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:
1. Procurement (noun)
Meaning; The act of procuring or obtaining; obtainment
- Staid (adjective)
Meaning; Not capricious or impulsive; sedate, serious, sober.
Synonyms: composed, dignified
Antonyms: undignified, hilarious
- Tinge (verb)
Meaning; To add a small amount of colour; to tint
Synonyms: suffuse, colour
Antonyms: bleach, whiten
- Dilatory (adjective)
Meaning; Slow or tardy.
Synonyms: slothful, sluggish
Antonyms: prompt, quick
- Inadvertent (adjective)
Meaning; Not intentional; not on purpose; not conscious.
Synonyms: unplanned, accidental
Antonyms: planned, deliberate
- Recrimination (noun)
Meaning; A counter or mutual accusation.
Synonyms: condemnation, accusation
Antonyms: acquiescence, absolve
- Stretch (verb)
Meaning; To lengthen
8 Naive (adjective)
Meaning; Lacking worldly experience, wisdom, or judgement
Synonyms: inexperienced, unexposed
Antonyms: experienced, exposed
9. Egregious (adjective)
Meaning; Outrageously bad; shocking
Synonyms: Horrifying, terrible
Antonyms: amazing, marvellous
10. Obstreperous (adjective)
Meaning; Attended by, or making, a loud and tumultuous noise; boisterous.
Synonyms: loud, noisy
Antonyms: peace, calm
11. Steer (verb)
Meaning; To be directed and governed
Synonyms: direct, guide
Antonyms: abandon, trail
12. Stash (noun)
Meaning; A collection
Synonyms: store, hoard
Antonyms: discard, dump
13. Replete (Adjective)
Meaning; filled to near the point of bursting
Synonyms: full, overflowing
Antonyms: empty, absent
14. Cascade (noun)
Meaning; A stream or sequence of a thing or things
Synonyms: group, lot
Antonyms: sole, lone
15. Brickbat (noun)
Meaning; A criticism or uncomplimentary remark
Synonyms: affront, condemn
Antonyms: commendation, compliment
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.