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.
Daily Vocabulary Words
- Corpus (noun)
Meaning; A collection of writings, a body, a collection.
Synonyms: compilation, collection
Antonyms: sole, individual
- Gloat (verb)
Meaning; To triumph, crow, relish, glory
Synonyms: rejoice, relish
Antonyms: sympathise, unhappy
- Smidgen (noun)
Meaning; A very small quantity or amount.
- Sprang (verb)
Meaning; To sprout, to grow, (figurative) to arise, to come into existence.
- Perfunctory (adjective)
Meaning; Done only to fulfil a duty, or in a careless or indifferent manner
- Pernicious (adjective)
Meaning; Causing much harm in a subtle way.
- Taciturn (adjective)
Meaning; Silent; temperamentally untalkative
Synonyms: uncommunicative, reserved
Antonyms: talkative, chatty
Importance of Vocabulary Words in the English Language
- The reading comprehension from which 50% of the English language section questions are based requires the candidate to have good reading skills and requires a good hold on 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.