Daily Vocabulary Words
For most banking Aspirants, vocabulary is a nightmare but it carries a great amount of importance in every competitive exam. It is very important to have a good hold on the vocabulary to increase efficiency in the language section and also to increase your overall scores. That is why Adda247 has started a new initiative to improve the vocabulary of the aspirants with Visual vocabulary words and their meanings.
Vocabulary Words With Antonyms & Synonyms
1. Heave (verb)
Meaning; To lift with difficulty
Synonyms: pull, drag
Antonyms: push, hold
2. Thrall (noun)
Meaning; One who is enslaved or under mind control.
3. Peevish (adjective)
Meaning; Easily annoyed, especially by things that are not important; irritable
4. Trove (noun)
Meaning; A treasure trove; a collection of treasure.
Synonyms: reservoir, stock
Antonyms: litter, junk
5. Choppy (adjective)
Meaning; Discontinuous, intermittent
Synonyms: turbulent, stormy
Antonyms: silent, calm
6. Humdrum (adjective)
Meaning; Lacking variety or excitement; dull; boring.
7. Staid (adjective)
Meaning; Not capricious or impulsive; sedate, serious, sober.
8. Effusive (adjective)
Meaning; unrestrained, extravagant or excessive
Synonyms: extravagant, unrestrained
Antonyms: moderate, restrained
9. Tactical (adjective)
Meaning; of, or relating to tactics
Synonyms: planned, strategic
Antonyms: unplanned, spontaneous
10. Egregious (Adjective)
Meaning; Outrageously bad; shocking.
Synonyms: shocking, horrific
Antonyms: pleasing, marvelous
11. Swarthy (adjective)
Meaning; Tawny, dusky, dark.
Synonyms: dusky, brunette
Antonyms: blonde, bright
12. Terse (adjective)
Meaning; Of speech or style: brief, concise, to the point.
Synonyms: laconic, concise
Antonyms: elaborate, verbose
13. Feverish (adjective)
Meaning; Filled with excess energy
Synonyms: excited, restless
Antonyms: placid, tranquil
14. Abstemious (adjective)
Meaning; temperance or moderation
Synonyms: moderate, temperate
Antonyms: voracious, intemperate
Importance of Vocabulary Words in the English Language
- The reading comprehension on which 50% of the English language section questions are based requires the candidate to have good reading skills and requires a good hold of the English vocabulary. A good vocabulary will give the candidates of a better understanding of comprehension which will benefit them in scoring maximum marks.
- A good vocabulary also helps a candidate to crack the interview round of the banking exams. The candidate can form a sentence perfectly if he/she has a good vocabulary.
- Apart from the reading comprehension section, there are multiple English tests where vocabulary can be used.
|Daily Vocabulary Words 8 & 9 April 2023|