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Daily Vocabulary Words 14th May 2022: Improve Your Vocabulary with Antonyms & Synonyms

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.

  1. Adroit (adjective) 

Meaning; Deft, dexterous, or skillful 

Synonyms: skillful, agile 

Antonyms: incompetent, unskilled 


  1. Abstract (verb) 

Meaning; to remove something from somewhere.

Synonyms: remove, extract 

Antonyms: incorporate, add


  1. Thaw (noun) 

Meaning; To grow gentle or genial. 

Synonyms: amiability, affability 

Antonyms: hostile, aggressive


  1. Parley (noun) 

Meaning; To have a discussion 

Synonyms: discussion, consultation 

Antonyms: difference, uproar 


  1. Sedate (adjective) 

Meaning; Remaining composed and dignified, and avoiding too much activity or excitement.

Synonyms: calm, composed 

Antonyms: flustered, agitated 


  1. Dissuade (verb) 

Meaning; To convince not to try or do. 

Synonyms: derail, diverge 

Antonyms: straight, stable 


  1. Gnaw (verb) 

Meaning; To produce excessive anxiety or worry. 

Synonyms: torture, trouble 

Antonyms: soothe, aid

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 of the English vocabulary. A good vocabulary will give the candidates of a better understanding of the 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.


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