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Vocabulary Words |WBCS Prelims Special| 6th August 2021

Vocabulary Words: For most Government Job Aspirants, vocabulary is a nightmare but it carries a great amount of importance in every competitive exam. It is very important to have a good hold on the vocabulary to increase efficiency in the language section and also to increase your overall scores. That is why Adda247 has started a new initiative to improve the vocabulary of the aspirants with the Visual vocabulary words and their meaning.

Visual Vocabulary Words:

  1. Grisly (adjective)

            Meaning; Horrifyingly repellent; gruesome, terrifying.

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Synonyms: frightful, gruesome

Antonyms: pleasant, charming


  1. Fraught (adjective)

Meaning; Distressed or causing distress

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Synonyms: anxious, upset

Antonyms: placid, calm


  1. Stirring (adjective)

Meaning; invigorating

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Synonyms: thrilling

Antonyms: boring


  1. Amicable (adjective)

Meaning; Showing friendliness or goodwill

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Synonyms: amiable, friendly

Antonyms: hostile, unfriendly


  1. Splurge (verb)

Meaning; To spend lavishly or extravagantly, especially money

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Synonyms: fling, disburse

Antonyms: preserve, hoard


  1. Morph (verb)

            Meaning; To change shape, from one form to another,

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Synonyms: transform, convert

Antonyms: preserve, maintain


  1. Jovial (adjective)

Meaning;  Cheerful and good-humored; jolly, merry.

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Synonyms: cheerful

Antonyms: depressed


  1. Dampen (verb)

Meaning; To depress; to check; to make dull; to lessen

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Synonyms: lessen, reduce

Antonyms: increase, enhance

Importance of Vocabulary Words in the English Language

  • The reading comprehension from which 50% of the English language section questions are based requires the candidate to have a good reading skills and requires a good hold on the English vocabulary. A good vocabulary will give the candidates of a better understanding of the comprehension which will benefit them in scoring maximum marks.
  • A good vocabulary also helps a candidate to crack the interview round of the banking exams. The candidate can form a sentence perfectly if he/she has a good vocabulary.
  • Apart from the reading comprehension section, there are multiple English tests where vocabulary can be used.

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