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Vocabulary Words: Improve Your Vocabulary with Antonyms & Synonyms: 28th July 2021

Vocabulary Words: For most banking 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. Leash (noun)

Meaning; to curb, restrain

Synonyms: control, curb

Antonyms: release, unleash


  1. Extort (verb)

Meaning; To take or seize off an unwilling person by physical force, menace, duress, torture

Synonyms: blackmail, compell

Antonyms: free, assist


  1. Behest (noun)

Meaning; A command, bidding

Synonyms: order, instruction

Antonyms: follow, Question


  1. Boulder (noun)

Meaning; A large mass of stone

Synonyms: stone

Antonyms: sand


  1. Calibrate (verb)

Meaning; To check or adjust by comparison with a standard.

Synonyms: Determine, calculate

Antonyms: Approximate, Estimate


  1. Suffuse (verb)

Meaning; To spread through or over something,

Synonyms: perforate, infuse

Antonyms: halt, deplete


  1. Avaricious (adjective)

Meaning; Actuated by avarice; extremely greedy for wealth or material gain

Synonyms: greedy, selfish

Antonyms: generous, unselfish


  1. Sordid (adjective)

Meaning; Dirty or squalid.

Synonyms: miserable, dirty

Antonyms: pleasant, clean


  1. Impound (verb)

Meaning; to collect and hold

Synonyms: seize

Antonyms: release


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 skill 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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