Daily Vocabulary: 13th 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 13th January 2019.

GRAFT (noun) : घूस
Meaning: bribery and other corrupt practices used to secure illicit advantages or gains in politics or business.
Synonyms: corruption, dishonesty, fraudulence, subornation.
Antonyms: incorruptibility, honesty, sterility, probity.
Example: Public procurement laws also need urgent reform to prevent graft and corruption.

MAINSTAY (noun) : आधार
Meaning: a person or thing on which something else is based or depends.
Synonyms: cornerstone, bulwark, buttress, bastion.
Antonyms: antagonist, opponent, enemy.
Example: Smith was a mainstay of the club’s success this season with his running from defence and solid tackling.

MISGIVING (noun) : संदेह
Meaning: a feeling of doubt or apprehension about the outcome or consequences of something.
Synonyms: qualm, doubt, reservation, scruple.
Antonyms: assurance, certainty, certitude, conviction.
Example: Despite my misgivings, I picked up a box of these today when I filled the new prescription.

STUPEFY (Verb) : मूर्ख बनाना
Meaning: to shock someone; stun
Synonyms: astound, benumb
Antonyms: enliven, calm
Example: The people exclaim in horror and are stupefied with fear.

CONSTERNATION (Noun) : आतंक
Meaning: a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
Synonyms:  perturbation, anxiety, distress, disquiet,
Antonyms: satisfaction
Example: I sleep in consternation not knowing where my keys are.

MOOT (Adjective) : विवादास्पद
Meaning: subject to debate, dispute, or uncertainty.
Synonyms: debatable, arguable, problematic, contentious
Antonyms: certain, definite
Example: It is again a moot point whether India’s ASAT test, and its positioning as a critical element in India’s strategic defence capability, will have the desired impact that the nation’s leaders hope for.

LAUREATE (noun) : पुरस्कार विजेता
Meaning: a person who is honored with an award for outstanding creative or intellectual achievement.
Synonyms: distinguished, victor, significant, glorious.
Antonyms: dishonorable, inglorious, insignificant, infamous.
Example: Disease experts say the drugs developed by Monday’s Nobel laureates have had a major impact.

STIPULATE (verb) : शर्त लगाना
Meaning: demand or specify (a requirement), typically as part of an agreement.
Synonyms: specify, prescribe, enjoin, assign.
Antonyms: relinquish, surrender, yield, imply.
Example: The software company’s policies stipulate employees must take two fifteen-minute breaks a day.

OBSTREPEROUS (Adjective)  : प्रचंड
Meaning: difficult to deal with and noisy
Synonyms: loud, blusterous
Antonyms: calm, silent
Example: Only a few highly publicised cases have been manipulated to give the impression of obstreperous owners.

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