Visual Vocabulary Words: Improve Your Vocabulary with Antonyms & Synonyms: 18th & 19th July 2021

Visual Vocabulary Words: Improve Your Vocabulary with Antonyms & Synonyms: 18th & 19th July 2021


Vocabulary Words: For most banking Aspirants, vocabulary is a nightmare but it carries a great amount of importance in every competitive exam. It is very important to have a good hold on the vocabulary to increase efficiency in the language section and also to increase your overall scores. That is why Adda247 has started a new initiative to improve the vocabulary of the aspirants with the Visual vocabulary words and their meaning.


Visual Vocabulary Words:

  1. Ameliorate (verb)

Meaning; To make better, or improve, 

Synonyms: improve, upgrade

Antonyms: reduce, diminish


  1. Abstruse (adjective)

Meaning; Difficult to comprehend or understand.

Synonyms: esoteric, obscure

Antonyms: obvious, apparent


  1. Forge (verb)

Meaning; To create a forgery of; to make a counterfeit item of; to copy or imitate unlawfully.

Synonyms: simulate, imitate

Antonyms: genuine, original


  1. Paranoid (noun)

Meaning; Exhibiting extreme and irrational fear or distrust of others

Synonyms: Suspicious, distrustful

Antonyms: trustful, secure


  1. Adhere (verb)

Meaning; To be consistent or coherent; to be in accordance; to agree.

Synonyms: follow, stick

Antonyms: ignore, defy


  1. Straitjacket (noun)

Meaning; Any situation is seen as confining or restricting

Synonyms: curtailment, restriction

Antonyms: freedom, liberty


  1. Swarthy (adjective)

Meaning; Tawny, dusky, dark.

Synonyms: dusky, brunet

Antonyms: bright, blonde


  1. Vociferous (adjective)

Meaning; Making or characterized by a noisy outcry; clamorous

Synonyms: vigorous, powerful

Antonyms: effortless, easy


  1. Rescind (verb)

Meaning; To repeal, annul, or declare void

Synonyms: abolish

Antonyms: approve


10. Cumbersome (adjective)

Meaning; Burdensome or hindering

Synonyms: complex, inefficient

Antonyms: systematic, efficient

11. Vicious (adjective)

Meaning; Violent, destructive

Synonyms: ruthless, ferocious

Antonyms: generous, kind

12. Traverse (verb)

Meaning; To lay in a cross direction; to cross.

Synonyms: span, extend

Antonyms: restrict, hold


13. Thaw (noun)

Meaning; To grow gentle or genial.

Synonyms: amiability, affability

Antonyms: hostile, aggressive

14. Nightmare (noun)

Meaning; Any bad, miserable, difficult or terrifying situation or experience 

Synonyms: dread, torment

Antonyms: pleasant, entertaining

15. Predatory (adjective)

Meaning; Exploiting or victimizing others for personal gain.

Synonyms: exploitative, greedy

Antonyms: supportive, selfless

16. Disenchantment (noun)

Meaning; Disillusionment

Synonyms: Dissatisfaction, Discontent

Antonyms: content, pleased


17. Dissuade (verb)

Meaning; To convince not to try or do.

Synonyms: derail, diverge

Antonyms: straight, stable 

Importance of Vocabulary Words in the English Language

  • The reading comprehension from which 50% of the English language section questions are based requires the candidate to have a good reading skill and requires a good hold on the English vocabulary. A good vocabulary will give the candidates of a better understanding of the comprehension which will benefit them in scoring maximum marks.
  • A good vocabulary also helps a candidate to crack the interview round of the banking exams. The candidate can form a sentence perfectly if he/she has a good vocabulary.
  • Apart from the reading comprehension section, there are multiple English tests where vocabulary can be used.

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