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:
- Badinage (noun)
meaning; Playful raillery; banter.
synonyms: banter, gambit
antonyms: argument, criticize
- Staid (adjective)
meaning; Not capricious or impulsive; sedate, serious, sober.
synonyms: composed, dignified
antonyms: hilarious, indecorous
- Snoop (verb)
meaning; To secretly spy on or investigate, especially into the private personal lives of others.
synonyms: interfere, intervene
antonyms: neglect, avoid
- Chutzpah (noun)
meaning; Nearly arrogant courage, supreme self-confidence
synonyms: audacity, boldness
antonyms: fearful, timid
- Conflagration (noun)
meaning; A large fire extending to many objects, or over a large space; a general burning.
- Excoriate (verb)
meaning; To strongly denounce or censure.
synonyms: imprecate, denounce
antonyms: praise, applaud
- Penchant (noun)
meaning; Taste, liking, or inclination
synonyms: fondness, inclination
antonyms: abhor, dislike
- Skirmish (noun)
meaning; minor dispute.
synonyms: conflict, argument
antonyms: agreement, concord
- Accolade (noun)
meaning; A special acknowledgment; an award.
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 skill 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.