Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 12th June 2019



Vocabulary is the base of English writing and speaking that creates an authentic and expressive aura around the person that puts this into practice. This vocabulary is prepared for banking aspirants from The Hindu Editorial keeping the focus on the upcoming banking and Insurance exams like SBI PO, SBI Clerk, LIC AAO mains, LIC ADO and EPFO Assistant. These words are influencing and will help you with all sorts of exams and interviews. "The pen is mightier than the sword" this statement justifies our intention. One can make their presence effective, change the course of a conversation or stand out in the crowd just by using the right set of words. “Isn’t it what you would want for the GD and Interview round?” From all the examination point of view, vocabulary is something that is going to help you with every step. We hope this article serves the purpose of strengthening your Basic English. Keep learning.

1. EMANCIPATE : स्वतंत्र करना
Meaning:to give people social or political freedom and rights
Synonyms:liberate, loosen
Antonyms:detain, hold
Example:It neither made him to be human to his slaves, nor to emancipate them.

2. UNFETTERED : निरंकुश
Meaning: not bound by shackles and chains
Synonyms: unbounded, free
Antonyms: chained, bounded
Example: Writers are unfettered by the normal rules of sentence structure.

3. SEMINAL (adjective)  लाभदायक
Meaning: Strongly influencing later developments.
Synonyms: Influential, Formative, Important, Primary.
Antonyms: Dull, Inessential, Minor, Unsubstantial.
Usage: Faraday's law are seminal in the field of chemistry.

4. VANDALIZE : उपद्रव मचाना
Meaning:to intentionally damage property belonging to other people
Synonyms:demolish, damage
Antonyms:build, construct
Example:When I went back, my truck had been vandalized.

5. EPONYMOUS (adjective) नामस्रोत
Meaning:  of, relating to, or being the person or thing for whom or which something is named.
Synonyms: namesake, cognominal, homonymous, swashbuckling.
Antonyms: anonymous, pseudo, unidentified, undisclosed.
Usage: By a curious coincidence all the names of eponymous heroes chanced to remind people of beasts.

6. MUSTER (Verb) : संग्रह
Meaning: collect or assemble (a number or amount).
Synonyms: assemble, collect, congregate, convene
Antonyms: avoid, destroy, disperse, dodge
Example: The two cricket teams muster in their respective huddles before each play.

7. DIMINUTION (Noun) : अवनति
Meaning: a reduction in the size, extent, or importance of something.
Synonyms: curtailment,  contraction, constriction, restriction, limitation
Antonyms: increase, expansion, growth
Example:  The diminution of food court monitors has resulted in an increase in food fights at the high school.

8. Punctilious (Adjective) - समयनिष्ठ (पाबंद)
Meaning: showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour.
Synonym: meticulous, conscientious, careful, diligent, attentive,
Antonym: careless, easy-going, slapdash
He was punctilious in providing every amenity for his customers.

9. SLEAZY : तुच्छ
Meaning: dirty, cheap, or not socially acceptable, especially relating to moral or sexual matters
Synonyms: trashy, sordid
Antonyms: good, nice
Example: This part of town is full of sleazy bars and hotels.

10. PANOPLY (noun) धूमधाम
Meaning: a splendid display.
Synonyms: show, pomp, array, exhibit.
Antonyms: concealment, cover, hiding, plainness.
Usage: The bowler's exciting panoply of spin bowling won over the critics.

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