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:
- Purloin (verb)
Meaning; To take the property of another, often in breach of trust
Synonyms: steal, loot
Antonyms: donate, contribute
- Preponderance (noun)
Meaning; Excess or superiority of weight, influence, or power
Synonyms: prevalence, dominance
Antonyms: handful, sprinkling
- Strident (adjective)
Meaning; Loud; shrill, piercing, high-pitched; rough-sounding
Synonyms: harsh, rough
Antonyms: gentle, soft
- Connote (noun)
Meaning; To express without overt reference; to imply.
Synonyms: indicate, hint
Antonyms: order, apply
- Inconceivable (adjective)
Meaning; Unable to be conceived or imagined; unbelievable.
Synonyms: improbable, implausible
Antonyms: probable, plausible
- Fierce (adjective)
Meaning; Exceedingly violent, severe, ferocious or savage.
Synonyms: wild, untamed
Antonyms: mild, benign
- Slew (noun)
Meaning; A change of position.
Synonyms: descend, drizzle
Antonyms: ascend, raise
- Pernicious (adjective)
Meaning; Causing much harm in a subtle way.
Synonyms: destructive, injurious
Antonyms: favourable, beneficial
- Vantage (noun)
Meaning; An advantage.
Synonyms: edge, advantage
Antonyms: drawback, disadvantage
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 its meaning, synonyms, antonyms, and their usage that will familiarize you with a vast variety of words and will 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 questions of the English language section are based, does not only require the candidate to have a good reading skill but also 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 portions of the English test where vocabulary can be used.