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 the Visual vocabulary words and their meaning.
Visual Vocabulary Word:
- Stash (verb)
Meaning; To hide
Synonyms: burry, smuggle
Antonyms: expose, reveal
- Confabulate (verb)
Meaning; To speak casually with; to chat.
Synonyms: gossip, chitchat
Antonyms: silent, listen
- Eerie (adjective)
Meaning; strange, weird, fear-inspiring
Synonyms: ghostly, haunting
Antonyms: ordinary, entertaining
- Juxtapose (verb)
Meaning; To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.
- Balk (verb)
Meaning; To stop, check, block.
Synonyms: restrict, curb
Antonyms: free, allow
- Allay (Verb)
Meaning; To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm.
Synonyms: lessen, pacify
Antonyms: increase, boost
- Inroads (noun)
Meaning; The beginnings of progress; penetration of a problem; initial steps.
Synonyms: assault, strike
Antonyms: protect, guard
- Incivility (noun)
Meaning; The state of being uncivil; lack of courtesy;
Synonyms: disrespect, discourtesy
Antonyms: humility, modesty
- Stifle (verb)
Meaning; To repress, keep in (like controlling laugh)
Synonyms: curb, hinder
Antonyms: free, overt
10. Adjudicate (verb)
Meaning; To settle a legal case or other dispute.
Synonyms: arbitrate, decide
Antonyms: neglect, ignore
11. Wallow (verb)
Meaning; To live or exist in filth or in a sickening manner.
12. Debilitate (verb)
Meaning; To make feeble; to weaken.
13. Scrunch (verb)
Meaning; To crumple and squeeze to make it more compact.
14. Buoyed (verb)
Meaning; To maintain or enhance enthusiasm or confidence
Synonyms: cheer up
15. Abduction (noun)
Meaning; The wrongful, and usually forcible, carrying off of a human being
Synonyms: kidnap, capture
Antonyms: protect, release
16. Bash (verb)
Meaning; To strike heavily
Synonyms: hit, beat
Antonyms: protect, guard
17. Punctilious (adjective)
Meaning; Strictly attentive to detail
18. Hobble (verb)
Meaning; To move roughly or irregularly
The motive of the Visual Vocabulary Word
We all know that visuals give a deep impact on our minds to learn something. In this new Visual Vocabulary Drive, We will be giving you new words daily with a visual and their meaning, synonyms, antonyms, and usage that will familiarize you with a vast variety of words and increase your overall vocabulary. Candidates must check the vocabulary page daily for new words.
Importance of Vocabulary
- The reading comprehension from which 50% of the English language section questions are based requires the candidate to have a good reading skill 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.