Daily Vocab 1st september,2017

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Hello dear aspirants, Here is the vocabulary list for the upcoming bank and other competitive exams. Do study it on daily basis and enhance your vocabulary skills.

 

1. Opportune (Adjective): Convenient time for a particular action or event (समयोचित)

Synonyms: Appropriate, Favourable, Fortuitous, Suitable, Timely

Antonyms: Inappropriate, Inopportune, Unsuitable, Untimely

Example: All day long, the stockbrokers watch their computer screens for the most opportune time to buy and sell stocks.

Related words: Opportunity (Noun): A time or set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something

 

2. Transformed (Verb): Make a marked change in the form, nature, or appearance of (तब्दील किया)

Synonyms: Alter, Convert, Metamorphose, Mold, Remodel

Antonyms: Hold, Keep, Preserve, Remain

Example: A broad smile transformed his face.

Verb Forms: Transform, Transformed, Transformed

Related word: Transformation (Noun): A marked change in form, nature, or appearance

3. Discretionary (Adjective): Available for use at the discretion of the user (विवेकाधीन)

Synonyms: Elective, Facultative, Unrestricted

Antonyms: Nondiscretionary

Example: The Parliament and the Members of Parliament have discretionary powers.

Related word: Discretion (Noun): The freedom to decide what should be done in a particular situation

 

4. Sweeping (Adjective): Wide in range or effect (व्यापक)

Synonyms: Broad, Comprehensive, Exhaustive, Overall, Vast

Antonyms: Exclusive, Narrow, Restricted, Superficial

Example: She entered with a sweeping courtesy

Related word: Sweep (Verb): Move swiftly and smoothly

 

5. Bedevilled (Verb): Cause great and continual trouble to (सताया हुआ)

Synonyms: Annoy, Beset, Bother, Harass, Irritate

Antonyms: Assist, Delight, Happy, Please

Example: The relative slowness of crowds can bedevil even experienced traders.

Verb Forms: Bedevil Bedevilled, Bedevilled

 

6. Formalisation (Noun): Explaining something explicitly (औपचारिक)

Synonyms: Clarification, Explanation, Interpretation, Rationalisation

Antonyms: Ambiguity, Vagueness

Example: This situation was changed by the formalisation of the categories as part of the rules.

Related words: Formal (Adjective): Officially sanctioned or recognized

Formality (Noun): The rigid observance of convention

 

7. Utterly (Adverb): Completely and without qualification; absolutely (सरासर)

Synonyms: Absolutely, Fully, Perfectly, Totally, Wholly

Antonyms: Incompletely, Inadequately, Partially, Partly

Example: She was utterly unable to recall either the name of the story or the book.

Related words: Utter (Adjective): Complete; Absolute.

8. Surged (Verb): Move suddenly and powerfully forward or upward (बढ़ा)

Synonyms: Climb, Grow, Mount, Rise, Stream

Antonyms: Decline, Decrease, Descend, Lessen

Example: Time travels by the surge.

Verb Forms: Surge, Surged, Surged

 

9. Paradoxically (Adverb): In a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory way (विरोधाभास से)

Synonyms: Abstrusely, Bewilderingly, Circuitously, Excursively, Intricately

Antonyms: Apparently, Clearly, Easily, Plainly, Simply

Example: The singer’s career might have been on the decline, but his online popularity paradoxically grew by a huge percentage.

Related words: Paradoxical (Adjective): Seemingly absurd or self-contradictory

 

10. Hailed (Verb): To greet something by someone (स्वागत)

Synonyms: Greet, Salute, Whistle for

Antonyms: Disdain, Dishonour, Disparage

Example: The soldiers have been hailed as heroes by the President.

Verb Forms: Hail, Hailed, Hailed

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