Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 24th June 2019

| Updated On September 7th, 2019 at 11:19 am

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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 mains, 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. HARK (verb) सुनना
Meaning: to pay attention especially through the act of hearing
Synonym: attend, harken, hear, hearken, heed, listen, mind
Antonym: ignore, tune out
Usage: Upon hearing the offending ringing, the teacher sarcastically cried, “Hark! Could that possibly be a cell phone?”


2. UNFLINCHING (Adjective) बेहिचक
Meaning: showing no signs of slackening or yielding in one’s purpose
Synonym: determined, dogged, grim, implacable, relentless, unappeasable
Antonym: slackening, softening, yielding
Usage: He was unflinching in his determination to see that justice was done.


3. NIMBLY (Adjective) तीव्रता से अदल
Meaning: having or showing quickness of mind
Synonym: alert, brainy, bright, brilliant, clever
Antonym:  dim-witted, doltish, dopey (also dopy), dorky [slang], dull,
Usage: Her nimble fingers make knitting look so easy


4. ENFEEBLEMENT (Noun) दुर्बलीकरण
Meaning: a gradual sinking and wasting away of mind or body
Synonym:  decaying, declension, decline, degeneration, descent, deterioration
Antonym: comeback, improvement, rally, recovery, recuperation, rehabilitation
Usage: Daily exercise can help to halt some of the enfeeblement that comes with advanced years.


5. INVIGORATE(Verb) सबल बनाना
Meaning: to give life, vigor, or spirit to
Synonym: amp (up), animate, brace, energize, enliven, fillip, fire
Antonym: damp, dampen, deaden, dull, kill
Usage: The fresh air and sunshine invigorated the children after a long winter indoors.

6. DYNAMISM  (noun) गतिशीलता
Meaning: the fact of two or more events or circumstances happening or existing at the same time.
Synonym: beans, bounce, brio, dash, drive, energy, Esprit
Antonym: lethargy, listlessness, sluggishness, torpidity
Usage: Voters were attracted to the young challenger’s dynamism, charisma, and progressive ideas.


7. PLURALISM (noun) बहुलवाद  
Meaning: the quality or state of being plural
Synonym: more than one, double, multiple.
Antonym: single, only one, one at a time.
Usage: He spoke of the benefits of cultural pluralism.


8. LAUDABLE (Adjective) प्रशंसनीय
Meaning: deserving of high regard or great approval
Synonym: admirable, applaudable, commendable, credible, estimable
Antonym: censurable, discreditable, illaudable, reprehensible
Usage: You showed laudable restraint in dealing with that ridiculously demanding customer


9. FERVOUR (Noun) जोश
Meaning: great warmth and earnestness of feeling
Synonym: ardor, passion, zeal.
Antonym: impassiveness, impassivity, insensibility, insensibleness
Usage: Surprised by the fervor that her parents’ old love letters contained when she discovered them in the attic.


10. EVANGELIZE (noun) इंजील
Meaning: to try to convert (a group or area) to a different religion (especially Christianity).
Synonym: lecture, platitudinize, preach, preachify, sermonize
Antonym: deconvert, dissuade, endure, hold, idle, keep
Usage: The missionaries set out to evangelize the world.

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