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:
- Harp (verb)
Meaning; To repeatedly mention a subject.
Synonyms: reiterate, repeat
Antonyms: silent, forbid
- Hone (verb)
Meaning; To make more acute, intense, or effective.
Synonyms: sharpen, edge
Antonyms: blunt, diminish
- 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
- Purloin (verb)
Meaning; To take the property of another, often in breach of trust
Synonyms: steal, loot
Antonyms: donate, contribute
- Pernicious (adjective)
Meaning; Causing much harm in a subtle way.
Synonyms: destructive, injurious
Antonyms: favourable, beneficial
- Strident (adjective)
Meaning; Loud; shrill, piercing, high-pitched; rough-sounding
Synonyms: harsh, rough
Antonyms: gentle, soft
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.