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:
- FAWNING (adjective)
Meaning; Seeking favor by way of flattery; flattering, servile.
Synonyms: subservient, ingratiating
Antonyms: opinionated, imperious
- AGHAST (adjective)
Meaning; Terrified; struck with amazement
Synonyms: surprised, anxious
Antonyms: unsurprised, calm
- PLAINTIVE (adjective)
Meaning; Sounding sorrowful, mournful
Synonyms: painful, pathetic
Antonyms: joyful, cheerful
- TWEAK (verb)
Meaning; A sharp pinch or jerk; a twist or twitch.
Synonyms: twist, change
Antonyms: hold, grasp
- LANGUID (adjective)
Meaning; Lacking enthusiasm, energy
Synonyms: lethargic, lazy
Antonyms: active, energetic
- STRIFE (noun)
Meaning; Bitter conflict, sometimes violent
Synonyms: conflict, disagreement
Antonyms: peace, agreement
- PIQUANT (adjective)
Meaning; Favorably stimulating to the palate; pleasantly spicy
Synonyms: stimulating, fascinating
Antonyms: dull, bland
- HEFT (noun)
Meaning; Heaviness, the feel of weight
Synonyms: heavy, burdensome
Antonyms: light, floaty
9. HEAVE (verb)
Meaning; To lift with difficulty
Synonyms: carry, pull
Antonyms: unload, put
10. HIATUS (noun)
Meaning; An interruption, break or pause.
Synonyms: pause, break
Antonyms: closure, end
11. INADVERTENT (adjective)
Meaning; Not intentional; not on purpose; not conscious.
Synonyms: reckless, careless
Antonyms: cautious, careful
12. DEMUR (verb)
Meaning; To scruple or object; to take exception; to oppose
13. WINSOME (adjective)
Meaning; Charming, engaging, winning; inspiring approval and trust
Synonyms: appealing, attractive
Antonyms: repulsive, unattractive
14. HASTY (Adjective)
Meaning; acting in haste; being too hurried or quick
Synonyms: expeditious, hurried
Antonyms: careful, cautious
15. LUCRE (noun)
Meaning; Money, riches, or wealth
16. MANGLE (verb)
Meaning; To change, mutilate or disfigure by cutting, tearing
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.