Daily Vocabulary: 15th July 2019

Daily Vocabulary: 15th July 2019

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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 mains, 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.

Ephemeral(Adjective)अस्थायी
Meaning: Lasting for a short time
Synonyms: Temporary, Short-lived, transient.
Antonyms: long-lived, enduring, everlasting, eternal, perpetual.

Usage: time is ephemeral so don’t waste it.

Ardent(Adjective) : उत्साही
Meaning: Characterized by strong enthusiasm
Synonyms: Passionate, enthusiastic,  zealous
Antonyms: apathetic, dull, calm.

Usage: One should be an ardent supporter for the right cause.

 Quirk(Noun) व्यवहार में छल
Meaning: a strange habit
Synonyms: irregularity, a trait
Antonyms: normality,

Usage: His biggest quirk is his love for old marbles.

BELITTLE (Verb) मूल्य घटना
Meaning: dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant.
Synonyms: disparage, denigrate, deprecate, downgrade
Antonyms: praise, magnify
Usage:  There is no reason for you to belittle my wardrobe simply because your clothes are more expensive than the ones I own.

WHIMSICAL (Adjective) सनकी
Meaning: acting or behaving in a capricious manner.
Synonyms: volatile, capricious, temperamental, impulsive
Antonyms: boring, serious
Usage: The whimsical music made me feel like a little kid again.

BOUT (Noun)अवधि
Meaning: a short period of intense activity of a specified kind.
Synonyms: spell, period, time, stretch, a stint
Antonyms: stagnation
Usage: The bout of intensive running led to my preparation for the Boston Marathon.

MANDATE (noun)शासनादेश
Meaning: an official order or commission to do something.
Synonyms: instruction, directive, direction, decree, command
Antonyms: encourage

Usage:  They carried out the governor's mandate to build more roads.

RATIFY (Verb)पुष्टि करना
Meaning: sign or give formal consent to (a treaty, contract, or agreement), making it officially valid.
Synonyms: confirm, approve, sanction, endorse, agree to
Antonyms: deny, destroy, disagree, disapprove, disprove

Usage: Laws and statesmen, for the most part, indicate and ratify, but do not create.

DISSIDENCE (Noun) मतभेद
Meaning: disagreement over a matter
Synonyms: contention, disagreement, discordance, disharmony, dispute
Antonyms: agreement, approval, authorization, concurrence

Usage: So much is said nowadays about the dissidence of the spiritual and intellectual worlds.