Daily Vocabulary: 14th September 2019

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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 mains, 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.

EGALITARIAN (Noun) : समानाधिकारवादी
Meaning: one who advocates or practices social equality.
Synonyms: democrat, leveler
Antonyms: snob, snoot
Usage: As egalitarians, some people have always promoted policies for equal pay.

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XENOPHOBIC (adjective) : नस्लवादी, नृजातीय
Meaning: having or showing a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
Synonyms: racist, racialist, ethnocentric, ethnocentrist.
Antonyms: bountiful, permissive, thoughtful, lenient.
Usage: As a result, the new parliament is distinctly more xenophobic and illiberal than its predecessor.

MURKY(Adjective) : अंधेरा
Meaning: dark and dirty or difficult to see through
Synonyms: cloudy, dark
Antonyms: bright, luminous
Usage:The river was brown and murky after the storm.

Vacillate(verb): घटना बढ़ना
Meaning: Waiver between different opinion or actions.
Synonym: temporize, hesitate, oscillate
Antonym: resolute
Usage: You might vacillate between ordering pizza and burger as both are testy.

Exhort(verb) : समझाना
Meaning: Strongly encourage or urge to do something
Synonym: enjoin, adjure,
Antonym: discourage
Usage: Priya tries to Exhort her friend about her career. but she is not ready to listen.

Slipshod(adjective) : असावधानीपूर्ण
Meaning: characterized by a lack of care, thought, or organization.
Synonym: careless, lackadaisical
Antonym: meticulous, painstaking
Usage: Ravi did a slipshod job. His scholarship is slipshod at best.

RATIFIED(verb) : पुष्टि की
Meaning: confirmed or made official
Synonyms: approve, confirm
Antonyms: deny, destroy
Usage: For the rule change to be approved, it must be ratified by 8 out of 10 teams.

PURPORTEDLY (adverb) : माना जाता है
Meaning: As appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; allegedly.
Synonyms: professedly, supposedly, seemingly, superficially.
Antonyms: absolutely, authentically, certainly, earnestly.
Usage: The fans found a bat purportedly signed by Virat Kohli.

SCOFF (Verb) : उपहास
Meaning: speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.
Synonyms: mock, deride, ridicule
Antonyms: flatter, praise, compliment
Usage: The rude rich boy thought it was fun to scoff at the poor people at his school.

ABOMINATE(Adjective) : घृणा
Meaning: to hate something very much
Synonyms: abhor, despise
Antonyms: love, like
Usage: They abominated the idea of red tapism.