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 Visual vocabulary words and their meanings.
- Parry (verb)
meaning; To avoid, deflect
Synonyms: avoid, evade
Antonyms: confront, encounter
- Spook (verb)
Meaning; To frighten
Synonyms: terrify, horrify
Antonyms: calm, please
- Supine (adjective)
Meaning; Reluctant to take action due to indifference
- Scupper (verb)
Meaning; Thwart or destroy
Synonyms: devastate, destroy
Antonyms: promote, safeguard
- Revere (verb)
Meaning; to regard someone or something with great awe or devotion.
- Dictum (noun)
Meaning; An authoritative statement
Synonyms: order, declaration
Antonyms: request, proposal
- Humdrum (adjective)
Meaning; Lacking variety or excitement; dull; boring.
- Rampant (adjective)
Meaning; Unrestrained or unchecked, usually in a negative manner.
Synonyms; uncontrolled, frequent
Antonyms; controlled, limited
- Clinch (verb)
Meaning; To hold firmly; to clench or to make certain; to finalize
Synonyms: finalize, settle
Antonyms: confuse, unsettle
- Mercurial (adjective)
Meaning; lively, quick-witted or volatile character.
Synonyms: fickle, volatile
Antonyms: fixed, Static
- Foist (verb)
Meaning; To force another to accept especially by stealth or deceit.
Synonyms: Inflict, impose
Antonyms: prevent, help
- Plaudit (noun)
Meaning; A mark or expression of applause; praise
Synonyms: commendation, appreciation
Antonyms: condemnation, criticism
- Corpus (noun)
Meaning; A collection of writings, a body, a collection.
Synonyms: compilation, collection
Antonyms: sole, individual
- Malady (noun)
Meaning; Any ailment or disease of the body
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.