Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 6th 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 practise. This vocabulary is prepared for banking aspirants from The Hindu Editorial keeping the focus on the upcoming banking and Insurance exam 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 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. PECULIAR (Adjective): अजीब

Meaning: different to what is normal or expected; strange.
Synonyms: strange, unusual, curious, abnormal
Antonyms: common, general, indefinite, ordinary
Example: My uncle is a peculiar man who wears the same outfit several days a week.

2. ACQUIT (Verb): बरी करना
Meaning: free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.
Synonyms: absolve, exonerate, exculpate, vindicate
Antonyms: convict
Example: They always acquit themselves of their duty very well.

3. VALIANT (Adjective) : बहादुर
Meaning: possessing or showing courage or determination.
Synonyms: brave, fearless, courageous, valorous
Antonyms: cowardly, irresolute
Example: Firemen are valiant individuals who put their lives on the line to save others.

4. INEXORABLE (Adjective) : निष्ठुर
Meaning: impossible to stop or prevent.
Synonyms: relentless, unstoppable, unavoidable, inescapable
Antonyms: kind, merciful, sympathetic
Example: The inexorable truth is that Shelley is going to die within six months because she has cancer.

5. EXTOL (Verb) : प्रशंसा करना
Meaning: praise enthusiastically.
Synonyms: eulogize, acclaim
Antonyms: criticize
Example: I got angry when my mother would extol my brother’s accomplishments and ignore all the good things I did.

6. HEDGE (Verb) : बचाव
Meaning: limit or qualify (something) by conditions or exceptions.
Synonyms: confine, restrict, limit, hinder, obstruct,
Example: She was hedged in by her imperfect education

7. SPURN (Verb) : तिरस्कार
Meaning: reject with disdain or contempt.
Synonyms: refuse, decline, reject, rebuff
Antonyms: accept, admire, approve, allow
Example: Even after you spurn this so-called charity’s request for donations, they continue to hound you every week.

8. SUCCOUR (Noun): परेशानी में सहायता करना 
Meaning: assistance and support in times of hardship and distress.
Synonyms: aid, assistance, support, ease
Antonyms: constraint, inhibition, restraint
Example: Even though Holly is painfully shy, she is never hesitant to offer succor to anyone who is in pain.

9. DEMUR (Verb) : आपत्ति
Meaning: raise objections or show reluctance.
Synonyms: object, protest, cavil, dissent
Antonyms: accept, agree
Example: Because the DA decided to demur the low bond, it was set at a higher fee.

10. PANDER (Verb) : बुरे कार्यों में सहायता करने वाला
Meaning: gratify or indulge (an immoral or distasteful desire or taste or a person with such a desire or taste).
Synonyms: indulge, gratify, satisfy
Antonyms: annoy, disappoint
Example: Because Jim wants his son to value a dollar, he does not pander to his whims by giving him everything he wants.

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