Important Vocabulary Notes for Competitive Examinations (Set-17)

Important Vocabulary for Bank Examinations

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1. Enshrine : पवित्र समझ कर सुरक्षित रखना
Meaning : (verb) place (a revered or precious object) in an appropriate receptacle.
Synonyms : cherish, consecrate, preserve, revere, bless, dedicate, embalm, exalt
Antonyms : condemn, desecrate, defile, disrespect

2. Invoke : अभिमंत्रित करना

Meaning : (verb) call on (a deity or spirit) in prayer, as a witness, or for inspiration/ cite or appeal to (someone or something) as an authority for an action or in support of an argument.
Synonyms : conjure, adjure, beg, beseech, crave, entreat, implore, importune, plead, solicit
Antonyms : answer, give, reply

3. Tremble : घबराना

Meaning : (verb) shake involuntarily, typically as a result of anxiety, excitement, or frailty. (Noun) a trembling feeling, movement, or sound.
Synonyms : flutter, quiver, shiver, shudder, wobble, throb, jitter, oscillate, palpitate, quaver
Antonyms : steady, stabilize, calm

4. Allegory : कहानी

Meaning : (noun) a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.
Synonyms : apologue, emblem, fable, parable, figuration, moral, myth, tale
Antonyms : non-fiction, truth

5. Instinctual : सहज वृत्ति

Meaning : (adjective) relating to or denoting an innate, typically fixed pattern of behaviour; based on instinct.
Synonyms : accustomed, habitual, impulsive, inborn, ingrained, innate, intrinsic, intuitive

6. Ornate : सुशोभित

Meaning : (adjective) elaborately or highly decorated.
Synonyms : elegant, embroidered, fancy, gaudy, gilded, lavish, magnificent, adorned, aureate, bright, brilliant
Antonyms : dull. Plain, offensive, ugly, unsophisticated

7. Obscure : समझने में कठिन

Meaning : (adjective) not discovered or known about; uncertain./ (verb) keep from being seen; conceal.
Synonyms : ambiguous, arcane, complicated, confusing, enigmatic, vague, concealed, occult, enigmatical
Antonyms : definite, common, obvious, straightforward, unmysterious, exposed, apparent

8. Extol : सराहना, प्रशंसा करना

Meaning : (Verb) praise enthusiastically.
Synonyms : acclaim, applaud, commend, eulogize, exalt, boost, laud, praise, glorify, exalt
Antonyms : blame, castigate, condemn, censure, debase, denounce, disapprove, humiliate

9. Subvert : तख्ता पलट देना

Meaning : (Verb) undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution).
Synonyms : corrupt, debase, overthrow, overturn, pervert, sabotage, suppress, topple, undermine, vitiate
Antonyms : aid, help, improve, purify, straighten, build, construct, create, encourage

10. Lofty : बुलंद
Meaning : (adjective) of imposing height.
Synonyms : tall, high, giant, towering, sky-high, soaring
Antonyms : low, short