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:
- Emulate (verb)
Meaning; To attempt to equal or be the same as.
Synonyms: imitate, irritate
Antonyms: real, original
- Stride (verb)
Meaning; To walk with long steps.
Synonyms: advance, pace
Antonyms: drag, crawl
Meaning; To divest of all covering; to make bare or naked
- Torment (noun)
Meaning; Any extreme pain, anguish or misery, either physical or mental.
- Dotard (noun)
Meaning; An old person with impaired intellect; one in his or her dotage
Synonyms: oldster, elder
Antonyms: teen, youth
- Dole (noun)
Meaning; Money or other goods given as charity
- Replete (Adjective)
Meaning; filled to near the point of bursting
Synonyms: full, overflowing
Antonyms: empty, absent
8. Detrimental (adjective)
Meaning; Causing damage or harm
Synonyms: harmful, unfavorable,
Antonyms: favorable, beneficial
9. Plenary (adjective)
Meaning; Fully attended
Synonyms: unlimited, unrestricted
Antonyms: limited, restricted
10. Peer (noun)
Meaning; Somebody who is, or something that is, at a level equal
Synonyms: equal, fellow
Antonyms: unequal, superior
11. Lax (adjective)
Meaning; Lenient and allowing for deviation
Synonyms: negligent, lenient
Antonyms: strict, stern
12. Forge (verb)
Meaning; To form or create with concerted effort.
Antonyms: destroy, break
Synonyms: form, build up
13. Mettle (noun)
Meaning; A quality of endurance and courage.
Synonyms: gallantry, valour
Antonyms: timidity, cowardice
14. Hostile (adjective)
Meaning; not friendly
Synonyms: antagonistic, opposed
Antonyms: friendly, cordial
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.