Daily Vocabulary: 4th January 2020

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 Assistant Mains, IBPS 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. Here is the vocabulary for 4th January 2019.

BREVIARY (noun) : सारांश
Meaning: a short statement of the main points.
Synonyms: summary, conspectus, encapsulation, outline.
Antonyms: enlargement, expansion, supplement, amplification.
Usage: The Second Vatican Council revised the Breviary and changed its name to Liturgy of the Hours.

REPROBATE (noun) : बदमाश
Meaning: an unprincipled person.
Synonyms: rogue, scoundrel, villain, wretch.
Antonyms: upright, virtuous, principled, righteous
Usage: Although the old man pretended to be a reprobate in public, in private he did a lot of good deeds for the homeless.

FURLOUGH (noun) : थोड़े दिन की छुट्टी
Meaning: leave of absence, especially that granted to a member of the services or a missionary.
Synonyms: break, rest, recess, day off.
Antonyms: rehire, recall, travail, toil.
Usage: I have just learned that Cousin George has got his furlough extended thirty days.

FEUD (Noun) : झगड़ा
Meaning: a prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute.
Synonyms: altercation, conflict, discord, dispute
Antonyms: accord, agreement, calm, concord
Usage: My grandfather once had a feud with the mayor of his city and they settled it with a duel.

LAUDABLE (adjective)  : प्रशंसनीय
Meaning: (of an action, idea, or aim) deserving praise and commendation.
Synonyms: praiseworthy, admirable, meritorious
Usage: Faith ceases to be laudable when it is blind faith.

OVERTURE (Noun) : सन्धि प्रस्ताव
Meaning: an approach or proposal made to someone with the aim of opening negotiations or establishing a relationship.
Synonyms: approach, proposal, tender, suggestion
Usage: He began making overtures to British merchant banks.

SULLY (Verb)  : भ्रष्ट
Meaning: to ruin or damage
Synonyms: corrupt, defile
Antonyms: clean, enhance
Usage: If the chemical plant is built near the resort, it will probably sully the clean air in the area.

SERVILE (Adjective) : नितान्त
Meaning: eager to serve and please someone else in a way that shows a lack of respect for yourself
Synonyms: abject, beggarly
Antonyms: dominant, aggressive
Usage: The vast majority of bond-servants had been freed in the city, and legally servile statuses largely abolished.

CAPTIOUS(Adjective) : छिद्रान्वेषी
Meaning: always looking for faults; hard to please
Synonyms: censorious, carping
Antonyms: flattering, praising
Usage: When my captious teacher grades my essays, she always finds a minor error in my work.

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