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 meaning.
- Gloat (verb)
Meaning; To triumph, crow, relish, glory
Synonyms: rejoice, relish
Antonyms: sympathise, unhappy
- Confabulate (verb)
Meaning; To speak casually with; to chat.
- Jag (verb)
Meaning; A sharp projection.
Synonyms: spiky, pointed
Antonyms: soft, smooth
- Taciturn (adjective)
Meaning; Silent; temperamentally untalkative
Synonyms: uncommunicative, reserved
Antonyms: talkative, chatty
- Exodus (noun)
Meaning; A sudden departure of a large number of people.
Synonyms: withdrawal, exit
Antonyms: arrival, intrusion
- Lambaste (verb)
Meaning; To scold, reprimand or criticize
Synonyms: criticise, denounce
Antonyms: praise, applaud
- Inimical (adjective)
Meaning; Unfriendly, hostile.
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.