Daily Vocab 31th Aug,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. 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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