र
Meaning: done, performed, delivered, etc., at once or without delay.
अर्थ: एक बार में या देरी के बिना किया गया, किया गया, वितरित किया गया, आदि।
Synonyms: urge, spur, instigate, impel.
Antonyms: delayed, late, later, slow, sluggish
Usage: There is cautious optimism that this prompt action may have helped avert a broader outbreak.

2. ALACRITY (noun) तत्परता
Meaning: cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness.
अर्थ: हंसमुख तत्परता, तत्परता, या इच्छा |
Synonyms: alertness, avidity, briskness, cheerfulness, dispatch, eagerness
Antonyms: apathy, coolness, discouragement, indifference
Usage:  His alacrity of manner and quick step justified this opinion.

3. ENDORSE (verb) समर्थन
Meaning: to approve, support, or sustain
अर्थ: अनुमोदन, समर्थन, या बनाए रखने के लिए|
Synonyms: advocate, affirm, approve, back, commend, confirm, defend, favor.
Antonyms: attack, censure, criticize, deny, disagree
Usage: In some cases, public employee unions even pushed private sector unions to endorse Republicans.

4. PATRONAGE (noun) संरक्षण
Meaning: a condescending manner or attitude in granting favors, in dealing with people.
अर्थ: लोगों के साथ व्यवहार में, एहसान देने में एक कृपालु तरीका या रवैया।
Synonyms: aegis, auspices, backing, encouragement, financing.
Antonyms: attack, blockage, disapproval, discouragement, harm.
Usage: There were hundreds of other things in the great city, but they had their share of patronage.

5. MACHINATIONS (noun) साजिश
Meaning: crafty schemes; plots; intrigues.
अर्थ: चालाक योजनाओं; भूखंडों; साज़िश।
Synonyms: conspiracy, intrigue, ploy, ruse, stratagem
Antonyms: frankness, honesty, ignorance
Usage: The con artist’s victims quickly fell for his easy money machination.

6. ATROCITIES (noun) अत्याचारों
Meaning: the quality or state of being extremely or shockingly wicked, cruel, or brutal.
अर्थ: अत्यंत दुष्ट या क्रूर, क्रूर या क्रूर होने की गुणवत्ता या अवस्था।
Synonyms: barbarity, horror
Antonyms: good behavior, kindness, pleasantness
Usage: In the popular drama of Punch, we observe a perfect climax of atrocities and horrors.

7. IMPUNITY (noun) दण्ड मुक्ति
Meaning: exemption from punishment.
अर्थ: सजा से छूट
Synonyms: immunity, dispensation, exception, exemption.
Antonyms: denial, prohibition, veto, imprisonment, incarceration
Usage: My work may be of none, but I must not think it of any, or I shall not do it with impunity.

8. DEFIANT (adjective) उद्दंड
Meaning: characterized by defiance; boldly resistant or challenging:
अर्थ: अवज्ञा द्वारा विशेषता; साहसपूर्वक प्रतिरोधी या चुनौतीपूर्ण|
Synonyms: aggressive, audacious, bold, challenging, contumacious, daring
Antonyms: acquiescent, obedient, respectful, submissive
Usage: Maya nodded and went out, shutting the door with a defiant swing.

9.SOLIDARITY (noun) एकजुटता
Meaning: union or fellowship arising from common responsibilities and interests, between classes, peoples, etc.
अर्थ: वर्गों, लोगों, आदि के बीच सामान्य जिम्मेदारियों और हितों से उत्पन्न संघ या फैलोशिप।
Synonyms: agreement, consensus, harmony, support, teamwork
Antonyms: disagreement, antagonism, discord.
Usage: No solidarity of advancement exists in the species as a whole.

10. EGALITARIAN  (noun) समानाधिकारवादी
Meaning: a person who adheres to equality beliefs.
अर्थ: एक व्यक्ति जो समानता मान्यताओं का पालन करता है।
Synonyms: democratic, equitable, even-handed.
Antonyms: elitist.
Usage: Indians pride themselves on an egalitarian society open to all.

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