Bankers Bounty: Daily Vocabulary Challenge RBI GRADE B

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Dear MockBankers

Who is up for today’s  10 words vocabulary challenge?? 

Your task would be to checkout those words, pronounce them correctly, understand their meaning and finally come up with sentences and statements which contains those words and convey their meaning. Comment your original sentences in the comments section below. The reason we are encouraging you to do that is because the key to improving vocabulary is using new and difficult words in your own sentences as you tend to remember the meaning once you have used it. You can also see how other candidates have used those words in their sentences and improve your word recall. After this you should use these sentences and words while talking to people. Even if you use the word once while talking to a person, you would realize that your vocabulary is increasing swiftly. The format of each word will be like:

WORD (pronunciation) part of speech: Meaning

one or two Sentences” . Consider the following example:

Guile (gile) n: cunning, duplicity; artfulness

Nandu used guile, not intelligence, to win the competition . He cheated.

To be guileless is to be innocent or native. Guileless and artless are synonyms.

The word beguile also means to deceive, but in a charming and not always bad way.

Clarence found Mary’s beauty so beguiling that he did anything she asked of him.

Notice that Guile is the word,  ‘gile’ is the pronunciation, n signifies a noun. This is followed by meaning ‘ cunning , duplicity and artfulness’ . and examples to show how you can use the word.

1. Garrulous (GAR uh lus) adj: talkative, chatty

Gillette is gregarious and garrulous. He loves to hang out with the gang and gab.

The noun is garrulity.

2. Genteel (jen TEEL) adj: refined, polite, aristocratic, affecting refinement

The ladies at the ball were too genteel to accept our invitation to the wrestling match.

Omkar had been born in a slum but now, in his mansion, his life was genteel.

A person who is genteel has gentility.

3. Genre (ZHAHN ruh) n: a type or category, especially of art, writing  or music.

The novel is one genre. Poetry is another.

What is your preferred genre in music? Rock, EDM, Metal ?

4. Gesticulate (je STIK yuh LATE) v: to make gestures, especially when speaking or in place of speaking

Harry gesticulated wildly on the other side of the theater in an attempt to get out attention.

The after-dinner speaker gesticulated in such a strange way that the audience paid more attention to his hands than to his words.

A person who gesticulates makes gesticulations.

5. Glut (glut) n: surplus, an overabundance

The international oil shortage turned into an international oil glut with surprising speed.

We had a glut of contributions but a dearth, or scarcity, of volunteers. It seemed that people would rather give their money than their time.

6. Grandiloquent (gran DIL uh kwunt) adj: pompous, using a lot of big, fancy words in an attempt to sound impressive.

The president’s speech was grandiloquent rather than eloquent. There were some six-dollar words and some impressive phrases, but he really had nothing to say.

The new minister’s grandiloquence got him in trouble with deacons who wanted him to be more restrained in his sermons.

7. Grandiose (GRAN dee ohs) adj: absurdly exaggerated

The scientist’s grandiose plan was to build a hug shopping center on the surface of the moon.

Their house was genuinely impressive, although there were a few grandiose touches: a fireplace the size of a garage, a kitchen with four ovens and a computerized media center in every room.

To be grandiose is to be characterized by grandiosity.

8. Gratuitous (gruh TOO i tus) adj: given freely (said of something bad), unjustified, unprovoked, uncalled for

Their attack against us was gratuitous. We had never done anything to offend them.

Gratuitous is often misunderstood because it is confused with gratuity.

A gratuity is a tip, like the one you leave in a restaurant. A gratuity is a nice thing. Gratuitous, however, is not nice. Don’t confuse these words.

9. Gravity (GRAV i tee) n: seriousness

Not the force that makes apples fall down instead of up, but a different sort of weightiness.

The anchorman’s nervous giggling was entirely inappropriate, given the gravity of the situation.

No one realized the gravity of Shardul’s drug addiction until it was much too late to help him.

At the heart of the word gravity is the word grave which means serious.

10. Gregarious (gri GAIR ee us) adj: sociable, enjoying the company of others

Shantaram was too gregarious to enjoy the fifty years he spent in solitary confinement.

Anna wasn’t very gregarious. She went to the party, but she spent most of her time hiding in the closet.

In biology, gregarious is used to describe animals that live in groups. Bees, which live together in large colonies, are said to be gregarious insets.

Don’t forget to use at least 5-7  words from the above list in sentences of your own and write them in the comments section below. It will also help us evaluate whether you have used the words properly or not.

Folks, if you are really serious about improving your English, you start here. Don’t be afraid or shy in writing the sentences because of your fear of not writing proper English. Its good to commit mistakes now rather than in the exam. Always rememberDaily Vocabulary Words Challenge

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  • Niharika

    *A gregarious personality like Ramita is always the centre of attraction in the parties.
    *Her calous attitude shows that she didn’t get the hint of the gravity of the matter just discussed in the meeting room.
    *Nisha lashing out gratuitous comments about my new job indicates a pile of deep-rooted ill feelings for me.
    *Indian weddings are full of grandiose like large variety of food and drinks along with expensive decorations.
    *Grandiloquence without substance can never be a substitute to simple words brimming with substance.
    *A slowdown in demand across the world combined with the recent oil glut are the prime reasons for a continuous fall in oil prices.
    *Because of loud music in the club, Neha gesticulated to Neha conveying her departure from the party.
    *”Blues” is a genre in songs.
    *I noticed a little girl sitting next to me in the flight. Soon after the take-off we were served the welcome drink which panicked me as kids of her age are naturally clumsy with food items. But I was surprised to see her genteel table manners.

    • Vaibhav

      Wow Niharika Amazing attempt !