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Daily Vocabulary: 21st August 2019

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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 ADOIBPS 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.

ONUS(Noun)जिम्मेदारी (संज्ञा)
Meaning: Something that is one’s duty or responsibility.
Synonyms: burden, responsibility, liability, obligation
Antonyms: advantage, benefit, blessing
Example:  The onus of proof lies with the prosecution.


Meaning: offending against moral principles; repugnant.

Synonyms: shocking, scandalous, vile, foul, atrocious, outrageous
Antonyms: clean, decent, gentle, magnificent
Example: The salaries some company directors earn are obscene.

Meaning: an instance of successfully achieving something difficult.
Synonyms: success, triumph, feat,
Antonyms: failure
Example: There have been seven coup attempts against the beleaguered government.

EMULATE (verb) नकल (क्रिया)
Meaning: to use (someone or something) as the model for one’s speech, mannerisms, or behavior.
Synonyms: imitate, reecho, repeat, follow.
Antonyms: neglect, reprove, proscribe, the affront.
Example: Josh is trying to emulate the success of his well-accomplished mother.

PLUCKY (adjective) साहसिक (विशेषण)

Meaning: having or showing determined courage in the face of difficulties.

Synonyms:  courageous, intrepid, valiant, valorous.
Antonyms: timid, timorous, gutless, frightful.
Example: His plucky attitude made him a great candidate for police officer training academy.

INCONGRUOUS (adjective) प्रतिकूल (विशेषण)
Meaning: not in harmony or keeping with the surroundings or other aspects of something.
Synonyms: discordant, conflicting, clashing, inconsistent.
Antonyms: accordant, compatible, concordant, conformable.
Example: Wearing a rain jacket in sunny weather is quite incongruous.

BULGE(Noun)उभार (संज्ञा)
Meaning: a rounded bump or swelling that juts outward on a surface
Synonyms: lump, bump
Antonyms: ingrowth
Example: The bag was so full that a bulge from the oranges could be seen through the packaging.

HOARD(Noun)इकट्ठा करना (संज्ञा)
Meaning: to stockpile or store things excessively
Synonyms: accumulation, heap
Antonyms: debt, need
Example: The shopaholic likes to hoard clothing and has filled three closets with dresses and shoes that she doesn’t need.

PROLIFERATION(Noun)प्रसार (संज्ञा)

Meaning: rapid increase in the number or amount of something

Synonyms: generation, propagation
Antonyms: reduction
Example: The proliferation of technology over the last 100 years has happened so quickly and caused many societal changes.

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