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
- Ardent (Adjective)
Meaning; Full of ardor; fervent, passionate.
Synonyms: enthusiastic, zealous
Antonyms: dull, passive
- Diminution (noun)
Meaning; A lessening, decrease or reduction
Synonyms: contraction, limitation
Antonyms: expansion, growth
- Veracity (noun)
Meaning; Something that is true; a truthful statement; a truth.
Synonyms: accuracy, correctness
Antonyms: falsehood, inaccuracy
- Recalcitrant (adjective)
Meaning; Marked by a stubborn unwillingness to obey authority
- Scramble (noun)
Meaning; A rush or hurry
Synonyms: struggle, tussle
Antonyms: comfort, order
- Incandescent (adjective)
Meaning; emitting light as a result of being heated or shining very brightly
Synonyms: bright, luminous
Antonyms: dark, dim
- Lag (verb)
Meaning; to fail to keep up (the pace), to fall behind
Synonyms: linger, straggle
Antonyms: Usher, lead
- Furlough (noun)
Meaning; A leave of absence or vacation
Synonyms: recess, break
Antonyms: recall, travail
9. Jeer (verb)
Meaning; To mock
Synonyms: ridicule, taunt
Antonyms: praise, compliment
10. Altruist (noun)
Meaning; A person showing behaviour that benefits other
Synonyms: benevolent, philanthropist
Antonyms: selfish, self centred
11. Fiery (adjective)
Meaning; Tempestuous or emotionally volatile.
12. Ravenous (adjective)
Meaning; Grasping; characterized by strong desires.
Synonyms: greedy, edacious
Antonyms: satisfied, content
13. Scorn (verb)
Meaning; To feel or display contempt or disdain
14. Mellow (adjective)
Meaning; subdued, soft, rich, delicate
Synonyms: melodious, Mellifluent
Antonyms: harsh, gruff
15. Collapse (verb)
Meaning; To break apart
Synonyms: fall, destroy
Antonyms: build, construct
16. Denude (verb)
Meaning; To divest
Synonyms: deprive, divest
Antonyms: inherit, occupy
17. Plaudit (noun)
Meaning; A mark or expression of applause
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.