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
- Parley (noun)
Meaning; To have a discussion
Synonyms: discussion, consultation
Antonyms: difference, uproar
- Buffet (verb)
Meaning; To affect as with blows; to strike repeatedly; to strive with or contend against.
Synonyms;: hit, strike
Antonyms: safeguard, Shield
- Guise (noun)
Meaning; Misleading appearance; cover
Synonyms: semblance, appearance
Antonyms: reality, truth
- Sedate (adjective)
Meaning; Remaining composed and dignified, and avoiding too much activity or excitement.
Synonyms: calm, composed
Antonyms: flustered, agitated
- Clinch (verb)
Meaning; To make certain; to finalize
Synonyms: finalize, wrap up
Antonyms: unsettle, release
- Trepidation (noun)
Meaning; A fearful state; a state of concern or hesitation.
Synonyms: anxiety, uneasiness
Antonyms: contentment, peace
- Scurrilous (adjective)
Meaning; Gross, vulgar and evil.
- Xenophobic (adjective)
Meaning; Exhibiting or characterised by xenophobia, a fear or hatred of strangers or foreigners
Synonyms: ethnocentric, racist
Antonyms: permissive, lenient
- Ostensible (adjective)
Meaning; Apparent, evident; meant for open display.
Synonyms: apparent, professed
Antonyms: ulterior, vague
- Bout (noun)
Meaning; A period of something, usually painful or unpleasant
- Taciturn (adjective)
Meaning; Silent; temperamentally untalkative
Synonyms: uncommunicative, reserved
Antonyms: talkative, chatty
- Anchorage (Noun)
Meaning; A harbor, river, or offshore area that can accommodate a ship at anchor
- Abhorrent (Adjective)
Meaning; Contrary to something; discordant.
Synonyms: hateful, repugnant
Antonyms: delightful, pleasant
- Slumbery (Adjective)
Meaning; Sleepy, slumberous.
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.