Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 11th May 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. Skulduggery(NOUN)=चालाकीपूर्ण
Meaning: underhand, unscrupulous, or dishonest behaviour or activities.
Synonym: chicanery,trickery, swindling, fraudulence,
Antonym: artlessness, forthrightness, guilelessness, ingenuousness, sincerity
Sentence: That politician is accused of skulduggery in the fodder scam.

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2. Lambaste (VERB)=गंभीर रूप से आलोचना करना
Meaning: to criticize (someone) severely or angrily especially for personal failings.
Synonyms: criticize, castigate, chastise, censure, condemn.
Antonym: acclaim, commend, compliment, hail, laud, praise
Sentence:  Saurabh boss lambasted him mercilessly in front of his subordinates.

3. Diminution (NOUN)=अवनति
Meaning: a reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
Synonyms: curtailment, curtailing, cutting back, cut back, cut, attenuation, reduction, lessening,
Antonym: accretion, accrual, accumulation, addition, supplement
Sentence: Led by P.V. Narasimha Rao, it steered the country away from a diminution of its political stature that was assured were it to renege on them.

4. Premonition (NOUN)=चेतावनी
Meaning: a strong feeling that something is about to happen, especially something unpleasant.
Synonym: foreboding, presage, presentiment, prognostication, insight, intuition
Sentence: He had a premonition of imminent disaster.

5. Preponderance (NOUN)=प्रधानता
Meaning: the quality or fact of being greater in number, quantity, or importance.
Synonym: prevalence, predominance, dominance
Antonym: couple, few, handful, smattering, sprinkling
Sentence: the preponderance of medical tests identifies your medical condition as terminal cancer.

6. Predilection (NOUN)=पूर्वाभिरुचि
Meaning: a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favour of something.
Synonym:liking, fondness, preference, partiality,allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination
Sentence: The student had a predilection for some subjects and against others

7. Wanton(Adjective)=ऊधमी
Meaning: (of a cruel or violent action) deliberate and unprovoked
Synonym: bawdy, nasty, obscene, deliberate, malicious,
Antonym: clean, decent, acceptable, agreeable, desirable, pleasant, pleasing
Sentence: The man is probably going to get the death penalty for his wanton killing of six school children.

8. Proclivity (NOUN)=प्रवृत्ति
Meaning: a habitual attraction to some activity or thing
Synonym: favor, one-sidedness, partisanship, prejudice
Antonym: allergy, averseness, aversion, disfavor, disinclination
Sentence: It is the proclivity of the gas companies to raise prices when demand is high.

9. Arraign (VERB)=अपराधी ठहराना
Meaning: to call (a defendant) before a court to answer to an indictment
Synonym: appeal, book, cite, summon, accuse, charge, criminate
Antonym: advocate, champion, defend, excuse, forgive, justify
Sentence: They wanted to arraign the thief for stealing cars on the same day he was arrested

10. Credence (NOUN)=प्रत्यय
Meaning: mental acceptance as true or real
Synonym: confidence, faith, stock, trust
Antonym: disbelief, incredulity, unbelief, distrustfulness, doubt, dubiety
Sentence: How far the earlier part of the story deserves credence has been and still is much debated.

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