Daily Vocabulary: 12th January 2020

Daily Vocabulary list: Practice with the daily new words for the upcoming banking examinations like SBI, RBI and IBPS.

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 12th January 2019.

SPLURGE (verb)  : शेख़ी
Meaning: to spend extravagantly or ostentatiously.
Synonyms: squander, fling, dissipate, disburse.
Antonyms: accumulate, hoard, conserve, preserve.
Usage: I feel like splurging on a new dress.

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DETENTE (noun) : शांति बनाए रखने
Meaning:  the easing of hostility or strained relations, especially between countries.
Synonyms: agreement, peace, amity, concord.
Antonyms: disruptive, antagonism, antipathy, hostility.
Usage: The policy of detente was scrapped and the objective was increasingly to roll back the Soviet Union.

CONTENTIOUS (adjective) : विवादास्पद
Meaning: causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial.
Synonyms: disputable, debatable, moot, vexed.
Antonyms: agreeable, nonbelligerent, pacific, peaceful.
Usage: This last piece of evidence is particularly contentious and likely to feature prominently in the appeal.

EXONERATE (Verb) : हक़ बहाल करना
Meaning: (of an official body) absolve (someone) from blame for a fault or wrongdoing.
Synonyms: absolve, clear, acquit,
Antonyms: charge, convict
Usage: The job of the defense attorney is to exonerate his clients and keep them out of jail.

PERNICIOUS (Adjective) : हानिकारक
Meaning: having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.
Synonyms: harmful, damaging, destructive, injurious
Antonyms: beneficial, benign, favourable
Usage: If you are going to behave in such a pernicious manner, I would prefer to not be around you.

MUZZLE (Verb) : चुप्पी
Meaning: prevent (a person or group) from expressing their opinions freely.
Synonyms: gag, silence, censor, suppress, stifle
Antonyms: permit, release
Usage: The highest court in the land came down heavily on the attempt by the administration to use its clout to muzzle the media.

DRACONIAN (adjective) : बेरहम
Meaning: excessively harsh and severe.
Synonyms: cruel, brutal, oppressive, ruthless.
Antonyms: mild, amenable, temperate, gentle.
Usage: There was a time when I would have argued that our libel laws were draconian and should be amended.

VEST (verb) : निहित होना
Meaning: confer or bestow (power, authority, property, etc.) on someone.
Synonyms: entrust, invest, bestow, confer.
Antonyms: impede, inhibit, disqualify, disbar.
Usage: Extensive powers were vested into the hands of the President who headed the executive branch of government.

HOBBLE (verb) : लड़खड़ाते हुए चलना
Meaning: walk in an awkward way, typically because of pain from an injury.
Synonyms: totter, dodder, falter, lurch.
Antonyms: breeze, glide, sail, stride.
Usage: And the Olympic silver medallist in Sydney looked to be in considerable pain as he hobbled off the track.

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