Editorials English Vocabulary Words Set 32

English Vocabulary for SBI PO Exam, NIACL, NICL, Bank of Baroda. The following vocabulary words are taken from The Editorials of Newspapers like The Hindu, The Economist, Indian Express, etc. which are important for the upcoming exams. Add some more words to your English vocabulary list. Bank PO Word list

  1. Acclimate – accustomed to a new climate or environment; adapt.

    • Synonyms: accomodate, habituate, acculture, climatize
    • Antonyms: disarrange, neglect, dislocate
    • Usage: It will take a while for me to acclimate to the three-hour time difference.
  2. Ludicrous – so foolish, unreasonable, or out of place as to be amusing.

    • Synonyms: bizarre, grotesque, incongruous, outlandish, preposterous
    • Antonyms: reasonable, sensible, tragic
    • Usage: The ludicrous movie is about a dog that becomes the president of a country.
  3. Gloat – to look at or think about with great or excessive, often smug or malicious, satisfaction:

    • Synonyms: relish, rejoice, exult, triumph, vaunt
    • Antonyms: commiserate, sympathize
    • Usage: His enemies gloated over his death
  4. Inclement – (of the weather) unpleasantly cold or wet; not kind or merciful.

    • Synonyms: intemperate, blustery, squally, tempestuous, unpleasant
    • Antonyms: clear, merciful, sympathetic
    • Usage: Inclement weather is causing us to postpone our picnic.
  5. Misconstrue – interpret (a person’s words or actions) wrongly.

    • Synonyms: misconceive, misapprehend, misread, confound,  miscalculate
    • Antonyms: comprehend, discern, perceive
    • Usage: My advice was deliberately misconstrued.
  6. Peevish – having or showing an irritable disposition.

    • Synonyms: acrimonious, bad-tempered, cantankerous, captious, carping
    • Antonyms: pleasant, accepting
    • Usage: The baby is peevish because his gums are hurting.
  7. Vagrant – a person without a settled home or regular work who wanders from place to place and lives by begging.

    • Synonyms: transient, drifter, floater, itinerant, wanderer
    • Antonyms: settled, resident
    • Usage: The vagrant does not appear to work and frequently asks tourists for money.
  8. Restive – unable to remain still, silent, or submissive, especially because of boredom or dissatisfaction.

    • Synonyms: apprehensive, unquiet, impatient, jittery, twitchy, recalcitrant
    • Antonyms:  calm, biddable, peaceable
    • Usage: The crowd had been waiting for hours and many were becoming restive
  9. Trepidation – a feeling of fear or anxiety about something that may happen.

    • Synonyms: apprehension, consternation, jitter, dismay, disquiet, agitation
    • Antonyms: assurance, encouragement, calmness, contentment
    • Usage: Shaking with trepidation, the young man faced his fear of heights by skydiving.
  10. Ensue – happen or occur afterwards or as a result.

    • Synonyms: arise, befall, emanate, derive, eventuate, supervene
    • Antonyms: cease, disregard, precede,  neglect
    • Usage: After Varun insulted Larry, everyone thought a fight would ensue in the cafeteria.

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  1. K!nG Iz B!nG

    10x team??

  2. Nazriya @ SBI PO

    thanq mam:)

  3. Inaayat

    Thank you 🙂

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