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Basic Word Lists for Bank PO, SSC, Railway and other Exams

 

 

 

(VOCABULARY)

    1. Oblique (Noun) — परोक्ष

Definition: not expressed or done in a direct way.

Synonyms: indirect, inexplicit, roundabout, circuitous

Antonyms: direct, explicit

Usage: “he issued an oblique attack on the President”

 

  1. Defector (Noun) — दल बदलू

Definition: a person who has abandoned their country or cause in favour of an opposing one.

Synonyms: deserter, turncoat, traitor, rebel, renegade

Antonyms: Adherent, Supporter, Partisan

Usage: “staff interviewed escapees and defectors to the West”

 

  1. obligate(Verb) — बाध्य करना

Definition: drive, force, or urge (someone) to do something.

Synonyms: force, compel, constrain, necessitate

Antonyms: discourage, dissuade, rebuff

Usage: “financial difficulties impelled him to desperate measures”

 

  1. Augment (Verb) — बढ़ाना

Definition: make (something) greater by adding to it; increase.

Synonyms: increase, make larger, make bigger, make greater

Antonyms: decrease

Usage: “he augmented his summer income by painting houses”

 

5. Magnitude (Noun) — परिमाण

Definition: great importance.

Synonyms: importance, import, significance, weight, moment

Antonyms: triviality

Usage: “events of tragic magnitude”

 

6. Vanquished (Verb) – परास्त करना

Definition: defeat thoroughly.

Synonyms: conquer, defeat (utterly), beat (hollow), trounce

Antonyms: failed, lost, released, surrendered

Usage: “he successfully vanquished his rival”

 

6. Testament (Noun) — वसीयतनामा

Definition: something that serves as a sign or evidence of a specified fact, event, or quality

Synonyms: testimony, witness, evidence

Antonyms: disproof, contradiction

Usage: “growing attendance figures are a testament to the event’s popularity”

 

7. Flinch (Verb) – बच निकलना

Definition: make a quick, nervous movement as an instinctive reaction to fear, pain, or surprise.

Synonyms: wince, start, shy (away), recoil

Antonyms: stand firm

Usage: “she flinched at the acidity in his voice”

 

(ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION)

  1. An involuntary action under a stimulus is described as a – Reflex
  1. Occurring at night – Nocturnal
  2. To be known for bad acts – Notorious
  3. The instrument to measure atmospheric pressure Barometer

(MISSPELT WORDS)

    1. (A) Difendant

     (B) Defendant

     (C) Defendent

     (D) Defindent

 

    1. (A) Fascinate

     (B) Fascienate

     (C) Fescinate

     (D) Fescienate

 

    1. (A) Losing

     (B) Loseing

     (C) Lossing

     (D) Loseng

 

    1. (A) Yascht

     (B) Yachit

     (C) Yacht

     (D) Yaecht

 

(IDIOMS AND PHRASES)

    1. Abide by a decision
      Meaning: – Accept or act in accordance with a rule, decision, or recommendation.
      Example: – If you abide by a decision, you accept it and comply with it, even though you might disagree with it.
    2. State of the art

Meaning: – The most recent stage in the development of a product, incorporating the newest ideas and features.
Example: –
If something is state of the art, it is the most up-to-date model incorporating the latest and best technology.

 

    1. And all that jazz

Meaning; This idiom means that everything related or similar is included.

Example: She’s a successful businesswoman — nice house, big car, and all that jazz

 

    1. Make a mint

Meaning: If someone is making a mint, they are making a lot of money.

Example: You will make a mint if you can manage to secure a trading partner.

 

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