Vocabulary – 9 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: 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: to make (something) no longer necessary : to prevent or avoid (something)
Synonym: avert, forestall,prevent, preclude,
Antonym :cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nurture, promote
Sentence: The new medical treatment obviates the need for surgery.
Meaning: a trace, mark, or visible sign left by something
Synonyms: vanished, lost
Sentence: “There was not a vestige of doubt in the Jews’ minds”
Meaning: honor or entertain (someone) lavishly.
Synonyms: Binge, bash
Sentence: “she was an instant celebrity, feted by the media”
Meaning: causing dislike or aversion
Synonyms: disagreeable or unpleasant.
Sentence: “he found such cynicism distasteful”
Meaning: the presence of something in only small or insufficient quantities or amounts.
Synonyms: fewness, bleak
Sentence: “a paucity of information”
Meaning: to wiggle and squeeze out of something or some place
Synonyms: Manage to avoid from doing it.
Sentence: Don’t try to wriggle out of this. I won’t let you wriggle out this time.
Meaning: adopt or support (a cause, belief, or way of life).
Synonyms: embrace, welcome
Sentence: Edward had espoused the lady Grey