Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 24 December 2018



Vocabulary is an important part of English that helps you deal with all kinds of questions in objective as well as descriptive papers of various exams. In the recently concluded Banking Exams, we witnessed that a major part of the exam was based on vocabulary. Many questions were vocab based and we can expect the same in the upcoming exams. It becomes very important to learn ample amount of words for the upcoming Government Job Exams. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List . Here is a list of words from daily Editorials. Learn the words and make your own sentences on the basis of the given word list.


1. DIABOLICAL-द्वेषपूर्ण
Meaning: showing cunning or ingenuity or wickedness
Synonyms: evil, wicked
Antonyms: gentle, kind
Example: Conditions in the prison were diabolical

2. MANIFEST-प्रत्यक्ष
Meaning:to show something clearly, through signs or actions
Synonyms: open, bold
Antonyms: hidden, unclear
Example: The workers chose to manifest their dissatisfaction in a series of strikes.

3. DISINGENUOUS-असत
Meaning: (of a person or their behaviour) slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth.
Synonyms: dishonest, unfair
Antonyms: ingenuous, honest
Example: It was disingenuous of her to claim she had no financial interest in the case

4. PIQUE-मनमुटाव
Meaning: a feeling of anger, especially caused by someone damaging your feeling of being proud of yourself.
Synonyms: angry, hatred
Antonyms: like, love
Example: He stormed from the room in a fit of pique, shouting that he had been misunderstood.

5. BLEAK-निष्कपट
Meaning: Not welcoming or attractive
Synonyms: grim, dreary
Antonyms: bright, cheerful
Example: The economic outlook is bleak.

6. CHASTISE-विनय करना
Meaning: to criticize someone severely
Synonyms: punish, beat
Antonyms: praise, laud
Example: Charity organizations have chastised the government for not doing enough to prevent the latest famine in Africa.

7. ABJECT-हतोत्साह
Meaning: the state of being extremely unhappy, poor, unsuccessful, etc.
Synonyms: wretched, dejected
Antonyms: excellent, noble
Example: This policy has turned out to be an abject failure.

8. POMPOUS-विभवयुक्त
Meaning: too serious and full of importance
Synonyms: arrogant, boastful
Antonyms: modest, humble
Example: He can sometimes sound a little pompous when he talks about acting.

9. DESTITUTE-निराश्रित
Meaning: without money, food, a home, or possessions
Synonyms: needy, poor
Antonyms: affluent, rich
Example: The floods left thousands of people destitute.

10. INTREPID-निडर
Meaning: extremely brave and showing no fear of dangerous situations
Synonyms: courageous, fearless
Antonyms: afraid, cowardly
Example: In a society dedicated to cheating death, physicians were cultural icons - great warriors, intrepid heroes, and wise counselors.

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