Vijendra Singh is teaching live on Unacademy Plus
Vocab for SSC/Bank Vijendra
Exigency Noun An urgent need or demand Demand . Requirement .Necessity .Urgency Emergency The exigencies of war have often been used to justify increased control by the state. The political exigencies facing both leaders mean they must resume talks if violence is to be avoided '
Banal Adjective Very ordinary/ not interesting . Trite Commonplace Mundane Ordinary . Humdrum . Boring Bland Hackneyed Stale Overusedd . Clich d He knew how banal the question was as soon as he had asked it . She murmured some banal phrases of encouragement. They were having a banal conversation about the weather.
Corollary Noun A situation that is the natural and direct result of another one . Result . Deduction Inference Consequence In rural areas, the corollary of increased car ownership has been a rapid decline in the provision of public transport.
Postulate Verb, Noun A statement that is accepted as true, and used as a theory Assume Theorize Hypothesize Posit Work done in the laboratory showed that his postulates were probably correct.
Tantamount Adjective Equal Equivalent The same as As good as . Commensurate If he resigned it would be tantamount to admitting that he was guilty
Insinuate Verb To suggest indirectly that sth unpleasant is true TE Imply Suggest . Hint . Mention . Indicate Intimate What are you trying to insinuate?
Temerity Noun Extremely confident b ehavio . Audacity Boldness Daring . Rashness Impulsiveness .Ant .Caution, Prudence He had the temerity to call me a liar! .
Insipid Adjective Having almost no taste or flavor Tasteless .Flavourless Bland .Dull .Boring Monotonous Banal A cup of insipid coffee After an hour of insipid conversation, I left
Precipitate Verb, adjective, noun Happen suddenly . Hasten Hurry Quicken .Sudden .Unexpected Abrupt .His resignation precipitated a leadership crisis. .The assassination of the president precipitated the country into war. . To force a decision now would be precipitate.
Beget Verb To make something happen .Cause Bring about Breed Give rise to .Lead to Violence begets violence.
Facetious adjective Trying to be appear amusing in a serious time Flippant .Frivolous . Light-hearted . Funny .Amusing Witty .A facetious comment/remark 'Stop being facetious; this is serious
Trepidation Noun Apprehension . Fear Dread Worry . Unease .Qualms Trembling . Shaking .He knocked on the door with some trepidation.
Covenant Noun A promise to sb, or a legal agreement Promise Contract .Bond Deed . Pledge The tenant tailed to repair the damage and was in breach of covenant
Belittle verb To make sb/sth unimportant Demean .Dismiss Underrate Downgrade Deride Scorn .Ridicule Disparage She felt her husband constantly belittled her achievements
Juxtapose Verb To put people or things together to show contrast Put together Put side by side Put next to each other In the exhibition, abstract paintings are juxtaposed with shocking photographs.
Bequeath Verb Leave Will Give .Endow Grant bestow . Pass on . Hand down .He bequeathed his entire state to his daughter.
Farcical Adiective Ridiculous and not worth taking seriously Absurd Ludicrous . Stupid . Laughable Comic Silly . Preposterous .Nonsensical It was a farcical trial