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Daily Vocabulary: 10th January 2020

To strengthen the crust and core of your English language, what you need is new and effective words added to your dictionary every day. This is a tedious task if you sit with the dictionary every day. Adda247 brings to you a compact way of learning constantly and efficiently. This is today’s Vocabulary for the aspirants who are preparing for the various banking examinations. SBI Clerk, LIC , IBPS RRB, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk are some of the upcoming examinations which can be prepared with the aid of daily Vocabulary. Vocab will help you excel not just in the examinations but will help you sail through the Interview round of the examinations you are preparing for. The words you choose will accelerate you in the correct path towards success and we hope that this article serves the purpose. Here is the vocabulary for 10th January 2019.

SEDITION (noun)  : राज-द्रोह
Meaning: conduct or speech inciting people to rebel against the authority of a state or monarch.
Synonyms: incitement, fomentation, provocation, agitation.
Antonyms: submission, appeasement, homage, devotion.
Example: The extended geographical jurisdiction for offences is being used here not just to cover sedition, but also treason.

CARTEL (noun) : उत्पादक संघ
Meaning: an association of manufacturers or suppliers with the purpose of maintaining prices at a high level and restricting competition.
Synonyms: consortium, alliance, union, confederation.
Antonyms: agnosticism, disunion, separation, distribution.
Example: In their attempts to stem cut-throat price competition, railway leaders repeatedly formed cartels to set prices and allocate traffic.

EXTERNALITY (noun) : बाह्यता
Meaning: a consequence of an industrial or commercial activity which affects other parties without this being reflected in market prices.
Synonyms: upshot, effect, repercussion, reverberations.
Antonyms: origin, root, source, cause.
Example: Network externalities occur when markets characterized by network effects fail to allocate resources properly.

BELEAGUER (Verb) : घेराबंदी
Meaning: put in a very difficult situation.
Synonyms: bedevil, troubled
Antonyms: aid, assist
Example: The board is supporting the beleaguered director.

ASPERSION (Noun) : कलंक
Meaning: an attack on the reputation or integrity of someone or something.
Synonyms: denigration, defamation
Antonyms: adulation, commendation
Example: Casting aspersions on the neutrality of the highest judicial authority in the country is unacceptable unless one can prove with reasonable material that he acted in a biased manner in choosing the first Lokpal.

ARBITRARY (Adjective)  : विवेकाधीन
Meaning: based on random choice or personal whim, rather than any reason or system.
Synonyms: capricious, whimsical, random, chance, erratic,
Antonyms: rational, reasoned
Example: In spite of the cold weather, we made an arbitrary trip to the beach.

INFLOW (Noun) : चढ़ाई
Meaning: the movement of money or assets into a business, an economy, an industry, etc.
Synonyms: incursion, inpouring
Antonyms: retreat, outflow
Example: The booming economy has attracted an inflow of funds from both domestic and foreign investors.

SLACKEN (Verb) : शिथिल करना
Meaning: make or become slack.
Synonyms: loosen, relax
Antonyms: tighten
Example: It is now important for the central bank to ensure that the discipline in the system does not slacken.

UPTICK (Noun) : इजाफा
Meaning: an increase in something
Synonyms: growth, rise
Antonyms: decrease, fall
Example: Even after yesterday’s uptick, the shares remain more than 40% below their peak a year ago.

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