Daily Vocabulary: 20th January 2020

Daily Vocabulary list: Practice with the daily new words for the upcoming banking examinations like SBI, RBI and IBPS. The words you choose will accelerate you in the correct path towards success and we hope that this article serves the purpose.

Word: Downturn (मोड़)
Meaning: a decline in economic, business, or other activity.
Synonyms: decline, slump, recession, drop, slowdown
Antonyms: upsurge, recovery, improvement, betterment
Usage in a Sentence: Some economists say a recession is possible in 2022, while others believe an economic downturn may not begin until the following year.

Word: Retaliation (प्रतिशोध)
Meaning: the action of returning a military attack; counter-attack.
Synonyms: revenge, vengeance, reprisal
Antonyms: mercy, forgiveness, acceptance
Usage in a sentence: He, in retaliation, has launched against them the most concentrated onslaughts that he has been able to devise.

Word: Slump (मंदी)
Meaning: undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount.
Synonyms: decline, fall, drop
Antonyms: surge, rise, ascent
Usage in a sentence: There’s been a slump in the demand for new cars.

Word: Extradite (अपराधी देना)
Meaning: hand over (a person accused or convicted of a crime) to the jurisdiction of the foreign state in which the crime was committed.
Synonyms: deliver, deport, surrender
Antonyms: shelter, discharge, protect
Usage in a sentence: The man was arrested last Wednesday and will be extradited to Utah to face charges alleged in the warrant.

Word: Orchestrate (योजना बनाना)
Meaning: arrange or score (music) for orchestral performance.
Synonyms: arrange, harmonize, organize, score, blend
Antonyms: ignore, disturb, disrupt
Usage in a sentence: It’s still unclear who was responsible for orchestrating the attack.

Word: Coup (सहसाघात)
Meaning: a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government.
Synonyms: stroke, putsch, revolution
Antonyms: defeat, failure
Usage in a sentence: Some of the leaders of the coup took their lives rather than face dishonor.

Word: Affiliate (सम्बद्ध करना)
Meaning: officially attach or connect (a subsidiary group or a person) to an organization
Synonyms: associate, ally, connect, join, unite, combine
Antonyms: separate, disaffiliate, abate, enemy
Usage in a Sentence: Their group does not affiliate itself with any political party.

Word: Tipping point (क्रांतिकारी परिवर्तन)
Meaning: the point at which a series of small changes or incidents becomes significant enough to cause a larger, more important change.
Synonyms: game changer, turning point, critical moment
Usage in a Sentence: There are two prevailing theories for what might happen past the Amazon’s tipping point.

Word: Counterweight (प्रतिभार)
Meaning: a weight that balances another weight.
Synonyms: counterpoise, counterbalance,
Antonyms: lopsidedness, disequilibrium
Usage in a Sentence: The crane has a heavy counterweight on the back.

Word: Resurgence (पुनरुत्थान)
Meaning: an increase or revival after a period of little activity, popularity, or occurrence.
Synonyms: revival, resurrection, renewal, rebirth
Antonyms: attenuation, disappearance, disintegration, lapse, breakdown
Usage in a Sentence: There has been some resurgence in economic activity recently.

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