SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC || Vocabulary: 7

SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC || Vocabulary: 7

Dear students. Here we are posting sample in Vocabulary., which is common for SBI, IBPS, RBI, LIC, NICL and other competitive exams.


1).       Inconceivable (Adj)

Definition: not capable of being imagined or grasped mentally; unbelievable.

Synonyms: beyond belief, unbelievable, extremely difficult to believe

Usage: It seemed inconceivable that the president had been unaware of what was going on.


2. Shun (Verb)

Definition: persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or

Synonyms: avoid, evade, eschew, steer clear of

Usage: He shunned fashionable society.


3. Lop (Verb) 

Definition: cut off from the main body

Synonyms: cut, chop, hack, saw, hew, slice

Usage: They had lopped some trees without permission.


4).       Retrenchments (Noun)

Definition: the reduction of costs or spending in response to economic difficulty.

Usage: This period of retrenchment will see companies shed staff.


5).       Trove (Noun)

Definition: a store of valuable or delightful things.

Usage: The cellar contained a trove of rare wines.


6. Percolate (Verb)

Definition: (of a liquid or gas) filter gradually through a porous surface or substance.

Synonyms: filter, drain, drip, ooze, seep 

Usage: The water percolating through the soil may leach out minerals.


7).       Devise (Verb)

Definition: plan or invent (a complex procedure, system, or mechanism) by careful thought.

Synonyms: conceive, think up, come up with, dream up, draw up.

Usage: A training programme should be devised.


8. Concoct (Verb) 

Definition: make (a dish or meal) by combining various ingredients.

Synonyms: prepare, make, put together, assemble. Usage: She began to concoct a dinner likely to appeal to him.


9. Stagger (Verb) 

Definition: walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall.

Synonyms: lurch, walk unsteadily, reel, sway, teeter

Usage: Sonny took the blow on the temple

and staggered sideways.


10. Emphasize (Verb)

Definition: give special importance or value to (something) in speaking or

Synonyms: bring/call/draw attention to, focus attention on, highlight

Usage: They emphasize the need for daily, one-to-one contact between parent and child.

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