Daily Vocab 31th Aug,2017

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. Intriguing (Adjective): Arousing one’s curiosity or interest(दिलचस्प)

Synonyms: Alluring, Beguiling, Captivating, Enthralling, Fascinating, Interesting

Antonyms: Boring, Unexciting, Unstimulating

Example: The movie looks intriguing so I’m definitely going to see it.

 

2. Pertinent (Adjective): Relevant or applicable to a particular matter (मुनासिब)

Synonyms: Applicable, Appropriate, Apropos, Pertaining, Proper

Antonyms: Improper, Inappropriate, Irrelevant, Unsuitable

Example: To ensure a prompt reply, please include all pertinent details in your email.

Related word: Pertain (Verb): Be appropriate or related

 

3.Expeditious (Adjective): Done with speed and efficiency. (शीघ्र / तीव्र)

Synonyms: Instance, Prompt, Quick, Rapid, Swift

Antonyms: Delayed, Lazy, Retarded, Slow

Example: The man was saved because of the doctor’s expeditious diagnosis.

Related word: Expedite (Verb): Make an action happen sooner or be accomplished more quickly

 

4. Implications (Noun): The action or state of being involved in something. (निहितार्थ /आशय)

Synonyms: Assumption, Connotation, Overtone, Ramification, Significance

Antonyms: Proof, Reality, Truth

Example: When Anita received a gym membership as a gift from her husband, she took it as an implicationshe needed to lose weight.

Related word: Imply (Verb): Suggest (something) as a logical consequence

 

5. Defraud (Verb): Illegally obtain money from (someone) by deception (छलना)

Synonyms: Deceive, Dupe, Embezzle, Outwit, Pilfer

Antonyms: Be honest, Contribute, Receive, Repay

Example: There was no prison sentence long enough when the employee decided to defraud the company by embezzling money.

Verb Form: Defraud, Defrauded, Defrauded

 

6. Cavalierly (Adverb): Disdainfully and negligently (अक्खड़तासेरूखेपन)

Synonyms: Arrogantly, Contemptuously, Haughtily, Imperiously, Rudely

Antonyms: Civilly, Courteously, Politely, Suavely

Example: Fred sulked while Dean felt guilty for treating the old man’s efforts so cavalierly.

Related word:

Cavalier (Adjective): Showing a lack of proper concern

 

7. Oversight (Noun): The action of overseeing something (चूक)

Synonyms: Blunder, Error, Fault, Lapse, Neglect

Antonyms: Accuracy, Care, Correction, Perfection

Example: Because of some inexplicable oversight at the town hall meeting, Rohit was never given a chance to speak.

 

8. Monstrous (Adjective): Frightening appearance of a monster(विकट)

Synonyms: Diabolical, Frightful, Terrible, Vicious

Antonyms: Acceptable, Little, Magnificent, Reasonable, Small

Example: He concentrated on the monstrous ship.

Related word: Monster (Noun): A large, ugly, and frightening imaginary creature

 

9. Stride (Noun): A step or stage in progress towards an aim(तरक़्क़ी / छलाँग)

Synonyms: Drill, March, Pace, Parade, Stump

Antonyms: Hinder, Stop

Example: The model adopted a quick stride that showed off her long legs and exuded confidence as she walked the runway.

 

10. Aversion (Noun): A strong dislike or disinclination. (द्वेषविमुखता)

Synonyms: Allergy, Hostility, Indisposition, Loathing, Revulsion

Antonyms: Approval, Care, Like, Rapport

Example: Vegetarians have a strong aversion to eating meat.

Related word:

Averse (Adjective): Having a strong dislike of or opposition to something.

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