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 the Visual vocabulary words and their meaning.
Visual Vocabulary Words:
- Ingress (verb)
Meaning; The act of entering.
Synonyms: approach, enter
Antonyms: withdraw, exit
- Hiatus (noun)
Meaning; An interruption, break or pause.
Synonyms: pause, break
Antonyms: closure, end
- Demur (verb)
Meaning; To scruple or object; to take exception; to oppose
- Sojourn (noun)
Meaning; A short stay somewhere
Synonyms: stay, stopover
Antonyms: progress, advance
- Splurge (verb)
Meaning; To spend lavishly or extravagantly, especially money
Synonyms: fling, disburse
Antonyms: preserve, hoard
- Foray (noun)
Meaning; A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare
- Cozen (verb)
Meaning; To cheat; to defraud
Synonyms: cheat, deceive
Antonyms: reveal, expose
8. Contrite (adjective)
Meaning; Sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow
Synonyms: remorseful, regretful
Antonyms: unrepentant, ignorant
9. Leap (verb)
Meaning; To jump.
Synonyms: jump, vault
Antonyms: Decline, decrease
10. Inglorious (adjective)
Meaning; Ignominious; disgraceful
Synonyms; disgraceful, shameful
Antonyms; respectful, appreciable
11. Splinter (verb)
Meaning; To break, or cause to break, into factions.
Synonyms: shatter, break
Antonyms: unification, join
12. Fraught (adjective)
Meaning; Distressed or causing distress
Synonyms: worried, distressed
Antonyms: calm, quiet
13. Joust (noun)
Meaning; To engage in mock combat on horseback or To engage in verbal sparring over an important issue
14. Shrug (noun)
Meaning; To raise (the shoulders) to express uncertainty, lack of concern.
15. Gutted (verb)
Meaning; With the most important parts destroyed
Synonyms: empty, ransacked
Antonyms: filled, prosperous
16. Amnesty (noun)
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 a 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.