Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 17th 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. SCRAMBLE (noun) संघर्ष
Meaning: a struggle for possession or gain.
अर्थ: कब्जे या लाभ के लिए एक संघर्ष।
Synonyms: free-for-all, melee, rush, struggle, tussle
Antonyms: peace, order, organization
Example: There was a scramble for choice seats in the auditorium.

2. DOWNGRADE (Verb) अधोगति
Meaning: reduce to a lower grade, rank, or level of importance.
अर्थ: कम ग्रेड, रैंक या महत्व के स्तर को कम करना।
Synonyms: decline, declivity, descent, dip, hill, inclination
Antonyms: ascent, improvement, increase, rise
Example: His career has been on the downgrade.

3.SPATE (Noun) झोंक
Meaning: a large number of similar things or events appearing or occurring in quick succession.
अर्थ: अपमानजनक या असभ्य टिप्पणियों के साथ एक वक्ता को बाधित करने के लिए
Synonyms: deluge, flood, flurry, outpouring, string, succession
Antonyms: dribble, drip, trickle
Example: A spate of words has been published on this controversial topic.

4.GAUGE (Noun) नाप
Meaning: a means of estimating or judging; criterion; test.
अर्थ: अनुमान लगाने या न्याय करने का साधन; कसौटी; परीक्षा।
Synonyms: barometer, benchmark, criterion, indicator, meter, pattern
Antonyms: calibrate, measure, scale, compute, work out
Example: Glance over the pattern and try to gauge how much fabric you’ll need.

5. AMBIGUOUS (Noun) अस्पष्ट
Meaning: having an often intentionally veiled or uncertain meaning.
अर्थ: अक्सर जानबूझकर घूमा हुआ या अनिश्चित अर्थ रखने वाला |
Synonyms: arcane, cryptic, dark, deep, Delphic, double-edged, elliptical
Antonyms: abstruse, esoteric, recondite
Example: The exact reason for the change in plans is ambiguous, but I suspect it has something to do with money.

6. STRINGENT (adjective) कड़ी से कड़ी
Meaning: not allowing for any exceptions or loosening of standards
अर्थ: सख्त होना और अपवाद की अनुमति या मानकों का ढीला नहीं होने देना।
Synonyms: brassbound, cast-iron, exacting, hard-line, inflexible, rigid, rigorous,
Antonyms: flexible, lax, loose, relaxed, slack
Example: There are stringent rules against unauthorized persons being in our building

7.  INSISTENCE (Noun) आग्रह
Meaning: a solemn and often public declaration of the truth or existence of something
अर्थ: किसी चीज की सच्चाई या अस्तित्व की एकमात्र और अक्सर सार्वजनिक घोषणा।
Synonyms: affirmation, assertion, asseveration, avouchment, declaration, profession, protestation
Antonyms: disavowal
Example: We got to know by the continued insistence that there was a massive cover-up by the government.

8. REVULSION (Noun) घृणा
Meaning: a dislike so strong as to cause stomach upset or queasiness
अर्थ: घृणा और घृणा का भाव।
Synonyms: aversion, disgust, distaste, horror
Antonyms: fondness, like, liking, love, partiality, penchant
Example: The publication of the autopsy photos prompted expressions of outrage and revulsion

9. ENCOMPASS (Verb): धरना
Meaning: to form a circle around
अर्थ: चारों ओर एक घेरा बनाने के लिए |
Synonyms: circle, compass, embrace, encircle, enclose
Antonyms: exclude, leave (out), miss out
Example: A necklace of sapphire-blue lakes encompasses the town.

10. EGALITARIAN (Noun): समानाधिकारवादी
Meaning: one who advocates or practices social equality.
अर्थ: जो सामाजिक समानता की वकालत करता है।
Synonyms: democrat, leveler
Antonyms: snob, snoot
Example: As egalitarians, some people have always promoted policies for equal pay.

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