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
- Quaint (Adjective)
Meaning; Strange or odd; unusual.
Synonyms: peculiar, strange
Antonyms: common, ordinary
- Magnificence (noun)
Meaning; grandeur, brilliance, lavishness or splendor
Synonyms: splendid, grandeur
Antonyms: mediocre, average
- Recede (verb)
Meaning; To move back; to retreat; to withdraw
Synonyms: sink, fade
Antonyms: enhance, expand
- Menace (verb)
Meaning; A perceived threat or danger
- Wager (noun)
Meaning; To bet something
Synonyms: challenge, bet
Antonyms: safeguard, protection
- Outing (noun)
Meaning; A pleasure trip or excursion.
- Bonhomie (noun)
Meaning; A pleasant, friendly, good-natured manner
Synonyms: affability, friendliness
Antonyms: animosity, enmity
- Delve (verb)
Meaning; To dig, to excavate, to search deeply
Synonyms: probe, examine
Antonyms: neglect, ignore
- Malaise (noun)
Meaning; A feeling of general bodily discomfort, fatigue or unpleasantness
Synonyms: unhappiness, uneasiness
Antonyms: hapiness, comfort
- Salvage (verb)
Meaning; Of property, people or situations at risk, to rescue.
Synonyms: save, recover
Antonyms: abandon, endanger
- Akin (noun)
Meaning; Allied by nature; similar; partaking of the same properties; of the same kind
Synonyms: alike, similar
Antonyms: unlike, different
- Usurp (verb)
Meaning; To seize power from another, usually by illegitimate means.
Synonyms: seize, expropriate
Antonyms: give, surrender
- Ardent (adjective)
Meaning; Full of ardor; fervent, passionate.
Synonyms: enthusiastic, excited
Antonyms: dull, apathetic
- Trail (noun)
Meaning; The track or indication marking the route followed by something that has passed
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 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.