Daily Vocabulary: 5th 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 5th January 2019.

Insouciant (Adjective) : चिंतामुक्त
Meaning: showing a casual lack of concern
Synonym: nonchalant, untroubled, unworried,
Antonym: anxious, concerned
Sentence: His insouciant handling of the oil spill in the Gulf is under fire from all sides.

Pejorative (Adjective) : अपमानजनक
Meaning: expressing contempt or disapproval.
Synonym: disparaging, derogatory,  deprecatory,
Antonym: complimentary,
Sentence: Make sure students realise that ‘fat’ is an unflattering or pejorative word.

Repertoire (Noun) : प्रदर्शनों की सूची
Meaning: a stock of plays, dances, or items that a company or a performer knows or is prepared to perform.
Synonym: collection, stock, range, repertory
Sentence: His repertoire includes a large number of Scottish folk songs.

DILATORY (adjective)  : धीमा
Meaning: slow to act
Synonyms: sluggish, slothful, lax, slack.
Antonyms: fast, prompt, brisk, quick.
Sentence: They were dilatory in providing the researchers with information.

RECALCITRANT (adjective)  : आज्ञा न मानने वाला  
Meaning: having an obstinately uncooperative attitude towards authority or discipline.
Synonyms: indocile, insubordinate, defiant, wayward.
Antonyms: compliant, conformable, docile, tractable.
Sentence: The manager worried that the recalcitrant employee would try to undermine his authority.

CULL (verb)   : चुनना
Meaning: select from a large quantity; obtain from a variety of sources.
Synonyms: elect, choose, select, handpick.
Antonyms: discard, reject, decline, spurn.
Sentence: When we cull the contestants for the show, we choose individuals with outgoing personalities.

LUXURIANT (Adjective) : विलासी
Meaning:plentiful in detail or growth
Antonyms:poor, plain
Sentence: In the spring months, thousands of tourists visit the luxuriant gardens near the art museum

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

EMBROIL (verb) : उलझाना
Meaning: to involve in conflict or difficulties
Synonyms: enmesh, ensnare, ensnarl, entangle.
Antonyms: emancipate, liberate, acclimate, relieve.
Sentence: The politician’s racist comments embroiled him in a great deal of controversy.

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