Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 25th June 2019

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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. Regale (Verb)  प्रसन्न करना
Meaning: entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.
Synonym: entertain, amuse, divert, delight, fascinate
Antonym: anger, annoy, bore, dull, tired, upset

Usage: On the ghost tour, an experienced guide will regale you with scary stories of the house’s past residents.


2. Abdicate (Verb) त्यागना
Meaning: (of a monarch) renounce one’s throne.
Synonyms: resign, retire
Usage: Because the mother chose to abdicate her role as a parent, her children have become the terrors of the neighborhood.


3.INCENSE (Verb) क्रोध से कुद्ध करना
Meaning: make very angry.
Synonyms: enrage, infuriate, anger, madden
Antonyms: placate, please, calm
Usage: News of the salary reduction is sure to incense the workers.


4.HIATUS (Noun)  एक ठहराव
Meaning: a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.
Synonyms: pause, break, interval, interruption, suspension
Antonyms: closure, juncture, misfortune
Usage: The professor will take his family on a long vacation during his hiatus.


5.EMBELLISH (verb) संवारना
Meaning: to make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality
Synonyms: adorn, deck
Antonyms: lessen, reduce
Usage: Grandma likes to embellish her knitting by hiding secret messages in the pattern.


6.AMNESTY(Noun)आम माफ़ी
Meaning: a formal pardon or reprieve given to one who has committed a criminal or political offense
Synonyms: forgiveness, immunity
Antonyms: vulnerability
Usage: Although the governor claimed to be an honest man of the people, he did not hesitate to give his wealthy friend amnesty for a tax-related crime.


7.RIPOSTE (noun) जवाबी प्रहार
Meaning: a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism.
Synonyms: retaliation, repartee, squelch, quip.
Antonyms: request, query, bidding, catechize.
Usage: A riposte to that argument was provided by Sea Containers, the shipping group headed by James Sherwood.

 
8. FARRAGO (noun)  संमिश्रण
Meaning: a confused mixture.
Synonyms: mishmash, jumble, hodgepodge, turmoil.
Antonyms: constituent, ravel, sequence, categorization.
Usage: The present gun law is a farrago of nonsense as most of it is unenforceable.
 
9.ENNUI (noun) विरक्ति
Meaning: a feeling of listlessness and dissatisfaction arising from a lack of occupation or excitement.
Synonym: boredom, tedium, listlessness.
Antonym: animation, contentment.
Usage: Listening to your dull story about becoming a librarian is leaving me in a state of ennui.
10.BAGATELLE (noun) नगण्य
Meaning: a thing regarded as too unimportant or easy to be worth much consideration.
Synonyms: trifle, frippery, Picayune, gimcrack.
Antonyms: worth, gargantuan.
Usage: The question of who will pick up the coffee is a mere bagatelle in the overall planning of the conference.