Vocabulary – 3 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: a change of circumstances or fortune, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant.
Synonym: mutation, modification, transition
Sentence: “her husband’s sharp vicissitudes of fortune”
Meaning: experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person.
Synonym: indirect, second-hand, secondary, derivative,
Sentence: “this catalogue brings vicarious pleasure in luxury living”
Meaning: able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.
Synonym: flexible, all-round, multifaceted, multi talented,
Antonym: inflexible, limited
Sentence: “a versatile sewing machine”
Meaning: the language or dialect spoken by the ordinary people of a country or region.
Synonym: everyday language, spoken language, colloquial speech,slang
Sentence: “he wrote in the vernacular to reach a larger audience”
Synonym: hesitation, doubt, indecision
Antonym: certainty, sure
Sentence: I vacillate between the red truck and the blue one
Meaning: Causing trouble,
Synonym: inflammatory, dangerous
Antonym: loyal, peace making
Sentence: His team continued to clear the building and toss flares into corners as they sought out any living insurgents or incendiary devices.
Meaning: Adaptability of mind or character
Synonym: flexible, ductile, elastic
Antonym: not flexible, hard
Sentence:”he was valued for his reliability and pliability”
Synonym: depravity, evil
Antonym: delight, esteem
Sentence: He turned over and closed his eyes, as if to reflect on its enormity.
Meaning: the quality of being powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating.
Synonym: attraction, lure, draw, pull, appeal, glamour
Sentence: people for whom gold holds no allure”
Meaning: involving immoral or dishonourable actions and motives; arousing moral distaste and contempt., dirty or squalid.
Synonym: sleazy, seedy, seamy, unsavoury,
Antonym: immaculate, high-minded, respectable
Sentence: “the story paints a sordid picture of bribes and scams”