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:
- Contrite (adjective)
Meaning; Sincerely penitent or feeling regret or sorrow
Synonyms: remorseful, regretful
Antonyms: unrepentant, ignorant
- Stodgy (adjective)
Meaning; Dull, old-fashioned
Synonyms: monotonous, uninteresting
Antonyms: entertainment, interesting
- Deleterious (adjective)
Meaning; Harmful often in a subtle or unexpected way.
Synonyms: bad, damaging
Antonyms: good, beneficial
- Vexatious (Adjective)
Meaning; Causing vexation or annoyance; teasing; troublesome.
Synonyms: irksome, annoying
Antonyms: pleasing, aiding
- Reckon (verb)
Meaning; To count; to enumerate; to number; also, to compute; to calculate.
Synonyms: estimate, consider
Antonyms: refuse, avoid
- Gloat (verb)
Meaning; To triumph, crow, relish, glory
Synonyms: rejoice, relish
Antonyms: sympathise, unhappy
- Dodder (verb)
Meaning; To shake or tremble
Synonyms: stagger, stumble
Antonyms: stay, remain
- Agape (Adjective)
Meaning; In a state of astonishment, wonder
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 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.