Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 13th 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. INHIBITION (noun) : निषेध
Meaning: the act of stopping or slowing down a process.
अर्थ:  किसी प्रक्रिया को रोकने या धीमा करने की क्रिया।
Synonyms: hindrance, obstruction, impediment, suppression.
Antonyms: impetus, incentive, aid, assistance.
Usage: In spite of a history of work inhibition, these students frequently have good academic knowledge and skills.

2. EMBLAZON: प्रशंसा करना
Meaning: conspicuously inscribe or display a design on.
अर्थ: विशिष्ट रूप से एक डिज़ाइन को अंकित या प्रदर्शित करना।
Synonyms: decorate, embellish
Example: My crafty sister-in-law was able to emblazon my t-shirt with a glittery monogram.

3. SWINDLE (Verb): ठगी 
Meaning: obtain (money) fraudulently.
अर्थ: बईमानी से धन प्राप्त करना 
Synonyms: bilk, con, deceive, defraud, fleece
Antonyms: help, give
Example: You have to be careful when buying products on the internet, as some sellers may try to swindle you into paying more money than the product is worth.

4. ABERRATION (Noun) : पतन 
Meaning: a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically an unwelcome one.
अर्थ: जो सामान्य या अपेक्षित, आम तौर पर एक अनिच्छुक है, उसका जाना।
Synonyms: anomaly, deviation, divergence, abnormality, irregularity, variation,
Antonyms: normality, usualness, conformity. regularity
Example: A person with one blue eye and one green eye is said to have a genetic aberration.

5. PERCOLATE (verb) : फैलना 
Meaning: Spread gradually through an area or group of people.
अर्थ: एक क्षेत्र या लोगों के समूह के माध्यम से धीरे-धीरे फैलना ।
Synonyms: disseminated, filter, pass, spread.
Antonyms: flood, pour, gush, surge.
Usage: I hope to visit some of these ideas that are now percolating with regard to the worship experiences of today.

6. SCURRY (verb) : घबरा कर चलना 
Meaning: (of a person or small animal) move hurriedly with short quick steps.
अर्थ: किसी व्यक्ति या पशु का जल्दी में तेज-तेज चलना
Synonyms: scamper, scuttle, dash, rush.
Antonyms: amble, stroll, crawl, saunter.
Usage: We have come to see the tornado in all of its glory, not the ant-like humans that scurry about in its path.

7. SCEPTICAL (Adjective) : उलझन 
Meaning: not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations.
अर्थ: आसानी से आश्वस्त नहीं होना ; संदेह या आरक्षित रहना।
Synonyms: dubious, doubtful, unconvinced
Antonyms: certain, convinced, optimistic
Example: it's good to be skeptical about what you see on TV.

8. INGRESS (Noun) :प्रवेश 
Meaning: the action or fact of going in or entering; the capacity or right of entrance.
अर्थ: अंदर जाने या प्रवेश करने की क्रिया या तथ्य; प्रवेश की क्षमता या अधिकार।
Synonyms: entrance, access, admittance, approach
Antonyms: egress, exit
Example: If you sit in front of the doorway, you are creating a safety hazard by blocking the path of ingress into the hospital.

9. DISCORD (noun) : कलह 
Meaning: disagreement between people.
अर्थ: लोगों के बीच असहमति।
Synonyms: strife, conflict, friction, hostility
Antonyms: agreement, accord, harmony
Example: A note of discord has crept into relations between the two countries.

10. INVASIVE (adjective) : आक्रामक 
Meaning: tending to spread very quickly and undesirably or harmfully.
अर्थ: बहुत जल्दी और अवांछनीय रूप से या हानिरहित रूप से फैलने की प्रवृत्ति।
Synonyms: nosy, interfering
Example: The samples tested in this series may not include a high proportion of health care staff involved in invasive procedures.

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