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.
Jargon (noun) शब्दजाल
Meaning: the special terms or expressions of a particular group or field.
Synonyms: dialect, terminology, vocabulary, vernacular.
Antonyms: discourse, oration, eloquence.
Usage: It is difficult to understand the jargon of tribal people.
Superannuated (Adjective) वयोवृद्ध
Meaning: retire or disqualified for active duty by advanced age.
Synonyms: outdated, antiquated, obsolete.
Antonyms: current, modern, new, present-day, recent.
Usage: The superannuated age from a government job is 60 years in India.
Refurbished (verb) नवीकरण
Meaning: renovate and redecorate (something, especially a building).
Synonyms: renovate, revamp, redevelop, rebuild, remodel.
Antonyms: damage, destroy, break.
Usage: the refurbishment of the estate’s housing
ALACRITY (noun) तत्परता
Meaning: cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness.
Synonyms: alertness, avidity, briskness, cheerfulness, dispatch, eagerness
Antonyms: apathy, coolness, discouragement, indifference
Usage: His alacrity of manner and quick step justified this opinion.
PATRONAGE (noun) संरक्षण
Meaning: a condescending manner or attitude in granting favors, in dealing with people.
Synonyms: aegis, auspices, backing, encouragement, financing.
Antonyms: attack, blockage, disapproval, discouragement, harm.
Usage: There were hundreds of other things in the great city, but they had their share of patronage.
IMPUNITY (noun) दण्ड मुक्ति
Meaning: exemption from punishment.
Synonyms: immunity, dispensation, exception, exemption.
Antonyms: denial, prohibition, veto, imprisonment, incarceration
Usage: My work may be of none, but I must not think it of any, or I shall not do it with impunity.
EGALITARIAN (noun) समानाधिकारवादी
Meaning: a person who adheres to equality beliefs.
Synonyms: democratic, equitable, even-handed.
Usage: Indians pride themselves on an egalitarian society open to all.
CAPACIOUS (adjective) विशाल
Meaning: having a lot of space inside, roomy.
Synonyms: roomy, commodious, spacious, ample.
Antonyms: limited, restricted, narrow, exclusive.
Usage: The Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium is very capacious.
ALACRITY (noun) तत्परता
Meaning: brisk and cheerful readiness.
Synonyms: eagerness, willingness, readiness; enthusiasm.
Antonyms: apathy, dullness, lethargy, hesitation.
Usage: He solved the puzzles with alacrity and in no time.
DISCREET (adjective) विचारशील
Meaning: careful and prudent in one’s speech or actions, especially in order to keep something confidential or to avoid embarrassment.
Synonyms: careful, circumspect, cautious, wary.
Antonyms: absurd, senseless, ill-advised, imprudent.
Usage: He took his time but ultimately made a discreet choice.