Vocabulary – 10 January 2017
Hello dear aspirants, Here is the vocabulary list for upcoming bank and other competitive exams. Do study it on daily basis and enhance your vocabulary skills.
Meaning: the state or practice of refraining from extramarital
Synonyms: pure, clean
Sentence: The vows of chastity
Meaning: involving a random variable
Sentence: a stochastic process
Meaning: to leave the position of being a king or queen
Synonyms: resign, retire
Sentence: “in 1918 Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated as German emperor”
Meaning: a trial heat (as in rowing) in which first-round losers are given another chance to qualify for the semifinals
Sentence: The British would now have to row and win in a repechage the next day if they were to be one of the final six boats in the medal race.
Meaning: very strong, clear, and effective
Synonyms: edgy, stropped
Sentence: a writer with a trenchant wit
Meaning: marked by wet and windy conditions
Synonyms: bleak, dirty
Sentence: be careful driving in this squally weather
Meaning: hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs
Synonyms: oppression, maltreatment
Sentence: “her family fled religious persecution”
Meaning: make (someone) less angry or hostile.
Synonyms: pacify , mollify
Sentence: “The angry customer was not placated by the clerk’s apology.”
Meaning: to run away from danger
Sentence: “Many people fled the city to escape the fighting.”
Meaning: a step taken sideways, typically to avoid someone or something.
Sentence: “She wanted to free herself from the suspicion, so she preferred to take a sidestep.”