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:
- Alacritous (adjective)
Meaning; Brisk, speedy, with alacrity, quick and eager.
Synonyms: fast, speedy
Antonyms: slow, lag
- Elusive (adjective)
Meaning; Evading capture, comprehension or remembrance.
Synonyms: evasive, slippery
Antonyms: direct, straight
- Dormant (adjective)
Meaning; Inactive, sleeping, asleep, suspended.
Synonyms: sleeping, slumbering
Antonyms: awake, active
- Spite (noun)
Meaning; Ill will or hatred toward another
Synonyms: animosity, hate
Antonyms: kindness, love
- Drub (verb)
Meaning; To beat
- Malady (noun)
Meaning; Any ailment or disease of the body
Synonyms: illness, disability
Antonyms: health, wellness
- Drill (noun)
Meaning; To cause to drill practice; to train in military arts.
Synonyms: command, exercise
Antonyms: submit, defy
8. Unleash (verb)
Meaning; To let go; to release.
Synonyms: untie, release
Antonyms: tie, restrict
9. Trepidation (noun)
Meaning; A fearful state; a state of concern or hesitation.
Synonyms: anxiety, uneasiness
Antonyms: contentment, peace
10. Scurrilous (adjective)
Meaning; Gross, vulgar and evil.
11. Inadvertent (adjective)
12. Morose (adjective)
Meaning; Sullen, gloomy; showing a brooding ill humour.
13. Harp (verb)
Meaning; To repeatedly mention a subject.
14. Atrocity (noun)
Meaning; An extremely cruel act; a horrid act of injustice.
Synonyms: cruelty, outrage
Antonyms: sympathy, affection
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.