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:
- Excoriate (verb)
Meaning; To strongly denounce or censure.
Synonyms: criticise, assail
Antonyms: praise, applaud
- Sojourn (noun)
Meaning; A short stay somewhere
Synonyms: stopover, stay
Antonyms: departure, advance
- Inert (adjective)
Meaning; Unable to move or act; inanimate.
Synonyms: inactive, dormant
Antonyms: active, lively
- Propel (verb)
Meaning; To cause to move in a certain direction; to drive forward.
Synonyms: drive, motivate
Antonyms: curb, constraint
- Enthuse (verb)
Meaning; to show enthusiasm
Synonyms: arouse, excite
Antonyms: sadden, discourage
- Skeptic (noun)
Meaning; Someone who habitually doubts beliefs and claims presented as accepted by others
- Reprisal (noun)
Meaning; An act of retaliation.
- Abhorrent (Adjective)
Meaning; Contrary to something; discordant.
Synonyms: hateful, repugnant
Antonyms: delightful, pleasant
- Splurge (verb)
Meaning; To spend lavishly or extravagantly, especially money
Synonyms: fling, disburse
Antonyms: preserve, hoard
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.