Daily Vocabulary Test – 8

Hello and welcome to Exampundit. Here is the Daily Vocabulary Test for upcoming Bank & Insurance Examinations. The following set now have definitions of the key word which has been suggested by our EP follower, Akshita.

Directions: Choose the option which is the antonym of the word mentioned.


  1. Tarnish

(a) inchoate (b) squander

(c) deride (d) polish


Option: D

Meaning of Tarnish: to grow dull or discolored


  1. Subordination

(a) stipulation (b) Cimmerian

(c) autonomy (d) desalinize


Option: C

Meaning of Subordination: the act of placing in a lower rank or position


  1. Contumacious

(a) willful (b) pliable

(c) mercurial (d) temperamental


Option: B

Meaning of Contumacious: stubbornly perverse or rebellious; willfully and obstinately disobedient.


  1. Pernicious

(a) drone (b) travesty

(c) benign (d) false


Option: C

Meaning of Pernicious: causing insidious harm or ruin;


  1. Rampant

(a) raging (b) wanton

(c) quiescent (d) apocryphal


Option: C

Meaning of Rampant: violent in action or spirit; raging; furious:


  1. Bellicose

(a) militant (b) demagogue

(c) champion (d) congenial


Option: D

Meaning of Bellicose: inclined or eager to fight; aggressively hostile; belligerent; pugnacious.


  1. Cantankerous

(a) belligerent (b) thimble

(c) gregarious (d) cathartic


Option: C

Meaning of Cantankerous: disagreeable to deal with; contentious; peevish:


  1. Quixotic

(a) exotic (b) ruse

(c) pragmatic (d) romantic


Option: C

Meaning of Quixotic: extravagantly chivalrous or romantic; visionary, impractical, or impracticable.


  1. Jingoistic

(a) satisfied (b) contemplative

(c) noncommittal (d) zealous


Option: C

Meaning of Jingoistic: characterized by extreme patriotism, especially in the form of aggressive or warlike foreign policy.


  1. Strutting

(a) cowering (b) smocking

(c) confident (d) dissipating


Option: A

Meaning of Strutting: to walk with a vain, pompous bearing, as with head erect and chest thrown out, as if expecting to impress observers.


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Team EP

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