Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 15th June 2019

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, 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.


1. DETERRENT(noun)हतोत्साह करनेवाला
Meaning: a thing that discourages or is intended to discourage someone from doing something.
अर्थ: एक ऐसी चीज जो किसी को कुछ करने से हतोत्साहित या हतोत्साहित करती है।

Synonyms: disincentive, discouragement
Antonyms: incentive, encouragement
Example: The nuclear deterrent has maintained an uneasy peace.


2. INEFFABLE(adjective)प्रशंसातीत
Meaning: too great or extreme to be expressed or described in words.
अर्थ: शब्दों में व्यक्त या वर्णित होने के लिए बहुत बढ़िया या चरम।
Synonyms: inexpressible, indescribable, marvelous, wonderful
Antonyms: definable, describable, utterable
Example: There was a spring in his step, and ineffable calmness dressing his sun-brown face.


3.HECKLE(verb)सवालों से बात काटना
Meaning: to interrupt a speaker with insulting or rude comments
अर्थ: अपमानजनक या असभ्य टिप्पणियों के साथ एक वक्ता को बाधित करने के लिए

Synonyms: bully, ridicule
Antonyms: please, praise
Example: The crowd began to boo and heckle the comedian as he bombed his comedy set.

4.INFAMOUS(adjective)बदनाम

Meaning: having a negative reputation
अर्थ: नकारात्मक प्रतिष्ठा होना

Synonyms: hateful, vile
Antonyms: gentle, good
Example: The singer is infamous for his loud costumes.


5. PROCLIVITY (Noun): प्रवृत्ति
Meaning: a tendency to choose or do something regularly; an inclination or predisposition towards a particular thing.
अर्थ: नियमित रूप से कुछ चुनने या करने की प्रवृत्ति; किसी विशेष चीज के प्रति झुकाव या प्रवृति।
Synonyms: liking, inclination, tendency, leaning
Antonyms: disinclination, dislike, antipathy, hate
Example: His proclivity for cooking made him a big hit in the homeowner’s association.


6. HIATUS (Noun): एक ठहराव
Meaning: a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.
अर्थ: एक अनुक्रम या गतिविधि में निरंतरता में विराम या विराम।
Synonyms: pause, break, interval, interruption, suspension
Antonyms: closure, juncture, misfortune
Example: The professor will take his family on a long vacation during his hiatus.


7.  HEAVE (Verb): उतार-चढ़ाव 
Meaning: lift or haul (something heavy) with great effort.
अर्थ: बड़े प्रयास से उठा या ढोना (कुछ भारी)।

Synonyms: haul, pull, lug, drag
Antonyms: push
Example: After he tried to heave the heavy weight above his head for the third time, the weak lifter decided to give up.


8. REMINISCE (Verb): याद ताजा करना 
Meaning: indulge in enjoyable recollection of past events.
अर्थ: अतीत की घटनाओं के सुखद स्मरण में लिप्त।

Synonyms: recall, remind
Antonyms: disregard, ignore
Example: As soon as the veterans get together, they reminisce about their service days.


9. LEEWAY (Noun): छूट/गुंजाइश 
Meaning: the amount of freedom to move or act that is available.
अर्थ: उपलब्ध होने या चलने की स्वतंत्रता की मात्रा।

Synonyms: freedom, scope
Example: My boss grants me leeway to make my own decisions.


10. DEBASE (Verb): अवमूल्यन करना 
Meaning: reduce (something) in quality or value; degrade.
अर्थ: कम (कुछ) गुणवत्ता या मूल्य में; नीचा।

Synonyms: degrade, demean, disgrace, undermine
Antonyms: enhance
Example: The politician tried to debase his rival’s good reputation by spreading false rumors about him.

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