Important Vocabulary Notes for Competitive Examinations (Set-20)

Important Vocabulary for Bank Examinations

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1. STREAK (noun)=विशेषता
Meaning : an element of a specified kind in someone's character.
Synonyms : element, vein, trace, touch, dash, strain; trait, characteristic.
Antonyms : abundance, fistful, gobs, heaps, loads, lot, mass, mess, much, oodles, passel, peck, pile, plenty, potful.

2. SURGE (noun) =तेजी से वृद्धि

Meaning : a sudden powerful forward or upward movement.
Synonyms : gush, rush, outpouring, stream, flow, sweep, soar, billow, drift, rise.
Antonyms : decline, fall, slump, drop, ebb, sink, deteriorate, cutback, run low.

3. SPUR (verb)=प्रेरणा

Meaning : promote the development of; stimulate.
Synonyms : stimulate, encourage, prompt, propel, prod, induce, impel, motivate, move, galvanize, inspire, urge.
Antonyms : curbing, discouraging, checking, delaying, counterincentive, disincentive.

4. EXEMPT (verb)=छुट देना

Meaning : free (a person or organization) from an obligation or liability imposed on others.
Synonyms : excuse, release, exclude, give/grant immunity, spare, let off, relieve of, liberate, absolve, discharge.
Antonyms : enforce, convict, compel, entrap, oblige, incarcerate, blame.

5. RUFFLE FEATHERS (idiom)= परेशान करना 

Meaning : To annoy, irritate, or upset someone.

6. UNDETERRED (adjective) =दृढ़

Meaning : persevering with something despite setbacks.
Synonyms : resolute, constant, dedicated, dogged, valiant, tenacious, staunch, persistent.
Antonyms : irresolute, mousy, timid, tremulous, fearsome, cowardly, fainthearted.

7. HAVEN (noun) =आश्रय

Meaning : a place of safety or refuge.
Synonyms : refuge, retreat, shelter, sanctuary, asylum, sanctum, protection, harbor.
Antonyms : hazard, threat, offshore, hazard, menace, imperilment.

8. TRICKLE (noun)= तरल की धीमी गति

Meaning : a small flow of liquid.
Synonyms : drop, ooze, stream, drizzle, spill, dripping, sprinkle, dribble.
Antonyms : flood, rush, inundation, torrent, squirt, deluge, outpouring.

9. SACK (verb) =बर्ख़ास्त करना

Meaning : dismiss from employment.
Synonyms : bounce, can, cashier, discharge, dismiss, fire, muster out, release, remove, retire, terminate, turn off.
Antonyms : contract, subcontract, recruit, employ, engage, hire, retain, take on.

10. KOWTOW (verb) =प्रणाम

Meaning : act in an excessively subservient manner.
Synonyms : grovel, behave obsequiously, be servile, submit, toady, truckle, adulate, bootlick, crawl, creep.
Antonyms : disrespect, rebel, revolt, maverick, knot, despise, disdain, scorn, gibe, jeer.