Daily Vocabulary: 31st July 2019

Daily Vocabulary: 31st July 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 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.

NOXIOUS(adjective) हानिकारक
Meaning: physically harmful or destructive to living beings
Synonyms: unhealthy, noisome
Antonyms: healthy, healthful

Usage: They died from inhaling noxious fumes.

Meaning: favorable to or promoting health or well-being
Synonyms: medicinal, tonic
Antonyms: unhealthy, insalubrious

Usage: Emergent public health and sanitary experts actively sought the most salubrious and efficient means of refuse disposal.

HAUGHTY(adjective) अकड़बाज़
Meaning: having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude
Synonyms: cavalier, pompous
Antonyms: modest, humble

Usage: They were displeased with her haughty airs.

DESPOTIC (Adjective) निरंकुश
Meaning: of or typical of a despot; tyrannical.
Synonyms: autocratic, dictatorial, totalitarian, authoritarian,
Antonyms: democratic, accountable

Usage: Under orders from the despotic ruler, citizens were denied freedom of speech.

GRISLY (Adjective)क्रूर / डरावना 
Meaning: causing horror or disgust.
Synonyms: gruesome, ghastly, frightful, horrid,
Antonyms: pleasant, attractive

Usage: Many massacres in history fade while some linger as grisly curiosities.

ESOTERIC (Adjective)गूढ़
Meaning: intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with specialized knowledge or interest.
Synonyms: abstruse, obscure, arcane,
Antonyms: simple, familiar

Usage: he medical research was so esoteric that only a few physicians could actually understand the results.

DENIZEN (noun) निवासी
Meaning: a person, animal, or plant that lives or is found in a particular place.
Synonyms: inhabitant, occupant, resident, tenant.
Antonyms: visitor, emigrant, evacuee, expatriate.

Usage: The author of Atlanta’s latest guidebook is a longtime denizen of the city who knows all the best places to visit.

SPLURGE (verb) पैसे उड़ाना
Meaning: to spend extravagantly or ostentatiously.
Synonyms: squander, fling, dissipate, disburse.
Antonyms: accumulate, hoard, conserve, preserve.

Usage: I feel like splurging on a new dress.

REFRACTORY (adjective) दुराग्राही
Meaning: stubborn or unmanageable.
Synonyms: recalcitrant, obstreperous, insubordinate, intractable.
Antonyms: obedient, manageable, amenable, compliant.

Usage: Most teenagers go through a refractory phase where they don’t want to listen to authority figures.