Daily Vocabulary: 24th July 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.


NEUROSIS (NOUN) विक्षिप्त 
Meaning: a mental and emotional disorder that affects only part of the   personality
Synonyms: aberration, dementia, hallucinosis, hypomania, paranoia
Antonyms: lucidity, rationality, rationalness, reasonability

Example: These are givers whose philanthropy has been absent neurosis and aggression


STAID (ADJECTIVE)शांत
Meaning: marked by settled sedateness and often prim self-restraint
Synonyms: dignified, composed, earnest, grave, humorless, no-nonsense
Antonyms: indecorous, frivolous, hilarious

Example:  She was given a staid title-‘The Iron Lady’.


POTENT (ADJECTIVE)प्रबल
Meaning: having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor)
Synonyms: vigorous, influential, competent
Antonyms: ineffective, insignificant

Example:  The potent poison killed him within seconds


SOJOURN (noun) विराम
Meaning: a temporary stay at one place, esp. while traveling.
Synonyms: stay, tarry, visit, stopover.
Antonyms: journey, migration, departure, advance.

Example: During Dean’s sojourn in Paris, he spent two weeks visiting all of the city’s cultural attractions.


INCUR (verb) झेलना
Meaning: become subject to (something unwelcome or unpleasant) as a result of one’s own behavior or actions.
Synonyms: provoke, earn, arouse, induce.
Antonyms: avoid, shun, elude, evade.

Example: The surgery wasn’t what scared the sick man, it was all of the medical bills he would incur from the procedure.


BRACE (verb) सहारा देना
Meaning: prepare (someone) for something difficult or unpleasant.
Synonyms: nerve, gird, strengthen, fortify.
Antonyms: dampen, deaden, drain, debilitate.

Example: Along with most of my neighbors in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, I was braced for the presidential transition.

INTRANSIGENCE (Noun) हठ/ कट्टरता 
Meaning: refusal to change one’s views or to agree about something.
Synonyms: inflexibility, stubbornness, obstinacy
Example: I can’t understand Rachel’s intransigence, considering that we have undeniable proof that her idea is incorrect.
DEBASE (Verb) अवमूल्यन करना 
Meaning: reduce (something) in quality or value; degrade.
Synonyms: degrade, demean, disgrace, undermine
Antonyms: enhance
Example: The politician tried to debase his rival’s good reputation by spreading false rumors about him.