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 (अक्खड़तासे/ रूखेपन)
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.
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. (द्वेष/ विमुखता)
Synonyms: Allergy, Hostility, Indisposition, Loathing, Revulsion
Antonyms: Approval, Care, Like, Rapport
Example: Vegetarians have a strong aversion to eating meat.
Averse (Adjective): Having a strong dislike of or opposition to something.