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:
- Smug (Adjective)
Meaning; Irritatingly pleased with oneself, offensively self-complacent, self-satisfied.
Synonyms: complacency, egotism
Antonyms: bashfulness, shyness
- Wrest (verb)
Meaning; To seize.
Synonyms: snatch, grab
Antonyms: release, give
- Pander (verb)
Meaning; To make illicit or illegal offer
Synonyms: gratify, indulge
Antonyms: refuse, dissatisfy
- Woe (noun)
Meaning; Great sadness or distress
Synonyms: distress, unhappiness
Antonyms: pleasure, happiness
- Reprisal (noun)
Meaning; An act of retaliation.
- Vicious (adjective)
Meaning; Violent, destructive and cruel.
Synonyms: cruel, barbarous
Antonyms: civilized, generous
- Embellish (verb)
Meaning; To make more beautiful and attractive
Synonyms: adorn, improve
Antonyms: lessen, reduce
- Ruse (noun)
Meaning; An action intended to deceive; a trick.
Synonyms: hoax, dodge
Antonyms: truth, reality
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.