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.
1. Repine (verb)
Meaning; To complain; to regret.
Synonyms: lament, mope
Antonyms: rejoice, complacent
- Bloviate (verb)
Meaning; To speak or discourse at length
Synonyms: alleviate, bloat
Antonyms: silent, quiet
- Misprision (noun)
Meaning; Criminal neglect of duty
- Fleece (verb)
Meaning; To con or trick (someone) out of money.
Synonyms: fraud, trick
Antonyms: offer, resolve
- Speck (noun)
Meaning; A tiny spot, especially of dirt
- Gripe (verb)
Meaning; To complain; to whine.
Synonyms: grouch, complain
Antonyms: tolerate, commend
- Ardent (adjective)
Meaning; Full of ardor; fervent, passionate.
Synonyms: enthusiastic, excited
Antonyms: dull, apathetic
Meaning; An excessive amount or number; an abundance
Synonyms: slew, abundance
Antonyms; rarity, scarcity
Meaning; To express or feel great anger.
Synonyms: blow up
10. Jockey (verb)
Meaning; To maneuver (something) by skill for one’s advantage.
Synonyms: manoeuvre, engineer
Antonyms: mislead, misguide
Meaning; Extremely strong
Synonyms; bold, straight
Antonyms; shy, quiet
Meaning; Dangerous, full of peril.
Synonyms: unsafe, harmful
Antonyms: safe, secure
Meaning; To please or entertain
Synonyms: fascinate, delight
Antonyms: bore, upset
Meaning; harshly or bitterly critical
Synonyms: savage, fierce
Antonyms: gentle, mild
Importance of Vocabulary Words in 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.