Vocabulary – 7 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 of being irritated
Synonym: irritation, frustration
Antonym :delight, joy, pleasure
Sentence: The longer Jorge waited in line at the ticket counter, the more his exasperation grew.
Meaning: To forgive; to free from guilt
Synonym: exculpate, pardon
Antonym :charge, impeach, indict; convict
Sentence: Marta felt greatly relieved after her mother absolved her for breaking the vase.
Meaning: Brief statement honoring a dead person
Synonym: inscription, eulogy
Sentence:”Beloved by all,” was the epitaph Edgar chose for his wife’s tombstone.
Meaning: a person who does not like other people
Synonym: cynic, naysayer, pessimist
Antonym : idealist, sentimentalist, optimist,
Sentence: a former misanthrope who now professes a newly discovered love of mankind
Meaning: underhand, unscrupulous, or dishonest behaviour or activities.
Synonym: trickery, swindling, fraudulence
Sentence: “a firm that investigates commercial skulduggery”
Meaning: not friendly or forthcoming; cool and distant.
Synonym: distant, detached, unresponsive, remote,
Antonym: familiar, friendly
Sentence: “they were courteous but faintly aloof
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: brisk and cheerful readiness
Synonym: eagerness, willingness, readiness
Sentence: “she accepted the invitation with alacrity”
Meaning: a dominant or recurring idea in an artistic work.
Synonyms: theme , idea
Sentence: “superstition is a recurring motif in the book”
Meaning: annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand.
Synonyms: not sharp, blunt
Sentence: “he wondered if the doctor was being deliberately obtuse”