Important Vocabulary Notes for Competitive Examinations (Set-3)

Important Vocabulary for Bank Examinations

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1.Countenance : verb : अनुग्रह करना
Meaning : admit as acceptable or possible.
Synonyms : abet, condone, accept, applaud, approbate, accept
Antonyms : censure, criticize, deny, disagree, discourage, dissuade, hinder, obstruct, oppose

2.Veto: noun : निषेधाधिकार
Meaning : a constitutional right to reject a decision or proposal made by a lawmaking body, refusal of permission
Synonyms : ban, denial, embargo, prohibition, declination, interdict
Antonyms : allowance, permission, approval, ratification

3.Pragmatic: adjective : व्यवहारमूलक
Meaning : dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.
Synonyms : practical, realistic, sober, efficient, hardheaded
Antonyms : impractical, inefficient, irrational, unrealistic

4.Flimsy: adjective : कमज़ोर
Meaning : (of a pretext or account) weak and unconvincing.
Synonyms : frivolous, feeble, trifling, assailable, lame, baseless
Antonyms : efficient, convincing, plausible, sturdy, substantial

5.Muster:  verb : लोगो का इकठ्ठा होना
Meaning : (of a group of people) gather together.
Synonyms : assemble, congregate, convene, convoke, collect
Antonyms : destroy, dismiss, disorganize, disperse, dodge

6.Shoddy : adjective : तुच्छ
Meaning : badly made or done
Synonyms : inferior, shabby, shameful, gaudy, junky, run-down
Antonyms : respectable, noble, sophisticated, superior

7.Regurgitate : verb : बार बार दोहराना
Meaning : repeat (information) without analysing or comprehending it.
Synonyms : restate, recapitulate, reiterate, recite

8.Insularity: noun : मानसिक संकीर्णता
Meaning : ignorance of or lack of interest in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience.
Synonyms : bias, bigotry, prejudice
Antonyms : Fairness, tolerance

9.Intransigence: noun : हठ, कट्टरता
Meaning : refusal to change one's views or to agree about something.
Synonyms : inflexibility, obstinacy, contumacy, grimness, indomitability

10.Exorbitant: adjective : अतिव्ययी
Meaning : (of a price or amount charged) unreasonably high.
Synonyms : extravagant, inordinate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable
Antonyms : cheap, moderate, reasonable, sensible