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:
- Plaudit (noun)
Meaning; A mark or expression of applause; praise
Synonyms: commendation, appreciation
Antonyms: condemnation, criticism
- Elusive (adjective)
Meaning; Evading capture, comprehension or remembrance.
Synonyms: evasive, slippery
Antonyms: direct, straight
- Augury (noun)
Meaning; An omen or prediction; a foreboding
Synonyms: sign, warning
Antonyms: ignorance, disregard
- Dotard (noun)
Meaning; An old person with an impaired intellect
Synonyms: old, elder
Antonyms: youth, younger
- Levy (verb)
Meaning; To impose (a tax or fine) to collect monies due
Synonyms: impose, charge
Antonyms: concession, cut
- Steep (adjective)
Meaning; Of a near-vertical gradient; of a slope, surface, curve, etc.
Synonyms: sudden, rapid
Antonyms: slow, gradual
- Exacerbate (verb)
Meaning; To make worse (a problem, bad situation
Synonyms: worsen, aggravate
Antonyms: pacify, hold
- Wrangle (noun)
Meaning; To bicker, or quarrel
Synonyms: tussle, brawl
Antonyms: peace, harmony
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.