Basic Word Lists for Bank PO, SSC, Railway and other Exams
- 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”
- 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”
- 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”
- Augment (Verb) — बढ़ाना
Definition: make (something) greater by adding to it; increase.
Synonyms: increase, make larger, make bigger, make greater
Usage: “he augmented his summer income by painting houses”
5. Magnitude (Noun) — परिमाण
Definition: great importance.
Synonyms: importance, import, significance, weight, moment
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)
- An involuntary action under a stimulus is described as a – Reflex
- Occurring at night – Nocturnal
- To be known for bad acts – Notorious
- The instrument to measure atmospheric pressure – Barometer
- (A) Difendant
- (A) Fascinate
- (A) Losing
- (A) Yascht
(IDIOMS AND PHRASES)
- 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.
- State of the art
- Abide by a decision
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.
- 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
- 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.