Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 28th March 2019

Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 28th March 2019


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.GRAFT (noun) घूस
Meaning: Bribery and other corrupt practices used to secure illicit advantages or gains in politics or business.
Synonyms: corruption, deceit, fraudulence, subornation.
Antonyms: incorruptibility, honesty, probity, virtue.
Usage: From oil rip offs to mail scams, the country is infamous for fraud, kickbacks and graft.

2. STAMPEDE (noun) भगदड़
Meaning: A sudden panicked rush of a number of horses, cattle, or other animals.
Synonyms: rush, flight, rout, scattering.
Antonyms: retreat, standing.
Usage: The herd was fleeing back to the high land in a wild stampede.

3. RICKETY (adjective) जर्जरित
Meaning: (of a structure or piece of equipment) poorly made and likely to collapse.
Synonyms: dilapidated, ramshackle, derelict, ruinous.
Antonyms: stable, sturdy, durable, strong.
Usage: She then directed them to the fourth floor, giving them the choice of the stairs or a rickety lift.

4. FORECLOSE (verb) रोकना
Meaning: Rule out or prevent (a course of action).
Synonyms: preclude, prevent, remove, avert.
Antonyms: unbound, permit, allot, co-operate.
Usage:  The decision effectively foreclosed any possibility of his early rehabilitation.

5. IMPERVIOUS (adjective) अभेद्य
Meaning: unable to be affected by.
Synonyms: unreceptive, invulnerable, indifferent, insusceptible.
Antonyms: affected, exposed, responsive, vulnerable.
Usage: Over the last couple of years, he had become impervious to the disrespect and ignorance of his classmates.

6. SETBACK (noun) विलंब
Meaning: A reversal or check in progress.
Synonyms: difficulty, mishap, hitch, complication.
Antonyms: advance, breakthrough, assistance, headway.
Usage: But in order to win a war, you have to have the vision and determination to fight it despite setbacks and political difficulties.

7. SLUMP (noun) मंदी
Meaning: A sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something.
Synonyms: decrease, lowering, devaluation, depreciation
Antonyms: upturn, growth, progress, surge.
Usage: The slump in prices was largely attributed to inferior quality tea being produced by various India gardens.

8. BUCK (verb) विरोध करना
Meaning: Oppose or resist (something oppressive or inevitable).
Synonyms: oppose, contradict, defy, fight.
Antonyms: capitulate, submit, succumb, surrender.
Usage: But despite the market hurdles they face, some small brewers are bucking the trend.

9. BUOY (verb) उत्साह बढाना
Meaning: Make (someone) cheerful and confident.
Synonyms: rally, animate, invigorate, comfort.
Antonyms: depress, discourage, dishearten, dispirit.
Usage: She thinks they must be restaurant reviews and this buoys her spirits since she imagines it must mean the food is good.

10. STEM (verb) प्रतिबंध करना
Meaning: Stop or restrict (the flow of something).
Synonyms: staunch, halt, restrain, curb.
Antonyms: drive, impel, propel, stir.
Usage: It is a low tech but highly effective way of stemming the flow of illegal immigrants into this country.

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