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 Visual vocabulary words and their meanings.
- Telltale (adjective)
Meaning; A machine or contrivance for indicating or recording something
Synonyms: reflective, denotative
Antonyms: informative, secretive
- Malaise (noun)
Meaning; A feeling of general bodily discomfort, fatigue or unpleasantness
Synonyms: unhappiness, uneasiness
Antonyms: happiness, comfort
- Salvage (verb)
Meaning; Of property, people, or situations at risk, to rescue.
Synonyms: save, recover
Antonyms: abandon, endanger
- Akin (noun)
Meaning; Allied by nature; similar; partaking of the same properties; of the same kind
Synonyms: alike, similar
Antonyms: unlike, different
- Cynical (adjective)
Meaning; Skeptical of the integrity, sincerity, or motives of others
Synonyms: skeptical, suspicious
Antonyms: optimistic, trustworthy
- Rainfed (adjective)
Meaning; filled with rainwater
Synonyms: waterlogged, watery
Antonyms: Dehydrated, Parched
- Nagging (adjective)
Meaning; Causing persistent mild pain, or annoyance.
Synonyms: distressing, painful
Antonyms: joyful, cheerful
- Ensconce (verb)
Meaning; To place in a secure environment.
Synonyms: establish, install
Antonyms: displace, abolish
- Usurp (verb)
Meaning; To seize power from another, usually by illegitimate means.
Synonyms: seize, expropriate
Antonyms: give, surrender
- Baiter (noun)
Meaning; A troll who deliberately posts aggravating messages or criticism
Synonyms: opponent, Heckler
Antonyms: supporter, defender
- Unremitting (adjective)
Meaning; never slackening
Synonyms: ceaseless, enduring
Antonyms: ending, discontinuous
- Furlough (noun)
Meaning; A leave of absence or vacation
Synonyms: recess, break
Antonyms: recall, travail
- Conundrum (noun)
Meaning; A difficult question or riddle
- Tally (noun)
Meaning; To count something.
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.