Important Vocabulary Notes for Competitive Examinations (Set-14)

Important Vocabulary for Bank Examinations

1. Appallingly : (adverb)=भयभीत करते हुए
Meaning : to a horrifying or shocking degree.
Synonyms : fearfully, shockingly, hopelessly
Antonyms : calmly, easily, trivially

2. Surrogate: (noun)=प्रतिनिधि

plural noun : surrogates
Meaning : a substitute, especially a person deputizing for another in a specific role or office.
Synonyms : proxy, stand-in, alternate, backup, delegate, deputy, expedient, refuge
Antonyms : permanent, real

3. Instructive: (adjective)=शिक्षाप्रद

Meaning : useful and informative.
Synonyms : enlightening, helpful, illuminating, educational, informational, explanatory
Antonyms : useless, worthless

4. Blatant : (adjective)=सुस्पष्ट

Meaning : (of bad behaviour) done openly and unashamedly.
Synonyms : conspicuous, flagrant, glaring, outright, overt, unabashed, arrant, bald

5. Streamline: (verb)=सुवीही

Meaning : make (an organization or system) more efficient and effective by employing faster or simpler working methods.
Synonyms : clarify, facilitate, decipher, elucidate, abridge, disentangle, interpret
Antonyms : increase, be vogue, confuse, mystify, obscure, complicate

6. Reimbursement: (noun)=प्रतिपूर्ति

Meaning : the action of repaying a person who has spent or lost money.
Synonyms : repay, remuneration, restitution, indemnification, recompense

7. Distress: (verb)=पीड़ा

Meaning : cause (someone) anxiety, sorrow, or pain.
Synonyms : ache, affliction, anguish, anxiety, dejection, desolation, malaise, disappointment
Antonyms : advantage, blessing, calmness, contentment, delight, gladness, delight, happiness

8. Prod: (verb)=उकसाना

Meaning : stimulate or persuade (someone who is reluctant or slow) to do something.
Synonyms : motivate, prompt, propel, provoke, spur, stimulate, excite, impel, prick, provoke
Antonyms : depress, discourage, dissuade, halt, repress, suppress, calm, quiet

9. Malaise: noun=अस्वस्थता

Meaning : a general feeling of discomfort, illness, or unease whose exact cause is difficult to identify.
Synonyms : unhappiness, restlessness, uneasiness, unease, melancholy, depression, despondency, dejection, disquiet, trouble, anxiety, anguish, angst
Antonyms : comfort, well-being

10. Convene: (verb)=आमन्त्रित करना

Meaning : come or bring together for a meeting or activity; assemble.
Synonyms : assemble, gather, summon, congregate, convoke, corral, muster, unite
Antonyms : disperse, divide, scatter, separate, adjourn, dissemble