Vocabulary: 9 || SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC

Vocabulary: 9 || SBI Clerk | NABARD | RRB | SSC

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

 Scrutiny (Noun)

Definition: critical observation or examination.

Synonyms: careful examination, inspection, survey, scan

Usage: Every aspect of local government was placed under scrutiny.

Moor (Verb) past tense: moored; past participle: moored

Definition: make fast (a boat) by attaching it by cable or rope to the shore or to an anchor.

Synonyms: tie up, secure, make fast, fix firmly, fasten

Usage: Twenty or so fishing boats were moored to the pierside.

Reckons (Verb)

Definition: establish by calculation.

Synonyms: calculate, compute, work out, put a figure on

Usage: The cost to the company was reckoned at 1 crore.

Mere (Adj)

Definition: used to emphasize how small or insignificant someone or something is.

Synonyms: trifling, meagre, bare, trivial, paltry

Usage: Questions that cannot be answered by mere mortals.

Encase (Verb)

Definition: enclose or cover in a case or close-fitting surround.

Usage: Each was encased in a plastic shrink-wrap.

Ballast (Noun)

Definition: heavy material, such as gravel, sand, or iron, placed in the bilge of a ship to ensure its stability. Usage: The hull had insufficient ballast.

Fruition (Noun)

Definition: the realization or fulfilment of a plan or project.

Synonyms: fulfilment, realization, actualization, materialization

Usage: The plans have come to fruition rather sooner than expected.

Thence (Adverb) 

Usage: Studying maps to assess past latitudes and thence an indication of climate.

Batter (Verb) gerund or present participle: battering

Definition: strike repeatedly with hard blows.

Synonyms: pummel, pound, rain blows on, buffet

Usage: A prisoner was battered to death with a table leg.

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