Vocabulary – 17 December 2016

Vocabulary – 17 December 2016

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.


1.Abstemious
Meaning: not eating and drinking too much
Synonym: continent, self-abnegating
Sentence: “She is known as an abstemious eater and drinker.”


2. Accoutre
Meaning: to provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity
Synonym: furnish,equip,gird
Sentence: “hikers accoutered with walking sticks, water bottles, trail maps, and compasses”


3. Gamut
Meaning: the distance or extent between possible extremes
Synonym: diapason, spectrum, spread
Sentence: “the actress’s work runs the gamut from goofy comedies to serious historical dramas”


4. Bequeath
Meaning: to give by means of a will
Synonym: leave, will
Sentence: “having no heir, he bequeathed his house to his local church”


5.unilateral
Meaning:(of an action or decision) performed by or affecting only one person, group,
or country involved in a situation, without the agreement of another or the others.
Synonym: one-party, one-sided
Antonym: multilateral
Sentence: “unilateral nuclear disarmament”


6.chicanery
Meaning: the use of deception or subterfuge to achieve one’s purpose.
Synonym: trickery, deception, deceit,
Sentence: “storylines packed with political chicanery”


7.chauvinist
Meaning: a person displaying aggressive or exaggerated patriotism.
Synonym: jingoistic, chauvinistic, excessively patriotic
Sentence: “a chauvinist rejection of foreign interference”


8.Abbot
Meaning: a man who is the head of an abbey of monks
Sentence: In August 1177 we know that he was abbot of the monastery of Corazzo, near Martirano.


9.Repugnance
Meaning: a strong feeling of dislike or disgust
Synonym: aversion,distaste
Sentence: “They felt nothing but repugnance for the group’s violent history.”


10. Reckoning
Meaning: the act of calculating the amount of something
Synonym: appraisal,estimate
Sentence : “Because of his injury, he is out of the reckoning.”


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