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Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 2018

1.  FRANTICALLY (adverb) पागलपन
Meaning: in a distraught way owing to fear, anxiety, or other emotion.
Synonyms: frenziedly, heedlessly, recklessly, wantonly.
Antonyms: imperturbably, peacefully, placidly, meekly.
Usage: The veterinarian ran frantically from room to room looking for the escaped hamster.

2.  PETRIFY (verb)  हक्का बक्का कर देना
Meaning: to deprive of emotional or intellectual vitality.
Synonyms: castrate, deaden, devitalize, enervate.
Antonyms: enliven, invigorate, stimulate, vivify.
Usage: Peer pressure have so petrified the thinking of the company's top brass that they haven't produced an innovative product in years.

3.  SWERVE (verb)  झटके से मुड़ना
Meaning: change or cause to change direction abruptly.
Synonyms: deviate, skew, curve, turn aside.
Antonyms: straighten, unbend, uncurl.
Usage: The car swerved sharply to avoid the squirrel in the road.

4.  RIVETING (adjective)  दिलचस्प
Meaning: holding the attention or provoking interest.
Synonyms: engaging, enthralling, fascinating, intriguing.
Antonyms: sterile, humdrum, pedestrian, monotonous.
Usage: Dressed in dark clothes with dark hair and olive skin with a dark stare, he was both riveting and frightening.

5.  QUAFF (verb)  एक ही साँस में पीना
Meaning: drink (something, especially an alcoholic drink) heartily.
Synonyms: swallow, gulp, guzzle, imbibe.
Antonyms: spit, eject, throw up,
Usage: The huge athlete was able to quaff down a gallon of water in less than two minutes.

6.  OTIOSE (adjective) प्रभावहीन
Meaning: producing no results
Synonyms: abortive, ineffectual, inefficacious, unproductive.
Antonyms: efficacious, potent, productive, virtuous.
Usage: Since you haven't read the book, I suppose that it would be otiose to inquire what you thought of it.

7.  HUBRIS (noun) अभिमान
Meaning: excessive pride or self-confidence.
Synonyms: arrogance, conceitedness, haughtiness, superciliousness, hauteur.
Antonyms: modesty, timidity, discreetness, propriety.
Usage: The leader of the cult had so much hubris he believed the government would never be able to capture him.

8.  SLATE (verb)  आलोचना करना
Meaning: criticize severely.
Synonyms: pillory, lambaste, revile, vilify, pummel.
Antonyms: glory, kudos, encomium, exaltation, eulogy.
Usage: The new play was slated by the critics.

9.  FOIST (verb)  थोपना
Meaning: impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on.
Synonyms: thrust, offload, inflict, forge, distort, falsify.
Antonyms: aid, help, overlook, prevent.
Usage: Despite public opinion, the president chose to foist his inadequate healthcare plan on the nation.

10.  PROCURE (verb)  परिश्रम से प्राप्त करना
Meaning: obtain (something), especially with care or effort.
Synonyms: acquire, attain, bag, earn, secure.
Antonyms: give up, relinquish, surrender, yield, forfeit.
Usage: If you would like to go on the school field trip, you must first procure your parents’ signature on this permission form.
5 Banking and SSC : Daily Vocabulary for Bank Exams: 2018 1.  FRANTICALLY (adverb) पागलपन Meaning: in a distraught way owing to fear, anxiety, or other emotion. Synonyms: frenziedly, heedlessly, ...

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