The Hindu Vocabulary for SBI and IBPS : 3rd August 2019
Meaning: the action of reducing the quality or value of something
Synonyms: abase, corrupt
Antonyms: uplift, ennoble
Example: Currency debasement means that the more dollars there are in circulation, the less each dollar is worth.
Meaning: behavior in which you refuse to obey someone or something
Synonyms: balkiness, forwardness
Antonyms: compliance, submission
Example: In defiance of the ceasefire, rebel troops are again firing on the capital.
Meaning: a short visit, especially with a known purpose
Synonyms: descent, invasion
Antonyms: leave, abstention
Example: I made a quick foray into town before lunch to get my sister a present.
FAWNING (adjective) चापलूस
Meaning: displaying exaggerated flattery or affection; obsequious.
Synonyms: sycophantic, ingratiating, subservient, cajoling.
Antonyms: imperious, domineering, peremptory, opinionated.
Example: Because Larry really wants a promotion, he spends a great deal of time fawning over his boss.
FURLOUGH (noun) लम्बी छुट्टी
Meaning: leave of absence, especially that granted to a member of the services of a missionary.
Synonyms: break, rest, recess, a day off.
Antonyms: rehire, recall, travail, toil.
Example: I have just learned that Cousin George has got his furlough extended thirty days.
Meaning: having or showing an excessive pride in oneself or one’s achievements.
Synonyms: bighead, conceitedness, ego, vainglory.
Antonyms: diffidence, bashfulness, demureness, shyness.
Example: Because Amit had a smug attitude during his meeting with the principal, he projected the image he was proud of his misdeeds.
ENSCONCE (Verb) स्थापित करना
Meaning: establish or settle (someone) in a comfortable, safe place.
Synonyms: settle, install, establish, entrench
Antonyms: depart, displace
Example: Clara is comfortably ensconced in a beach chair and has no immediate plans to return to work.
SURMISE (Verb) शंका
Meaning: suppose that something is true without having evidence to confirm it.
Synonyms: guess, conjecture, deduce, infer
Example: Jason knew it was wrong of him to surmise his brother had stolen his money without actual proof.
GOAD (Verb) उसकाव
Meaning: provoke or annoy (someone) so as to stimulate an action or reaction.
Synonyms: provoke, spur, prick, sting
Antonyms: aid, dissuade
Example: My mother is going to try and goad her dog into getting off the bed by offering him a treat.