Daily Vocabulary: 7th 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 7th January 2019.

PRATTLE (verb) : चूं-चूं करना
Meaning:  talk at length in a foolish or inconsequential way.
Synonyms: chatter, babble, prate, blather, ramble, gabble, jabber, maunder, drivel, patter, jibber-jabber, blabber, natter, waffle.
Antonyms: quiet, silence, clamor, enunciate, articulate, pronounce.
Usage: To make others envious, Reena likes to prattle on about her great job.

SEMINAL (adjective) : मौलिक
Meaning: Strongly influencing later developments.
Synonyms: Influential, Formative, Important, Primary.
Antonyms: Dull, Inessential, Minor, Unsubstantial.
Usage: Newton’s laws are seminal in the field of physics.

EXEGESIS (noun) : टीका
Meaning: an explanation or critical interpretation of a text.
Synonyms: interpretation, exposition, explication, elucidation, clarification, gloss, annotation, illustration.
Antonyms: pain point.
Usage: The student’s exegesis of the novel was one of the best summaries the professor had ever read.

LOUT (noun) : गंवार
Meaning: a big clumsy often slow-witted person.
Synonyms: ignoramus, imbecile, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, dimwit.
Antonyms: brain, egghead, genius, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard.
Usage: But this question was beyond the poor lout’s intelligence; he could only blubber and fend off possible chastisement.

TROVE (noun) : निधि
Meaning: a store of valuable or delightful things.
Synonyms: accumulation, agglomeration, backlog, conglomeration, heap, pile, reservoir, stock
Store, supply.
Antonyms: trash, litter, junk, dispersion, reduction, shrinkage.
Usage: I discovered a trove of candy bars and pop tarts in my teen son’s pillow case.

EXACERBATE(Verb) : ख़राब करना
Meaning: To make worse or increase the severity of
Synonyms: Aggravate, Annoy
Antonyms: Calm, Soothe
Usage: The doctor told me not to run as it can exacerbate my knee injury.

DESOLATE(Adjective) : उजाड़
Meaning: A desolate place is empty and not attractive, with no people or nothing pleasant in it
Synonyms: Gloomy, dull
Antonyms: Cheerful, Happy
Usage: The house stood in a bleak and desolate landscape.

SIEGE (Noun) : घेराबंदी
Meaning: a military operation in which enemy forces surround a town or building, cutting off essential supplies, with the aim of compelling those inside to surrender.
Synonyms: blockade, barricade, restriction
Antonyms: clearance, opening
Usage: During the siege of the village, the villagers were forced to give up their property.

STENTORIAN (adjective)  : बुलंद
Meaning: (of a person’s voice) loud and powerful.
Synonyms: booming, clangorous, piercing, roaring.
Antonyms: soothing, muffled, muted, softened.
Usage: When my father speaks in a stentorian voice, I know I’m in trouble.

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