Vocabulary – 4 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 violent windy storm.
Synonym: storm, gale, squall, superstorm,
Sentence:”a raging tempest”
Meaning: very weak or slight.
Synonym: slight, insubstantial, flimsy, negligible,
Antonym: convincing, substantial, strong
Sentence: “the tenuous link between interest rates and investment”
Meaning: on or relating to the earth.
Synonym: earthly, worldly, mundane, earthbound
Antonym: cosmic, heavenly
Sentence: “increased ultraviolet radiation may disrupt terrestrial ecosystems”
Meaning: revive (someone) from unconsciousness or apparent death.
Synonym: revive, resurrect, restore, regenerate, revitalize
Antonym: extinguish, kill, quench, suppress
Sentence: “an ambulance crew tried to resuscitate him”
Meaning: the quality of having strong moral principles; honesty and decency.
Synonym: integrity, honesty, uprightness, decency, morality
Sentence: “financial probity
Meaning: an unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one.
Synonym: consequence, result, effect, outcome,
Sentence: “the move would have grave repercussions for the entire region”
Meaning: in its original condition; unspoilt.
Synonym: immaculate, in perfect condition
Antonym: dirty, sullied
Sentence: “pristine copies of an early magazine”
Meaning: extremely hungry.
Synonym: starved, famished;
Sentence: “I’d been out all day and was ravenous”
Meaning: Money or goods contributed to the poor
Synonym: dole, donation, assistance
Antonym: hindrance, injury
Sentence: She stopped, gave him an alms and then continued on her way.
Meaning: A conversation especially a formal one
Synonym: parley, conference, clambake
Antonym: quiet, silence
Sentence: They could scarcely have spoken a hundred words before their colloquy was at an end.