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 meaning.
- Hone (verb)
Meaning; To make more acute, intense, or effective.
Synonyms: sharpen, edge
Antonyms: blunt, diminish
- Tinker (verb)
Meaning; To tinker with; to tweak or attempt to fix.
Synonyms: fix, improve
Antonyms: destroy, mess
- Stark (adjective)
Meaning; Hard, firm; obdurate.
Synonyms: evident, absolute
Antonyms: indistinct, loose
- Exorbitant (adjective)
Meaning; Exceeding proper limits; extravagant; excessive or unduly high.
Synonyms: outrageous, excessive
Antonyms: cheap, affordable
- Hoodwink (verb)
Meaning; To deceive by disguise
Synonyms: mislead, deceive
Antonyms: guide, protect
- Succour (noun)
Meaning; Aid, assistance, or relief
Synonyms: assist, aid
Antonyms: hurt, harm
- Sprang (verb)
Meaning; To sprout, to grow, (figurative) to arise, to come into existence.
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.